Getting widescreen resolution on my widescreen LCD tv

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at
Tue Apr 15 10:40:20 PDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 3:41 AM, Beso <givemesugarr at> wrote:
> 2008/4/15, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at>:
> > I haven't had any further luck with this problem.
> of course you haven't. if you search on the internet you'll see that this tv
> has a maximum rgb resolution of 1280x1024.
>  well, the following is the correct modeline to use for 1366x768 at 60Hz:
> Modeline "1360x768 at 60" 84.50 1360 1392 1712 1744 768 783 791 807
> the 1920x1080 at 60 isn't usable since you'll need to modify also the
> horizontal and vertical sync timing or the mode would break your tv.
>  you should add the modeline into the monitor section, remove all the other
> options in the monitor section (not the identifier and name). now this
> should work if your monitor is able to read the modeline. ifit still isn't
> able to read it then try this other modeline generated with gtf (ie. the
> nvidia modeline generator)
>  # 1368x768 @ 60.00 Hz (GTF) hsync: 47.70 kHz; pclk: 85.86 MHz
>  Modeline "1368x768_60.00" 85.86 1368 1440 1584 1800 768 769 772 795 -HSync
> +Vsync
> it should not work since it should be the one used by the board, but you'll
> never know. if this still doesn't work, then try connecting the monitor via
> dvi-d or s-video. if you need to buy another videoboard, then maybe you'll
> be better using only 1280x720 at 60Hz. this way you'll be able to still use a
> widescreen resolution and not go over the maximum rgb supported resolution
> (noted as 1280x1024 in the tv specs).
>  if you need to test modelines use this tool:
> but be sure to insert the values supported by the monitor in the upper
> applet so that the generator advices you if you break the supported mode.

Thanks guys, I'm physically away from the machine... will try them this evening

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