42" LCD TV as a monitor Tags: Tuner Cards LCD Monitors Graphics Last response: September 4, 2009 8:11 PM in Graphics & Displays Share jeriejr September 4, 2009 5:11:59 PM I am going to buy a new computer and was wanting to make my 42" Phillips LCD 1080p HDTV my monitor. Is this possible, and what graphics card would I need? More about : lcd monitor drums101 September 4, 2009 7:50:38 PM Well it really depends on the TV u have.....If your tv has a dvi input on the back any graphics card would work...but if you can only hook it up via s-video u need a card with an s-video out which is most cards now a days anyways daship September 4, 2009 8:09:29 PM My 42" Vizio http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLQV_OsBX58 Ati 4870 via HDMI, sound and video on same cable. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer FallenSniper September 4, 2009 8:11:28 PM If your TV has an HDMI input that you're not using that's a possibility as well. Are you planning on doing a lot of gaming with this new computer? It makes a huge difference on what card you need. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Using 42 " LCD TV as Monitor Forum Best 30" to 42 " TV/LCD monitor Forum Would a 40- 42 in LCD TV be good for a computer monitor ? Forum Dell Inspiron 1545 VGA to Dynex 42 " LCD TV VGA. Won't Connect! Forum HD 6950 build for 42 ' LCD TV , comments and suggestions? Forum 22 inch lcd OR 42 inch tv ? Forum Graphic card requirement for 42 " full HD LCD MONITOR Forum LG 42 LD450 42 " LCD TV (as PC monitor ) Forum Would a 42 in TV be better than a 24 in monitor for PC? Forum Trying to hook my new 42 '' LCD HDTV and my 2 original monitors tomy PC Forum 42 " LG TV acting as monitor goes blank and searches signal Forum Best card for 32- 42 " LCD TV Forum Using a 42 " or larger TV as a computer monitor Forum 42 " Plasma tv as gaming monitor ?...Plasma users help Forum Gtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 Forum LCD Monitor Edge Distortion Forum How do I know if an LCD TV is usable as a Computer Monitor? Forum Best, most economical, LCD monitor Forum Good quality LCD monitor ~$300? Forum Play PS3 on HP w22 LCD monitor? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !