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Old 01-18-06, 12:50 PM   #11
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Default Re: Asus a8n-vm, nv8178, Dell 2005FPW

I have a 20'' display with the same native resolution (1680x1050) and I needed to specify an option to the nvidia drivers as well as a new modeline. the option is only required if you are plugging your monitor through DVI:

ModeLine "1680x1050" 145 1680 1784 1968 2256 1050 1051 1054 1087 -hsync -vsync

Option "ExactModeTimingsDVI" "true"

If you try using DVI with a widescreen resolution without this option it is more likely to fail and stop sending signal to the monitor.

Hope it helps, since I went desperated until I found out this.
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