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one- will my current video card handle a 1440x900 resolution? I went to www.widescreengamingforum.com and my card isn't on the the supported video card list but I've heard from other forums that people got their 9800 and 9550 cards to run widescreen, so who is right?

two- if I buy a 19" widescreen monitor and I want to hook my ps2 or a future x360 will I be able to do 720p or 1080p resolutions?

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You will able to do 720p, yes, but not 1080p. And that GPU should be ok, just cant really play much on it.

I mean u have a 17" now, which i assume can do 1280x1024? Well 1440x900, is basically just the widescreen equivalent. So if you can handle 1280x1024 now, then 1440x900 will be the same.
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well, the screen tells the video card what res it can run, and cards display what the monitor can... so it should, cant see why it wouldnt

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to know for sure, just right click on your desktop, click properties then settings. Under screen resolution, see if you can adjust the display to 1440x900. If so, then your card supports it.
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to know for sure, just right click on your desktop, click properties then settings. Under screen resolution, see if you can adjust the display to 1440x900. If so, then your card supports it.
thats the thing, I can't, i can do 1280x960 but I can't go 1440x900 in the menu, does that mean my video card doesn't go that high?
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No its because your monitor wont do 1440x900. Not your GPU.
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post #7 of 8
go to screen resolutions on the nvidia control panel and uncheck the box marked hide modes that this monitor cannot support that will show you all the resolutions that the card can support
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Im looking in the help guide for the control panel and it says to select "change resolution (advanced)" but theres nothing like that from what I'm seeing....

edit: yeah its not there, my card can't support it :/
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