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Help with Screen Resoultion!

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I recently upgraded my ATI Hd raedon 3650 to GTX 260 and will soon upgrade to the GTX 285 as soon as my EVGA step up goes through. I have a monitor 1080P that i have used and its like 26-32 inches im not sure. I used to be able to change my screen resoultion higher then 1360X 768 but i didnt because of the terrible video card i had, now since putting in new video card it cannot go higher then that resoultion. Also when i try my other monitor that used to go higher then 1280X... it would work, now with the new video card it doesn't. Is there something i can configure to fix this, i have tried show modes this monitor can't display still no luck. Please help becuase i want to put this video card to its full potiental.
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The maxumum resolution from a GTX 260 or 280 graphics card is way less than you expect ! :)

Max res is 2560 x 1600 from a dvi connection and 2048 x 1536 from a vga.

I have 2 quad core pcs, one with an ATI 4870, and one with an Nvidea 9600GT. I also have a brand new 26" monitor and the maximum resolution i can get out of either card is 1920 x 1200.Its the monitor size that dictates the resolution, , NOT the graphics card.

Graphics cards automatically detect what size monitor screen is being used and sets up the maximum resolution in its control centre , , whatever it says in its control centre is the true maximum.

I cannot speak for people who run 2 cards in SLI or crossfire configuration , , maybe that will allow much bigger reslolutions to be used, , but for a single card , , the above maximums appear to be the norm !

With vista, go to control panel, , select personalisation, the at the bottom, click on display settings. From there you will see a slider and that will allow you to move it and try/test different resolutions, , however, , whatever it says is the maximum, , is the maximum !

Good luck , , kev

Edited by rxkevco, 15 February 2009 - 04:51 PM.

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