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I've been curious lately about the size of the monitor effects the graphic output on pc games. I use my 42 inch Led as my monitor I play all my games at 1080p but I'm wondering if I get less quality or performance rather then if I used a smaller 21 inch led monitor.

I'm just wondering whats better?
post #2 of 12
Resolution matters in performance, not size. Period.
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post #3 of 12
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See thats what I thought but you would think your gpu would need more memory to display on a larger screen.

So basically it doesn't matter if you play on a 12 inch screen or a 1000 inch screen at 1080p you'll still get the same fraps?
post #4 of 12
Yes. And resolution, the amount of pixels to draw, matters for gpu memory, not size. Size has nothing to do with it.
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Yeah same pixel count, they are just bigger pixels your looking at.
 
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post #6 of 12
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Thanks De looks like I'll just keep on gaming on my tv
post #7 of 12
It is better to game on a smaller screen. You want to keep pixel density. Large screens over 24" look horribly with 1080p. If you want a large screen, look into a 2560x1440/1600 screen.
post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by noak View Post
It is better to game on a smaller screen. You want to keep pixel density. Large screens over 24" look horribly with 1080p. If you want a large screen, look into a 2560x1440/1600 screen.
See now this is confusing me? So gaming is better on a smaller screen then?
post #9 of 12
He's just saying the image quality in terms of clarity goes down when you go for a bigger screen at the same resolution.
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post #10 of 12
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The the answer is yes a smaller screen does produce a better quality image unless the larger screen is at a better resolution.
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