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Ok so i have a 29" CRT TV. I was thinking of connecting my Radeon 5750 to it via a VGA to composite connector. At what max resolution will it run at? will it be Ok to game on it? Sorry if this is the wrong forum.
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Just try it and find out. =P
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The max resolution will probably be 720x576. This is the resolution almost all CRT TVs have.
It isn't really worth it. The TV will probably sync at 24 or 25hz and this will cause the image to be really crappy.
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But anything's a step up from the crappy 15" monitor i'm using on.
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Ok so i have a 29" CRT TV. I was thinking of connecting my Radeon 5750 to it via a VGA to composite connector. At what max resolution will it run at? will it be Ok to game on it? Sorry if this is the wrong forum.
The 5570 intergrated VGA output is capable of max resolution 2048x1536. If your CRT has a native of that resolution, you will get 2048x1536, else the max the CRT has.
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The 5570 intergrated VGA output is capable of max resolution 2048x1536. If your CRT has a native of that resolution, you will get 2048x1536, else the max the CRT has.
I have the 5750 with no native VGA connector, I'm using a DVI to VGA connector right now, so i'll have to use the VGA to composite connector to connect to the TV. It's just a generic run-off-the-mill 29" CRT.
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I have the 5750 with no native VGA connector, I'm using a DVI to VGA connector right now, so i'll have to use the VGA to composite connector to connect to the TV. It's just a generic run-off-the-mill 29" CRT.
Yes, same with 5750 max VGA output is 2048x1536 but the composite max is limited to 640×480 in 16 colors and going lower into higher colors.
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Yes, same with 5750 max VGA output is 2048x1536 but the composite max is limited to 640×480 in 16 colors and going lower into higher colors.
Ok what about a DVI to composite converter? Can i directly connect the card to the TV using it without a signal converter?
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Ok what about a DVI to composite converter? Can i directly connect the card to the TV using it without a signal converter?
The max resolution doesn't change regardless of adapter being a composite. If your CRT has a connector that is compatible to your card, yes you can.
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The max resolution doesn't change regardless of adapter being a composite. If your CRT has a connector that is compatible to your card, yes you can.
The DVI end is going to connect to the card and the composite cables are going to connect to the TV. So will it work directly without the darned signal converter box?
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