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I am using a xfx hd 6850 and a RCA 22la45rq tv. I bought a HDMI cable for my computer and when I hooked it up the screen had a sharpness to it and the letters looked blurry. Is there any kind of setting I need to change on my computer to get a better picture. My vga looks better than the hdmi.
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Got the scaling on right? At the correct resolution? Does your TV support high resolutions? or vise versa?

Make sure you have the right resolution set, at the correct refresh rate. And set the correct scaling (overscan/underscan). Set your TV for 1080p input (if it supports it)
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I am using a xfx hd 6850 and a RCA 22la45rq tv. I bought a HDMI cable for my computer and when I hooked it up the screen had a sharpness to it and the letters looked blurry. Is there any kind of setting I need to change on my computer to get a better picture. My vga looks better than the hdmi.
make sure the TV is not stretching/shrinking the image, as well as make sure the resolution is as high as it can be (ie 1920x1080) Else you might have some other weird settings on your tv/ccc since HDMI should look loads better than VGA.
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I had 5770 and 5870 on a 32" TV with HDMI and it was perfect. Now I've got a 5970 on a LG 27" HDTV/Monitor with HDMI and still perfect.
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I played around with my settings can't seem to get looking good. Also this is my1st time dealing with hdmi.
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