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Need help, my computer wont let me raise my res. over 1440x900

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
June 12, 2012 7:11:29 PM

I am using the built in intel 3000 graphics on my core i5 while i wait for my gtx 670 to arrive. For some reason it say the max res. is 1440x900, any ideas???
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June 12, 2012 7:14:57 PM

The onboard cannot do more than that kdoody. what monitor do you have?
June 12, 2012 7:18:36 PM

A dell se198wfp, it is 1920x1080 but for some reason it will only output to 1440x900. I am using a DVI connection.
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June 12, 2012 7:39:02 PM

The SE198WFP 19-inch Wide-screen Flat Panel LCD Monitor from Dell™ delivers clear motion video with exceptional clarity and vibrant images. In addition, the monitor features a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a 300 cd/m² brightness, for high color accuracy and uniformity, making it ideal for usage in a variety of environments from trading floors to graphic design. Additionally, a high resolution of up to 1440x900 pixels provides quality entertainment and an exhilarating multimedia experience. With a response time of 5 ms, it helps prevent smearing and ghosting. Moreover, the DVI connector with HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Copy Protection) ensures high quality image of protected high-definition content. With these and a host of other features, the SE198WFP monitor is ideal for an excellent multimedia, video and graphics experience.

a high resolution of up to 1440x900
June 12, 2012 7:40:42 PM

I meant the dell s199wfp, sorry.
June 12, 2012 7:42:51 PM

same issue it seems. Monitor only supports that max resolution.

Display Type

LCD monitor / TFT active matrix
Diagonal Size

Viewable Size

Aspect Ratio

Native Resolution

1440 x 900
Pixel Pitch

0.285 mm

300 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio

Color Support

16.7 million colors
Response Time

5 ms
Horizontal Viewing Angle

Vertical Viewing Angle

Screen Coating


HDCP, TrueLife
Dimensions (WxDxH)

17.6 in x 5.8 in x 13.2 in

8.2 lbs

1 x DVI-D - 24 pin digital DVI ¦ 1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
June 12, 2012 7:45:52 PM

I dont think there is any 19" monitor in the world that can produce a resolution higher than 1440 x 900?