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Old 01-19-2005, 04:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Rendering to a 51' widescreen HDTV

I was wondering if the current graphics cards support rendering to a 51' widescreen HDTV with a HDMI input (or any HDTV with HDMI for that matter). Particularly a GeForce6800 Ultra. I know it has dual DVI outputs and HDMI is backwards compatibile with DVI. Would I be able to achieve that with a DVI-to-HDMI cable?
Thanks for any info!

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Old 01-19-2005, 04:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Most video cards suport hdtv without an adapter other than the one that comes with the card. If i doesn't come with one and there isn't an ouput for hdtv, you can just get a dvi to hdtv adapter because both of those kinds of signals are digital.

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Old 01-19-2005, 04:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The card I'm getting does come with a HDTV cable. I just wanted to make sure that they will both work, since the only truly digital input my TV has is HDMI. I don't really care about a composite output from the card as long as I can connect the card to the TV with DVI-HDMI.
Thanks very much, I guess I can buy that cable now!
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