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Old Computer: New Monitor?

by plkap74 / December 16, 2007 7:38 AM PST

i wanted to buy a new 22" widescreen monitor for my old Dell Dimension 2350. the monitor says its "native" in 1650x1080 i think, but on my graphics options thats not one of the screen resolutions. will i be able to use this monitor w/ my computer or will it be destorted?
please somebody explain!

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Distorted. . .
by Coryphaeus / December 16, 2007 8:56 AM PST

Don't ask me how I know. Is there an upgrade for the graphics card?

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2 things.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 16, 2007 9:35 AM PST

Some require dual DVI connections and a nice video card. Some require you install monitor.inf. Check those instructions...

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Distortion or not...
by ahtoi / December 16, 2007 9:44 AM PST

you problaly won't notice it..or at least you will get use to it (that's my guess).

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