View Full Version : Widescreen Monitor Question

01-16-08, 12:04 PM
I'm sure this has been asked before but I'm using a 19" LCD 12x10 at work and a 19" CRT at home so wide screen isn't something I know much about. If I get a 24" LCD Widescreen Monitor can I still set 1280x1024 when I want to use that resolution? And if I can will it be in the center of the screen. I'm running a 8800GTS so I have NVidia drivers.

01-16-08, 12:38 PM
i think when you get a widescreen you gonna want to run at 1600x1200 or 1920x1200. as for your question, i think you will be able to run at the resolution but the image will be at the center with black border left and right.

01-16-08, 12:47 PM
actually, the default is stretched, but you can set it to fixed aspect ratio (black bars on the sides) if you want to.

01-17-08, 10:34 AM
Thanks guys. I'll run the native resolution normally but I wanted to run at 12x10 centered with black bars to test webpage designs in that resolution. And maybe some gaming too.