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Ok so my monitor is capable of up to 1280x800 while still running 85 Hz
(1280x1024 with like 60 hz) and im sick of a 1024x768 with my video card. when i set it to 1280x800 positioning the screen is hell, i was wondering if theres an easier way to do this as the screen appears very stretched and oddly positioned.

Thanks alot to helpers
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i think that this FaQ will help . http://www.overclock.net/faqs/109330...ng-nvidia.html
    
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rep+ but it still wont work

thanks anyways
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run 1152x768...should fix your woes...
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Ok so my monitor is capable of up to 1280x800 while still running 85 Hz
(1280x1024 with like 60 hz) and im sick of a 1024x768 with my video card. when i set it to 1280x800 positioning the screen is hell, i was wondering if theres an easier way to do this as the screen appears very stretched and oddly positioned.

Thanks alot to helpers
This is because at 1280x800 the screen is stretched. At that resolution you cannot maintain the 4:3 aspect ratio that your monitor supports, so you end up with a distorted view. Your best bet is to run 1152x864 as the above poster mentioned or sacrifice your eyes and run at 65 hz or see if you can find a resolution somewhere in the middle that'll work for you 70,72, or 75 for example.
    
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