Override Resolution Settings?

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  1. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    [Mac] Override Resolution Settings?

    Is it at all possible to override the refresh rates in OSX (10.2.8)? I'm currently running 1280x1024 at 85Hz, but as I actually own a 4:3 monitor, I prefer to run 1280x960, yet when I select this in Preferences, I'm only given a refresh rate of 72Hz, which - without messing a lot with the monitor itself - doesn't fit the whole screen, and is obviously below what my monitor can actually do, and what I'd like it to do.

    so is there any way I can get 1280x960 at 85Hz ?

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  2. GoNz0

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    is there a monitor driver for it, and some form of mac ini file ?
     
  3. xsivforce

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    Have you tried it at 1152x864?
     
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  6. SPeedY_B

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    GoNz0, dunno, that's why I'm asking :p :D

    xsiv, yup, everything can be selected then, 85Hz etc. 1280x960 seems to be the only res it doesn't like :confused:
     
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    Neither worked :\
    That ****ing setdisplay thing has managed to hi-jack my context menu's though, so i need to find out how to remove that now :mad: crapware! *slaps* :p
     
  9. xsivforce

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    *runs*
     
  10. SPeedY_B

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    Ahem, after much digging through the library via terminal, it's gone :p
     
  11. SPeedY_B

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    Fixed!!! Installed OS X 10.3 today and it recognises all my monitor rates and resolutions correctly :D

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  12. xsivforce

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    Sweet! I need to upgrade my Mac now. ;)
     
  13. SPeedY_B

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    Panther's definitely worth it. I was talking to a G5 owning friend (the git!) who also owns an oooooooold G3 prismo(?) notebook, he'd just installed 10.3 on there and says it runs as good as OS9. Which I never thought I'd hear him say, as he's a die-hard OS9.2.2 fan, hated OSX when it first came out :)