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I got a new Hanns G 28" (HG-281DPB). Good looking monitor, nice and roomy.

However, there appears to be a bit of a problem with this display. The actual visible screen itself does not extend to the bezel itself. That is, there is about an inch black gap from the bezel to the edge of the color image. The image is not cut off, only smaller. This would be an easy fix if I could access the menu for stretching the image, but I cannot; the option is grayed out on the monitor menu.

Any pointers?
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I have the same monitor. Can you do me a favor and post a screenie, so I can better understand what your referring to.
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Update:
The screen works perfectly at 1680x1050, and fills entirely to the bezel. Maximum settings in Vista are 1920x1080, but this looks terrible, does not fill the screen to the bezel, and stutters. How do I get to 1920x1200 in Vista? I am using the DVI to HDMI cable.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sun View Post
Update:
The screen works perfectly at 1680x1050, and fills entirely to the bezel. Maximum settings in Vista are 1920x1080, but this looks terrible, does not fill the screen to the bezel, and stutters. How do I get to 1920x1200 in Vista? I am using the DVI to HDMI cable.
When you first installed the 3870 did you uninstall the vista driver which controls the gpu?

The ccc should have the 1920 x 1200 setting you desire. Just you will need to select from ccc.
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I know not of a Vista ATI driver. Also, CCC only offers up to 1920x1080 as well.
To gibsonnova, a screenshot would show normal. The display just does not fill the entire screen, and leaves black borders around the image. Kind of like a 24" monitor hidden inside of a 28".
1680x1050 fills the entire screen, which tells me all the pixels are functional. However, 1920x1080 fails, it flickers and is stretched and simply sucks, and 1920x1200 is not an option.
Edited by Sun - 5/30/08 at 6:21pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sun View Post
I know not of a Vista ATI driver. Also, CCC only offers up to 1920x1080 as well.
To gibsonnova, a screenshot would show normal. The display just does not fill the entire screen, and leaves black borders around the image. Kind of like a 24" monitor hidden inside of a 28".
1680x1050 fills the entire screen, which tells me all the pixels are functional. However, 1920x1080 fails, it flickers and is stretched and simply sucks, and 1920x1200 is not an option.
that's strang...because that lcd does go upto 1920 x 1200...furthermore that 3870 card can handle up to 2560 x 1600...sounds like a setting or driver problem...

Perhaps...you got a lemon...
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Does it have anything to do with this:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...hlight=vgx-xl3
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