nVIDIA and 1920x1200 DVI

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  1. Castaa

    Castaa New Member

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    I had my Radeon 9700 Pro running DirectX games at 1920x1200 via a single DVI connection with my Samsung 240T LCD display. 1920x1200 @ 52 Hz.

    I recently bought a new AGP GeForce 6800 GT and I can get my desktop resolution to display at 1920x1200 but I cannot get any D3D or OpenGL (Doom 3) games to render at 1920x1200. Doom 3 won't even run at 1600x1200.

    Is this a limitation of nVIDIA cards or drivers?

    Or is there something extra I need to do convince 1920x1200 @ 52 Hz is a valid setting for 3D apps?

    Thanks. :)
     
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    I figured it out. I created a custom resolution using nVIDIA advanced timings. Even though my montior only supports 52 Hz @ 1920x1200 it says 60 Hz. I think the key is *not* to unhide the resolutions the monitor cannot support. This tricks windows and the drivers into thinking it's a standard 1920x1200 @ 60 Hz but somehow the monitor displays at 52 Hz and everything is fine. I also had to set the custom resolution to 'Display adapter scaling' under the custom timing settings.

    Thanks for your help.

    Both Doom 3 and Half-Life 2 are now rendering at 1920x1200. I had almost given up. :)
     

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