Intel 950 and 1680x1050 resolution

Jesus Roncero jesus at
Mon Nov 26 10:04:39 UTC 2007

On Sun, 25 Nov 2007 22:18:42 -0600
"Dana J. Laude" <kc9aae1 at> wrote:

> > I've been googling for a while but results seem contradictory. Some
> > people seem to have it working[1] 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 -
> 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. 

Well, yes, but I was more interested in hearing some success stories,
especially regarding the linux drivers before making any move (eg,
buying a TFT screen that I won't be able to use full resolution

Thanks anyway :)

Jesus Roncero

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