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Hey guys,

I just installed my XFX 6870 2GB and on my screen, it's like not outputting for the full screen... I'm using an HDMI cable from Dynex my Dad bought a while back at Best Buy, and it was brand new til now, we never opened it. Same for my 6870 of course, I just now installed it into my system, but I'm not getting my full screen... There's black bars on the top, bottom, and both sides of the screen... Resolution is maxed out though in windows control panel... What do I do?

I have installed the latest driver I could find on AMD's site, 11.9 I believe it is, and everything except Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 installed successfully.

EDIT:

I tried installing Visual C++ by it self, and it said a newer version is detected. Sounds like I'm good there.
Tried enabling GPU scaling, didn't work... Browsing through other display options...

AHAAAA!!!!

let it be known for any one new to ATI cards, or for any one that has that issue with an ATI card... You have to right click on your desktop, go to the Vision Engine Control Center, then on the left go to "My Digital Flat-Panels" and drop it down and go to the scaling options. Move the slider up to 100% and done
Edited by rivaldog - 10/5/11 at 4:33pm
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Stealth Strike
(18 items)
 
The Dog
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 Asus M5A97 Sapphire Tri-X R9 290 4GB G.Skill Ripjaws X 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 Pro SSD Samsung Spinpoint F3 Seagate Barracuda Generic Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair A70 CPU Cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 3x Asus VS247H-P Saitek Cyborg V.7 MW2 Edition 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
EVGA G2 750w 80+ Gold Certified Corsair 600T Razer DeathAdder 2013 Edition PureTrak Talent 
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar DG Sound Card Audio Technica A900X 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 BE @ 3.8GHz NB 2940MHz Asus M5A97 Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 G.Skill Ripjaws X 8GB DDR3 1600 
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Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit Asus VW246H Saitek Cyborg V.7 MW2 Edition Antec HCG 620w 
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