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there are a few settings you might wanna look into:

if you are using a nvidia card, you want to "flat Panel settings" and look for "centered output" and that will let you set your resolution to whatever you want, and keep it "pixel to pixel" and not stretch out your screen. basically, there will be black border edges when you change resolutions to "fill in" the extra space instead of stretching it to the whole screen.
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there are a few settings you might wanna look into:

if you are using a nvidia card, you want to "flat Panel settings" and look for "centered output" and that will let you set your resolution to whatever you want, and keep it "pixel to pixel" and not stretch out your screen. basically, there will be black border edges when you change resolutions to "fill in" the extra space instead of stretching it to the whole screen.
I gots an ATI, and i cant figure out how to do that in CCC, any ideas?

nvm, i can do that, but if i lower the res, it doesnt have black bars, on the sides, it just goes to a crappier quality
    
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why not just use the little settings button on the monitor?
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why not just use the little settings button on the monitor?
Not there, it doesnt let me resize, only lets me move
    
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sell that one and buy another 17"
If it came to this I would do it the other way around, sell the 17" and get another 19". Two 19"s is more badass! lol
    
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If it came to this I would do it the other way around, sell the 17" and get another 19". Two 19"s is more badass! lol
ya, its not a big deal to me, if i can get another 19" for just a bit more money, ill do it, if not i dont really care, its all good
    
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