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How do I hook up my XBOX to my monitor

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My monitor has VGA and DVI inputs and I am getting an XBOX very soon.

What device/chord should I use to get the video from the XBOX to my monitor?

I found one that I think might work, but does anyone have any better ones?
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wait.. is this a Xbox 360, or just the original Xbox?
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wait.. is this a Xbox 360, or just the original Xbox?
original XBOX

Im too poor for a 360
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post #4 of 7
Well there are a few ways to do this:
1. Use VIVO if ure video card supports it. Look in ure video card box for a cable in which u can plug HDTV Component cables or RCA/S-Video cables to. Then u can hook it up directly to ure Graphics card and use a Video Capturing program to see it.

2.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815260010
The costly solution, but this way, u don't require ure computer to be turned on.


Sorry man, but that adapter u have wont work.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by ian209 View Post
Well there are a few ways to do this:
1. Use VIVO if ure video card supports it. Look in ure video card box for a cable in which u can plug HDTV Component cables or RCA/S-Video cables to. Then u can hook it up directly to ure Graphics card and use a Video Capturing program to see it.

2.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815260010
The costly solution, but this way, u don't require ure computer to be turned on.


Sorry man, but that adapter u have wont work.
Good thing I didn't buy it yet

This is kind of expensive

Like I said; I am poor

Is there anything cheaper that would work for me?
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Originally Posted by milwaki_5 View Post
Good thing I didn't buy it yet

This is kind of expensive

Like I said; I am poor

Is there anything cheaper that would work for me?
Yea, check the VIVO support on ure video card. Im sure the 8600 supports VIVO.
Check all the accessories that came with ure video card. Ull probably fine one that allows some sort of "Video In" connection.
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post #7 of 7
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Originally Posted by ian209 View Post
Yea, check the VIVO support on ure video card. Im sure the 8600 supports VIVO.
Check all the accessories that came with ure video card. Ull probably fine one that allows some sort of "Video In" connection.
Will do

that would be amazing
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