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Who has their computer hooked up to their TV?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by scheda, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. scheda

    scheda Regular Member

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    I *just* got mine setup today. Picked up my desktop from storage (which kicks the ass of my work setup for WAY less money) and finally got it set up on my 51" plasma.

    Right now I'm sitting on the floor with my wired keyboard and mouse, but later this week I'll be getting a 2.4ghz wireless setup to go with it.

    Who else has theirs all set up on their TV?

    Also, post pics if you've got 'em!
     
  2. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I have a 32" lcd I use as my monitor,when I move I'll be probably be upgrading to a 51" led tv.
     
  3. Det0nator

    Det0nator Junior Member

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    ive got mine setup using xbmc as the media center software.
     
  4. scheda

    scheda Regular Member

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    My brother in law has his set up that way. It's pretty cool, I like how easy it is to sort through all the media. The PS3's system for that pretty much sucks.
     
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    ShiftySituation Power Member

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    I have a Sony 55" LED LCD 3d TV sitting on the right side of my desk. It is hooked up to the second output to my video card so when I watch a movie from my computer, I just hit the windows key + p and go to dual monitor setup. Other than that, I only use it for my ps3/netflix/3d blu-rays.
     
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    ahiddenman Elite Member

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    Wow i could never use a 32" TV .

    I use 2 x 22" LG monitors as i have a nice graphics card. But i prefer one sometimes :D
     
  7. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    When will there be higher graphic tv's? 1080p is really to low for a 32" monitor/tv screen.
     
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    ahiddenman Elite Member

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    There are some Monitors that do 2480 x 1920 lol but they cost an arm and a leg
     
  9. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I can't find any on amazon or quick google search. Did they stop making them?
     
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  11. tacopalypse

    tacopalypse Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    tried it
    reading text on a tv gives me a headache
    so i'm sticking with regular lcd monitors
    =P

    also, the size of the screen isn't what matters, it's the number of pixels you have
    you can't fit more stuff on a 42" 1080p TV than you can on a 20" 1080p lcd monitor since they have the same resolution
     
  12. ronin1975br

    ronin1975br Junior Member

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    32' Samsung LED tv and a 23' Samsung LCD monitor.

    Planning to switch for a 3x 37' or 3x 40' LED setup, but i don't have the space right now in my desk.

    When i move to my new house I'm going to design a desk to support this configuration.
     
  13. scheda

    scheda Regular Member

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    That's true, but now I get to sit on my couch and play PC games, which was the major draw :)
     
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    HDMI to 42" plasma all day long son!

    And no not for work for movies online mostly when I don't feel like flipping through channels or when I want to watch something specific.
     
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    roddyf Newbie

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    i connect up my laptop to my 40' tv from time to time, great for streaming and film night lol
     
  16. Greybeard

    Greybeard Junior Member

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    I don't, as I basically never use my TV and just watch everything on my computer. I suppose I could just watch TV on my computer? But I don't see the point, really; Hulu has everything I need.
     
  17. andzon

    andzon Regular Member

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    i have mine connected to my tv in my room hmmmmmmmmm best entertaining night.
     
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    Hdmi is horrid on computers.

    VGA anyday :D
     
  19. Talsin

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    I've got mine hooked up to my 42inch.
     
  20. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    It sucks,I have to manually expand the screen size in the cataylist control center so it fits right and it looks good.
     
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