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    16:10
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    16:9
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16:10 still running my 6+ year old gateway 19" 1440x900 monitors, took forever to find any decent monitors without stuck/dead pixels back then, and I still have a little white dot on one.
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post #142 of 285
I use 48:9.....
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post #143 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
has been around a long time =/ common
"Has been around a long time" = more time to saturate industries like graphic design and photography, which require the highest resolution monitors. For the past 5+ years, those markets have been filled with 2560x1600 monitors, 2560x1440 is fairly new so it hasn't penetrated that market yet as those industries don't see the point in switching.
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post #144 of 285
Both. and it sucks to have 2 differerent ones. It sucks so bad to not have matching ones that might really be worth debating :-)
Prefer, I prefer the 16x10 until my eyeballs are no longer round :-) it just fits my view better , and was the one I got used to. When I first went to LCD they seemed to have more 16x10 selection, when I get a second , they had more 16x9 selection. So they choose for me, by the lack of choice :-)
Edited by Psycogeek - 10/19/11 at 1:04am
post #145 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
"Has been around a long time" = more time to saturate industries like graphic design and photography, which require the highest resolution monitors. For the past 5+ years, those markets have been filled with 2560x1600 monitors, 2560x1440 is fairly new so it hasn't penetrated that market yet as those industries don't see the point in switching.
They dont have much choice.

But there will be higher resolution monitors available in the future like Eizo 36" 4096x2160.
http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php...&id=1308821283

In fact it goes pretty well for 2560x1440 on the market (far better than for 2560x1600).

2560 x 14400.46%
2560 x 16000.09%
http://marketshare.hitslink.com/repo...&qptimeframe=M
Edited by Hydros - 10/19/11 at 1:19am
post #146 of 285
16:10 primary with a pair of 5:4 secondary screens.

Wish i had a proper desk, all 3 screens are 19"
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post #147 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
The times when 2560x1440 is handy is if you do alot of coding and working in photoshop.
Funny that, the computers at my college that are used for photo editing, coding and sometimes for creating graphics for games use 2560x1600 monitors

EDIT: Look Hydros, its at 50/50 now you can see that 16:9 isn't more common than 16:10
Edited by andrews2547 - 10/19/11 at 1:32am
    
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post #148 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
They dont have much choice.
You're right, they didn't back then because 2560x1440 didn't exist. Even if they did have a choice between the two, they would've gone for 2560x1600 monitors because it displays more content at one time - something you've agreed with so don't even try to argue about that. Andrews2547 even confirmed it in the post above.

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Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
But there will be higher resolution monitors available in the future like Eizo 36" 4096x2160.
http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php...&id=1308821283
And there will be even higher resolution monitors after that, big deal.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
In fact it goes pretty well for 2560x1440 on the market (far better than for 2560x1600).

2560 x 14400.46%
2560 x 16000.09%
http://marketshare.hitslink.com/repo...&qptimeframe=M
Not really sure where they pull their data from, plus the rest of their market share data goes against what you were just arguing about earlier how old=/=common because 1024x768 tops everything on that list which is older than the 16:9 resolutions listed under it.

At the end of the day, 16:9 is better for movies and gaming, 16:10 is better for everything else. Case closed.
Edited by ImmortalKenny - 10/19/11 at 1:34am
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post #149 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post
Funny that, the computers at my college that are used for photo editing, coding and sometimes for creating graphics for games use 2560x1600 monitors

EDIT: Look Hydros, its at 50/50 now you can see that 16:9 isn't more common than 16:10
Infact, that isnt the case. 2560x1440 is more common than 2560x1600. What your school use is irrelevant in this matter.

2560 x 14400.46%
2560 x 16000.09%
http://marketshare.hitslink.com/repo...&qptimeframe=M
post #150 of 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
You are wrong!
How can you tell him he's wrong? He's the one that goes to the school.

Sir, you really do fail and I can't believe you're still referencing that market share website. I've toured 3 different well known colleges and all of their labs regarding graphic design or photography all use 2560x1600 monitors. You should really go outside sometime and not hide behind that market share website.
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