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Old April 17, 2010, 08:48 AM
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I just bought a LG 26" TV and want to run it at 1920x1280 but it won't let me. I have a ATI 4870 video card and was just wonder how i could get a good clear picture on this TV for my computer...

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Old April 18, 2010, 06:56 PM
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Specification says it's 720p TV with a native resolution of 1366 x 768, it might accept 1080p input and downscale it to 720p but it's best just to run it in it's native resolution.
I have a 32 Sharp with the same native res as this and that's the best res to run it in very clear, you can also try 720p (1280x720) if you can't get 1366x768 to work.

(edit) One more thing, see if there is a 1 to 1 pixel mapping in the TV menu, on some sets it's called Dot by Dot. Mine is accessed from the view mode button and not from the menu, you should have a choice of Dot by Dot or Stretch go with Dot by Dot or 1to1 pixel. This might cause 2 very thin black lines at the left and right sides of the screen but your text will be sharp, you can get rid of the lines with the Stretch option but your text will become a little fuzzy.

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Old April 18, 2010, 07:22 PM
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I believe if the TV is 720p then you are stuck with the highest resolution of 1366 x 768 since it does not support any higher ones (and your gpu will most likely detect this and not allow you to put it any higher)
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