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post #1 of 3 Old 02-01-2020, 04:51 AM - Thread Starter
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Confused about resolution for new computer

Due to Windows 7 no longer being supported, I put together a new HT computer (let's just say my old one died during the Win7 to Win10 upgrade). I'm configuring the new computer now.


I use my HT computer to watch movies and MKVs, along with serving TV via an HD Homerun Prime.



I'm using an Nvidia GeForce card to output to a Marantz S5010 receiver, which supports 4K. My TV supports 4K, which I watch using FireTV (I have no other sources of 4K).


When I look at the resolution selected by the video card/software, it initially listed1080i, 1920x1080, and a refresh rate of 30Hz. So, I changed this to 1080p at 60Hz.



Is this a suitable resolution/refresh rate? Or should I look into modifying it into a higher rate?

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Notice in the nVidia control panel what the native resolution is. When using a 4k chain it should be 3840x2160p. It should be defaulted to that so you shouldn't have to modify anything unless you previously changed it for some reason.

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which video card do you have?

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