A&P Running a higher resolution FTMFW.

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  1. CornUponCob

    CornUponCob New Member

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    For over 3 years I've been running my NEC Mitsubishi 22" CRT at 1600 x 1200. First because that's the highest resolution my video card would support. Then because the GF6800 non GT that I bought had a shitty DAC on it, so anything more bandwidth intensive than 1600 x 1200 @ 72 Hz made the screen get blurry.

    Now that I've built a new computer with a new video card, 1920 x 1440 @ 75 Hz looks flawless. Going back and looking through old photos I've taken is a joy because they all look a little sharper with ~ 320 extra pixels of width and 240 of height and a nice clean signal from the video card.

    I know a lot of people will argue that an LCD running at its native resolution is sharper than any CRT, and to a big extent they're right, but regardless, this resolution kicks ass.

    Also, photoshop and DPP run about 6x as fast as they used to :)

    E6600
    GF 8800 GTS 620 MB
    2 gb of nice DDR.

    I'll start to overlock in a few weeks.

    And yes, this is kinda related to A&P.
     
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    :bowdown: 2560x1600
     
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    That's my next goal (as in, what I want to get once this CRT dies). This card supports dual-link DVI.

    I've got $200 in gift cards to Dell from CC points... I just need the extra ~ 1200 - 1400.
     
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    anthem404 not my cup of mud

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    Definitely, I used to run 1680x1050 on my 20" widescreen, but this 1920x1200 24" iMac is amazing.
     

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