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If I were to play a PC game on a HDTV will it look as good as lets say a Xbox360 game runing in 1080p. And if not why is that a Xbox360 could play on a bigscreen and not a PC when or rigs our faster than any Xbox360. Thanks
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post #2 of 7
If your TV has a DVI or HDMI or HDCP input and your card has those output, I dont see why not.
    
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1080p in 1920 X 1080, which is a very high resolution. That card will be bable to run most games at that res, but probably now maxed out. I have seen very few games that support 1080p natively, although some allow you to set custom resolutions, such as: FEAR, BF2, Just Cause (all I can think of). In all probability, games that are available on both 360 and PC will most likely look better on a 360 than on your computer.

If your TV can accept 1080p signals, and your GFX card has a DVI output, then yes, you can connect them.
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Ok, well what if my tv does not support 1080p but it supports 1080i and has an hdmi thing in the back and my video card has a dvi. Can I hook up my PC to that and say play WoW on my big screen?
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post #5 of 7
Run down to your local walmart, or any other big electronics store, and grab a dvi to hdmi adapter/ cable and try it out. If it doesn't work, return the cable and get your money back.
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post #6 of 7
good idea, see I am lazy though..so I have to weigh out whether or not the possible pay off is greater then the whole me driving down to Wal Mart. Its so much better when you people can just tell me for sure haha

Anyway j/k thanks for the suggestion.
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post #7 of 7
Thing is, you won't get an answer unless you try it. If the manual for your TV doesn't have detailed specs, google your TV model and try to find something more definitive.

It should work just fine, unless your TV is finicky with input signals.
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