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4.0 out of 5 stars No problems so far, great screen, 6 Aug. 2008
This review is from: Toshiba 37XV503DB - 37" Widescreen 1080p Full HD LCD TV With Freeview (Electronics)
Having used the tele for about a week, I'm really pleased with it. It displays full 1080p perfectly, blu-ray films from my PS3 look awesome and the games look equally good. I'm not too sure about the game mode, it just seems to change the brightness but there may be other things at work so I'm not too sure. It's got a pile of inputs in the back which was nice and I've had no problem plugging everything in. I plugged an aerial in, but the built in freeview was unable to pick up a signal so I'm not too sure how fussy this tele will be in low-signal areas as I believe I might be. Also, when connecting via VGA, it's not possible to stretch the screen to the full width which is a shame if you'd planned to use this VGA mode to watch films on the screen - if anyone knows a way, I'd appreciate hearing it.

All in all a great purchase and at £600 with a stand, you can't really go wrong.
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Initial post: 14 Aug 2008 19:30:21 BDT
Atat says:
If you want to connect your PC via VGA to your TV and get full 1080p resolution, then you can use VGA-HDMI adapters which lets you essentially plug your PC into the HDMI port on your TV.
However, these adapters are hard to come by and the success of them varies depending on the TV and other factors.

Your best bet would be to get yourself a DVI-capable graphics card for your PC, which outputs a signal via digital DVI rather than the old analogue VGA.
Most new graphics cards have these and can be bought for quite cheap (you would also need a DVI lead to connect to your PCs monitor).
Then you should buy a DVI-HDMI adapter, this is like the one I mentioned earlier but cheaper, more available, reliable and better quality.

Buying a DVI graphics card and the HDMI adapter for it lets you plug your PC into your TV like you would any other HDMI equipment, and gives you full HD 1080p picture quality. There is also the added benefit that when you plug the DVI card into your PC monitor (I assume you'd switch between TV and PC monitor) you get a better picture quality than you currently have with VGA.

Just ensure that your current PC monitor supports DVI - it will have a white (I think it's white, mine's white) socket near to the VGA slot.
I've explained this in as much depth as possible just in case you aren't into PCs that much - but if you are then don't be offended by my patronising tone, I just wanted to make sure!
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