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ATI 3850 to HDTV

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Doug MacGregor, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Doug MacGregor

    Doug MacGregor Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if this is the correct forum for this...
    I would like to connect my ATI 3850 PC display card to my HDTV (Samsung LN32B460) as a secondary display.
    The adapters that came with the card are as follows...

    DVI-I Dual to VGA.
    S-Video to RCA.
    S-Video to RGB Component.

    The cable length required is 15-20 ft.

    The TV has a VGA input.

    The ATI 3850 is HDTV capable.
    I would like to use this capability.

    Which would be the best way - taking both cost and cable length restrictions into account - to make the connection?

    By the way, I have a Denon AVR-590 receiver that upconverts all incoming video signals. So the option exists to go through the Denon rather than direct to the TV.

    Thanks.
     
  2. tintinskoog

    tintinskoog New Member

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    In your case vga is the best choice, if your not using a digital signal that is! the hdtv-capability is when you use a digital signal, if you use vga this is not necessary. dont use s-video its crap...
    If your TV has a hdmi input you sholud use a dvi to hdmi adapter.
     

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