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Windows 7: Monitor not at full resolution

22 Apr 2019   #11
bigseb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

It just doesn't give any option for setting it to 2560x1440. What am I doing wrong?


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22 Apr 2019   #12
z3r010

Windows 10 Workstation x64
 
 

Are you still running the GTS250 card you have in your specs here? The card is pretty old and I think I have a vague recollection of running the same cards myself and HDMI would only do 1080, DVI was fine though - try a DVI if you have one.
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22 Apr 2019   #13
bigseb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

It is an old card, yes, but the specs show it being capable of running the monitor at full resolution. I don't know if I have a DVI cable, will have to root around for one...


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22 Apr 2019   #14
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

That's weird that your monitor controls are showing 1920x1080 max. Just to be precise about what hardware you have, can you do start > run > wmic PATH Win32_videocontroller GET pnpdeviceid |clip > press enter, then do a right-click paste into a reply to this post. That will tell us your graphics adapter hardware device ID.

While you are at it, you might also do start > run > cmd > press enter > dumpedid. You will have to put dumpedid in your path, I put mine in my c:\windows folder. You get it here

DumpEDID - Dump EDID information

It will tell you everything that windows sees about your monitor. Too much info to post here, but it will show resolutions and other info
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23 Apr 2019   #15
bigseb

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 

FIXED


Changed the HDMI for a DVI cable. All sorted now. Thank you to all those that replied!
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