Intel 950 and 1680x1050 resolution
Dana J. Laude
kc9aae1 at charter.net
Mon Nov 26 04:18:42 UTC 2007
Jesus Roncero wrote:
> Hi guys
> I've just managed to get a shuttle barebone, model SD30G2B. So far the
> box has been doing very well and I am quite happy with it.
> I am thinking of buying a nice TFT monitor that supports 1680x1050 but
> I am worried that this wouldn't work with the graphics card. IT has an
> intel Graphics Media 950 (GMA950). More precisely, lspci spits this:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ
> Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
> I've been googling for a while but results seem contradictory. Some
> people seem to have it working an other don't. So, is there anyone
> here knows about this graphics card supporting such resolution? I am
> worried because on windows the driver supports 1280x1024, 1400x900 and
> 1600x1200, but not 1680x1050, and don't know if this is because the
> card doesn't support it, or the driver or that it detects that my
> monitor doesn't supports it (which doesn't as it is an old CRT model).
> Any help/hints/suggestions on this would be appreciated.
Try this link - http://www.intel.com/products/chipsets/gma950/index.htm
It shows that the 950 chip set will go up to 2048x1536.
Looking at the specs on your system at newegg, the 945GC is the
North Bridge chipset.
Hope this helps.
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