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So I built a new computer rig for gaming and watching HD movies and such. Relevant specs include: 5870 ATI radeon graphics card (1GB memory) while using Windows 7 ultimate (legitimate version.)
I used an HDMI cable from my graphics card to my 26 inch Panasonic Viera LCD tv. Using it as a monitor has made most text look blurry especially from my browser (no matter the screen resolution or whether windows cleartext was on) but HD movies and such look fine. Now I've done some research and people are saying I should use the computer input on my TV and everything should be working fine (with the proper resolution... the manual says max resolution would be 1280 x 1024). My video card has two DVI inputs and my computer has a VGA input.
Before I make my purchase on monoprice, should I go for a DVI to VGA or DVI to SVGA? Is there any real difference?
Anyone else run into this problem using their LCD tv as a monitor and got it fixed by using the proper cables?