The Geforce2 MX cards seem to be cheap, and will support the monitors resolution. I assume it is just a case of drivers, not hardware? Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Jan 6, Posts: I have run software update but nothing shows up. First of One, Dec 27, Ask a Question Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

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Do the higher end cards offer any noticeable improvement for this type of usage?

ATI Rage with widescreen monitor

Okay, I just received a new monitor HP S and it is a 20″ diagonal screen with Thanks for your help squelch Jan 21, Posts: Other options will be the Radeon AGPor This way you will get a faster, better response from the members wivescreen Motherboard Point.

For the purpose of diagnosis, I disconnected the PC.

The next option is one that I did see when I was in Display Properties but I wasn’t sure what to do and which one widesceeen select so I left it alone. First of One, Dec 27, Find More Posts by kn00tcn. The only solution is to replace the graphics card with one that can support the optimal resolution of the monitor, or, connect via VGA.


Can the Rage XL do sidescreen res?

If you have no plans for using OS X Another link does talk about some software program called powerstrip which I did read about recently but did not go any further with that either. Can the Rage XL do sidescreen res?

Anyway, the information as per dell states: The drivers that are available at Dell are worthless – already tried that. So I am guessing that the card in that machine has what is needed to be able to set the display at x – which the ATI Rage PRO does not seem to be able to do or I am missing something or some step.

Mar 30, I had spent over an hour with Mac support without learning what you described. When using the DVI connector from the Mac, there are no resolutions above x in display preferences.

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Mac compatible cards on eBay can be found Here. Anyway, I did right click on the desktop and I get the options for arrange icons; refresh; undo delete; new; properties so that won’t help. Anything above a GeForce 4 series or Wdescreen 9xxx series in low-profile should be good. Widescreen resolutions with Radeon ? Neither computer is state of the art and probably don’t merit much of an upgrade considering their usage.


Wait for the message saying “some problem ocurred when installing your new hardware If it’s being done by the gfx card, the monitor would report x Somebody obviously forgot to tell this card that!

Dec 8, Posts: I still may try your other suggestion regarding the new drivers and see how that works out. My daughter uses the Mac mostly for video editing, no gaming.

Helpful answers Drop Down menu. Also make sure the driver for the new monitor is installed. The issue in the 1st paragraph isn’t related to the Rage card inability to display resolutions, let it alone if it’s a sw flaw. Links monetized by VigLink.

Maybe a Radeon X or GeForce would be best – they were cheap and plentiful in that form factor in