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I love 1080p
16:10 is better for desktop work
don't see the advantage really between 16:9 and 16:10 for games and doesn't make a difference for HD movies and distorts the scaling just slightly or u see more black on the sides
16:10 should be reduced and called 8:5
are 16:10 monitors physically 16 x 10 dimensionally?
Edited by SirWaWa - 7/27/11 at 12:37am
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From 1995 to 2000 I went from gaming at 320x240 and 640x480 to 1600x1200. In the ten years since, very little has changed resolution wise.

I'm not especially fond of the 16:9 ratio. I would find somewhere between 16:10 and 16:11 would be ideal.

Black bars are irrelevant as long as the final video size is at least as large and is of the correct aspect ratio.
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Originally Posted by supaspoon View Post
Well, I guess I'll be in luck then if I move to Tuscon. I'm over by El Paso, and everytime I've had to look for a display since prob. 3 years ago, not a soul within 100 miles was selling anything other than 1080.
Don't get too excited, those LG's are still 1080p, Just a consumer aimed IPS LED display.
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post #84 of 86
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Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
Which begs the question.. Why on earth did you need a 2500k and a 6870 for that puny res?

Should have spent some of that money on a display.

OT: Why do many people "hate" on 1080p? Because it's 'cool' to go against the mainstream.
Facebook is very hardware demanding I've been told but I'm ugrading soon lol don't worry I was thinking 1600x900? I don't want to not be able to max games out. Or should I just go 1080p. Lol idk yet

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post #85 of 86
^1080p for sure. I have done some benchmarks and in the worst case scenario, the FPS loss should be around 27% or so.
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Paired with a 24 inch LCD, it seems the right resolution and screen size for me ATM.
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