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im running my CRT 17" @ 1280x1024.

on the rig in my System Specs (i'm on the Core 2 Duo one in Sig) i can run bf2 @ 1280x1024 60Hz

On my new rig with my X1900GT i can run pretty much every resolution exept 1280x1024, why isnt it there?? and how can i get it to run at that?

1280x968 makes bf2 contract vertically at all Hz's.

anything below this isnt good enough for what i want and the max i can run is 1280x1024 so 1600x1200 is no good.

plz help
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post #2 of 15
Try reinstalling the ATi drivers. ATi drivers give me headaches all the time like that.
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ok i will thx.
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post #4 of 15
If you right click the ATI icon on the toolbar is 1280x1024 32bit listed in the resolution list?
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post #5 of 15
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in that list of resolutions 1280x1024 is greyed out, all the others are there.

it sounds like you know whats going on though. please help
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post #6 of 15
1280X960 is the proper resolution for that monitor. 1280X1024 is for flat pannels only. Even though it works on a CRT, things will be squished ever so slightly. I guess you got used to it and it looks normal now.
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post #7 of 15
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lol no it isnt normal, i'll post a screeny soon
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post #8 of 15
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when i take a screeny of the in-game image and then paste it into paint it looks normal but when i actually have the game up the screen is contracted towards the middle, its hard to explain without pictures.

looks as if its being squeezed around the middle.

if i set my desktop to 1280x960 it also does the same.
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post #9 of 15
put it in 1280 x 960..

that's not the right resolution for that monitor...
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post #10 of 15
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when i put it in 1280x960 it is squeezed toward the middle (vertically) when in 1280x1024 it runs fine.

i used to run desktop and game @ 1280x1024 on other rig with same monitor.


EDIT : heres what i mean - this is @ 1280 x 960 - happens same in bf2 @ 1280x960
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