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Monitor help


monstersnowman 9 1.7k 1 England
6 Jan 2009 3:30PM
I am using a Dell Studio 17 laptop that has a 256MB ATI Mobility RADEON HD 3650. When I look at the resolution settings the maximum offered is 1440 x 900. I want to buy a monitor that is larger than my laptop screen with better viewing angles etc for editing images more accurately. Because the maximum resolution offered on my laptop is currently 1440 x 900 does this mean that it is pointless paying for a monitor with better resolution ie the Dell s2309w 23" widescreen HD monitor which is better than full 1080 HD or will a higher resolution be offered to me if the drivers for the new monitor are installed? Sorry but I am not knowledgeable at all in this area and any tecchys with advice will be greatly appreciated.
Cheers, Paul.

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mlewis 10 1.5k United Kingdom
6 Jan 2009 7:18PM
Don't worry. You are just seeing the numbers for you laptop screen. If you plug in an external monitor you will see appropriate resolutions offered for that.
monstersnowman 9 1.7k 1 England
6 Jan 2009 11:24PM
Thanks for that. Regards, Paul

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