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It doesn't look terrible due to some settings adjustments on the monitor and gpu. I just don't understand why ASUS would allow the resolution if it isn't correct.
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It doesn't look terrible due to some settings adjustments on the monitor and gpu. I just don't understand why ASUS would allow the resolution if it isn't correct.
Because I could bet you it is not the same quality, as in pixels.

If there is only 1680x1050 Pixels, why try and run 1980x1080? one physical pixel wont equal a graphical pixel, that is just madness.
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Because I could bet you it is not the same quality, as in pixels.

If there is only 1680x1050 Pixels, why try and run 1980x1080? one physical pixel wont equal a graphical pixel, that is just madness.
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Because I could bet you it is not the same quality, as in pixels.

If there is only 1680x1050 Pixels, why try and run 1980x1080? one physical pixel wont equal a graphical pixel, that is just madness.

I understand this, but I suppose I expected the image to be terrible? I had to lower the aa in bc2 but it looked clean. Nothing is distorted. It is obviously not meant to function though.
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Won't matter if you can't read the text on the screen. I've done this before, and it ends horribly.
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I understand this, but I suppose I expected the image to be terrible? I had to lower the aa in bc2 but it looked clean. Nothing is distorted. It is obviously not meant to function though.
In all actuality its just personal preference, I wouldn't do it knowing my pixels aren't accurate, but they don't always need to be to look fine. Hell, look at CRT's, no accurate pixels there.
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I can see no difference between lettering on 1680x1050 and 1080p.
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In all actuality its just personal preference, I wouldn't do it knowing my pixels aren't accurate, but they don't always need to be to look fine. Hell, look at CRT's, no accurate pixels there.
CRT's don't use "pixels" to illuminate the screen, they use light. That's why you can use any resolution you'd like to on them, and the image will always be clean and undistorted (unless forcing a widescreen resolution to fit a full screen monitor).
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post #19 of 25
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I can see no difference between lettering on 1680x1050 and 1080p.
Sounds like its not actually doing anything then. Your lettering should be smaller, and a lot blockier due to unmatched pixels.
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post #20 of 25
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I can see no difference between lettering on 1680x1050 and 1080p.
Go into paint, or any other pixel-art program, and take a 1px line and tell me if it is the same as a physical pixel. It shouldn't be.
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