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post #31 of 57
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Originally Posted by Homeles View Post

"2560p" monitors are still obscenely expensive.

I thought when naming a screen res like that you use the vertical resolution, so in this case it would be 1440p or 1600p?

IE
1280 x 720 = 720p
1920 x 1080 = 1080p
1920 x 1200 = 1200p
2560 x 1440 = 1440p
2560 x 1600 = 1600p
Edited by L D4WG - 11/16/12 at 8:02pm
post #32 of 57
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Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post

I thought when naming a screen rs like that you use the vertical resolution, so in this case it would be 1440p or 1600p?
IE
1280 x 720 = 720p
1920 x 1080 = 1080p
1920 x 1200 = 1200p
2560 x 1440 = 1440p
2560 x 1600 = 1600p

AFAIK this is correct... smile.gif

Just an example from:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/720p
Quote:
720p is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9 (1.78:1). All major HDTV broadcasting standards include a 720p format which has a resolution of 1280×720; however, there are other formats, including HDV Playback and AVCHD for camcorders, which utilize 720p images with the standard HDTV resolution. The number 720 stands for the 720 horizontal scan lines of image display resolution (also known as 720 pixels of vertical resolution),
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post #33 of 57
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Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post

I thought when naming a screen res like that you use the vertical resolution, so in this case it would be 1440p or 1600p?
IE
1280 x 720 = 720p
1920 x 1080 = 1080p
1920 x 1200 = 1200p
2560 x 1440 = 1440p
2560 x 1600 = 1600p
Yeah, I goofed.
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Yet we dont see the fbi investigating oil companies for price fixing.... rolleyes.gif

Our government sets the price of oil. If it was determined by open market capitalism then the price of gas would be about 3 - 4 times what it is now.
It does not directly dictate the price of oil...

Which is why the price of petrol in the UK is 3 - 4 times what it is in the US.
post #35 of 57
Reminds me of AMD/Nvidia emailing each other to price fix and lock out Intel for fear of Larrabee. Look how much of a threat that turned out to be.
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I don't believe they price fix oil, what they do is control supply and pretend there is a production cut ant that is why oil prices rise.
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I don't believe they price fix oil, what they do is control supply and pretend there is a production cut ant that is why oil prices rise.

Oil is a non-flexible demand item. It doesn't matter how much it costs, people will buy it, because this world needs it.

LCD screens, on the other hand...
post #38 of 57
I keep thinking to myself this is what NV and AMD have been doing in the current desktop gpu market..

but I kinda think back on the market miracle that is the 4870.
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Yet we dont see the fbi investigating oil companies for price fixing.... rolleyes.gif

Petrol company maybe or maybe not fixing the oil price but gaz station do. Few got some fine last year here in Quebec Canada.

Back on topic, I bough a 720p TV with a VGA input back in that day when my old CRT black out during a SC1 game. I pay like 420$ and that was the "lowest" price it could go. I had to drive store to store to get the lowest price possible.

Now, I have bought 2 Samsung 21.5" for eyefinity and it come to 240$ for both ship with the new special tax on electronic product (I hate that thing mad.gif).

Hope company will learn a lesson from that discovery.

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I keep thinking to myself this is what NV and AMD have been doing in the current desktop gpu market..
but I kinda think back on the market miracle that is the 4870.

A lawsuit was filed against both of them for price fixing a while back.

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1011695/judge-backs-action-nvidia-amd-price-fixing
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-amd-ati-graphics,6311.html
http://www.techspot.com/news/31826-nvidia-settles-gpu-price-fixing-lawsuit.html
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