old crappy 13" monitor with x800xl video card

By deano3041 ยท 5 replies
Aug 9, 2005
  1. i am buying a new rig soon and it will be used for gaming. i will have a x800xl video card but i may have to use an old compaq presario 13 inch monitor. will this keep my x800xl from reaching its full potential?

  2. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966


    The higher res you set the vid/monitor to will make things really small.
    Ther is no feedback from mon to vid card, so the mon won't hurt the
    vid card. A fresh monitor would really be best bet..
    A 17" would be the min for me..
    What part of earth are you sitting on? Maybe we can help you find one....
  3. PanicX

    PanicX TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 669

    In short, yes.
  4. deano3041

    deano3041 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    well just after i posted this i went shopping and i bought a brand new starlogic 19 inch flat crt so im good thanx tho guys!
  5. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    That'll DO!!! :bounce:
  6. morphous666

    morphous666 TS Rookie


    You will get the best res from your card now.
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