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New monitor but unable to use its maximum resolution settings

I have a 32MB ATI Rage 128 Ultra, My monitor is a Samsung 226BW, the max resolution is 1680x1050 and my computer will only allow 1280x1024. Is there something wrong with my graphics card for not being able to fit and work with my monitor or is this normal? Would upgrading the Rage 128 Ultra to something else help? Or am I doomed to having a kick ass monitor without being able to utilize it?

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Re: New monitor but unable to use its maximum resolution...

No, there's nothing wrong with either your graphics card & monitor.. it just that your graphics card does not support a 1680x1050 resolution. if you want to fully enjoy the resolution of your monitor, you should upgrade your graphics card. purchase at least 256mb graphics card and you will see the difference..

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