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Originally Posted by Ce1eron View Post
You can only do 720p/1080i with Component
I get 1080p over the Xbox360 with component cables. It depends on whether or not your TV manufacturer decided to support 1080p through the component inputs. Component cables are fully capable of carrying a 1080p60 signal, it is most of Hollywood that doesn't want it happening due to piracy, and so they want only HDMI to support it.

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It is in fact very much true, the width may be off considering there is like 4 different standards... it is SD though. You need to buy the correct cables to utilize the HD feature.
The $200 XBox is perfectly capable of HD, the cables it comes with may not be.

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Same thing, look above. Composite cannot do HD, I suggest you check it out on google if you are confused as to which cable you are talking about. Component and HDMI are the ones that have HD capability, although as I said component only does 1080p on certain TVs.
Composite cables are physically identical to component cables, the difference is only the color of the plastic on the ends. Feel free to take a red/yellow/white set of composite cables and use them in place of red/blue/green cables, you will see no difference. Composite connection is not capable of HD though, only 480i. Retailers who are charging extra (usually about double) for component cables that are simply their composite cables re-branded with new colors on the ends should be boycotted. I used to work for RadioShack and they did this exact practice, I even cut open a set of both cables and compared the wires and connectors, no difference other than color. I NEVER sold customers the component cables unless they reallllly wanted the colors on the ends, even though I was on commission I didn't care.
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As OmegaNemsis told you, they updated the 360s firmware in 2006 to support 1080p through component and VGA.
yes I know - thats why I said they changed it early on.
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Couldn't you use Rivatuner to up the AntiAliasing to like 32x and the like? I doubt that the PC can ever lose when the graphics cards can cost more than the entire console.
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Are you kidding me? Duke Nukem 64 is probably my all time favorite game on the whole system - It was the reason I chose the N64 over a PS1(I eventually got a PS1 also). Duke Nukem would have kicked ass and chewed bubble gum on any platform as far as I'm concerned.
This is what I think of the game. personal taste you know
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