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like the title says, how can i get a 360 to run on my 19" samsung 931b with only dvi and vga inputs? i looked at the 360 cable, but it also has 2 audio plugs...where would i put those? how can i get sound from it if my monitor has no sound?
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like the title says, how can i get a 360 to run on my 19" samsung 931b with only dvi and vga inputs? i looked at the 360 cable, but it also has 2 audio plugs...where would i put those? how can i get sound from it if my monitor has no sound?
Ok, if you buy the VGA output from Microsoft, you can hook it up to your monitor. I beleive it comes with the TV-like audio inputs as well and I have been told that you can plug it into many sound cards to get the sound through your computers speakers.

But I wouldn't know...I have never tried it. My 27" WS is good enough for me.

EDIT: Yes, I know part of that was restating what you already know, but w/e. I am prety sure you can hook it up into your sound card though. And since you do have a Creative Audigy, I am prety damn sure it's possible.
    
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thanks for the reassurance. but if its not hooked up to my computer at all, how would it work with my soundcard? wouldn't i just be using the console with the monitor without my computer on, so wouldnt the soundcard not work for this?
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Is there a converter to 3.5mm? By the way with 19" you should have a boarder around the screen when the xbox 360 is plugged in becouse that res in not supported. Well I do anyway, May of been fixed in an update?
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ideally, id like to use my 19" monitor and logitech speakers (3.5mm). any way i could do this
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Just put your speaker cable into the audio jack provided with the cable. Its not going to be through your computer.
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Yeah it comes with the 3.5mm coupler thingamabob, plug that right into your speakers. And as for it having a black border the only game that does that to me is GH2. The rest run fine @ 1360x768
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