I have Radeon 7200 and I just got a Dell S2009W flat screen monitor. When I hooked it up it said I needed to set the display resolution to 1600 x 900. I don't think my graphics card will set to that.. I need to upgrade my graphics card, how do I do that?
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Re: Upgrading graphics card
According to the manufacture your card has the resolution up to 2048 X 1536 that is higher than what the monitor is telling you to set your resolution to. try going into your display options and ajust the resolution down to 1600 X 900. Also since your monitor is a dell an new it should come with an set-up disk for that monitor that should once intalled set the monitor to the correct graphics setting for you so you do not have to go through and do it manually. did your come with a disk? If not here is the link to download the drivers for your monitor.
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what the problem is your pc is displaying a resolution you monitor cant display most likely its to low do you have a 2nd monitor you can hook up to set resolution Once you have done that set resolution that your new monitor can take and then hook up . when i moved from a 19inch monitor which ran at 1280 x1024 to a 32 inch samsung 1360x768 i had same problem as my screen cant display that res so set to what ya monitor can do .If you dont have a second display keep connected turn pc off with only your sharp cable in and it should turn on once into windows
You can put any graphics card in any machine you just need to install the proper driver
Use to be a jumper on the mother that disabled the onboard video but today I think the soft hardware saves use the trouble.
You can run 2 monitors at one time using the 2 video graphics... card and the one on board just set you display properties
Yes the card does support the screen. If you have blank screen right from turn on, chack that you have not plugged the monitor into the onboard graphics port instead of your Radeon. If you have plugged it into the right port then you have hardware problems. Could be any of the following:
2. Video Card
3. System memory
Try a different monitor and get back to me if you want troubleshooting tips.
enable the second device by rt clicking on the desktop, and go to properties then display, click on the second device and click on enable. that should allow you to run them both, as long as your card allows it, which it should if it has 2 outputs
first thing first ensure that you have the latest ATI radeon X1600 pro driver and software installed else you won't be able to get the desired options for dual display under settings coz it will be working with generic drivers. To download the latest driver and software click here
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in the advanced BIOS features there should be a onboard GPU tab, put it on disabled or on initiate AGP/PCI first (depends on the BIOS), so to be sure that the onboard card is disabled !
Connect the display to the HIS ...video card , and at least on bootup there should be info displayed on the screen . If not than : - try to reinsert the video card (bad connection ) (also check if its a card that needs external power source ( i doubt it)) - check if the video card is compatible with the motherboard (should be in the user manual, or on the producers site ... ) - check on another comp. if the card is good ....
hope it helps u ... if not, give more details ....
ATI can get confusing. You might have installed ATI's CCC, "Catalyst Control Center", along with the display drivers. I suggest you download the latest combo-CCC and drivers for your video card. ATI comes out with new drivers pretty fast. When using dual monitors CCC is where you want to setup your monitors. After you set up the catalyst control center you'll find it much easyer to assign what monitor displays what. One other suggestion. ATI will want you to uninstall any other software for your ATI card even though all you have is ATI software.
Driver site: http://ati.amd.com/support/driver.html
ATI's uninstaller utility: http://support.ati.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=894&task=knowledge&questionID=1447