Video Games & Consoles forum

Question

Will this Xbox setup work with a PC monitor?

by FiallNerguson / April 17, 2013 5:24 AM PDT

Basically I was thinking of a HDMI cable to connect xbox to the monitor, but it doesnt have built in speakers, so how would i be able to get the sound? PS i'm on a budget
Thanks.

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Will this Xbox setup work with a PC monitor?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Will this Xbox setup work with a PC monitor?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
Short answer: You wouldn't
by Jimmy Greystone / April 17, 2013 7:25 AM PDT

Short answer: You wouldn't. Longer answer is that if the monitor has some kind of audio passthrough option, that might be a viable solution, otherwise you might want to check Monoprice to see if they're still selling the VGA cable for the 360 and get that instead.

Collapse -
Answer
You can go with component cables
by James_Carlson / August 19, 2013 8:58 AM PDT
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 51,224 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,453 discussions
icon
Laptops 20,090 discussions
icon
Security 30,722 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,937 discussions
icon
Windows 10 1,295 discussions
icon
Phones 16,252 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,684 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 15,215 discussions

CNET EDITORS' CHOICE

Roku Streaming Stick 2016

Roku has the most apps, the simplest interface and the best search, making it CNET's favorite way to stream Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO and all the rest.