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Hello, I'm new to the forum. I have a quick question regarding HDTV's graphics processor. Is it possible to hook up an external HDTV graphics processor to your TV? I have researched and I have seen that there are external 3D processors you can buy to turn your 2D TV into 3D. I have not seen a regular external graphics processor for TV's though.

Any info you can give me is much appreciated.
 

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Apologies if this doesn't make sense. I am just trying to see if it is possible to make a TV perform better/faster as in less input lag by hooking up a better graphics processor. Would it make grey to grey pixel changes faster?
 

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If you want to watch 3D, you will have to BUY a 3DTV (or 3D-UDTV) to actually DISPLAY it with a (hopefully time-aligned) Audio signal....and SOME of THEM can turn a 2D program into Synthetic 3D for display.

BTW: Some very early "3D Upgradeable" HDTV's (aka "3D Ready" DLP's from Mitsubishi and Samsung) were designed to accept, but were shipped WITHOUT their (Optional) EXTERNAL 3D Processor....which was much delayed due to "issues" that needed resolution:
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/28/new-adapter-from-mitsubishi-brings-samsungs-old-3d-capable-tvs/

You COULD hook up an External "3D Scan Converter" to a 3DTV via it's HDMI Interface....BUT this would result in TWO SEQUENTIAL Processes, which will probably degrade the resultant image...which would, of course, have a much longer image Delay....which would need to be compensated for by a (hopefully variable) Audio Delay in the Scan Converter.

3DTV's already HAVE a Graphics Processor built-into them WHICH USUALLY CAN NOT BE BYPASSED. Even if you used an External Scan Converter to upscale, deinterleave (if 480i or 1080i) and do Motion Adaptive processing on a sub-1080p to form a 1080p signal, the 3DTV's Graphics Processor is STILL going to TRY it's OWN Motion Adaptive processing, trying to generate "in-between" frames at a rate that is usually MUCH Higher than the 30 or 60 frames per second HDMI signals [typ. 600-1200 fps Screen Refresh Rates in upscale HDTV/UDTV's]. And ultimately the Graphics Processor in the 3DTV KNOWS what is needed to work BEST with the chosen Screen Refresh Rate and other design constraints.

BTW: If LIP-SYNC is your ACTUAL Problem, perhaps all you need is a Lip-Sync Correction AUDIO DELAY Box attached in-line on one or more of your Analog Audio and/or Digital Audio Optical/Coax Interfaces [and investigate which of your components already have this feature built into them]:
http://www.projectorcentral.com/felston_dd740.htm
http://www.felston.com
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/con...p5gUV3I1P7ywUHRoCGADw_wcB&is=REG&Q=&A=details

Or buy a new AVR which has Lip-Sync Correction built-in.....
 
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