Originally Posted by netllama
The order that your modes are listed is the problem. You need to have the largest (height & width) mode listed first, or you'll end up with a virtual desktop. If all that you care about is getting the largest native mode, then remove all the modes, and just replace them with "nvidia-auto-select" and you should be all set (after restarting X).
I'm doing the "nvidia is awesome" dance!
My screen looks fabulous now!!!!!
Sometimes I'd like to zoom in with other modes but I guess I'll figure that one out when the time comes ... right now I am happpay!