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I have a NVIDIA 6800 Ultra and Panasonic ED plasma. The three widescreen input signals that the Panasonic TY-42TM6D DVI blade will accept are 1366x768, 1066x600, and 852x480. The only one of these widescreen modes that shows up on the NVIDIA software's list of resolutions for the DVI blade is 1366x768. How can I add 1066x600 and 852x480 to that list of modes? The "Add custom resolutions" dialog doesn't work with the version 71.89 NVIDIA driver I'm using. I added 1066x600 and 852x480 to the list for the computer's display by modifying the INF file, however the computer and the external display each have their own different resolution mode lists.
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Sorry to say, but in some cases only Powerstrip will work. Personally, I never had much luck using the NVIDIA control panel to create new resolutions. :(
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Originally Posted by maxleung
Sorry to say, but in some cases only Powerstrip will work. Personally, I never had much luck using the NVIDIA control panel to create new resolutions. :(
Agreed. You can drop a few weeks/months into getting the control panel to work for all your needs or you can save yourself the hassle and just go straight to powerstrip-
Funny how long I put off learning PS, tried to avoid it even in the 8500 days when Karnis was the sole pathfinder... Finally caved in and got over the initial learning curve and can only wish I'd done it sooner.

-AC
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I thought I could get 1:1 pixel mapping using the nVidia 6800 Ultra with the latest drivers, and I considered installing PowerStrip to be a last resort. PowerStrip doesn't work for me either; it won't let me fine-tune the custom resolution that I added. Without fine-tuning, no 1:1 pixel mapping.
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I have the 42pd50u/p model. At this time I have a cheap 5300 running the 71.84 MCE drivers from nvidia. If I run a 1280x720 I get overscan. If I set the overscan to 8% I think its 1216x686? I get a clean picture and can see everything. But there are 5 pixels from the top that are not used all the way across the screen. I have been hearing rumors of video cards having hdmi output? If so might help with picture to picture ratios. I am keeping my eye out on them. I do have 2 6600gt's in this rig running SLI and was thinking for the hell of it to yank one and put it in my MCE box and run that into the composite cable. Just want to see the PQ against the dvi to hdmi setup I have right now. I do know that the 71.84 drivers I am using work pretty well with my panny

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Thermalright XP-90 With Arctic Silver Ceramique
Hyundai ImageQuest L90D19" LCD 8ms and DVI
2 x Western Digital Raptor WD360GD Sata
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Corsair 1Gig (2x512MB) TWINX1024-3200LL
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