Dell panel 2005FPW - GeForce4

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Hi all, after few hours on the web, I still have a hard time trying to
understand if my GeForce4 440 Go (on my laptop latitude C840) will be
able to manage the Dell panel 2005FPW [1] as external monitor. It
seems that the native resolution (1680x1050) is not supported (my card
is not listed in [2]), but I seen many contradictory information on
the web (e.g. [3] & [4]).

Maybe a driver from laptopvideo2go.com or any fine scale tuning will
allow m e to use this kick-ass display. Any idea or experience...

Thanks,

~pimu


[1] http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/ProductDetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&cs=19&sku=320-4111

[2] http://www1.us.dell.com/content/learnmore/learnmore.aspx?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz&~id=monitors&~line=desktops&~mode=popup&~series=optix&~tab=other

[3] http://forum.hardware.fr/hardwarefr/HardwarePeripheriques/Topic-Officiel-DELL-UltraSharp-2005FPW-format-sujet-10687-1.htm

[4] http://forums.mikhailtech.com/showthread.php?t=4842
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  1. Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

    Hi.. Don't know about your vid card but my boss just got one and his gf4mx
    won't do that res..

    "pimu" <pimu@hotmail.fr> wrote in message
    news:a2e67b5.0506290849.6f783d3@posting.google.com...
    > Hi all, after few hours on the web, I still have a hard time trying to
    > understand if my GeForce4 440 Go (on my laptop latitude C840) will be
    > able to manage the Dell panel 2005FPW [1] as external monitor. It
    > seems that the native resolution (1680x1050) is not supported (my card
    > is not listed in [2]), but I seen many contradictory information on
    > the web (e.g. [3] & [4]).
    >
    > Maybe a driver from laptopvideo2go.com or any fine scale tuning will
    > allow m e to use this kick-ass display. Any idea or experience...
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > ~pimu
    >
    >
    > [1]
    http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/ProductDetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&cs=19&sku=320-4111
    >
    > [2]
    http://www1.us.dell.com/content/learnmore/learnmore.aspx?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz&~id=monitors&~line=desktops&~mode=popup&~series=optix&~tab=other
    >
    > [3]
    http://forum.hardware.fr/hardwarefr/HardwarePeripheriques/Topic-Officiel-DELL-UltraSharp-2005FPW-format-sujet-10687-1.htm
    >
    > [4] http://forums.mikhailtech.com/showthread.php?t=4842
  2. Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

    smeggedd wrote:

    > Hi.. Don't know about your vid card but my boss just got one and his
    > gf4mx won't do that res..

    What driver version is he running? I had my 2005FPW running with even an old
    TNT2 (VGA) and an GF2MX (VGA and DVI) without problems....

    The problem is that the Nvidia driver doesn't list the 1680x1050 resolution
    but it's still available. Usually the gfx card should detect the 2005FPWs
    resolution over DDC channel, but if that fails it's required to install the
    inf file for the 2005FPW. And be sure to have the display switched on
    _before_ booting the computer!

    Benjamin
  3. Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

    FYI: GeForce4 440 GO with driver 71.89 (inf file from
    videolaptop2go.com) on my Dell C840 laptop (VGA output only). It seems
    like we can add manually some user-defined resolution. I hope this
    helps for futher insights.

    Thanks,

    Pierre


    On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 20:16:09 +0200, "Benjamin Gawert" <bgawert@gmx.de>
    wrote:

    >smeggedd wrote:
    >
    >> Hi.. Don't know about your vid card but my boss just got one and his
    >> gf4mx won't do that res..
    >
    >What driver version is he running? I had my 2005FPW running with even an old
    >TNT2 (VGA) and an GF2MX (VGA and DVI) without problems....
    >
    >The problem is that the Nvidia driver doesn't list the 1680x1050 resolution
    >but it's still available. Usually the gfx card should detect the 2005FPWs
    >resolution over DDC channel, but if that fails it's required to install the
    >inf file for the 2005FPW. And be sure to have the display switched on
    >_before_ booting the computer!
    >
    >Benjamin
    >
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