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Haha for what it's worth, go buy a used tv if you wanna play xbox. Look on Craigslist or something.

If you really wanna play xbox that bad, spending money on adaptors that probably won't work, on an xbox that can't even push that resolution.

Haha you might as well have asked "can I get an s-video output to work on my dual link dvi 1440p monitor?" Hahahaha wink.gif
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Wait wait, but wouldnt the 1080p signal from the xbox carry on to the monitor through the adpaters? I can set my monitor to 1080p from my Nvidia card, why won't it take 1080p from an Xbox? and yeah My xbox is the early version with no HDMI

No.... Just nooooooooo...

You don't even have dude you don't even have hdmi..... You have the component output with the little "HD" switch right?
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post #13 of 29
iirc 360 can only do up to 1080P, my 360 is working on a Monitor through HDMI before though I used a VGA connector for it to work on another monitor. redface.gif

also if yours is the early model then only VGA 360 adapter is all you can really use...
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post #14 of 29
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Wait wait, but wouldnt the 1080p signal from the xbox carry on to the monitor through the adpaters? I can set my monitor to 1080p from my Nvidia card, why won't it take 1080p from an Xbox? and yeah My xbox is the early version with no HDMI
Your Nvidia card scales it to 1440p before sending it to your monitor. Your XBOX one can't.
post #15 of 29
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iirc 360 can only do up to 1080P, my 360 is working on a Monitor through HDMI before though I used a VGA connector for it to work on another monitor. redface.gif

Not with the component cable... You can pick any resolution you want and it'll still only come out at 480p

I had a first revision xbox 360, with no hdmi. Trust me!

He's better off with just buying a tv, instead of trying to buy adaptors.
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post #16 of 29
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iirc 360 can only do up to 1080P, my 360 is working on a Monitor through HDMI before though I used a VGA connector for it to work on another monitor. redface.gif

Not with the component cable... You can pick any resolution you want and it'll still only come out at 480p

I had a first revision xbox 360, with no hdmi. Trust me!

He's better off with just buying a tv, instead of trying to buy adaptors.


I've had the first revision myself with no HDMI (all 3 RROD'd shortly after 20 minutes of gameplay).

or a monitor with speakers, VGA port and sound cable input. which can easily be had for just as cheap and less bulky than a TV. which is a great solution for those with not a lot of room. also too I used the monitor as my Computer monitor when I wasn't playing my 360. biggrin.gif
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I've had the first revision myself with no HDMI (all 3 RROD'd shortly after 20 minutes of gameplay).

or a monitor with speakers, VGA port and sound cable input. which can easily be had for just as cheap and less bulky than a TV. which is a great solution for those with not a lot of room. also too I used the monitor as my Computer monitor when I wasn't playing my 360. biggrin.gif

Or one of those!
my dad picked up a crappy small Coby LCD tv with speakers for cheap, and I've used it plenty of tines to play xbox on!

Small LCD TVs or monitors with the correct inputs would be perfect! And you can play xbox and watch something on your pretty 1440p monitor side by side wink.gif
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post #18 of 29
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Not with the component cable... You can pick any resolution you want and it'll still only come out at 480p

I had a first revision xbox 360, with no hdmi. Trust me!

He's better off with just buying a tv, instead of trying to buy adaptors.

What? the VGA connector can output 1080p. what are you talking about?
post #19 of 29
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What? the VGA connector can output 1080p. what are you talking about?

I meant 720p

Most content isn't even 1080p on the xbox 360, it's either native 720p and/or upscaled to 1080p.

It's not a question of the cable itself being capable, but the resolution of the content on the 360 itself. So even if I went in display settings and got it to say 1080p, the content isn't that resolution and is just upscaled to match.
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Which then goes back to the OP who would wanted to see if he could use his dual link 1440p monitor for his 360, and buying a bunch of active adaptors, which may or may not work, when he can get a small monitor or tv for that same amount and just plug and play!
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