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Windows 7: Force 1080 on TV (Dual screen)

08 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cclloyd9785 View Post
no, but is there mabye a USB to HDMI cable?
There are USB to DVI boxes and then all you would need is a DVI to HDMI cable which you can order from for about $3.50 + shipping.

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25 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

Well is there a way to get it through just a USB, or VGA/SVGA cable?

I had an idea that it might be the cable that cant support it. If I got an SVGA cable, would it go up to the 1080?
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26 Jan 2010   #13

Win 7 Pro/ Win 7 Pro/ Snow Leopard/ Win Server 2008 R2

A quick wiki search: Computer display standard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia shows a chart with display standards names, etc.

As you can see, VGA goes to 640x480, SVGA goes to 800x600. So, you're not going to get 1080 out of a VGA connection/cable.
What you can do is buy something similar to this: Atlona*USB*to*HDMI*Converter*::*PC*to*TV*Converters*::*Audio*Video*Converters*::*Atlona*Technologies which will add an HDMI port through a USB port. However, the res. maxes out at 1600x1200 - meaning you won't get a full HD picture out of it; I haven't seen any USB to DVI/HDMI that will give you full HD.
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