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So i bought an adapter to put my samsung monitor to my iMac, but the adapter i bought had a display port that was way to big! Which one do I need to buy?!? Help!

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Your Samsung monitor probably has a DVI input. So you would need the Apple (or third party) mini display port adapter to DVI. And then a DVI cable from there to your Samsung. Try the LINK to monoprice.com as they stock just about every type of cable there is.
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The display port on my imac is too small.

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The display port on my imac is too small.
That's why you need the correct adapter. Read my first reply again and visit the site I linked for you.
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Thanks but one problem I live in the Uk. I think i am just going to go to the apple store and get one there

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That's fine. Apple charges quite a bit more for the adapter though. Perhaps you can find another store which sells them. Just make sure you get the correct one - and don't forget you'll also need the longer cable from the adapter to your Samsung monitor.
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So i bought an adapter to put my samsung monitor to my iMac, but the adapter i bought had a display port that was way to big! Which one do I need to buy?!? Help!
Yep, a displayport and the mini displayport (which your Mac has) are 2 different sizes.

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