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How much does an HDMI cable help?

#1cartman876Posted 11/13/2011 6:54:20 PM
i got a new HD tv today but im not that satisfied with the image on my 360 while playing...so if i get an hdmi cable how much would that help out?
#2Rolen74Posted 11/13/2011 6:55:30 PM
The difference between Component and HDMI is small, but generally HDMI is a little better.
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#3staticxtreme5Posted 11/13/2011 7:00:49 PM
Yeah it depends what your running now. If your using component with the HD switch flipped then the difference is minor. If your using composite cables with the SD switch flipped then it's a huge difference.
#4cartman876(Topic Creator)Posted 11/13/2011 7:08:40 PM
^ what switch?
#5baseketballr09Posted 11/13/2011 7:11:27 PM
Are you using a component cable? or just the regular av one it came with?
#6staticxtreme5Posted 11/13/2011 7:12:53 PM
On the HD cables that come with the 360 (at least the model I had) there is a switch on the side of the plug that switches
Between SD and HD. The switch is located on the end that plugs into the Xbox 360.
#7Rolen74Posted 11/13/2011 7:17:20 PM(edited)
In case you don't know the difference between composite and component.

Composite:
Yellow, White, Red

Component:
Green, Blue, Red, White, Red

Only the component cables are high quality and capable of HD.
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#8cartman876(Topic Creator)Posted 11/13/2011 7:16:58 PM
the 360 that i got (Slim 250 gig) doesnt come with HD cables...so i just use the cables that come with it...i think there component cables..
#9cartman876(Topic Creator)Posted 11/13/2011 7:20:26 PM
Rolen74 posted...
In case you don't know the difference between composite and component.

Composite:
Yellow, White, Red

Component:
Green, Blue, Red, White, Red

Only the component cables are high quality and capable of HD.


i have yellow white and red those are the ones i use...so would HDMI cables help improve a lot?
#10baseketballr09Posted 11/13/2011 7:20:47 PM
To get HD picture you need an HDMI cord or Component/VGA which have the red blue green red and white wires.