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Originally Posted by JMCB View Post
Looks awesome. I like my 27 inch better than when I had my 3x 23 inch eyefinity setup.

BTW, that's the exact monitor I switched to.
exact monitor i am using and have been using for 6 months now, great monitor.
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What's the difference between 1080p 42" and a 1080p 23"? Is it harder for a graphics card to support 1080p on a larger screen than a smaller one? Or is it the same? What exactly is 1080p? Is it 1080 pixels within a cerain length or is it 1080 pixels for the heigth of the screen?

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What's the difference between 1080p 42" and a 1080p 23"? Is it harder for a graphics card to support 1080p on a larger screen than a smaller one? Or is it the same? What exactly is 1080p? Is it 1080 pixels within a cerain length or is it 1080 pixels for the heigth of the screen?

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The size of each pixel is the difference. The graphic card will work the same because it's powering the same number of pixels.

A pixel on a 42" would need to be almost twice the size of a pixel on 23".
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post #24 of 43
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Close, but not quite? And thanks for the correction Ill keep that in mind.

Thanks for the input!
I'm with that guy. I run a 24" 1920x1200 display and love it. I just bumped the text size to medium in windows and it's perfect.

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What's the difference between 1080p
42" and a 1080p 23"? Is it harder for a graphics card to support 1080p on a larger screen than a smaller one? Or is it the same? What exactly is 1080p? Is it 1080 pixels within a cerain length or is it 1080 pixels for the heigth of the screen?

Thank you
The GPU doesn't care about screen size, only pixels. a 1" 1080p display and a 100' 1080p display are the same to it.
 
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The screen size impact on resolution also depends on a viewing distance.

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Question: I currently have a 24" (IPS, 1200p)...do you think it makes a lot more sense to pair it with a screen/resolution closer to its size (S23A750D, 23" 1080p) vs. one that is significantly bigger (S27A750D , 27" 1080p)? Or does the size difference not really matter / not really an issue for dual screen setup? thanks in advance.
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IMHO, dual/triple/quad/penta/hexa/hepta/octa display setups are best with identical displays all around.
 
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Yeah, Im not to picky, if there is no noticeable difference then that's fine with me. I sit 2ft away from my monitor if that makes a difference.
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My Samsung 27" is 1080p and I sit about two feet from it.

Text is sharp, games are sharp. No worries about 1080p.

Man you guys seriously need to back away from the monitor some.


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1080p, in my experience, looks better at 22-24 inches. But 27" still looks great, assuming your not sitting a foot away.
Read bolded text above.
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This depends on how far from the monitor are you sitting. If you sit far enough then 27'' can be perfect, if you are sitting at the "usual" distance of 50-75 cm from monitor it can be a bit on the large side for a person with normal vision (or glasses that are right for his/her eyes).
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From the way the OP is worded, it's sounding like he's asking if 27" is too small for having a 1080p resolution, which is an insane idea imo. If it's the other way around, asking if 1080p is too few pixels for a 27" screen, my answer would be yes unless you're sitting far away.

I have a 23" 2048x1152 and a 30" 2560x1600. I couldn't imagine having just 1920x1080 on a 27" screen, it looks so blocky (we have a 26 or 27" 1080p screen at work).
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