Question about Cables

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  1. Illuminattile

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    I'm finally upgrading to an HD TV, and I'm not sure whether I need to buy a HDMI cable for my Xbox 360 (Premium, bought earlier this year).

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    This is the cable I have, which I understand is a HD component cable (based on the FAQ). Will that give me HD quality gaming, or do I need one of these?

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  2. shil

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    The component cable will give you HD gaming. Most HD TV's now come with component input so this should be fine for you. However, if you bought a premium with HDMI output you can use the HDMI cable. You can also use a 15pin VGA lead if you wanted thats only if your TV supports a VGA input. :)
     
  3. Illuminattile

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    Thanks shil. I don't think my Premium does have a HDMI output, so it's obviously not new enough :p

    Is there much benefit to using the HDMI cable? Bearing in mind that my TV isn't full HD, so I won't be getting 1080p anyway?
     
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    From the recent posts in the 360 section there doesnt seem to be any major quality differences. So your good to go with Component. :)

    Check this thread out below...

    http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=690170
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