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Old May 17, 2008, 02:01 PM
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Default Connecting BFG 8800GT OC to HDTV?

I just bought a BFG 8800GT OC and I was wondering what the best way would be to connect it my HDTV.

My TV has no DVI inputs, but has a few HDMI as well as regular HD RGB inputs. The videocard itself has DVI output and HD S-video output.

Which connection should I use and what kind of cable would I need to connect the two?

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Old May 17, 2008, 03:27 PM
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You can pick up a DVI to HDMI cable which would be perfect for you:


The pathetic thing is that these sold out in a week and NCIX has made no move to get regular stock.
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Old May 20, 2008, 09:37 PM
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You can also find them on ebay i currently use a Belkin Pure-Av i picked it up on ebay for 16 dollars i shit you not but the catch was it was 16 feet long cable lol i didnt really care as futureshop and bestbuy sell cables for 99 bucks with half as good quality. Belkin cables are quality cables and you will see when yu see em first hand and their warranty service is outstanding lifetime warranty! I had a Pure-av dvi to dvi and i got it defective from Direct Canada and Belkin happily rma it and i was back and up in a week.
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Old May 21, 2008, 07:21 AM
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Another option is to use monoprice. I have used them before and never had any issues, plus their prices rock. It is from the US, but still worth it.

So for DVI to HDMI cables just go here:
Video Cable - HDMI/DVI

or just HDMI/DVI adapters go here:
DVI/HDMI Adapter

I use their cables on my home theater setup and have component running from my PC and couldn't be happier with it.
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