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Which GeForce is best for hooking up to my TV? I have about 300 Video's on my computer but im rather sick of watching them on my computer.

I want to hook up my computer to my tv and watch my movies from my computer to my tv.

I only have about 150-200$ to spend on this vid card. Also what cards do i need and or any software to do this?
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im pretty sure you can use any video card that has an s-video output or video output to view from tv. As for software, nvidia or ati have an option in their control panel to choose from what output you would like to view your desktop and stuff.
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im pretty sure you can use any video card that has an s-video output or video output to view from tv. As for software, nvidia or ati have an option in their control panel to choose from what output you would like to view your desktop and stuff.
Ah so that would be any 6 series geforce card then.

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well any video card with a S video out interface. also, use this program when useing your video card to display anything on your TV, you dont want to blow your TV

http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/powerstrip.html
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I use DVI to HDMI from my computer to my 47 vizio LCD from Costco and its works like a charm, I have been doing this for a year now and its the greatest. Any card that has a DVI output will work fine, then just get the DVI/HDMI cable. My old X800XT worked great, if all your doing is this and not concerned about high graphics high res gaming than just get something cheap.
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Which GeForce is best for hooking up to my TV? I have about 300 Video's on my computer but im rather sick of watching them on my computer.

I want to hook up my computer to my tv and watch my movies from my computer to my tv.

I only have about 150-200$ to spend on this vid card. Also what cards do i need and or any software to do this?
Any video card can hook up to a TV... including your current card. How many ports are on that card? Is it a low profile version or the normal model?

No additional software is needed. Just plug in the TV and run a TV setup wizard.
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