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post #171 of 285
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Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
In movies 16:9 win by definition.

In games 16:9 win by definition in anamorphic games.
And in Hor+ games you get larger FOV in 16:9. (which most people want)

16:10 isnt really better for anything.
Movies are usually 1.85:1 but if you go watch a movie at the cinema then the aspect ratio is 2.39:1, they are recorded in 2.75:1. They are then scaled so that they look similar on a 16:9 TV/monitor. You say people want 16:9 in games? Funny most of OCN gamers use 16:10 in eyefinity (well from what I have seen anyway) Where is you proof that people want 16:9 in games. And don't copy and paste from Wikipedia or use that list of games because that is just 14 games out of millions.
    
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post #172 of 285
I hate to come back into this thread, but I have to say one last thing...

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Originally Posted by Hydros View Post
Which monitor that will have the highest resolution isnt about aspect ratio.
It actually is, if you understand how aspect ratios work. Since you don't seem to understand, I'll explain it to you. See, with a 16:10 aspect ratio, you will always have 10 vertical pixels per 16 horizontal pixels. However with a 16:9 ratio, you will always have 9 vertical pixels per 16 horizontal pixels. That means you will always have one less vertical pixel for every 16 horizontal pixels.

Therefore, 16:10 will always have a higher resolution compared to 16:9.
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post #173 of 285
He also stated 16:9 gives more pixels so more work space, then immediately edited that part out
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post #174 of 285
We knew from before that you are a liar Hogwasher but you arent even a good one.
Edited by Hydros - 10/19/11 at 3:52am
post #175 of 285
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
It actually is, if you understand how aspect ratios work. Since you don't seem to understand, I'll explain it to you. See, with a 16:10 aspect ratio, you will always have 10 vertical pixels per 16 horizontal pixels. However with a 16:9 ratio, you will always have 9 vertical pixels per 16 horizontal pixels. That means you will always have one less vertical pixel for every 16 horizontal pixels.

Therefore, 16:10 will always have a higher resolution compared to 16:9.
Thats what you got wong. 16:10 is the ratio, not amount of pixels.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspect_ratio_(image)

So you mean that 16:9 always have a far higher resolution than 4:3?

16 > 4
9 > 3

It doesnt work that way.

An aspect ratio cant have higher resolution than another because it has nothing to do with pixelamount.
Edited by Hydros - 10/19/11 at 4:15am
post #176 of 285
I find 16:9 to be too wide. I just prefer the size of 19:10.
This is purely based on looks, not productivity.
    
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post #177 of 285
Never thought I'd see so much passion over 16:10 vs 16:9

But in response to the OP, I've been using 16:10 (1920x1200) for about 5 yrs for gaming & at work we use 16:9 mostly for office work no gaming or video. I noticed the difference in aspect immediately (prefer my my 16:10) but used to it now.

Each to his own......
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post #178 of 285
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We knew from before that you are a liar Hogwasher but you arent even a good one.
I saw that bit as well.

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So you mean that 16:9 always have a far higher resolution than 4:3?
Yes. If the 16:9 screen is XXXX by 768 and the 4:3 screen is 1024 by 768
    
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What did I lie about now?
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*Waiting patiently for other posts to stop, and for Hydros to start arguing with old posts of his own, to continue the arguement.*
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