Component Video OUT on 3870?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Wolfman, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. Wolfman macrumors newbie

    Feb 15, 2005
    I need to get component video out (HDTV) and am trying to get a video card that can do that.

    This is for a Quad 2.66 Mac Pro, currently with a 7300GT.

    Is the HD 3870 it? Since it's a Mac & PC edition and the PC cards have had Component Out via adapter for some time, I am hoping that this card might do it.

    Naturally I don't want to buy just to find out it isn't. Their website is useless, as usual.

    Has anybody tried or know if it does? Any other card?

  2. Lord Zedd macrumors 6502a

    Lord Zedd

    Oct 24, 2007
    Denver, Colorado
    Why component? Most every HDTV in existence has DVI and VGA inputs.
  3. JesterJJZ macrumors 68020


    Jul 21, 2004
    Actually...many don't... Most of the tube HD sets and early rear-projection ones only had component.

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