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So what would be the best option here in terms of quality. I want to watch High Definition movies on the TV. Would a DVI-->HDMI cable for the TV and a VGA-->VGA for the monitor be the best bet?
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
So what would be the best option here in terms of quality. I want to watch High Definition movies on the TV. Would a DVI-->HDMI cable for the TV and a VGA-->VGA for the monitor be the best bet?
Yes, that would be your best bet. Just make sure the TV is an HDTV with a HDMI input (Duh!). I too will be using this exact setup for my new PC. So yes do it this way and make sure you know how long you need the cable to be you want a real loose cord.
post #13 of 16
wow retro u have like read my mind. i have a 19" montior and a 32" lcd hdtv and i wonna run both at once too lol! and i play css. please any other infro from people on a good way to do this?
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post #14 of 16
nvm! =]=]=]=]=] i figured it out!

32" lcd tv= seconf monitor. i can only be set st low res though and 30hz refresh.

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post #15 of 16
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What did you use to hook it up? If that is a DVI to HDMI cable and that low of res..I don't know If I'm going to bother.
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post #16 of 16
the s cable like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812196054

plugged from gfx card to tv.
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