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I've seen it on this forum so many times, people talking as if 1080p is a horrible resolution, that's it's not a "real" resolution. What's up with this??? kookoo.gif
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i don't think it's so much that people hate 1080p, it's more or less they hate that 1080p seems to have been the ceiling for a long time...they're coming up with gimmicks (eg, 3-D) rather than trying to improve the quality of the image...at least, that's been my impression of most of the 1080p haters...it's not the resolution, but the complacency of the designers/manufactuers to create new and cutting edge tech...
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because its become so mainstream, the geek hipster needs to move onto better resolutions to keep them ahead of the curve.
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Originally Posted by b3machi7ke;14352255 
i don't think it's so much that people hate 1080p, it's more or less they hate that 1080p seems to have been the ceiling for a long time...they're coming up with gimmicks (eg, 3-D) rather than trying to improve the quality of the image...at least, that's been my impression of most of the 1080p haters...it's not the resolution, but the complacency of the designers/manufactuers to create new and cutting edge tech...
I never thought of it this way, but very well said!
 
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I'm not hating 1080p. I don't think its so much as people hating 1080p as it is people against the 16:9 aspect ratio and saying 16:10 is so much better since it offers more real estate.
Edited by CrazzyRussian - 7/26/11 at 8:21am
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Originally Posted by b3machi7ke;14352255 
i don't think it's so much that people hate 1080p, it's more or less they hate that 1080p seems to have been the ceiling for a long time...they're coming up with gimmicks (eg, 3-D) rather than trying to improve the quality of the image...at least, that's been my impression of most of the 1080p haters...it's not the resolution, but the complacency of the designers/manufactuers to create new and cutting edge tech...

At the current rate of consumer grade technology it isn't feasible to surpass 1920x1080.
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1080p to me, in my opinion, is a Console Gaming resolution. I currently game on my PC at 1920x1200, when I switch to 1080p, all my games look distorted, and unproportional...

It depends on the monitor though, obviously... Like a 1080p HDMI monitor would evidently display the images better than my current monitor, which is essentially a TV/Monitor. Not designed specifically for PC gaming. Ah well, it works well, colours are good, contrast ratio is good, 5ms response time. For cheap too.

But obviously it depends entirely on the user, and what they prefer. But essentially 1080p is inferior to 1920x1200.
    
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1080p is so average now. Most people here are pretentious.
     
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I love it
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Originally Posted by b3machi7ke;14352255 
i don't think it's so much that people hate 1080p, it's more or less they hate that 1080p seems to have been the ceiling for a long time...they're coming up with gimmicks (eg, 3-D) rather than trying to improve the quality of the image...at least, that's been my impression of most of the 1080p haters...it's not the resolution, but the complacency of the designers/manufactuers to create new and cutting edge tech...

Good point, but I think it's only a small percentage of the haters that think like this.

I get confused every time someone wants to upgrade their video card and you get these haters saying "psshhh..you ONLY have 1080p, you'd be wasting your money on a new video card!"

Seriously, what's so wrong with this resolution? I don't know about you guys, but I don't feel like having to spend twice as much money on multiple video cards every year and a half just so I can get acceptable frames rates all because I'm running an "awesome" 2560x1600 monitor kookoo.gif

I'd love a new super high res Dell monitor but I'm happy with what I've got and I'm sick and tired of idiots perpetuating this myth that 1080p sucks, cause it doesn't.
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