What Resolution Does Vga Connection Support ?

What resolution does a vga connection support? I have my pc connected to my 37 in lcd tv ( 720p ) . While windows explorer looks funny(pixelated) or "splotchy", movie files tend to look pretty good, especially if they are higher quality like a 2g mkv file. Does the problem lie in the vga connection being inferior or the 720p tv ?

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I just upgraded via clean install from vista-64 to 7-64 and i cant use my monitors native resolution. I have a 21. 5 inch viewsonic lcd hdtv/monitor. I have it hooked up via vga into an nvidia geforce 8800gts card. I have 2 monitors (the other being a gateway 17' lcd 1280x1024). When i try to use 1600x900 resolution via the "change resolution" option when i right click the desktop my monitor just turns black and says "out of range" although 1600x900 is my native resolution and has worked on xp and vista. When i choose 1600x900 via the nvidia control panel, it works, but the left and right side of my screen are cut off. I am currently using 1360x768 and my monitor picks it up fine but when i use the 16x9 with the sides cut off the monitor appears to read it as 1280x960. I am assuming that the monitor is not reading the correct resolution from the computer since it reads it as 1280x960 instead of 1600x900. Ive looked everywhere for answers and all i can find is the problem with the 16x9 not being available at all which i fixed with a simple update. So now i have the 16x9 resolutions but i cant use them. Very frustrating. Anyone know how to fix it?

Answer:- your viewsonic, if it is indeed an hdtv, should have an hdmi port. It is compatible with your 8800gts's digital dvi output. Try using a dvi-to-hdmi cable instead- a totally digital connection like dvi-to-hdmi might work better in windows 7 than the analog vga connection you are using now. And make sure you are using the latest windows7 64-bit driver set downloaded from nvidia's site. New problem:- so i got the dvi-hdmi cable and it lets me reach completely higher resolutions. I can display at 1920x1080 but its blurry. The nvidia software recognizes my monitor correctly but the "native resolution" is 1080p, 1920x1080 according to nvidia. According to my monitor box however, my max res is actually 1080p, 1680x1050. I can run the 1920x1080 with a refresh rate of 30hz but not the "native" 50hz. Im still assuming that the computer has no idea what my monitor is capable of. I am also very puzzled as to why vga puts my monitor at 16x9 and hdmi puts it at 16x10 but neither will display correctly on windows 7. Im noticing tons of resolution problems with people who have 7 and im seriously about to switch back to vista if there is no fix.

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I have installed windows xp 64bit edition, but i have a problem with my screen resolution, i have a full hd screen 1920x1080 pixels but this resolution is not available when i go to change the screen resolution settings the highest resolution i have is something like 1400x1050, so therefore when i apply this resolution my screen appears stretched. I have tried all the driver updates for my graphics card but nothing works. I have an ati raedeon hd 4670 or 3670 im not sure which one but i have tried both drivers and they dont work. I think the problem is that windows xp does not recognize the screen on my laptop, because when i go to the add hardware wizard it says under the list of hardware standard vga adapter. I have tried updating my graphics card through windows update etc and it does not pick up an update for my graphics card, i have tried so many different things to try and get my required resolution but nothing seems to work.

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When i tried to switch it on this morning , after it has been about a month swithced off, nothing came on the display. The pc booted normally without any beeps but my tft remained swithed off. First thing i tried was a new vga card and hooked up another tft. But it didnt help at all. The problem persisted!

Im suspecting that there is some kind of fault in the motherboad which is a gigabyte socket a board and is less than a year old.

Posted On: 30-08-2006, 08:00 PM . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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I was reading over on widescreen gaming forum that users have successfully utilized this:

To run a 3rd monitor off the displayport, as opposed to dropping 100+ on the bizlink dp to dvi adapter. For those of us planning to run 3x22", it doesn't look like there would be any sacrifice in image quality using vga rather than dvi. Just thought i'd pass it along. Kyle or brent, if you guys get a chance, i'd sure love some additional confirmation on this

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Edit: sorry for the rush, i realized that a dvi to vga dongle is included in the box. Anyways to not make this thread totally trash, what is the main benefit for a dvi-i connector?

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I have dell lcd 1704fpt which supports dvi, my integrated video card only has a vga port, would there be any quality loss if i get vga to dvi adapter?

Any comments or suggestions on this matter?

Posted On: February 15th 2006 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

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Are vga cords necessary for monitors with built in speakers to work?

Vga cords is just for the graphics. The speaker will requires another cable. Check your monitor, there should be another jack with a speaker icon. You need a cable from your computer sound output jack to the monitor sound input jack.

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How to connect pc to tv with vga in hdmi? If i only got vga and buy an vga to dvi converter and an dvi to hdmi cable, does that work if i want to have high quality?

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Connect Pc To Tv Using Vga Cable

How do i connect my pc to a tv using a vga cable ?

There are vga to tv converters (svga cables(*) are only usable if ur computer has a svga-out (*), and i believe (only 90 percent sure) they don't carry high def video) but they are rather expensive:

Try aiming for hdmi when u buy a new device. Hdmi is a great connective system, it carries both hd-video and sound and is easily switchable by using a hdmi-switch. Hdmi is also used in all types of modern home-entertainment appliances and also in computers and monitors so it's the best (wired) connectivity system available today.correction: svga is a video-standard, not a connectivity standard. Sometimes svga is confused with s-video. S-video is a connectivity standard (cable) that only carries normal density video just like for instance scart:


The only high definition connectors a comp can have for as far as i know are:
- Vga-out
- Dvi-out

This might be a cool solution if u have a hd-tv with hdmi in, see the video:

Although u would need to find a way to keep using ur monitor, if u would want to do that, like a vga splitter or something. Or just buy a new monitor because those converters and cables and stuff are quite costly. Or upgrade ur graphical card to have 2 dvi outputs (there are cheaper dvi to hdmi adapters) (*) should be s-video.

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I've got the 5870 installed now and it looks, well ok exactly like the 260 it replaced so far (not played any games yet. )

I have played around with configuring eyefinity and i can't seem to get it quite right. Right now i have two monitors:

Vizio 37in 1080p lcd (1920x1080)
Dell 2405fpw (1920x1200)

The vizio is wall mounted above the dell so i figured i could setup a 1x2 group to give me 1920x2280 (2280 = 1080 + 1200) resolution. I've done it numerous times now and every time, it wants to knock the dell down to 1920x1080 and i wind up with a group whose resolution is 1920x2160 (2160 = 2 x 1080. )

If i split the group back apart and just do extended desktop, i can separately configure the resolution on each display run each at it's native resolution. When i group them, i can't get at the resolution on anything other than the group itself and i have a small black bar at the top & bottom on the dell display. I googled about this and it looks like eyefinity is supposed to work with different resolution displays - i mean what if you had a 30 with a 20 in portrait next to it? Would eyefinity scale the 30 down to 1600x1200 to match up with the 20 then? That doesn't seem right at all. In messing with the configuration i did have to exit the catalyst thing and restart multiple times because all the buttons/menus would get grayed out. Once i exit and restart, i can continue - so maybe it's just eyefinity is a little flaky to configure on different resolutions right now?

Does anyone have a 1x2 setup with different vertical resolution displays setup? If so, how the *** did you do it?

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Monitor: w2600h

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