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Old 01-03-2008, 03:43 PM
"Timothy M. Spear"
 
Default Nvidia Geforce 6600 OC graphic card and 1920x1200 resolutionupgraded for 7.10?

Michael R. Head wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 12:45 -0500, Rick Berger wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've just upgraded my 7.10 box video hardware to a Nvidia Geforce 6600
>> OC graphic card and a Samsung SyncMaster 245BW for 1920x1200 resolution.
>> I've got somewhat of a idea of what I have to do but I like to see some
>> Ubuntu user document/howto on the issues of different hardware upgrades.
>> Is there a place in Ubuntu's web that tries to help the user in hardware
>> upgrades? In my case something on upgrading video drivers and changing
>> X's screen resolution to nonstandard settings.
>>
>
> I don't think the older nvidia cards support 1920x1200. My geforce maxes
> out at 1600x1200 (found out after getting a similar monitor).
> Fortunately, I usually connect the monitor to a Mac Mini and a Tivo HD,
> both of which drive it quite nicely.
>
>
>> Rick
>>
>>
>>
Not sure about the OC, but my 6600 GT is running dual DVI LCP panels at
1600x1200 so it should be able to drive a single monitor at the wide
screen resolution.

Tim

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