|29 Sep 2012||#1|
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[Solved] New Build PC: Monitor
I just had my system built, ran it the first time and i can't get the monitor screen to be full screen. It's a Samsung 24" LED Monitor, control panel>screen resolution> 1920x1080, i can't set it higher, the borders are quite visible and i'm unable get the full screen. The monitor is connected via HDMI cable to video card.
Additionally, i also have an internal hard drive but it's undetected, after booting the computer, hard drive is inaccessible, i don't see it, OS is installed on SSD and it works fine.
Any help would be appreciated.
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5IN SATA3 MCX SSD Drive
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB 3.5IN 16MB Cache SATA3 Internal Hard
Disk Drive HDD
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti Power ED 1019MHZ 2GB 6.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI
HDMI Display Port PCI-E
Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case Power: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus DVDE818A7T/BLK/B/GEN CD Reader, DVD Writer
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|29 Sep 2012||#3|
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For the hard drive, it's most likely DOA & you'll have to send it out for RMA or buy a new one.
As for the display, set a custom resolution in the nVidia control panel & see if the monitor requires drivers (I've heard of some that do)
The disk was in disk management as unallocated space, set it as a new volume, working now. Solved !
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