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Peoples-Agent
09-20-06, 02:25 PM
Hi folks...

Was just wondering what you folks hooked your 360s upto?

I've basically got the HD AV lead and the VGA lead.

Trying to make my mind up what to use is driving me nuts.. hah
Running on a 32" LCD HDTV, using the VGA lead I noticed you can actually choose gaming resolutions rather than just 720p / 1080i as such.

Bottom line, do any of you folks who choose 1280 by 1024 over say 720p notice much loss in games performance on this thing?

six_storm
09-20-06, 03:10 PM
I have my 360 on a Dell 2005FPW via VGA cables. It is running at 720p resolution and the games are gorgeous. No lag here.

saturnotaku
09-20-06, 03:31 PM
I have my 360 on a Dell 2005FPW via VGA cables.

As do I. Running through a KVM switch that's shared with my laptop. The 360 is set for 1366x768 and everything looks great. I couldn't be happier.

OWA
09-20-06, 03:33 PM
I have it attached to a 37" HD monitor. I think I'm using the component cables though. Haven't tried VGA yet but will someday.

Peoples-Agent
09-20-06, 03:37 PM
As do I. Running through a KVM switch that's shared with my laptop. The 360 is set for 1366x768 and everything looks great. I couldn't be happier.

1368 x 768 mode, doesn't that reduce performance in anyway seeing as it's running at a higher res?

Seems mad otherwise, like you get an instant upgrade just by changing a cable lol

saturnotaku
09-20-06, 03:49 PM
Performance is surprisingly good. Burnout, Prey, PGR 3, and Dead or Alive 4 all look terrific and run really smoothly, DOA especially.

hordaktheman
09-20-06, 04:43 PM
1368 x 768 mode, doesn't that reduce performance in anyway seeing as it's running at a higher res?
The image is still being rendered at 1280x720, so it doesn't affect the frame-rate at all. The only difference is that instead of your TV doing the scaling from 1280x720 to 1360x768 (which is what's happening when it stretches the image to fill the screen), the 360 does it before sending the image to the TV.

Basically, you get the same framerate with a better looking image.

Buenamos
09-20-06, 05:13 PM
My roommates and I recently bought a 50" panasonic lcd projectoin tv (720p/1080i) and I've noticed that vga at 1280x720 (720p) looks much crisper than either 720p or 1080i through component.

LiquidX
09-20-06, 05:18 PM
I use mine on a 22" CRT Mitsubishi via VGA cables running at 1366x768 and it looks great. A few games like PGR look terrible, though they look great on a normal TV.