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Poll Results: Which aspect ratio is your monitor?

 
  • 49% (200)
    16:10
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    16:9
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post #101 of 285
16:9
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post #102 of 285
3x 16:10 displays here.
 
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post #103 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
@Backfat

Please dont write when you dont knowwhat you are talking about.
I think you should take your own advice
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Backfat you are tiresome.
Oh the irony.
post #104 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
andrews. If you plauy games from around 2000 you should buy a 4:3 monitor yes. Everybody knows that. Just read link in my sign.

From wiki:
"4:3 Stretch is a similar image scaling method as anamorphic but where the FOV is locked to 4:3 and either stretched or leaving black bars on widescreen monitors. This was the standard for early PC games before 16:10 and 16:9 monitors were introduced but this scalingmethod is rarely used nowadays"

All new games support 16:9.
Half of Wikipedia is edited by ignorant people and those ignorant people are obviously spreading the ignorance. Some of the games I had on the list were released only a few years ago. I have played most of them and if I am honest I don't care if I get a black bar on my screen. If you think someone should BUY a new monitor just to play a game you are an idiot. If you play a game in 4:3 or 16:10 on a monitor that is 16:9 you will get a small black bar on either side of the screen. Gamers don't care about that, all they care about is that the gameplay is good.
    
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post #105 of 285
16:10 moar pixels 4tw!
post #106 of 285
Here is "kinda" a fun "fact"...16:9 is by far the most popular screen ratio due to mass production ("cheaper" to make)...probably like 90% of the monitor market - right?

However, on this forum...according to poll above...47.8% (basically, half) use 16:10...that should tell you something. People that spend enough time learning, discussing, and caring about PC monitors lean much, much, much more heavily toward 16:10 (even tho it's not as available on the market) than the general uneducated public cares to notice.

16:10 is pretty darn nice and very visual pleasing and people buy/like it for many different reasons. But that being said, either is good enough for most people, including myself. I personally, don't care enough about the difference to be a primary deciding factor. Even though I do like 16:10 slightly more, I really believe most people don't mind either. In conclusion, there are other more important features to consider when buying a monitor.

PS: Hydros sucks. lol. jk. =)

waiting for Moderator to close thread any day now...lol
Edited by malikq86 - 10/18/11 at 8:40pm
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post #107 of 285
Honestly its alright to have a healthy debate, it leaves people like me reading both cons and pros for both sides and helps me decide off that. It usually doesn't change the minds that are made up (maybe a few have jumped wagon) but it helps for the people who are clueless and try it from there till they have their mind made up.

But being as hardcore as we are just leads into a flame war sometimes.
 
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post #108 of 285
yeah i agree with you there sotorious.
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post #109 of 285
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Honestly its alright to have a healthy debate, it leaves people like me reading both cons and pros for both sides and helps me decide off that. It usually doesn't change the minds that are made up (maybe a few have jumped wagon) but it helps for the people who are clueless and try it from there till they have their mind made up.

But being as hardcore as we are just leads into a flame war sometimes.
Unfortunately this topic is rarely healthy, or a true debate. Rather, it just results in "my daddy is better than your daddy" mentality and baseless mud slinging.

It would be one thing if it could be into one consolidated sticky or something, it's another to have these stupid topics created twice a week.
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post #110 of 285
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Unfortunately this topic is rarely healthy, or a true debate. Rather, it just results in "my daddy is better than your daddy" mentality and baseless mud slinging.

It would be one thing if it could be into one consolidated sticky or something, it's another to have these stupid topics created twice a week.
Yea that is true, a sticky would be nice. so all the mud slinging at least stays in one place.
 
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