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post #11 of 45
Been using 1280 x 1024 since I switched to LCD monitors.
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post #12 of 45
Run it at 1280x1024 and just increase the systems font size for him.
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man...that's so low...*****. If it's a 19" CRT I'd be way higher. I even used a higher resolution on my 16" viewable...

Either way, the real estate is actually quite small when you compare it to what you SHOULD be running...lol. You sir, should go widescreen...you'd love the new desktop space...

1680x1050 is a dream come true.
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post #14 of 45
Try 1980x1200.

Delish.
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post #15 of 45
I use to run at 1280x1024 on my 17" CRT because the text was just to small and got blurry if I went higher.

I run 1920x1200 on the desktop, crisp clear (24" Widescreen LCD)

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man...that's so low...*****. If it's a 19" CRT I'd be way higher. I even used a higher resolution on my 16" viewable...
Yea, is 1280x1024 the max? thats pretty low for a 19"
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It is an LCD monitor... We've been using LCDs since the end of 2001. I don't know where I would've gotten a Samsung SyncMaster 914v in CRT form.


Here's my new desktop AND the wallpaper for those interested.

EDIT: Native Res for this monitor is 1280x1024 at 60hz.

    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I use to run at 1280x1024 on my 17" CRT because the text was just to small and got blurry if I went higher.

I run 1920x1200 on the desktop, crisp clear

man...that's so low...*****. If it's a 19" CRT I'd be way higher. I even used a higher resolution on my 16" viewable...

Yea, is 1280x1024 the max? thats pretty low for a 19"
Why does your max res have 60 less count than normal?
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post #18 of 45
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Why does your max res have 60 less count than normal?
I dont understand what you mean. 1920x1200 is normal. Its 16:10 like 95% of computer LCDs.

1980x1200.. Not sure why you listed that resolution.. If your LCD is 1980x1200, then its your LCD that is wierd

Go double check, i'm sure you are at 1920x1200.
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post #19 of 45
So it's an LCD... well then, that means that up until now you were looking at everything blurred since LCD's only look crisp at their max resolution.

Also, tell your dad to use a larger font instead of changing the resolution. We're not using CRT's anymore.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I dont understand what you mean. 1920x1200 is normal. Its 16:10 like 95% of computer LCDs.

1980x1200.. Not sure why you listed that resolution.. If your LCD is 1980x1200, then its your LCD that is wierd
Nevermind. I'm on Apple 30" right now and I keep forgetting custom res is totally different when I'm working in Final Cut. LoL. 1920 is right. I always end up going backward. Me bad me bad.
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