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Im building a HTPC based on Ubuntu 8.10 and XBMC, my question is, if i plug it in to the tv using S-Video, will it work? Or do I need to reconfigure stuff for it?? I will be using a Nvidia FX5200 as the graphics card.
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It will work...but it will look like total ass on your TV. 480p is not a good looking resolution.
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Yeah, i know, but it'll do for now. Eventually im going to buy a HDTV for my folks and re-do the entire HTPC and add blu-ray and change processor and everything. Its not flash the one im building, its just based on an Athlon XP 2200+, i just wanted something to watch DVDs and etc and teach my dad how to use a computer.
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
It will work...but it will look like total ass on your TV. 480p is not a good looking resolution.
Agreed. HTPC and CRT's should not be going together. Neither should HTPC and s-video for that matter.
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Can i ask, what so bad about S-Video??
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