Playing 360 on the computer monitor?

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by War, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. War
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    War Take it easy~

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    How exactly do I go about doing that? Although I don't have the game yet, I heard that Dead Rising has text issues in SDTVs, and that's what I have :\ My monitor is a bit smaller than my TV screen, but it's a 17" flat screen monitor and there's a chance that it could look a little better. I also heard from several sources that sometimes, playing the game on a computer monitor would somewhat fix the problem...
     
  2. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

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    As far as I know, your computer needs to have TV outlet on it otherwise you can't use it.
     
  3. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Im pretty sure theres adapters to connect a SD cable or component cables to a monitor. Just google it and see if you find anything.
     
  4. Sonicslasher

    Sonicslasher In Law we trust.

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    At gamestop, you can buy a xbox 360 VGA cable:
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    ^from google images
     
  5. Marxian

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    The VGA cable is the solution. The NXE introduced improved support for monitor resolutions, too. [​IMG]
     
  6. nin10do

    nin10do GBAtemp Fan

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    make sure you buy a high quality one otherwise you'll get a lot of ghosting. though it probably won't be too noticeable on a 17" monitor.
     
  7. War
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    War Take it easy~

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    Okay, I think that cable should do the trick. I'll check my local EBGames and see if they have it. Thanks for the help!
     
  8. triassic911

    triassic911 Burst Mode

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    You can also use an HDMI cable if your 360 and monitor has hdmi.....
     
  9. Tarantula

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    Or if your monitor is support DVI
    you can use DVI to HDMI Converter
    for a good quality image
     
  10. pitoui

    pitoui GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I bought this from DX.

    It seems as though it is out of stock at the moment but it works fine with my wii, 360 and ps3.
     
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