Setting xbox display for HDTV

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  1. Kalvin

    Kalvin Auditioning

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    I have an xbox and an HDTV. How do I know if the picture I am watching is 480p, 720p or 1080i? I've set my xbox default display settings to indicate that my TV can display all of these formats, but I have no way to confirm which setting is being used at any given time.

    For example, I know that Enter the Matrix can display 720p as well as 1080i, but I have no idea how to specifiy which to use in the game options.

    Is the setting in the xbox' defaults, or is it in the game?
     
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    It is in the Xbox settings on the dashboard. The Xbox will use the best resolution that is available, so if a game supports 1080i, 480p, and 480i & you have all 3 selected in your dashboard, the Xbox will display 1080i. Likewise, if you have only 480p selected, the Xbox will display that.

    -Dave
     
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    Displaying in the higher resolutions is dependent on using component cables, of course. Sorry if I'm pointing out the obvious.
     
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    Moving to Hardware.
     
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    Dragon's Lair 3D is also 1080i
     

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