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How to plug a Nintendo Gamecube into a modern monitor?

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I've been thinking of pulling out my old Gamecube for old time's sake, but I don't own a TV anymore as I do everything on my PC. I know the Gamecube doesn't have a standard VGA port, so what will I need to get it running on my monitor, if it's possible? My monitor is an ASUS VS247H, if that makes a difference.

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Well I'm stupid, I was only looking for adapters to VGA because I didn't think an adapter from a composite analog signal to HDMI would exist. Thanks for your help, haha

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Grab Dolphin emulator, then just buy a GC controller to USB adapter and play games trouble free on the PC.

Cheapest and easiest option.

I do have the Dolphin emulator already installed, and it's just not quite the same as the real thing

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I do have the Dolphin emulator already installed, and it's just not quite the same as the real thing

I have the Dolphin emulator on my computer... The higher resolution and Xbox controller are nice, but when you play on the real thing it just works.

 

Glad I could help.

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You may be better off just buying an old used CRT TV. Hell this day in age im sure you could find them for free on Craigslist. The gamecube is going to look really bad on that monitor. upscaling a 480i image to 1080p and then sitting really close to it that is. This is the only thing that makes old consoles like the N64/GC not age very well in the age of HDTVs/HD Monitors.

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You may be better off just buying an old used CRT TV. the gamecube is going to look really bad on that monitor. upscaling a 480i image to 1080p and then sitting really close to it that is.

It can do 480p with its super rare and expensive component cables, actually it can do even higher but that is on a per title basis. All the systems back then we're like that, though the Xbox was most compatible and did it out of the box.

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It can do 480p with its super rare and expensive component cables, actually it can do even higher but that is on a per title basis. All the systems back then we're like that, though the Xbox was most compatible and did it out of the box.

480p is not that much of an upgrade and still looks like poop when sitting really close to it. sure 8 feet away its passable.

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480p is not that much of an upgrade and still looks like poop when sitting really close to it. sure 8 feet away its passable.

Which is where you normally would sit for consoles ;)

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Which is where you normally would sit for consoles ;)

But he is asking about hooking it up to his monitor which is not where you normally sit when looking at a monitor. ;)

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You may be better off just buying an old used CRT TV. Hell this day in age im sure you could find them for free on Craigslist. The gamecube is going to look really bad on that monitor. upscaling a 480i image to 1080p and then sitting really close to it that is. This is the only thing that makes old consoles like the N64/GC not age very well in the age of HDTVs/HD Monitors.

I don't have space for it. I've got very limited space in my home, I would've just gotten a CRT if I had more room

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