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The reason for this is my hdmi ports on my tv died and I want to play in hd. I was wondering if I could connect my xbox to my computer and then connect the computer to the tv to play in hd.

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You cant connect your XBOX to your computer Does your TV not have component input? just use that. Not as good as HDMI/DVI put still good.
    
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You cant connect your XBOX to your computer Does your TV not have component input? just use that. Not as good as HDMI/DVI put still good.
Both can punch out HD signals, but component is analoug, while HDMI is digital, that's all
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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
I have that exact cable.
Worth the $40 when I bought it about 3-4 years ago.
I couldn't see the text in Dead Rising on my SDTV lol
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Many TV sold today don't have VGA, but search on ebay for "xbox VGA," I got my cable for less than 4.52usd
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Originally Posted by pablo420 View Post
I have that exact cable.
Worth the $40 when I bought it about 3-4 years ago.
I couldn't see the text in Dead Rising on my SDTV lol
That game sucked...



On topic.


Yeah, you can.
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Silly question but does your computer monitor have HDMI inputs?
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Silly question but does your computer monitor have HDMI inputs?
It has DVI (sigrig), but to use that, he would still need:

his computer to use only the VGA input.
a pricey MS cable or a custom/modded cable to get audio out (since his monitor has no speakers)
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