PC video card that does 1680x1050 (for 20" Cinema display)?

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  1. Mike Wegimont

    Mike Wegimont Stunt Coordinator

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    I'm looking to hook up a 20" Apple Cinema Display to my XP desktop at the monitors native resolution of 1680x1050. I know I need the DVI-ADC apapter but I can't seem to find a card that can do the widescreen resolution.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  2. Vince Maskeeper

    Vince Maskeeper Lead Actor

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    Most newer ATI cards should support this res- you just need an application like Powerstrip to create it.

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  3. Jonny K

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    The resolution is pretty much limited just by the card's avaliable memory (from what I understand). Most (if not all) modern cards should do high resolutions fine. One thing I do find though is that Windows doesn't usually allow very high resolutions. In Windows I'm limited to 1600x1200, while in Linux I can REALLY crank it up nicely. [​IMG]


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  4. Vince Maskeeper

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    Well, it's just what resoltuions are being displayed to you. Using an app like powerstrip allows you to define custom timings, up to whatever your card will accept.

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  5. Jonny K

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    It's a shame it's not built into windows though. That would be nice.


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