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Old 01-07-09, 09:17 AM   #12
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Default Re: How the heck is my 720P tv displaying 1920x1080? (desktop, games)

Originally Posted by ragejg View Post
When I switch desktop resolution to 1920x1080, 1440x9whatever and 1680x1050, these resolutions display much clearer and sharper than @ 1280x720 and 1360x768. The caveat is that I believe I'm only @ 30hz.

I have perfect vision and I'e looked very closely at this TV through all of this. There's no placebo affect, except possibly when I played GOW.

MAYBE the native resolution of the TV is not in fact 1360 or 1366x768? See, the packaging and advertisements all say 1366, but my ATI drivers only give me 1360.

I'll report on my scaling settings when I get home.
Then it's not 1080p, but 1080i(which is the highest resolution a 1366x768 TV has support for, except for it's native resolution of course). The reason why it appears sharper is because the special processing modes of the TV aren't used when the TV is set to its native resolution(check the differences in the menu of your lcd when switching from 1360 to 1080i).

Take my TV as an example - if set to 1360x768 I get no dynamic back lighting, no 100Hz and no automatic color correction, yet these are all available when I set it to 1080i(text becomes blurry though).
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