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I have a PC running two Nvidia 8500 GTs in SLI mode and I am trying to use my TV in dual mode. When I switch the TV to PC the screen is nearly centered with a slight offset. All resolutions are effected from 800x600 all the way up to the TVs native 1360x768.

I have tried with SLI on and off and have PhysX turned off as well as I thought that might have an effect.

I am running

  • Windows XP 64-bit SP2
  • DirectX ver 9.0c
  • Nvidia driver version 181.22
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if the TV is not correctly recognized, disable the option Hide modes that this monitor cannot display in the advanced display settings (monitor) ... or use Powerstrip:

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If you have haven't figured this out yet what you need to do is go into the TV's menu and go down to the screen settings on the left hand menu and then PC SETTINGS in larger right side menu, make sure you select wide mode normal, and and then use the auto adjustment feature. I had the same problem with my xfx gts core edition 250's in tri-sli mode, and this was the cure.

P.S. You are using the VGA cable I am assuming? Because if you are using the hd component cables then you need to use the resize desktop in the nvidia control panel and you have to to do this evertime you turn off the tv.

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