Not sure who to hate more...(LCD question)

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#1 Edited by AlexKidd5000 (2676 posts) -

AMD for not having proper HDMI support in drivers (HDMI looks like complete shit on both my old, and new radeon cards), or LCD manufacturers for making more and more displays WITHOUT DVI, but plenty of fucking ancient VGA inputs...

Anyway, I am looking into buying an affordable 27" LCD monitor for no more than $300, that is either IPS, or PLS. Which is more preferred?

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#2 Posted by kraken2109 (13271 posts) -

Can you explain what you mean by 'complete shit'

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#3 Posted by AlexKidd5000 (2676 posts) -

There is a black border around the screen, and the image is blurry, and washed out, and just looks like crap. I've tested it on three different monitors, with the same result.

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#4 Edited by 04dcarraher (22831 posts) -

Have you tried getting into the scaling options in CCC? Try this

1) go to CCC

2) My Digital Flat-Panels

3) Scaling Options (Digital Flat-Panel)

4) Select 0% Overscan

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#5 Posted by soolkiki (1783 posts) -

@04dcarraher: ^ Dis.

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#6 Edited by AlexKidd5000 (2676 posts) -

@04dcarraher said:

Have you tried getting into the scaling options in CCC? Try this

1) go to CCC

2) My Digital Flat-Panels

3) Scaling Options (Digital Flat-Panel)

4) Select 0% Overscan

Didn't do anything. The picture still looks like it's being transmitted through an RCA cable.

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#7 Edited by MlauTheDaft (5189 posts) -

@AlexKidd5000 said:

There is a black border around the screen, and the image is blurry, and washed out, and just looks like crap. I've tested it on three different monitors, with the same result.

Sounds like a scaling issue. Are you running native resolution?

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#8 Edited by AlexKidd5000 (2676 posts) -

@MlauTheDaft said:

@AlexKidd5000 said:

There is a black border around the screen, and the image is blurry, and washed out, and just looks like crap. I've tested it on three different monitors, with the same result.

Sounds like a scaling issue. Are you running native resolution?

Yes, it was running at native resolutions, I checked.

Anyway, are either of these two monitors any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4JH1H16177 Qnix

Or would going with this Asus one be worth the extra cost?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236294 Asus

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#9 Edited by glez13 (9780 posts) -

@AlexKidd5000 said:

@MlauTheDaft said:

@AlexKidd5000 said:

There is a black border around the screen, and the image is blurry, and washed out, and just looks like crap. I've tested it on three different monitors, with the same result.

Sounds like a scaling issue. Are you running native resolution?

Yes, it was running at native resolutions, I checked.

Anyway, are either of these two monitors any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4JH1H16177 Qnix

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236294 Asus

Didn't you said you tried on 3 different monitors and you had the same results? Did you used different HDMI cables for these tests?

If your MOBO has HDMI try out your CPU graphics and see if the problems persist, just to be sure.

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#10 Edited by AlexKidd5000 (2676 posts) -

@glez13 said:

@AlexKidd5000 said:

@MlauTheDaft said:

@AlexKidd5000 said:

There is a black border around the screen, and the image is blurry, and washed out, and just looks like crap. I've tested it on three different monitors, with the same result.

Sounds like a scaling issue. Are you running native resolution?

Yes, it was running at native resolutions, I checked.

Anyway, are either of these two monitors any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4JH1H16177 Qnix

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236294 Asus

Didn't you said you tried on 3 different monitors and you had the same results? Did you used different HDMI cables for these tests?

If your MOBO has HDMI try out your CPU graphics and see if the problems persist, just to be sure.

Well two of them were TV's, and the 3rd was a computer monitor not owned by me that only had HDMI, and VGA inputs, and my mobo does not have a video output. And I tried 2 different HDMI cables.