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post #1 of 8
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I don't understand why my resolution on my tv doesn't match up with the computers? I don't know - weird wording. Any help would be greatly appreciated though.

Edit: Well, I figured out the problem on my own - but does anyone know why the desktop doesn't match up perfectly on my tv? I have the scaling set enough to minimize the black bars as much as I can but... I wish it'd be just like a compute rmonitor : /
Edited by Zakel2 - 8/12/11 at 1:22pm
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On some tv's there are different picture modes/sizes that you can select. I know on mine i had to change it.
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post #3 of 8
Disable any scaling from the TV.


Go to your CCC, monitor configuration page, scaling tab, and put that to 0%. If this doesn't do the trick, then I don't know. If the TV has DVI, it'd be more convenient though
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post #4 of 8
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I've looked through all my tv's options that I can and couldn't find anything related to scaling at all. There is aspect adjustments but that isn't really it.

When I set the scaling to 0 in the CCC the picture on my tv is way too large for it, my task bar and sides/top are completely cut out of the picture.

The tv is a Panasonic TC-P46S30 if anyone would have an idea.
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post #5 of 8
So, this is a TV issue. keep the CCC scaling at 0%, let's work on the TV

Is there an underscan/overscan option in the TV? Mess with that

Is there an aspect ratio control in the TV? Set it to auto

Look for ANYthing related to size and such.
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-How is CCC being setup? Under HDTV Support, make sure you have 1080p60 selected. See pic 1 below.

-Use HDMI 1 of your Panasonic TC-P46S30
-Rename/Label this input source to 'Computer' or 'PC'...etc
post #7 of 8
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I really appreciate your guys' help. I think I made an improvement. Leaving the scaling at 0 and selecting HD size 2.

Here is the description for HD size - whatever this option is.
Size 1 displays 95% of HD signal, to trim noise at the edges of the screen. Size 2 displays a full screen.

Scale-wise it looks great, although I am still noticing a thin black bar on the left side of the screen, like the picture is not centered. I'm not sure how to fix that.
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Bump - does anyone know a way to center the picture on my TV?
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