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So, I need help running both monitors as one resolution.

I currently have an acer 24" as my main and a 22" Samsung right beside it.

The 24" runs 1920x1080 and the 22" runs 1680x1050.

But I have no idea how to get the correct resolution for both monitors to look good without losing much quality.

I've created custom resolutions but ones that I try do not turn out very well.

+Rep to anyone who can help me solve this problem.
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You're not really going to be able to get the same res on both monitors without losing quality, as the native resolutions are different. That's probably the best you're going to be able to get.
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You're not really going to be able to get the same res on both monitors without losing quality, as the native resolutions are different. That's probably the best you're going to be able to get.
But when I go by a resolution I got from the properties of a screenshot I took I believe it was 3600x1050 and everything was squished together.

I mean very badly.
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post #4 of 6
You have different aspect ratios, so it's going to look weird.

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Originally Posted by Brandon1337 View Post
But when I go by a resolution I got from the properties of a screenshot I took I believe it was 3600x1050 and everything was squished together.

I mean very badly.
It should have been 3600x1080...

1920+1680=3600
and 1080 is your max height.
Edited by theCanadian - 12/19/08 at 12:31pm
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You have different aspect ratios, so it's going to look weird.
Ah, True.
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post #6 of 6
If you are looking to use a span setting set the 24 to 1920x1050 and then leave the 22 at native, to make it not look bad turn scaling off, it will ad a very small border on your 24 but span will work much better.
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