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Can my laptop run 1920 x 1200 resolution?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by aces77, May 24, 2008.

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  1. aces77

    aces77 Thread Starter

    Dec 26, 2007
    This is my laptop.


    This is the graphics card I have.


    This is the monitor I want.


    Is my laptop compatible with ths monitor and will it be able to run at full resolution. Also, what will the monitor look like if I can hook it up to my laptop? Will it be blurry? Because my laptop only has a 15 pin VGA output.

  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    It should be able to support that resolution. If it can't with the HP drivers you may want to install generic NVidia drivers or modified drivers such as these ones: http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/forum/index.php?showforum=93

    The picture should be fine on the VGA input, it might be a little more crisp if it was through DVI but it should still look fine and not be blurry.
  3. DaveBurnett

    DaveBurnett Account Closed

    Nov 11, 2002
    Well my Dell C840 only has a Geforce4 440 Go card with 64Mb memory and it drives the screen at 1600x1200 AND an external 1920x1200 in dual screen mode using VGA and Nvidia drivers.

    The external monitor is superb as long as it is driven at 1920x1200 otherwise it scales the screen to fit and is not so good.

    I do not play games, but DVDs played full screen on the external monitor are brilliant..
  4. Skipidar


    Jul 31, 2008

    I have the C840 with a 1920x1200 external monitor as well and could find a driver that would word with it. Tried several different versions with modified inf files, but non of them would show up 1920x1200. Can you please send me the one that worked for you? I would greatly appreciate it!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!
  5. Compiler


    Oct 11, 2006
    Most (if not all) modern notebooks can handle output in 1920x1200. We have one setup with a ThinkPad, but the video quality of VGA is easily not as good as DVI. But we resolved that by using a docking bay with DVI output :)

    And that is with a basic intel chipset.

    aces77, thanks for posting direct links to what you have and what you wanted :)
  6. DaveBurnett

    DaveBurnett Account Closed

    Nov 11, 2002
    I use version 8210 from LaptopVideo2Go
    It takes a bit of fiddling with the settings once it iis loaded, but it works OK with 2K and XP.

    By the way, I also use this same driver under Vista by forcing a driver update using the "inf" method.

    I also have one somewhere that works with Windows 98se (ah found it - It is the Omega drivers 6176, but you have to tell it to use a different model screen)
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