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Converter cable to improve monitor resolution

I have an old Thinkpad X60 laptop which does not have an DVI/HDMI port, and has a display resolution of 1024 X 768. If I get a DisplayPort to DVI converter cable, can I improve the display resolution ...
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Blurry screen when using a tv screen

I have a bit of a problem. My dad says I could have the TV in one of our cottages, its a Sony Bravia 1080. I dont know what the exact size is. When I used the hdmi cable, the screen was kind of ...
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PC monitors show black margins on top, right, bottom and left sides

I bought two Insignia (Best Buy brand) 24" monitors. Because my computer didn't have dual ports coming out of the video card, I then bought a Radeon AMD graphics video card. Because the computer ...
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New Samsung monitor looks blurry connected to my PC

I just setup a new Samsung LED Monitor. The T24C550 model. I installed the driver that came with it (which is the latest). I updated my video card drivers to the latest edition. I'm connected via ...
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How can I get my 1080p Plasma TV to display lower resolutions when connected to my gaming pc?

I have a Panasonic TC-P42G15 Plasma HDTV, which is hooked up to a Windows 7 PC via HDMI cable. This works just fine as long as the PC is set up to 1080p resolution. The problem is I want to play ...
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195 views

When connecting laptop to TV via HDMI and opening any game resolution changes to 1080p

I want to play games in 1366x768 resolution since my TV is not full HD, but when I open any game it changes to 1920x1080 and the display does not look great. I have changed the resolution in the ...
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135 views

How can I preserve the max screen resolution on my external monitor without inducing a magnification effect?

I have a new Dell Lattitude E6540 connected via HDMI to an Asus VH236HL. In both cases, the native resolution is 1920x1080, however the Dell has a 15.6" screen and the Asus has a 23" screen. As a ...
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350 views

Can a full HD monitor work with nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 on a VGA connection?

My PC runs on a AMD Athlon Dual core processor with 2 gb RAM. The graphics card is Nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430. I had connected my Viewsonic LCD monitor to it using a VGA cable but the monitor ...
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How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?

I am looking for a new laptop, and it will be connected to an external monitor the majority of the time, presumably via HDMI. The monitor has native 1920x1080 resolution. I'm not really concerned ...
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Use of second monitor in an Intel GMA HD graphics card

I'm considering acquiring this laptop, which has an Intel GMA HD graphics card (a cheap pseudo-gpu), a HDMI port, and top resolution of 1600x900. I have a 1920x1080, 23.3 inches, monitor that I'd ...
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VGA resolution doesn't work over HDMI

I have a laptop (Dell Vostro 3550) with a 1366 x 768 resolution. When I connect my laptop to my TV (a Sony Bravia) using a VGA cable, the resolution is changed to 1280 x 768 and everything fits like a ...
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My HDMI screen won`t display 1920x1080p desktop with Radeon HD 7850 2GB

Specs relevant: Graphics Card: AMD Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB (should support up to 4096 x 2160) Screen : BenQ GL2460 (native resolution is 1920 x 1080) Cable : HDMI cable connected to ...
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Loss of quality on a tablet?

I am about to buy a tablet with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 ( 215 ppi ). I have a full HD monitor and I'd like to know what would happen if I connect the tablet to the monitor via HDMI and play ...
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1answer
527 views

How can i know max resolution support of my PC video outputs?

I am using NP700Z5C model laptop and i want to attach 2 external screen that is 1440P and 1080P for it but i am quite unsure that this laptop can reach those resolutions. I know that many hdmi output ...
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0answers
179 views

VGA or HDMI on Dell U2713HM

I just bought a Dell u2713hm that supports 2560 * 1440 resolution. My laptop (with Geforce GT540M) obviously has only HDMI and VGA port. I will use the monitor only for my job, so Photoshop, Autocad ...
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1k views

Can a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable support resolutions above 1920x1200?

Is it theoretically possible for a cheapo Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable or adapter to support resolutions above 1920 × 1200, e.g. 2560 × 1440 (QHD)? Or is it always ...
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317 views

Laptop connected to external monitor results in desktop overflow

I have a laptop (MSi FX600) connected to an external monitor (Toshiba 19AV500U) with the screen resolution set to the monitors recommended setting of 1440x900. The problem is the desktop is ...
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Does the DELL U2713H support 2560 x 1440 over HDMI @ 60fps [closed]

I currently have a DELL U2713HM monitor with a Max resolution of 2560 x 1440. What DELL doesn't mention on their website is this resolution is only supported via DVI-DL and DisplayPort. The max ...
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1answer
68 views

HDMI output trimmed on all sides

I connected my 900x3c to a Bravia TV via HDMI. Unfortunately, no matter what resolution I choose, the picture is trimmed on all sides (even though I feed it proper 16:9 ratio). I'm not sure, but the ...
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534 views

How do I know my maximum resolution of my graphics card? With external monitors

So I have an ASUS N76V with a GeForce GT 635M graphics card. I was testing if I could use my VGA and my HDMI port simultaneously and it worked. ...
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1answer
826 views

Resolution not fitting to screen on second monitor

I have a mac mini running windows 8 these days, but it is the same issue on OS X regardless. There are a variety of ports on the back of the mini, and currently I'm using a thunderbolt connection ...
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1answer
249 views

Second monitor's resolution not on maximum with micro HDMI

I got a Samsung NP900X3A Ultrabook (http://www.samsung.com/de/support/model/NP900X3A-A01DE) with Intel® HD Graphics 3000 and an external Samsung SyncMaster SA450 24" screen. I plug the external screen ...
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291 views

Cropped picture in TV when connecting laptop to TV with HDMI

I have this TV http://www.hdtvsolutions.com/pdf/LC370SL8.pdf and an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. When connecting the latop to the TV with HDMI I set the resolution 1280x720 on the TV (it's strange, ...
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Connecting PC to TV via HDMI/DVI: Windows XP doesn't allow the appropriate screen resolution

I have a computer that is connected to the living room TV (a Panasonic) via HDMI. There is no other monitor connected. My problem is that the computer, which is running Windows XP, does not allow me ...
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1answer
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Dual-Link DVI ExpressCard

I'm looking for a way to connect a monitor with resolution 2560x1600 to my laptop, which only outputs single-link HDMI (max 2048 x 1536). The laptop has an ExpressCard slot, and I have noticed ...
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Laptop resolution on external monitor?

I own Compaq CQ62 15.6" with Intel HD Graphics card, its max resolution is 1366 x 786, I like to increase the resolution but the only option which I figured out is to get an external monitor, I have ...
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Maximum resolution through VGA/DVI/HDMI(/etc)?

I know the original VGA standard was meant to output 640x480 and that other standards over the original VGA connector are developed to output a higher resolution. (SVGA, XGA, etc.) But I was wondering ...
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1answer
956 views

Set resolution of unattached display in OS X?

I have an HDTV that I'm hooking up via DVI to HDMI from my Mac mini. In my struggle to eliminate overscan I managed to set the screen resolution to something not supported by the tv. How do I change ...
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1answer
300 views

Can HDMI cable + MDP to HDMI Adaptor support 2048 x 1152 on my Macbook Pro 13in (Mid 2010)?

I'm wondering if I should go with HDMI + MDP2HDMI adapter to get the sound along with video or go with DVI + DVI adaptor... I have the Dell SP2309W which has a resolution of 2048x1152.
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HDMI resolution limited to 1920 x 1080?

Monitor is a Dell 3008wfp. Very nice. Max resolution 2560 x 1600. Video card is an ATI Radeon HD 4350. I like it because it was cheap and is fanless. (Noise bugs me.) I would like to switch from DVI ...
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341 views

I have a 48" 1080p TV set and need to know the maximum resolution I can send from my computer

My 48" screen is 1080p supporting 1920 x 1080 resolution. I need to design a canvas on my computer that will send to this screen via HDMI cable. Should the dimensions of this canvas be 1920 x 1080 ...
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How can I fix my vista PCs screen resolution and refresh rate

I have a media PC running media portal hooked up to my HDTV via HDMI. The TV is a couple of years old now, so only supports 1080i, which is 1920x1080@25Hz. I've got it connected to my PC via a HDMI ...
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3answers
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Need to hookup HP dv7-3085dx with NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M to my Dell 30 inch LCD 3007WFP at max resolution

I recently bought an HP laptop (dv7-3085dx) which is supposed to have a pretty good video card (NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M). The card is supposed to output a max resolution of 2560x1600 which is also the ...
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Why does 1080p through a VGA cable fit my HDTV but is oversized when through an HDMI cable?

I have put together a new PC with a XFX GeForce GTX 260 graphics card and have it connected to my HDTV. First, I used an old VGA cable with a DVI to VGA adapter and plugged it in to my HDTV's VGA ...
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Can nvidia ION's HDMI output to 2560x1600p ? (geforce 9400m, Aspire revo R3600)

Will the Aspire revo R3600 output to a "30-inch monitor (Samsung SynchMaster 305T) at 2560x1600 pixels with DVI-D-DualLink input" if I put a "HDMI to DVI-D-DualLink adaptator" on the HDMI port of ...