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Old 05-12-2007, 03:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey i finally got my new system built here is the specs New Build!!!Buying This Weekend... got it to 3.2ghz! but i cant post pics Sorry cause i dont have a camara lol. i have a question im going to be going to futureshop tommorow and buy a lcd as a tv and monitor and gonna get a digicam as well but im confused ill be gettin this http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...0086212&catid= and using a evga 8800gts but i dont know how to connect the tv with the computer. what do i need to connect it? and will the 8800gts be able to keep up with a 26 inch or should i buy the 23 inch version? thanks help
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I would have tried to go for 3.6ghz as the E6600 can usually do it but the P5W isn't a big fan of overclocking either.

I'm not to sure on how to hook it up the TV but if it's anything like a computer after you hook it up the 26 inch will be quite hard on the card. I would say get the 23 inch if you want seamless gameplay but the 26 i guess would be ok.
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you want to connect your TV to your video card's TV-out, though some tv's might not like some of the resolutions on your computer.. Your 8800GTS has 1 so it should work fine.
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Even if you run it at 1920x1080, the card shouldn't have problems. I am pretty sure you can just get an HDMI cable to go from the computer to the TV without any problems.
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most likely your tv won't even run it at monitor specs. does it have a dvi port? or hdmi? you'll probably only get like 1280x720 or whatever is it out of it otherwise.
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Get a DVI-HDMI cable and make sure you get a TV that has an HDMI port. Hook them up with that. My monitor has HDMI and I use that. Looks amazing running at 1920x1080. I have a GTX though so I don't know how the GTS keeps up but I assume it should be alright if you aren't maxing brand new games at 1920x1080.
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