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What cable should I use to get the full 120hz? An hdmi or do i need a dual dvi?
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What cable should I use to get the full 120hz? An hdmi or do i need a dual dvi?
Only DVI-Dual-Link and Display Port and HDMI are capable of 120 Hz.
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What cable should I use to get the full 120hz? An hdmi or do i need a dual dvi?
And when you say TV, keep in mind, most TV's don't have 120hz inputs. Meaning you won't get full 120hz. TV's use their interpolation engines to add frames to make it 120hz... and still only accept up to 60hz inputs...

Double check the TV specs to see if it has true 120hz or else the cables will not matter...
Edited by Chris13002 - 10/20/11 at 6:27am
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This is the tv. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16889005196

Ive heard lg are the best for gaming.
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I think it's a 60Hz tv that's using interpolation. You'll need to turn their "Trumotion" off otherwise your refresh rates will be horrible and you'll have a noticeable lag.
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Damn ok thanks. Guess ill just use an hdmi then. Another question. Since im going to use hdmi does that mean i wont have to run a cable from the comp to the tv for sound? I know amd cards have there own sound drivers for hdmi
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Yes, correct as HDMI carries sound signal too.
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