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    16:10
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    16:9
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post #121 of 285
Let me ask one quick question about 16:9 and 16:10

When dithering with resolutions such as 2560x1600 and 2560x1400 does vertical pixels even matter at that height, i cant even keep something full screen like a web browser as its just TO MUCH REAL ESTATE on either one of them.

I can see where every inch will count say on the smaller monitors / resolutions but it seems when you are in the league of the big boys the vertical height is noticeable but at that resolution plus pixel pitch what more can you possibly ask for as instead maybe fitting a couple of extra things on the screen.

I know text is best read lets say in portrait vs a wide screen monitor, but would you really ask for more room at those resolutions?

This is coming from someone who watches TV shows, plays game browses, messes with Photoshop, video editing, audio editing, music listening and pr0n watching. Not talking in a perspective of a coder, paper editor etc..

I do have dual monitors which that is a totally different subject i have to have a second monitor no matter what, just to store programs that stay up at all times, as messaging programs and vent, and have other screens open while gaming.
Edited by sotorious - 10/18/11 at 9:58pm
 
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post #122 of 285
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my vote was the tie breaker yeah!

I also have a 16:10 with 1920x1200. moar pixels!!!!
moar pixels is only relevant to anything less than 1920x1200... so the arguement is herp derp, thus useless.. the equivalent 16x9 w/ height at 1200 would have moar pixels. Just sayin'..
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post #123 of 285
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Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
Let me ask one quick question about 16:9 and 16:10

When dithering with resolutions such as 2560x1600 and 2560x1400 does vertical pixels even matter at that height, i cant even keep something full screen like a web browser as its just TO MUCH REAL ESTATE on either one of them.

I can see where every inch will count say on the smaller monitors / resolutions but it seems when you are in the league of the big boys the vertical height is noticeable but at that resolution plus pixel pitch what more can you possibly ask for as instead maybe fitting a couple of extra things on the screen.
Obviously it is a matter of opinion but for the vast majority 1920x1080 is more than enough for everything. What is mostly important to people is size, not resolution.

The times when 2560x1440 is handy is if you do alot of coding and working in photoshop.


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I do have dual monitors which that is a totally different subject i have to have a second monitor no matter what, just to store programs that stay up at all times, as messaging programs and vent, and have other screens open while gaming.
I have to agree. Multiple monitors are more important than real estate on the mainmonitor.
post #124 of 285
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Originally Posted by BlackVenom View Post
the equivalent 16x9 w/ height at 1200 would have moar pixels. Just sayin'..
That's a nice concept theory, but 2133 x 1200 doesn't exist, so that doesn't matter. I've been saying for a long time that it should, but alas, it does not. I'd be after one if it did. There's a big gap between 1080p and 1440p that 16:9 didn't fill (the uncommon/niche 2048 x 1152 notwithstanding). It's why 1920 x 1200 is still around.
post #125 of 285
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
There's a big gap between 1080p and 1440p that 16:9 didn't fill (the uncommon/niche 2048 x 1152 notwithstanding). It's why 1920 x 1200 is still around.
Yes, but because of price. As the price for 2560x1440 continue to fall 1920x1200 will eventually disappear.
post #126 of 285
lol

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That's a nice concept theory, but 2133 x 1200 doesn't exist, so that doesn't matter. I've been saying for a long time that it should, but alas, it does not. I'd be after one if it did. There's a big gap between 1080p and 1440p that 16:9 didn't fill (the uncommon/niche 2048 x 1152 notwithstanding). It's why 1920 x 1200 is still around.
It's not a concept theory.. it's multiplication. -i'm out of this thread before i become one of them and argue useless facts. lol-
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post #128 of 285
I Prefer to use 16:9.
IFeel 16:9 is a better experience.
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Hydros, please do a OCN a favor, stop talking.
Protip: Don't just do the "hip" thing and bash Hydros. I don't see much participation from you.
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post #130 of 285
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The times when 2560x1440 is handy is if you do alot of coding and working in photoshop.
...and 2560x1600 is even handier for coding and Photoshop.
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