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Here's my specs:

3.0Ghz Pentium in a Condor HTPC

Windows XP Pro

ATI Radeon 9600 Pro

Vizio P50HD 50" Plasma

Connected via DVI to HDMI adapter

ATI Catalyst 5.8


I just got the new Vizio P50HD plasma and it is great! I've hooked it up both to my HD satellite and my HTPC using both of the HDMI connections. I can get the display to show up on the screen, but it's default is set to 1024x768 with a refresh rate of 60Hz and a High Color quality. Obviously, this is too small on my 50" Plasma, so I change to Desktop area to a higher area. This works fine and it looks great, but when I shut off my HTPC and turn it back on, it reverts back to the original 1024x768.

1) Any suggestions?

2) What is the ideal resolution settings for a 50" plasma as a monitor?

3) I want to use FFDShow to help upconvert my dvds, but I'm not sure what DVD player software to use with it. Is there any free DVD player software that will utilize FFDshow?


I'd post some pictures of my setup if I knew how. It's pretty sweet! The Vizio is a great tv (and I don't have the fan noise issue like others).
 
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