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22" Monitor + Xbox 360 VGA HD cable

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Hey there , pretty soon i was thinking about purchasing a 22" monitor for desktop use. I though , what the hell , might as well throw my 360 on it.
So i am going to buy the VGA cable ($40.00).

On that note , I was wondering , will this cable be able to handle and output the resolution of 1680 x 1050.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009102
That is the monitor i will most likely purchase.
Is it 1080p capable , or HDTV cable ?
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post #2 of 9
1680x1050 is just about 720p, if not 720p. Those cables will work fine at 1680x1050, just make sure to set your Display and Xbox 360 to 1680x1050.
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To my belief the 360 only runs 1280 by 1024 - well at least when i have mine hooked up to my monitor that is the highest setting ..
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post #4 of 9
Oooh man it is beautiful, i'm running 1680x1050 on my 360 atm.

I can't stand running it on a regular TV anymore.

GEt the monitor, you won't regret it.
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Even though I have a 17" Monitor, the games look awesome on it. I believe it is running at 720P as well.
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sweet guys , thanks for the replies.

Oh one more very , very important thing. What about the sound?!! Will i be able to use my speakers?
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The Microsoft VGA adapter should come with a speaker adapter like this(doesnt look like that, but does the same thing ) that you would plug into the input port on your sound card.
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That monitor wont run full 1080p since its Max resolution is 1680x1050 and 1080p = 1920x1080. But it will run it at 720p.
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post #9 of 9
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cool guys , thanks a lot.
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