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Isn't it possible to use the s-video to hook your computer up to a tv? So wouldn't it be more cost effective to get a really nice like 30" tv or bigger and use that for your computer monitor too?
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Originally Posted by SephirothGod
Isn't it possible to use the s-video to hook your computer up to a tv? So wouldn't it be more cost effective to get a really nice like 30" tv or bigger and use that for your computer monitor too?
Yes, you can use s-video to connect your computer to a TV, however, the resalution on a non-high-def TV is REALLY REALLY bad, so the picture would look like crap.
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oh wow I had no idea about that lol
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Im in the market for a new monitor and I was wondering the same thing. would a video card run HD tv just a fast as a high res monitor?
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Originally Posted by Jskeezy84
Im in the market for a new monitor and I was wondering the same thing. would a video card run HD tv just a fast as a high res monitor?
Yes, the new monitors are 720p, which IS HD, but the HDTVs are 1080i, but still looks very good... make sure it has a good res, and good response time, and contrast ration 800:1 is good, but 1000:1 is amazing
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