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yup. how?

monitor has DVI and VGA... the obvious answer is to grab a connector, but where from and what would they look like??

Im guessing that this MIGHT work?
DVI to HDMI... 12 bucks

The other option, does the mah vid card have INPUT?? i cant seem to find anything, only output.

im getting sick of playing at 480i lol

cheers guys

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OK, well, i know i shouldnt, but i have to go to bed, so

Bump

any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

just a side note, my monitor can only handle resolutions 1680x1050. What setting would this be on the X-box? obviously not 1080i (or p)

cheers fellas
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you need the HD/VGA connector (it's about $18 at target) http://www.target.com/Psyclone-VGA-C...0-%2424&page=3
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you need the HD/VGA connector (it's about $18 at target) http://www.target.com/Psyclone-VGA-C...0-%2424&page=3
lol, only one problem with that.... Im in Australia, and have never seen one of those in any target ive been to

do you think that HDMI to DVI cable would work though?
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lol, only one problem with that.... Im in Australia, and have never seen one of those in any target ive been to

do you think that HDMI to DVI cable would work though?
Yes it will if your XBox has an HMDI cable. I don't own one so I don't know. If you wanted to play on your monitor through your computer, you'd need a capture card.
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Yes it will if your XBox has an HMDI cable. I don't own one so I don't know. If you wanted to play on your monitor through your computer, you'd need a capture card.
Hmm, i was thinking more along the lines of being able to switch between the VGA (thats the computer linkage ) and DVI, rather than going through the computer itself. (lol i can only play one thing at time)
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Hmm, i was thinking more along the lines of being able to switch between the VGA (thats the computer linkage ) and DVI, rather than going through the computer itself. (lol i can only play one thing at time)
Or can you? *Twilight Zone song*
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I connect my 360 to my monitor with an hdmi to dvi cable - works great. If you have a premium model the vga connector (needed to get at the optical out) blocks the hdmi port unless you hack off the plastic casing.
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one of these majiggers is what I used till i got my tv

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x/xbox360vgahdcable/
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lol, only one problem with that.... Im in Australia, and have never seen one of those in any target ive been to

do you think that HDMI to DVI cable would work though?
well that was just one example, i know they have gamestops or ebgames down under so go get a cable there.
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