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post #181 of 285
Same goes for a lot of things, pro tools is program that the whole entire industry uses ON MACS, basically if you want to get into the music business as an engineer you need to use pro tools on a mac!, doesn't always mean that is the best program out there its just thats what everyone is being trained on.

Point of my little story is that is always standard of something doesnt always mean its the best.... IDK *** im saying im just wanting to buy a monitor and it just keeps getting harder every day.
 
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post #182 of 285
I've read through this whole thread, and I have but one question.

What is the aspect ratio of an equilateral triangle?
 
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1680x1050 16:10 on a 15 inch screen. It's pretty nice.

Inb4 hydros says "16:9 is better" yet again.
 
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post #184 of 285
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1680x1050 16:10 on a 15 inch screen. It's pretty nice.

Inb4 hydros says "16:9 is better" yet again.
Yea i think the macbook pros are sitting at 1680x1050 @ 15"
 
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i've read through this whole thread, and i have but one question.

What is the aspect ratio of an equilateral triangle?
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post #186 of 285
I'm siding with hydros. You guys are obviously uninformed. I see so many comments like "I saw them at a college, so they are better," and the like. The fact of the matter is, the majority of consumers care more about price than the subtle differences between 16:9 and 16:10. And don't try to tell me it isn't subtle. A few lines in excel isn't enough to justify a price increase. People don't even think about that stuff. Another fact : right now, the supply for 16:9 is much higher than for 16:10. Especially for 1080 vs 1200. This is a result of lower prices, the 1080p popularity, and high demand for 16:9. Now stop trying to tell this Guy he is wrong. Fools.
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post #187 of 285
So 1080p is better because its cheaper?

That must also mean a radeon 5570 is a better product than a GTX 580 then. /s

E- Seriously though. Yes, the difference is not huge, but it's there alright. Your decision on if itS worth it
Edited by De-Zant - 10/19/11 at 11:57am
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So 1080p is better because its cheaper?

That must also mean a radeon 5570 is a better product than a GTX 580 then. /s
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This is a classic argumentum ad populum. A logical fallacy, an argument with poor or false logic in it

The popularity of something does not directly equate to it being superior to something that is less popular.
Why concentrate on something trivial, when you can concentrate on the product itself?

And your previous post, you aren't siding with hydros. You are simply protecting 16:9. Hydros claims that 16:9 is the only thing that is actually properly functional for ANY USAGE you can do on a computer, he has said so himself.

Third, you say that we havenT thought this through. Well, how so? Just because we won't settle on an inferior product because of a halved price? Hmm.

EDIT: Just to make it clear again, IM rather neutral on aspect ratios. I just despise someone claiming that only one of them is viable for most computer usage. I'm completely fine with 16:9, 16.10, 4:3, whatever. That is the least of my concerns when looking at a monitor for myself or someone else.
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