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    What exactly do i need?

    Ok wanna hook my x850xtpe up with my 37" Hd TV.

    - This is the port i have on my graphics card - http://regmedia.co.uk/2004/12/01/x850_5.jpg

    - My TV has a VGA port and also HDMI ports - http://img241.imageshack.us/img241/4353/101366xp.jpg ( pic of vga )


    What is the exact cable i need as im getting mixed up with male female dvi vga etc.

    Thanks all

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    Re: What exactly do i need?

    you just need a DVI to DVI cable to connect to the pc 2 section on the back for the video
    and then a 3.5mm to 3.5mm jack - jack for the sound

    or to use the pc 1 you need a dvi to vga convertor and then a vga to vga cable and then a 3.5mm jack to 3.5mm jack for the audio


    for video:

    dvi - dvi cable: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130565

    OR

    dvi - vga cable: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130559

    for audio: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130895
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    Re: What exactly do i need?

    so i dont need a vga to hdmi cable then?

    By the way that isnt my tv, jsut a example of the port top left
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    Re: What exactly do i need?

    aah righty, so your tv has a VGA in?

    so gfxcards has dvi out, tv has vga in?

    then you need a dvi to vga cable: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130559

    and then something for sound (if it has a 3.5mm jack in, then you just need a 3.5mm jack-3.5mm jack cable) like this: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/130895
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