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hey guys im getting a xbox360 but i cant afford no damn hdtv so does this mean that that graphics are not gonna look eye candy just because my tv isnt a damn hdtv if so then i wont buy this system thanks
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They won't look like the screenshots you see online. I've played on my hdtv and buddy's reg def. tv and it definitly is dissapointing to play on his tv. But I guess if you never play on an hdtv you won't know any better.

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thanks for tellin me i guess i will not be buying one then lol
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Um, that's damn regular TV, my friend. HDTV rocks, analog TV is about as relevant as 8-track players.
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im not rich so i cant afford a hdtv for my xbox 360 besides its good but i cant wait to get my new custom pc
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well if you have an lcd monitor ( I think a crt works too) you can use the vga adapter that microsoft sells. I use it on my 17'' lcd and it looks just like an hdtv. Saved me about 2500 bucks
    
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i agree get the vga adapter even on a crt at 1280x1024 you will feel like you are highdef in some cases may even look better .. i own a 52 mitus dlp and the picture is certenly nice however my friend has a 19in lcd and it was just as crisp if not crisper then the hd i have.. so you wont be disappointed
    
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The XBOX 360 isn't true HD anyway.... A digital TV or LCD monitor is fine
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The XBOX 360 isn't true HD anyway.... A digital TV or LCD monitor is fine
i dont know where you are getting your facts.. but it must be a sony based site..
    
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The XBOX 360 isn't true HD anyway.... A digital TV or LCD monitor is fine
Of course it is. Any picture in 720p or higher is true HD. Don't believe the Sony nonsense that you have to output 1080p to be HD, that's bunk. 720p and 1080i are and will remain the most common HDTV formats.
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