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Anyone can help me with this?

here's the story. I have a sharp aquos 52'' fullhd lcd screen. I just bought an Ati radeon x1950 pro AGP. I have an ultra 550w psu.

I've tried xg warcat's 7.4 drivers and now the official amd/ati drivers 7.6

same issues with both:

WITHOUT drivers installed my lcd screen states that I'm running in 1080p mode.

WITH any of the two drivers installed, the screen is distorded as hell! The ''best'' I can do (which is still a lot more than what I had before) is 1400X1050.

I can live with that off course, but I'd like to use the full potential of my lcd/video card combo. Anybody can help with my issue?
post #2 of 11
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Anyone can help me with this?

here's the story. I have a sharp aquos 52'' fullhd lcd screen. I just bought an Ati radeon x1950 pro AGP. I have an ultra 550w psu.

I've tried xg warcat's 7.4 drivers and now the official amd/ati drivers 7.6

same issues with both:

WITHOUT drivers installed my lcd screen states that I'm running in 1080p mode.

WITH any of the two drivers installed, the screen is distorded as hell! The ''best'' I can do (which is still a lot more than what I had before) is 1400X1050.

I can live with that off course, but I'd like to use the full potential of my lcd/video card combo. Anybody can help with my issue?

I'm not much of an expert on ATI cards but if I'm not mistaken I doubt an x1950 AGP card is going to be able to fill a 52'' High Def TV. Although I'm not sure what the max resolution is...it just sounds like a bad idea to me
    
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I have no idea why, it should work. Since that card has a max resolution of 2560 x 1600
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well.. at least it's better than what my fx5500 was doing lol
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I was going to ask ati directly and I found this... so apparently there's no solution for the moment.

http://support.ati.com/ics/support/d...asp?deptID=894
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1080p is not a standard resolution fro PCs. It is kinda stupid though. my laptop is almost 1080p. it is 1600x1050 I think.
    
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I don't have CCC installed at the moment so I can't guide you through the steps, but somewhere on the monitor properties there is a checkbox like "enable 1080p on this device" or something. Check that and it should allow it .
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Is your Aquos 1080p?
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Is your Aquos 1080p?
It is. I love those monitors, they have a superb picture.
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Try a program called powerstrip.
    
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