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October 27, 2006, 8:52 pm
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concern I have thought is I've read how many monitors won't display
HDTV. I am in the market for a new monitor so am considering this.
One monitor I'm looking at is the Samsung 205BW. As well, I am
considering the Dell E207WFP20. I want something widescreen, at least
20 inches, so am open to any other suggestions. Another thing, I want
something that has at least two DVI ports or one DVI port, one DVI-Sub
What do I need to watch HDTV? I see the Samsung doesn't have a HDMI
connector but it does have a HDCP compliant DVI connector so does that
mean it would display HDTV from Vista? As well, can you get HDTV
through a DVI-Sub connector as well? Do I need a special graphics
card (HDCP compliant?) as well?
Re: Which monitor should I get for Windows Vista to watch HDTV
There is an article here.
If the hardware path has HDCP, then you will be able to play
protected content. HDCP in the monitor and HDCP on the video
card, would seem to be a start. There are likely lots of
media combinations that don't need HDCP to display something
on the screen, so having HDCP on both is simply insurance for
the future. The first link here, has a few references.