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1680 X 1050

Hi folks,

Just got a real nice wide screen (22" Dell Ultra Sharp) monitor and wouldn't ya know it my GeForce 5200FX will not support the required 1680 x 1050 res!! I'm like too old for gaming, but I'm a very serious architectural designer working in 2D and 3D design software such as SketchUp Pro, Auto CAD, etc. Can any of you pros recommend a good work-horse graphics card that won't break the budget?

Current PC: Dell 8300 Dimension, 180 HD, 3 GB ram, XP pro, etc.. a no talk back, quick as lightning (for me) machine.

I need help and know just enough to screw things up so I look forward to your recommendations.

best, George

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Re: 1680 X 1050

If you use the VGA connection you can get the needed resolution The DVI will not do it

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Re: 1680 X 1050


As far as i can remember that car supports up to 2048x1536@75Hz.


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