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Any reason to hook up Xbox 360 via VGA instead of component?

Old 12-08-07, 01:21 PM
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Any reason to hook up Xbox 360 via VGA instead of component?

I'm getting a new tv probably w/in the month. I have the HD-DVD player, but I'm not really concerned about upconverting standard dvds, since I just bought a Toshiba HD-A3 and will likely use that. So, any advantage?

If there is one, and I should go the VGA route, are the 3rd party cables serviceable so I don't have to spend the $50+ for the Microsoft brand ones?
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Old 12-08-07, 01:40 PM
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Far as I know, up conversion is the only advantage. Plus you're less likely to have a vga port on your receiver. HDMI and Component are pretty much standard now. But if you're hooking straight to the tv then that won't matter.
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Old 12-08-07, 01:51 PM
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Running VGA here, but only because I have it hooked up to my LCD computer monitor.
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Old 12-08-07, 02:14 PM
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VGA and HDMI are the only ways to get 1080p content on DVD or HD-DVD via the 360.
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