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Does this motherboard support 1440?

#1X_ULTIMA_XPosted 11/11/2013 10:47:21 AM
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_1491&products_id=25213

I just bought a desktop with this motherboard in it, it says it supports up to 4k via hdmi BUT i got a samsung s27B70D, which apparently doesnt display the screens full resolution if using hdmi. Not that leaves me with displayport and DVI, which according to this motherboard support only up to 1080p, is that correct or have i got something wrong?
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#2DragnfyrPosted 11/11/2013 10:54:41 AM
You just need to adjust the overscan/underscan options in your graphics card's control panel to get the whole screen to show up when using HDMI.
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#3X_ULTIMA_X(Topic Creator)Posted 11/11/2013 10:59:22 AM
Dragnfyr posted...
You just need to adjust the overscan/underscan options in your graphics card's control panel to get the whole screen to show up when using HDMI.


But wont that make it look bad, or have bad performance? Or does it just depend on the graphics card? For example with a 780 ti would i be able to play games in 1440 p on the monitor i listed and this motherboard with the same input lag or refresh rate as if i were gaming in 1080 p?
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#4AllHailTheDead6Posted 11/11/2013 11:10:16 AM
X_ULTIMA_X posted...
Dragnfyr posted...
You just need to adjust the overscan/underscan options in your graphics card's control panel to get the whole screen to show up when using HDMI.


But wont that make it look bad, or have bad performance? Or does it just depend on the graphics card? For example with a 780 ti would i be able to play games in 1440 p on the monitor i listed and this motherboard with the same input lag or refresh rate as if i were gaming in 1080 p?


yes it will make everything look awful


quick throw your pc in the trash and by and xboxone
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#5DragnfyrPosted 11/11/2013 11:14:37 AM(edited)
X_ULTIMA_X posted...
Dragnfyr posted...
You just need to adjust the overscan/underscan options in your graphics card's control panel to get the whole screen to show up when using HDMI.


But wont that make it look bad, or have bad performance? Or does it just depend on the graphics card? For example with a 780 ti would i be able to play games in 1440 p on the monitor i listed and this motherboard with the same input lag or refresh rate as if i were gaming in 1080 p?


Have you actually tried using HDMI? HDMI should be able to handle more than 1080p. Also are you sure you got the model number of your monitor right? I cant find anything on Google.
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#6X_ULTIMA_X(Topic Creator)Posted 11/11/2013 11:14:28 AM
This is serious i need to withdraw the order if possible, what exactly would happen if i used display port or DVI, would it automatically limit the screen resolution to 1080 because thats what the motherboards limit supposedly is?
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#7DragnfyrPosted 11/11/2013 11:16:21 AM
If you're getting a graphics card then your motherboard's limits don't matter.
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#8ShubPosted 11/11/2013 11:18:50 AM
It doesn't matter if the motherboard supports HDMI 1.4 if the monitor doesn't. I'm not familiar with the monitor and the specs don't list the HDMI version it's compatible with, but I'm going to guess that that is the issue, not the motherboard.
DVI and DisplayPort, however, are guaranteed to work. As far as DVI is concerned, just make sure the motherboard's DVI output supports dual link, and make sure you're using a dual link cable, and you should be good to go.
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#9X_ULTIMA_X(Topic Creator)Posted 11/11/2013 11:25:51 AM
Shub posted...
It doesn't matter if the motherboard supports HDMI 1.4 if the monitor doesn't. I'm not familiar with the monitor and the specs don't list the HDMI version it's compatible with, but I'm going to guess that that is the issue, not the motherboard.
DVI and DisplayPort, however, are guaranteed to work. As far as DVI is concerned, just make sure the motherboard's DVI output supports dual link, and make sure you're using a dual link cable, and you should be good to go.


.... Does it? Im new to pcs, this will be my first gaming rig

Would anyone be nice enough to tell me if ill run into any problems using this rig and this monitor?

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1411_1553&products_id=25715

And the monitor:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=558_1092&products_id=20847

If i wanted everything to be 1440p and run smoothly, is there any compatability issues here? Or things i need to buy to make this work? Thank you very much to anyone that assesses this for me :)

Oh and wifi. Will i need to buy a network card if i want wifi for my desktop?
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#10MasterDonGeroPosted 11/11/2013 11:28:55 AM
Why would you purchase something if you're unsure about how it works?
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