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Last post Author Topic: about to switch to a Widescreen LCD.  (Read 16794 times)

colonelz

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Re: about to switch to a Widescreen LCD.
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2008, 10:21:55 AM »
f0dder: In my case it is a Asus EN8800GTS with 640MB (remembered wrong in the first post) and both monitors (1920x1200 + 1280x1024) combined break the limit of 2048x1536 (specs). And even the biggest model with 1GB on board stops at 2560x1600.  It's strange since this resolution needs only approx. 11MB 2D-graphics-memory. Neither any GeForce nor Quadro cards support highest resolutions. It seems better that Matrox cards solutions for many high resolution monitor connections (example).  :huh:

But i like also to start some at-the-edge 3D game and so Matrox is no choice for me.  ;)

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Re: about to switch to a Widescreen LCD.
« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2008, 04:11:05 AM »
Yeah, the video memory definitely isn't an issue, it must have something to do with the DVI controller on the card or something. Weird that they don't do better on such a high-end card, but perhaps their reasoning is that it won't be able to drive two super-large displays in 3D mode anyway, so why bother? :)
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Re: about to switch to a Widescreen LCD.
« Reply #27 on: February 27, 2008, 08:44:45 AM »
I've been looking for the setting to play NON_WS capable games without stretching them. I have the current NVidia drivers an control panel. and the 8500GT 512 PciE where is this setting located? I'm being blind and can't see it.
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