Graphics resolution question

My new Windows 10 PC has an ASUS Prime Z270-A motherboard. How can I change the display resolution to match my (old) Apple Cinema display which has a resolution of 2560 x 1600? The maximum resolution shown in Control Panel is only 1280 x 800. I am using the on-board Intel HD Graphics 630 adapter. I know that I can install a dedicated graphics card, but shouldn't the higher resolution be available since it is defined in the ASUS motherboard specs?
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  1. The iGPU is located on the CPU, not the motherboard. But that aside, yes... it should be able to produce 2560x1600 if the Intel driver is installed for it.
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  2. Thanks for the correction on the location of the graphics hardware. After almost 50 years working in software development, I still manage to learn something new almost every day.

    I've loaded the latest Intel driver, rebooted, etc., etc., but when I go to change the resolution using Windows 10 Control Panel, 1280 x 800 is the best resolution that is offered, and this looks pretty bad on a 30" Apple monitor. The monitor is connected to the DVI-D port, not the Displayport, and I noticed that the maximum resolutions supported on the two ports are different (according to the ASUS manual). I wonder if this is the cause of the problem?
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  3. You can use this link to get some info regarding your Processor Graphics' max resolution as well as get a general feel of its capabilities in comparison with dedicated graphics cards.

    Once you've chosen your CPU, scroll down a bit and click on "Processor GPU" to set your CPU's graphics as your GPU.
    You will now see the available max resolution.

    If you wish, you can then add your RAM values and pick a random game for a general feel of the Processor Graphics' capabilities.

    Once you get confirmation that your CPU is indeed capable of delivering the desired resolution, it's just a matter of making Windows do what you want it to do.

    Cheers,
    Gaius
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  4. Try a Display Port cable.
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  5. televe said:
    Thanks for the correction on the location of the graphics hardware. After almost 50 years working in software development, I still manage to learn something new almost every day.

    I've loaded the latest Intel driver, rebooted, etc., etc., but when I go to change the resolution using Windows 10 Control Panel, 1280 x 800 is the best resolution that is offered, and this looks pretty bad on a 30" Apple monitor. The monitor is connected to the DVI-D port, not the Displayport, and I noticed that the maximum resolutions supported on the two ports are different (according to the ASUS manual). I wonder if this is the cause of the problem?


    Ah! Yes, I suspect the Apple monitor doesn't want to play nice with the non-Apple system.
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