Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Best Monitor for Intel Core i3-3240

11 Jan 2018   #11
Nasty7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

mrjimphelps, I do have an HDMI Monitor now as has been pointed out, and this is why I'm a little confused as to why Graphics are not a little better. I now am testing another computer that I might use instead and the graphics are a little better, but don't know why. I will leave a Speccy of it in case anyone want's to look at it. I think all the info needed would be in the Speccy, and how this compares to my current setup. Aside from being a decent AMD Graphics Card, that may be the whole difference. Though the Monitor don't seem any better. I think I do need another monitor, but will keep looking into it just to be sure. I see the HP's always look pretty good, does anyone think they are better than the Dell that I'm using at the start of this thread?
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/G...ErNyocsRZVp4V7

EDIT: Must all be in the Graphics Card, because this monitor is no better that I can tell on paper. I wonder if I can put a better graphics card in my Dell 660s Small Form Factor listed in signature. I did update the RAM to 8GB though.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
12 Jan 2018   #12
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

You could get another graphics card, but I suggest you try these things first:
  • See if there is a newer version of your video driver. If so, install it, to see if that fixes your picture quality. If there is not a newer driver available, then try an older driver.
  • Try this monitor on another computer, to see if the problem persists. If the problem goes away when you plug the monitor into another computer, then the problem is in your computer, not in your monitor. Compare the video settings on both computers; make sure that you use the settings on the "good" computer for the other computer, to see if that fixes the problem.
  • If your monitor has a VGA port, try connecting it via VGA rather than HDMI. You may get better results that way, which would indicate an issue with HDMI, either that it is broken (on the monitor end, on the computer end, or both), or you have a bad HDMI cable, or you have things configured wrong.
You can get a PCI Express video card. Power the computer off, install the video card, and then power on. This will enable the video card and disable the onboard video. The only thing you have to make sure of is that both your new monitor and your video card have the same kind of connection. HDMI is the most common kind of connection, so it is very likely that anything you buy will have an HDMI connection.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2018   #13
Nasty7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Oooo, those are good suggestions jim, will do ASAP!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Best Monitor for Intel Core i3-3240




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Intel introduces nine new Core i5, Core i7 Haswell mobile processors
Read more at: Intel introduces nine new Core i5, Core i7 Haswell mobile processors | ZDNet and Intel refreshes Core i5 and Core i7 mobile lineups
News
Is this good gaming? Intel Core i5-2400S Quad-Core Processor 2.5 GHz 4
Here's a link to what I'm thinking about buying. I've never messed with these "barebones" PCs before. What exactly will I need for it to run games like BF3. Thanks, sorry if I'm being vague, I really don't know too much about this area of PC Intel Core i5 2400S Quad Core Processor 2 5 GHz 4 GB...
Gaming
intel core i5 3570 Dual monitor compatibility
tomorrow ill get a new processor, i5 3570...... can this processor support dual monitor? mga graphics card is HIS HD 6850 ddr5 256bit
Hardware & Devices
Intel Gives Core i3, Core i5 Dual-Core Processors K0 Stepping Update
more..
News
Intel cuts Core i7 950 price in half, adds new Core i3
very interesting read if you are thinking of upgrading your processor:D Intel cuts Core i7 950 price in half, adds new Core i3 - TechSpot News
News


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:57.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App