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screen size is smaller than monitor screen size is smaller

by ARGMAN17 / May 27, 2015 3:37 PM PDT

Windows 7 64 bit
just formatted it.

AMD Radeon HD 5450 Graphic Card

I tried all the resolutions in windows settings

I tried all the resolution in the Catalyst Control Center (including 1080)

still the screen is smaller than my monitor (24" HD Dell Monitor)

i.e. there is a black frame separating the screen display from the edge of my monitor

i.e. the screen is not using all the monitor space.

system is using the AMD driver as my card as per Device Manager.

I am using HDMI Cable

Driver version 14.501.1003.0 (Version 11)

Other info about the monitor and drive:

Name DELL ST2420L on AMD Radeon HD 5450
Current Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
Work Resolution 1920x1040 pixels
State Enabled, Primary, Unsafe
Monitor Width 1920
Monitor Height 1080
Monitor BPP 32 bits per pixel
Monitor Frequency 60 Hz
Device \\.\DISPLAY1\Monitor0

ATI AMD Radeon HD 5450
Manufacturer ATI
Model AMD Radeon HD 5450
GPU Cedar
Device ID 1002-68F9
Subvendor Sapphire/PCPartner (174B)
Current Performance Level Level 0
Voltage 0.900 V
Die Size 59 mm
Release Date Feb 4, 2010
DirectX Support 11.0
DirectX Shader Model 5.0
OpenGL Support 4.2
GPU Clock 650.0 MHz
Temperature 36 °C
Core Voltage 0.900 V
Driver version 14.501.1003.0
BIOS Version 113-2E1646SA-003
ROPs 4
Shaders 80 unified
Memory Type HyperMemory
Memory 1024 MB
Bus Width 32x2 (64 bit)
Pixel Fillrate 2.6 GPixels/s
Noise Level Quiet
Max Power Draw 20 Watts


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Monitor ??
by pgc3 / May 27, 2015 11:05 PM PDT

More explanation needed, not understanding the issue(s) that you have cited.

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Other than the PC settings?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 27, 2015 11:12 PM PDT

It appear the monitor has some settings too. I didn't find a ready manual but you could link it for me to check out.

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