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Buying a new monitor–can my GPU support it?

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February 19, 2012 3:16:09 PM

Hey there guys,

I am currently planning to purchase a new monitor. I have set my eyes on a BenQ G2420HDB, but I've been wondering whether my GPU can properly support a resolution of 1920x1080. I run a GeForce 7300 GT. I tried searching, but all I've got is that it will most likely support it. I would, however, want to be certain about it. I will be getting a new rig this summer, but I'd like to get the monitor as soon as possible (due to various reasons), so it's kind of important.

Thank you for your time.
a b C Monitor
February 19, 2012 3:42:03 PM

Yes, it will run that monitor at that resolution. I do want to stress if you're plan on gaming, that card will not handle games very well.

February 19, 2012 3:51:08 PM

I'm not really into gaming. I'll do some RPGs once I get a new rig (hopefully once AMD's Southern Islands become available in my country), but nothing more. I know quite well that I can't do any gaming with my current setup (the rest of it isn't very nice either).

Thank you very much for your assistance.
a b Î Nvidia
a b C Monitor
February 19, 2012 4:01:14 PM

Well it should run with the newest drivers from nVidia and make sure you use Dual DVI.
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