[ale] OT - ViewSoniic A90f+ Monitor

Stephan Uphoff ups at tree.com
Thu Feb 26 11:16:35 EST 2004

The Specs for your monitor is:

VIDEO INPUT  	Bandwidth  	175MHz Pixel Clock (-3 dB nominal)

I bet your pixel clock is way beyond 175MHz.

You are over-stimulating your screen pixies - they are getting all twitchy.

17.4. => Paul Robinson adds


> Ok, so I upgraded my old 17" Optiquest Q72 (around 5 years old) with a 
> new 19" ViewSonic UltraBrite A90f+ monitor (moved the 17" to my Linux 
> box, got it running dual head with my Matrox G400 Pro :-D).  Primarily 
> because I got used to 16x12, and my 17" Optiquest just wouldn't do it.  
> Well, it (the A90f+) will do 1600x1200 with a refresh rate of 120Hz, but 
> it just seems 'fuzzy'.  Now, it's running on a (gasp) Windows XP Pro 
> box, and I've got an ATI Radeon 8500 Pro 128MB video card (that seemed 
> to provide a nice crisp picture to the old 17" monitor).  I've gone 
> through the settings, and tried to tweak it, but it's still just, well, 
> kindof fuzzy.  It would probably be hard to notice to the casual user, 
> but I have to stare at it for extended periods of time, and it's a 
> problem.  Any of you have any suggestions?  Did I get a lemon?  I've 
> tried ViewSonic's support (e-mail), but haven't gotten anything back 
> from them yet.
> nathan

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