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Old 02-10-2006, 08:58 AM   #1
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Default How do i know if my monitors High Definition compatible??

Hey, i just wanted to know if there's any way to know if a monitor is High Definition compatible or not??

...I'm completely clueless on HD but a mate told me all LCD's are???

I'm just wondering as someone posted a thing on Vista and suggested your monitor had to be HD-compatible to use the new OS!!!
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Old 02-10-2006, 09:09 AM   #2
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Default Re: How do i know if my monitors High Definition compatible??

I wouldn't be suprised if your lcd is hd capable.
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Default Re: How do i know if my monitors High Definition compatible??

HD basically means it supports a resoloution capable for HD viewing.

To try it, go into Display Properties. Right click desktop and go to Properties, and select Settings from the tab.

Set the resoloution to these:

720p or 1080i

720p is in other words 1280x720 I believe, and thats the mid form that most people will use in HD.

1080i is in other words 1920x1080

If your monitor can support any of those, your monitor is in some way HD compatable. If it supports both of these, its whats known as HD Ready!

Monitors have been able to go to HD resoloutions for ages though. Its only TV's now that are just starting to get them. People have used HD in games for a while on PC for example if they've had a good enough video card.

I hope this helps
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