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I am looking for a monitor with component input so I can hook up my gaming console to it. any suggestions?
22" - 24"
1080P +
LED backlit preferred.
must have either a DVI or HDMI input also, how else would I hook up my computer?

I've got my eye on this Samsung T23A350 right now, but I also saw a local guy selling an used SONY XBR-46HX909 1080p 3D LED HDTV for $300. shady? perhaps, but if I can look at it in person before purchasing. the thing is the TV would be huge, I would have to like sit really far away from my desk.

you guys got any suggestions?
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post #2 of 6
Why not just get a component->VGA adapter: http://www.amazon.com/VGA-RCA-Component-RGB-Cable/dp/B000FM3EQ0 and save yourself the effort.
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I thought you'd need a converter to go from Component to VGA?
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post #4 of 6
Newegg monitors with Component

I really like both the brands that are carrying this... Samsung and ASUS. ASUS is usually a great bargain TV, though their 3D pricing is right in line with Samsungs it seems.
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post #5 of 6
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Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post

I thought you'd need a converter to go from Component to VGA?

No. Both are interchangeable in my experience as they are both analog signals. I hooked up a PS3 to an old monitor using the included component cables and an old adapter like this I had laying around.
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post #6 of 6
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Ended up with the T23A350.
HDMI does not scale well from PC.
The outer edges of the screen will be cropped off (task bar is out of bounds). I don't recall if it's called overscanning or underscanning. one of those two. There is no option to fix it through the monitor's menu.
I could scale the resolution down via Nvidia control panel, but then text looks a bit fuzzy.

HDMI works perfect with the PS3.
haven't had the chance to try out component input.
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