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Dell supplied their monitor (at least my U2312HM) with DVI Single Link cable. That's the reason why you have incorrect resolution and frame rate. To get higher resolution you need to buy DVI Dual Link cable (with 9 additional pins) to get support higher resolution and frame rate. I sure that Dell made a mistake to supply the monitor with DVI Single Link ...
Apple, generally does not release drivers other than what ships with OS X. And video card manufacturers generally do not release drivers for their devices installed in a Mac under OS X unless it is a PCI card or some such that has a chipset not specifically supported by OS X. I suppose the Hackintosh community may have some drivers that do that but I would ...
The problem was a cheep VGA cable. Replacing the cable sorted out the resolution.
From personal experience, the resolution has little impact of the 5 aspects listed. However, for me, there's a 6th and this seems to be affected quite a lot. Namely myself. I find that tiny fonts will make my eyes squint and I need to use more brainpower to read StackExchange questions, leaving a little less available to understand some of the remarkable ...
The setting you wish to adjust is the built-in display correct? Your screenshot is for the external. To change the built-in display on a retina screen running Yosemite: Unplug your HDMI (as in normal use) Go the the Display preferences ( > System Preferences) Set the display to Scaled and More Space. Play a bit with it to get the look you desire. ...
Apple will not show you the real panel resolution, only the scaled resolutions. http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/macbook-pro-retina-display-faq/macbook-pro-retina-display-hack-to-run-native-resolution.html Try this.
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