aspect ratio

Forum discussion tagged with aspect ratio.
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    Question Broken aspect ratio and wrong refresh rate

    Hello. I got an HP ProBook G42, and one day it fell to the ground with the screen; everything survived, but the screen behaves differently, as if there was a broken "clock": Horizontally contracted, and vertically stretched (so many things go below the bottom) Refresh rate changed from 60Hz to...
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    Question 16:9 widescreen on 5:4 monitor

    hello! idk if this question was asked before but i want to know if there's a way to set the screen's aspect ratio to 16:9 to fit into a 5:4 monitor with black bars on the top and bottom. i have a 1280x1024 monitor but sometimes i want to display the screen as 1280x720 without it being...
  3. Question Games don't play fullscreen when they should

    Hey guys. I recently got a brand new laptop, with pretty acceptable specs for general college use, but I wanted one that I could also use for some light gaming, like league of legends, cs:go, and so on. It's an ASUS VivoBook, with a Ryzen 5 3500U (Vega 8 Graphics), with 8Gb of RAM and a 256Gb...
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    [SOLVED] Confusion about various resolutions and image quality

    Hi, I am in the market for a new monitor but I've managed to get pretty confused about aspect ratio, resolution, and screen size and how these three things affect one another for overall image quality. I've narrowed my search down to two monitors. One is 21:9, 34", 3440x1440 and the other is...
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    Discussion No Aspect Ratio scaling in Windows 10 anymore?

    Since I upgraded from windows 7 to 10 and I am having only stretched resolution, custom resolutions, no scaling, force gpu scaling, every setting in windows and nvidia control panels, and even in games is forced to stretch any resolution and I can't find a solution anywhere I have tried...
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    Pc overheating plus noises

    A few issues with my PC. 1. Overheats (despite cleaning and thermal paste) 2. loud vibration and ticking sound (happening since I made the PC) 3. Cant feel air from back fan. 4. Can't play games on higher settings as temps will reach 80. 5. Idle temp=20-45c

    Need help finding a headphone amp(/)DAC

    Hello! I have a decent pair of Sennheiser Game Ones which are open backed and have about 50 ohms of Impedance. I tried them with my new and first PC build and I noticed that I needed to have the volume set to 100% on windows and in game/music applications for it to be loud enough. I did a bit of...
  8. Sultan 101

    Best gaming build for £1000

    So I plan to build a gaming PC soon but I would like some help deciding the parts list. I play games like Minecraft CS:GO and LoL but plan to play AAA titles after building my new PC. It will be used mainly for gaming with the very occasional and light bit of photo editing and possibly videos...
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    Amd ryzen laptops

    When are we going to see ryzen powered laptops. Id like to see one beacause im going to college soon and i need a good laptop to last me 3 years or more. Should i buy a laptop with i7 7500u now or wait for ryzen cpus in laptops. Am i fine for three years with a i7 7500u
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    Is the asus sabertooth x58 good for gaming?

    I am going to be assembling a gaming pc but i would like to know what would be a good graphics card to go with it. Some parts i already have since a friend of mine is giving them to me. He has told me has the asus sabertooth x58 1tb of memory 24 gb of RAM a standard desktop case Not sure on...
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    Do Samsung lock their monitors ?

    I am going to buy the Samsung C32F391FWU 32" monitor but it only has an 81hz reaction time. I want to know if its unlocked and if I could overclock it to a higher frequency.
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    Looking for advice on buying a PC Gaming Laptop.

    My wife is wanting to buy a gaming laptop. Her budget is just over 900Britsh pounds (roughly $1200usd she will spend when all said and done). I am no help to her at all in picking one. So I thought I would ask on these forums for any advice in buying one. Budget:$1200usd must be a laptop...
  13. Faze_Infinity

    cpu is overheating

    my cpu is above 80c im using an amd x4 860k and stock cooler and im using the artic sliver 5 thermal paste the cpu isnt overclocked
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    R9 280 x 2 Crossfire Enabled, but crashes when launching games

    Running 2x Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 3G. I see both cards in my devices and am able to enabled crossfire. I am running AMD's latest patch (16.1) When I disabled crossfire I am able to run everything fine. Only issues occur when I enable crossfire. I was able to run 3dmark and had an improved...
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    Is this MB Outdated?

    I was wondering how long before i will have to replace a ASUS P8Z77 V-LK MB i bought from a friend used. He sold me his MB and CPU(i5 3570K) for a super low price.? So with gaming how long will i be able to play games before this MB/CPU combo\become too old? Right now i can game on any newer...
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    Need opinion on my new build

    Hi guys, I wanted to know your opinion about my new build:
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    AMD A-10-7850k Vs Dedicated Graphics

    First, I'd like to state that this is both a GPU and CPU related question, so keep that in mind... I normally go with Intel all the way, I love their I5/I7 processors, but I'm giving AMD a try this time... I am not building a system for high end gaming, maybe some light gaming, Skyrim, FF14...
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    Hello i have 300$

    I have i5-4670k i just want video CARD around 300$ thank you :) <3