Determining if Nvidia graphics card supports widescreen modes
rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 21 08:42:28 PST 2009
On Mon, 16 Feb 2009 22:09:52 +0100
"Alexey Shuvaev" <shuvaev at physik.uni-wuerzburg.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 01:50:25PM +0000, RW wrote:
> > On Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:29:38 +0000
> > RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I need to replace my old CRT monitor. I suspect that my nvidia
> > > GeForce FX 5700LE wont support a widescreen monitor, but is there
> > > any way of finding-out what modes are supported.
> > >
> > > I don't really want to replace the card as it's agp, and they
> > > seem to be relatively expensive these days.
> I think video cards today support almost anything. I remeber I have
> played with my GeForce4 420 Go (NV17 chipset) with manual Modeline-s
> in xorg.conf. I was able to activate some totally crazy modes like
> 2048x4 :)
For the benefit of anyone Googling this thread it did work on a
widescreen 1440x900 monitor.
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