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Poll Results: Which aspect ratio is your monitor?

 
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    16:10
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    16:9
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post #111 of 285
16:10. Because I'm rocking 1440*900. My next upgrade is two 1680*1050 screens and a Radeon 6850, I'm not going 1080p until there's cheap single GPUs that can handle it really well.
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post #112 of 285
my vote was the tie breaker yeah!

I also have a 16:10 with 1920x1200. moar pixels!!!!
post #113 of 285
Huh, never knew mine was 16:10, max is 1440x900.

Lol I know hardly anything about LCD displays.
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post #114 of 285
You get more pixels with 16:10 but if you play movies and such you get black bezels. Also once you have a screen 23"+ the extra space become less important. Human neck can operate better left to right then up and down (easier).
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post #115 of 285
Wow 16:10 has 103 votes and so does 16:9 so it's 50/50. I believe in a year or two from now the 16:9 percentage will grow.

I just got my first 16:9 monitor a couple weeks ago and I'm liking it. I would of liked it more back when I edited a lot of video, now I'm just enjoying the extra screen resolution because I was using a 22" 1680x1050 before and now I've got a 24" 1920x1080.
    
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post #116 of 285
I cannot tell the difference. HOW CAN YOU EVEN TROLL ABOUT SOMETHING AS TRIVIAL AS THIS...
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post #117 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by skatingrocker17 View Post
Wow 16:10 has 103 votes and so does 16:9 so it's 50/50. I believe in a year or two from now the 16:9 percentage will grow.

I just got my first 16:9 monitor a couple weeks ago and I'm liking it. I would of liked it more back when I edited a lot of video, now I'm just enjoying the extra screen resolution because I was using a 22" 1680x1050 before and now I've got a 24" 1920x1080.
I made the same switch from 1680x1050 (16:10) to my current 1920x1080 (16:9). I also switched from LCD to LED. I did like the aspect ratio better of 16:10, but when I made the switch to this monitor, 16:10 24"+ monitors were way too expensive.
I must say though, I do like the LED monitors better. So much brighter than the old LCD's.
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post #118 of 285
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Originally Posted by MountainDewMadOScar View Post
I cannot tell the difference. HOW CAN YOU EVEN TROLL ABOUT SOMETHING AS TRIVIAL AS THIS...
Between 16:9 and 16:10? One's taller... lol.
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post #119 of 285
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Originally Posted by BlackOmega View Post
I made the same switch from 1680x1050 (16:10) to my current 1920x1080 (16:9). I also switched from LCD to LED. I did like the aspect ratio better of 16:10, but when I made the switch to this monitor, 16:10 24"+ monitors were way too expensive.
I must say though, I do like the LED monitors better. So much brighter than the old LCD's.
My Acer 22" 1680x1050 I bought a few (3?) years ago had very comparable picture quality to the Samsung I'm using now. BUT, I hated that it should the Acer logo for a few seconds when it turned on, it bothered me so much.
    
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My Acer 22" 1680x1050 I bought a few (3?) years ago had very comparable picture quality to the Samsung I'm using now. BUT, I hated that it should the Acer logo for a few seconds when it turned on, it bothered me so much.
SO glad my Asus doesn't do that. It'll only show the logo if I use the power button to turn it on and off.
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