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How do I get a PC to output at 120hz signal to a 120hz TV?

Asking this on behalf of a friend of mine who just recently got a 120hz TV. My friend has a Westinghouse LD-4055 - he has a PC with an NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti and fairly modern midrange parts. He's trying ...
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Fuzzy and shadowy text rendering on LED TV

Just bought a Toshiba 24" LED TV, and hooked up to new Gigabyte Radeon 7550 HD to my Windows 7 Desktop via 9' HDMI. I updated all drivers. The recommended resolution is 1980×1200, but text is ...
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Nvidia graphics cards displaying picture larger than LCD TV

I have a strange issue and not sure what the problem is. I have a 720p TV hooked up to a NVidia 7300. Everything is fine. But when I put in a 9500 or a GT220 the resolution is detected at 720p, but ...
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What software should I use to display an elegant looking take-out menu on an HDTV monitor? (data pulled from local MySQL server)

My mom owns a small take-and-bake market, and she's been keeping her menu and inventory on an ugly and messy set of whiteboards behind the counter. I've developed a database that lets her check ...
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can the hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410

can a hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410
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Sony Internet TV Quality for Mid-High Range Build and XBOX 360 [closed]

I was wondering about Sony's new Internet TVs with built-in Google TV functionality, and their performance when it comes to gaming with a mid-high end PC build, as well as a 360. I'm not very ...
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How to configure 1080p HDTV as a monitor

I've read several posts that almost answer my question, but not quite. I have a Samsung LN32C530 1080p HDTV I'd like to use as a monitor. I was reasonably successful getting the prior 720p model to ...
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What are suitable TV sizes and viewing distances for couch surfing on a 1080p LCD HDTV?

The HTPC in my living room is the fastest/most modern PC I own. My current TV is a 24" tube TV, so I have to hook up a secondary monitor in order to read anything besides the menus in Windows Media ...
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Force Mac to detect displays?

I have a Mac mini in a somewhat complex home-theatre setup. Often the Mac won't correctly recognize the TV as a display. The TV will just report "No signal". There are two methods to recover from ...
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Aluminum (Unibody) MacBooks and HDTVs via VGA

Every now and again I'd like to hook my MacBook (Aluminum/Unibody, last-generation 13") up to my HDTV. Typically this would be to run iTunes with the visualizer for a party, or to watch a movie, and ...
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How functional/practical is it to use an hdtv as a computer monitor?

My small (22") monitor went bad on the pc I use to watch hulu/netflix with... The kids like to use this computer to play online games. I am considering buying a HDTV (~32") to replace the smaller ...