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I currently have the Acer S273HL monitor and I am wondering if I can do better than 1920 x 1080 resolution and also can I do 1080p.

I am relatively a noob at monitors and am wondering what I can do with my new monitor to MAX it out? Here is a link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-276-_-Product

ps i am currently running a monster hdmi cable.
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Only 1920x1080. Can't go higher. If you go lower, it will look somewhat nasty, like on any LCD run at unnative resolutions.


EDIT: Monster cables are a big scam. Any HDMI / DVI cable will look exactly 100% the same as the other, cheaper, ones. There is ZERO difference. The cables either work 100% or not at all. Better protected cables are only useful when the distance gets so big that the signal loss might cut the signal.

So, your average 5 dollar HDMI cable is exactly the same as any monster cable
Edited by De-Zant - 6/21/11 at 4:27pm
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well thats just bad news all around.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
EDIT: Monster cables are a big scam. Any HDMI / DVI cable will look exactly 100% the same as the other, cheaper, ones. There is ZERO difference. The cables either work 100% or not at all. Better protected cables are only useful when the distance gets so big that the signal loss might cut the signal.

So, your average 5 dollar HDMI cable is exactly the same as any monster cable
Well, they are all the same until you use cable longer then 6 feet. Signal problems become noticable after 50 feet. But this information doens't belong here.
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Well, they are all the same until you use cable longer then 6 feet.
More like 30 feet. After that interference will start to kick in, and it will be very noticeable. You will know for sure if you have it.
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More like 30 feet. After that interference will start to kick in, and it will be very noticeable. You will know for sure if you have it.
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