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Does anyone have these 2 resolutions next to each other. if so can i get a screen shot of the desktop, and will it look relativity the same when they are neck to neck touching.

What i am thinking of doing is getting an BENQ XL2410 and maybe a hp zr24w or dell or something of that sort for the 2nd one.

Making a decision here shortly this is why im making all these threads and popping up in everyone elses


Also yesterday i tried hooking up this imac 27" that i have and i failed pretty hard. I had a display port that i was using with my laptop and try to use that with the imac to make it an extension of my pc but that was a no go. This is a side note so i dont have to make 2 different threads.
Edited by sotorious - 6/20/11 at 10:51am
 
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I have a family member that has a set up that uses 1920x1200 with 1920x1080 and it looks great. There isn't much noticeable difference in my opinion.. Sadly I don't have a picture , sorry!
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phoenixfx tossed something together on hardocp http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=...0&postcount=2]
"Following image is also photoshopped; 16:9 is a photo of an actual monitor, I made the 16:10 screen by using some math and photo editing. I derived the screen area with a bit of math, then used the frame of the 16:9 monitor around the derived blue screen area to make up the monitor. I think this should be very close to the real thing."



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Also yesterday i tried hooking up this imac 27" that i have and i failed pretty hard. I had a display port that i was using with my laptop and try to use that with the imac to make it an extension of my pc but that was a no go. This is a side note so i dont have to make 2 different threads.
Might have to run boot camp to configure it.
 
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phoenixfx tossed something together on hardocp http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=...0&postcount=2]
"Following image is also photoshopped; 16:9 is a photo of an actual monitor, I made the 16:10 screen by using some math and photo editing. I derived the screen area with a bit of math, then used the frame of the 16:9 monitor around the derived blue screen area to make up the monitor. I think this should be very close to the real thing."





Might have to run boot camp to configure it.

O wow thanks for that picture hmm, that thing is noticeably taller. Now i can see why they say it cuts off some of the viewing angel.
 
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I use a 24 inch 1920 by 1200 monitor in between 2 1920x1080 24" monitors, never noticed any problems, screen size is perfect, same with resolutions
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This is the only picture I have currently (not at home), but one is a 24.5"(1920x1200) and the other is a 23.8 120hz(1920x1080). Hopefully this gives you a better idea, if you want more pictures just PM me and I'll pm some to you when I get back to my dorm.
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Here's my old setup from a few weeks ago, will update tonight after flight school

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150267987047275&set=a.10150266544 497275.382385.737957274&type=1
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Yes pictures would be awesome. Thanks for the effort people.
 
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Really, I had such a setup for a while, with 2x 24" LCD monitors, other 16:9, other 16:10. It's not a huge difference, and won't bother you unless you're an absolute perfectionist. Dual monitors rule.

Here's another comparison where it's easier to see the height difference

http://www.displaywars.com/24-inch-1...s-24-inch-16x9
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Really, I had such a setup for a while, with 2x 24" LCD monitors, other 16:9, other 16:10. It's not a huge difference, and won't bother you unless you're an absolute perfectionist. Dual monitors rule.

Here's another comparison where it's easier to see the height difference

http://www.displaywars.com/24-inch-1...s-24-inch-16x9
Yea and i am thinking of doing it this way. I just cant go back to 1 single monitor its just the way i have gotten used to things. Its also funny when i would see like the 30" dell or something in a screen shot it would look more tall then wide and i always thought my eyes were playing tricks on me.
Edited by sotorious - 6/22/11 at 8:08am
 
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