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LCD..Native rez? 1080i? please help

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Hey all,

I have a 32" protron http://www.nextag.com/PLTV-32-32-inc...99/prices-html

that I have been using as a gaming monitor for the lastyear andhave to say that I'm very happy with it.

My question though is that I have been running at the rez of 1368 * 768 this is the native rez of the LCD and it looks great but I know my system could push the 1920 * 1080 rez of high def...The TV dose not support 1080p only 1080i can I use this rez and will it be better that the "native" rez of 1386*768 . if I can can I use it with the digital cable or do I have to co cmpont or svid as there is no HDMI in put on the TV... I have 7800gtx's in SLI and will be up grading to 8800gtx this month. I just want to get the best picture out of it at the highest rez but I don't want to get the blur that seems to come with svid . any experts out there? I would love the help.
    
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Well over VGA, you can only do 1368 x 768. Over DVI you might be able to. But I think to get the best res, you need to be using Component.
    
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I do have two componet inputs but I was woundering about the 1080i rez being interlaced and looking blury when compared to 1386 *768
    
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Only thing you can do is try it. If it works great, if not. then go back to VGA.
    
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Use naitive resolution. Anything else will get scaled to fit the screen, causing artifacts. As a bonus, I guess that because it displays less pixels, it will lessen the load on your GPU? I'm not a graphics card specialist, but do know a thing or two about Home Theater.

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Another issues you are going to run into going at that rate would be your refresh rate would drop to 30hz and your text would go microscopic on you. You are better off staying on the VGA connection that is what its there for. I have the same resolution on my TV monitor and use VGA.

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