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I have recently upgraded from a "geforce4mx440Se tvout" to a "geforce4ti4200 8x vivo". Eveything else is working fine but I have one small problem. My mx440 supported upto 1024x768 resolutions while using tvout but ti4200 is supporting only upto 800x600 resolution. Isnt it supposed to support 1024x768 ? Or it can be specific driver issue ?
 
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strange; native tv resolution is a lot lower, and the input should simply stretch it to full screen. Not entirely sure on how the VIVO handles it though, since I'm mostly using a separate tv card.
 

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I have a GeForce 4 Ti 4200 AGP8X, and I can choose between 640x480, 800x600, and 1024x768 on the tv-out res. I think there was a checkbox which I had to check on the resolution-page to be able to choose 1024x768. If all fails, you could get TVTool (search on google, don't remember the url). I use TVTool because I use a SCART on my TV with S-Video input, but my TV doesn't support S-Video, so I use TVTool to set the output to composite instead.
 

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The only way you're going to get even 640x480 TV resolution is via component cables and an HD TV. The higher resolutions may shrink the text up nice and small, but try reading it - the TV doesn't show every pixel when you do that.
 

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Other than using a HDTV, I thought anything higher than 800x600 could be damaging to your TV? You know, the regular CRT models? If i'm wrong please let me and everyone else know :p
 

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Anything above 720ish on a normal TV will simply be downsampled.
 

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Oh, so there's really no point in going over 800x600? I mean if it will be downsampled anyways, and a normal tv resolution is 640-ish than why would anyone go higher? I thought DVD's are already downsampled at a resolution of 720x480 NTSC to make it sharp, so 800x600 would be plenty.
 
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oh sorry; thought you were talking about tv-in....

could be limited to 800x600; as PAL tv's are 7xxx5xx, and NTSC is 640x480, that should be sufficient anyway....
as KillerShots says, it simply will skip pixels on high resolutions, but you won't really notice on a tv screen; it just looks blurry and unreadable.

using 800x600 is fine; you probably won't really notice the difference with 640x480
 
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