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Old 12-16-2008, 12:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have my desktop computer, it is an HP Slimline s3120n, and I have it near mt big screen TV. I was currently running an s-video cable to my tv and an audio cable to my surround sound but its just to much of a cable mess and the cables aren't long enough. I wanted to use HDMI since it does both sound and audio but I don't have an HDMI port. I really didn't want to put an internal card in. What are my best options to use in my set up. I want to use it to stream Netflix movies to my TV. I was just going to upgrade an old computer an put it by the TV but I would rather just use the one I have.

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Old 12-16-2008, 07:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You could try to find a converter but I doubt there is one available and if there is it tends to be rather expensive which makes it pointless as you may aswell get a add on card. So in a word your using the best method you can atm however if you add a $50 graphics card you will be much better off.

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If you have DVI you could use one of these:
Monster Cable - DVI-to-HDMI Adapter - U2 VA DVI-
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Newegg.com - SYBA 10 ft. DVI to HDMI Cable Model SY-DVIHDMI-MM10 - Cables
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