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connecting older hd tv to pc

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I found an older sony trinitron wega hd tv. Its a 34 inch capable of 720p and 1080i. Right now I have it connected via red green blue cables and another set of audio for sound. It works ok but there is the issue of overscan. I can't turn it off. I used the nvidia control panel to compensate by making a custom res but can't moge the position of the desktop so I still get some cut off. The tv has a hdcp dvi port meant for hd dvd. I was wondering if using this connection instead would help with overascan. The tvs model is kv-34h5510, one of the 5s could be an S
 
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The tv has a hdcp dvi port meant for hd dvd. I was wondering if using this connection instead would help with overascan.
It's a digital port... if you've got a cable, try it! Might even get sound from HD Audio on the video card.
 
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System Name Nightblade / Dell Latitude / Wife's Rig
Processor Core i5 4690K / i7 2720QM / FX-6100
Motherboard Nightblade ITX z97 / Dell 032T9K QM67 / Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 Rev3
Cooling tower style cooler, plus one 120mm fan / stock blower / CNPS7000V
Memory Patriot Viper 2x8gb DDR3 2400 / Micron 2x4GB DDR3 / 2x4GB 2x2GB DDR3 1333
Video Card(s) MSI Gaming GTX 970 4GB / NVS 4200M 512MB / nVidia GTX 460 1GB
Storage 120GB ForceGT SSD (OS), 2TB WD Black, 250GB Seagate 2.5in / 320GB WD Blue /240GB SSD M500
Display(s) ASUS ROG SWIFT 1440P / Dell 14in @ 1600x900 / Vizio 1080p TV
Case MSI Nightblade Z97 / Dell Latitude / Corsair Full Tower
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC1150, Microsoft Lifechat 3000 / Intel / ALC887
Power Supply Gold rated 600W / Battery with 95w brick / Antec EA-650 Green
Mouse MadCatz RAT5
Keyboard G510
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 on all
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I've got an 8800gt so no sound through the card unless there's a passthrough cable that goes inside like my 9600gt had