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Philips Monitor not displaying in 1920x1050

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March 19, 2012 2:42:48 AM

Hello,

I have this weird thing where my philips 244E running off a 6870 hates displaying in 1920x1050. At one stage i managed to get it to work by running an hdmi cable from the monitor into an hdmi to dvi converter/plug thingy. This solution worked for months but after reinstalling windows I can’t get it to work again and am stuck on 1680x1050 (which looks like crap)

I have tried updating the drivers but that hasn’t helped.

I’d really appreciate any help with this, driving me nuts.

Cheers.
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March 19, 2012 4:43:28 AM

There is an option in AMD fusion center to force 1080p or other resolutions for HDTVs that aren't detected correctly. I believe its under "my digital flat panels" but I am not home so I can't double check
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March 19, 2012 7:34:13 AM

I had a go at forcing it to display in 1080p and it just doesn't fit the screen.

I downloaded them just using the steam driver update thing. Just downloading the drivers off there now, looks like a higher version number. Fingers crossed it fixes whatever is causing it. Playing games at 1680x1050 is horrible.
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March 19, 2012 7:47:34 AM

Updated the display drivers etc to the latest version. still no change :( 
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