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Windows 7: Extended display identification data (EDID) help...

29 Jul 2009   #11
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi Alex,

Let's think of another analogy. Take a bottle or a jug. Let the empty volume inside represent the native (maximum) resolution of your monitor. Now fill it with water - this is equivalent to you feeding your monitor so that it displays its native resolution. Note how you can have a lower resolution (less water in the analogy). What happens when you try to pour more water into the bottle/jug? That's right, it overflows.

Let's look at your dilemna from another angle. You want more information on the screen, correct? How about reducing the size of items that are already displayed i.e. desktop icons and the size of your taskbar? Both of these can be reduced.


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29 Jul 2009   #12
Alex1986

Windows 8.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Hi Alex,

Hi Dwarf

OK i will put it simple when i set 1920x1080 i see more but its still 1680x1050(so nor risk for monitor life) and i only want it in windows just a little more space and im happy...

But i got problem my monitor cant set Vertical thingie i miss fev pixels on bottom of the screen...im traying power strip but its no use...horizontal is fine...so any idea how can i set it? i remeber there were some options but not sure if it was in ATI or Nvidia :)
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29 Jul 2009   #13
Alex1986

Windows 8.1
 
 

OK topic to close i gived up on 1920x1080 insted 1920x1050 and 50Hz works fine this is only for windows in games i use 75Hz :)

One last questions in my default 1680x1050 60hz i had 146,000 ramdac use...in 1920x1050 50hz i have 137,000...from what i know too much and it can damage my monitor right? so i should not pass 146,000 right?

And last question 50hz in windows is fine i dont see any flickering...but when i set it to 60hz my monitor will burn faster?

Edit:Hm i just reminded something...in XP i had using 1600x1200 so vertical was larger than 1080 so why windows 7 has problem with it...horizontal can go even more but i dont wana over do it...

Thats all i want to know thanks :)
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