A screen that displays output from a computer.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

1
vote
0answers
28 views

Amnesia strange screen shaking

I'm making a custom story (sorry if this should be on the GameDev), but when I enter the map and it fades in, the screen shakes (rolls) (counter)clockwise. Here's a video: ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Xbox 360 slim with HDMI and Audio adapter - No display

I have a new Slim 360 and because I'm connecting to my monitor (which has no speakers or sound output), I need to use the HDMI for video and a RCA audio adapter for sound. Here's the audio adapter I ...
3
votes
2answers
13k views

How do I connect my US Nintendo 64 to a monitor?

How do I connect my US Nintendo 64 to a monitor, using VGA/DVI? The Nintendo 64 would need a converter to use with a VGA/DVI port. I've seen people mention things about boxes, but I do not understand ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Why doesn't my monitor project audio from my PlayStation 3?

I am currently using a Dell UltraSharp U2414H, and have my computer hooked up to it with a HDMI cable. I have my gaming headset plugged directly into the monitor, itself, and the audio from my ...
7
votes
1answer
363 views

How to run Rogue Legacy for Linux on a specific monitor?

I've got a right tack monitor layout, and the vertical monitor is the main one. This makes for rather odd graphics settings in Rogue Legacy: Only vertical resolutions are displayed, up to 1200x1920. ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Games don't fit in screen when launched in full screen mode (show only left-top quarter)

I'm trying to play games on a Windows 8.1 tablet with 1900x1200 resolution. When I run some games which change resolution I see only their left-top quarter like game thinks that it's still 1900x1200 ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Multiple screen on Flight Simulator Steam

I'm trying to use Flight Simulator on multiple screen, how should I do that? I already checked the Microsoft Page but it doesn't help: when I have FS full screen, it occupies only one monitor and the ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to run SuperHot at full screen on a Mac?

I have SuperHot downloaded through Steam, and am attempting to play it on my 1080p external monitor. It launches windowed at less than 1080p, and I don't see a setting to adjust the resolution or ...
-1
votes
1answer
168 views

Why does GTA V open with 'Not Optimum mode. Recommended mode 1440x900 60Ghz'?

When I opened GTA V, my monitor blacked out and a pop up showed saying: Not optimum mode. Recommended mode 1440 x 900 60Ghz What to do? How do I fix this?
3
votes
1answer
66 views

AV to HDMI 1080p Scaler Video Converter Outputting Sound But Not Video

I'm trying to connect my N64 to my HP 22cwa HD monitor. I'm using an Enko Products AV to HDMI 1080p Scaler Video Converter box (as the title states). I have everything plugged in, but when turn ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Playstation 3 on PC Monitor

I tried to hook my Playstation 3 using HDMI to my monitors DVI port using a female HDMI to DVI adapter. The monitor does not display anything. Curiously, I hook up the hdmi from the playstation's end ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How can the game be loaded on a different monitor?

Whenever I attempt to run Superhot on the PC (from gog.com), after choosing the resolution, the game always opens on my second monitor. I don't see any options in the game that would allow me to ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Emulate green-screen monochrome monitor on DOSbox / D-Fend Reloaded

I'm using DOSbox to play really old games I had on my PC XT with a green monochrome monitor. D-Fend Reloaded is set to run these games on CGA mode, it has colors, is there a way to make it more ...
32
votes
11answers
290k views

How to move a fullscreen game to the second monitor?

I have a Windows 8 laptop which I play Sins of a Solar Empire on and I want to move it to my second monitor which is connected via a VGA cable. How would I do that? Windows + shift + ← or → does move ...
2
votes
0answers
65 views

Save Screen Layout in Flight Simulator X (FSX Steam) with 2 screens

I would like to put Flight Simulator X displaying the cockpit gauges and controls on my laptop 15" touchscreen, and put FSX displaying the outside view on my 32" HDMI TV (like the TV is the windshield ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

Why does plugging in a monitor improve AA performance?

When I play Modern Warfare 2 using anti-aliasing on my Macbook Pro and no monitor, the game lags too much to play. But lo and behold: When I plug in a monitor to my Macbook Pro and turn on AA and put ...
0
votes
1answer
256 views

Why does connecting a laptop to a TV via HDMI cause a framerate drop?

I have encountered a problem recently: I plug in my computer to my TV with HDMI and suddenly any game will play at snail speed. Like ridiculously slow. I have tried both of my TVs, lowered the games ...
22
votes
5answers
3k views

How can I play a SNES through a VGA monitor?

I was just given a pile of SNES games, and have no SNES to play them on, so I intend to purchase one. The problem is I have no TV - I play my consoles on a monitor. This should be fine, except that ...
-1
votes
1answer
117 views

Can I connect my PS3 to a monitor and output sound elsewhere?

I want to connect my PS3 to my monitor instead of my TV. When I searched this, I read somewhere that you can only connect the PS3 to a monitor with speakers and HDMI cable. Is that true? Does the ...
1
vote
1answer
148 views

What FOV would render Ultrawide (21:9) on a 16:9 monitor?

What would I have to set the FOV to in a game to be able to see the same picture horizontally on a 16:9 monitor as I would on a 21:9 monitor?
5
votes
3answers
8k views

Are there better laptop screen resolutions for gaming on a PC?

There are a wide variety of resolutions available on different laptops on the market. But which screen resolutions are better for gaming? Is Full HD (1920x1080) the best? Are there any resolutions ...
0
votes
2answers
688 views

TF2 Black Screen on launch?

Whenever I boot up TF2, I get a black screen but can hear the audio. I am using a Benq external monitor. If I unplug the monitor and use my laptop screen and reboot TF2, it loads fine. I can, however, ...
1
vote
1answer
542 views

How can I change the resolution in Emergency 2014?

Emergency 2014 allows only to select screen resolutions in 4:3 ratios. How can I set it to the native resolution of my monitor, 1920x1080?
3
votes
2answers
30k views

TV displays Gamecube games in black and white and without sound

I connected my Gamecube to my HDTV using a PS3 composite cable (shown below). However, the image displayed is blurry, in black and white, and without sound. The cable fits perfectly on the analog AV ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

What are the display specs when you play a splitscreen console game?

If I play a splitscreen console game which splits horizontally, what are the display specs for each half? Assuming that for non-split screen the specs are 1080p, 1920 * 1080 resolution, 60 fps, and ...
0
votes
1answer
904 views

Can I connect a normal RCA cable to my XBOX 360 E to get video?

I want to connect my XBOX 360E to my TV that only has RCA(A/V) inputs and TV signal inputs. I lost my XBOX RCA cable. And I cannot buy a new XBOX one. I bought a standard one but it did not work. I ...
46
votes
3answers
70k views

Why doesn't Duck Hunt work on plasma or LCD screens?

I'm told that the original Duck Hunt (NES) works fine on all CRT screens, but fails to register successful hits on a plasma or LCD screen. Why is this? Is there a fix for it?
2
votes
0answers
535 views

Forcing games to run in exclusive fullscreen mode (for nVidia Share/GameStream)

nVidia Share requires games to be run in exclusive fullscreen mode (it cannot be borderless windowed) to be able to work. Is there a way for me to force games without the option to run in exclusive ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

1080p on 4K display

I'm currently evaluating to buy a 4K computer screen to use in 2160p natively while coding or working with Windows but I plan to play my games in 1080p because 4K rendering is of course a very heavy ...
2
votes
0answers
60 views

Image on monitor shifted to the right

I am playing my Sega Dreamcast and it natively supports VGA. I'm trying to use it on a 32" monitor that is 1920 x 1080. However when I plug it in to my monitor's port the image is shifted way to the ...
8
votes
2answers
37k views

How do I use my iMac as a “monitor” for my Xbox 360 and my Wii?

I ditched cable a long time ago and have been making do with Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes for my television needs. The displays on the new iMacs these days are big enough and high enough quality that I ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

Connect Logitech Z120 to PS4 Console

I am looking to setup my ps4 to play audio through speakers. I have a few questions. Here is my layout that I plan to use: Monitor 1 (Connected to PC) Monitor 2 (Connected to PS4) Audio Switch ...
0
votes
2answers
8k views

Is it possible to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for Gamecube or Playstation 3?

I was wondering what devices or software would be necessary to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for either the game cube or Playstation 3. My friend has a Macbook that's no more than two years old, and ...
0
votes
1answer
866 views
0
votes
2answers
20 views

Xbox 360 fails to sync with my monitor

I have connected my xbox 360 to my computer monitor so i can easily switch between without having to use different monitors. Thing is that my monitor is HD and the xbox interface is not HD. In fact, ...
10
votes
3answers
17k views

Is it possible to have a second monitor that is unaffected by fullscreen games on the first monitor?

I like to have movies and whatnot going on in my smaller second monitor, typically while playing games. Sadly, some older games have absolutely tiny resolutions compared to what my main monitor can ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

New TV, Skyrim broke!

I recently bought a 50" 4k Phillips TV, just plugged the PS3 into it to play Skyrim, but now when I look around the screen turns funnily, as if when I moved the stick it was set to snap to a certain ...
1
vote
2answers
618 views

Is it possible to show HD TV screen as webcam on my laptop?

For online streaming purposes, is it possible to display what's being played on TV via the xbox 360 as webcam ? So that you can basically stream the gameplay live ? I have two HDMI cables, one is ...
5
votes
3answers
8k views

How to connect a C64 with a PC display?

A friend of mine has an old C64, it has a video output and we are wondering how to connect this with an VGA or DVI computer monitor?
2
votes
2answers
305 views

Playing games on older consoles with newer TVs with S-Video or better quality?

I am moving into an apartment with a den, which will make a great man cave. My big screen has an s-video input, but I won't be using that in the den. I will be using my pc monitor which does not have ...
6
votes
4answers
4k views

Comparing TN vs. IPS LCD monitors for gaming

Having never owned an LCD desktop monitor, I'm wondering what the advantages and disadvantages are between owning a TN and an IPS monitor in regards to gaming performance. While I know there are ...
52
votes
2answers
41k views

What is V-Sync and when should I enable it? [duplicate]

Most modern 3D games have a graphics option "V-Sync". It's usually an on/off setting. I'd like to understand settings I tweak with, and this one kind of eludes me. What does "V-Sync" mean, and when ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

On a dual-monitor setup, how can I keep the game in one monitor without the browser windows on the other monitor moving?

I have two monitors. One is an Acer LED LCD and the other is a plain Dell LCD. My goal is to have a full screen game on my Acer monitor (the primary monitor) with a browser running on the Dell ...
3
votes
1answer
21k views

How do I make clicking on the second monitor screen not minimize my game?

I recently switched over to a dual monitor setup and am still getting to know the features. I've noticed that whenever I mouse over from a game onto a browser (Chrome) and clicked, it would minimize ...
1
vote
3answers
8k views

PS4 video takes a long time to show up over HDMI

So I bought a PS4 maybe 2 weeks ago. Everything works fine except one weird thing: My PS4 is plugged to a Toshiba 720p TV, and when I turn on my PS4,then switch my TV input to PS4 , the screen flicked ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

Thief: Why are the edges of my screen darkened?

So, I picked up an inexpensive copy of Thief and finally getting around to playing it. While I'm playing, the edges and corners of my screen have a darkened overlay on them. Why does the game do this? ...
2
votes
2answers
12k views

What's the best amount of Hz?

I was playing Destiny online yesterday night with a couple of friends and the matches annoying. Aside from connections, there was something really strange going on: one of those two friends of mine ...
38
votes
2answers
5k views

Why is there still screen tearing even when fps are limited to be equal to monitor refresh rate?

Why is there still screen tearing even when fps are limited to be equal to monitor refresh rate? Also if tearing occurs because of fps higher than screen refresh rate why don't games limit fps to be ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Civ:BE not containing mouse on multiple monitors

I've been playing Civilization: Beyond Earth on a PC with two monitors, with the game running on the left monitor. However, the cursor isn't constrained by the right side of the left monitor, which ...
13
votes
4answers
7k views

How can I turn off my TV without turning off my PS3?

I've got it set up so the PS3 and TV communicate via HDMI and turning one or the other on/off turns them both on/off. If I'm in the middle of a video game (and paused) I can turn off the TV without ...