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Is not that bad for what it's inside.

Look at the Asus ROG laptops, those are horrible.
You cannot have a 100W class gpu plus the rest of the components gaming laptops have, in the thermal envelope of the rMBP that totals less tdp than that gtx for everything (and still runs uncomfortably hot for lap use under load)...
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1) that mobile gpu will struggle with most AAA games at that resolution and max settings.
2) why so many pixels in a small 15" screen? They could have at least made it with 17"...
3) everyone knows mobile is good but I still choose desktop for gaming, no matter what. Btw, when are uhd resolutions be standarized in pc? It seems 1080/1200p is starting to become insufficient in modern day gaming!
post #33 of 38
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1) that mobile gpu will struggle with most AAA games at that resolution and max settings.
2) why so many pixels in a small 15" screen? They could have at least made it with 17"...
3) everyone knows mobile is good but I still choose desktop for gaming, no matter what. Btw, when are uhd resolutions be standarized in pc? It seems 1080/1200p is starting to become insufficient in modern day gaming!

Point 1, it would. It'd perform badly at that resolution. You'd probably have to turn the settings right down or the resolution. Still, I'd rather have the better display and turn the resolution down, than not having the display at all.
Point 2, I imagine it's because laptops that are 15" sell a lot more than 17" displays. People still want portability on gaming. But I'd love to have the option either way.
Point 3, hopefully soon. 1440p are still pretty expensive for a monitor from any well known brand, I reckon we're years off 4K monitors being mainstream. That and GPUs aren't really good enough even in a PC at the minute for 4K, that is without a tri/quad set up.
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give me this in a 1600x900 IPS wonderfully calibrated display and we'll talk. Driving 1366x768 is hard enough on a gaming laptop over multiple years, 1920x1080 even harder, you want to push 3k resolutions? Our desktops need to fork out over 500 bucks in GPUs to get a sensible frame rate for current gen games at 1440P. What is this crap!

/I really hate interpolation. It drives me nuts. And with the limitation in tools to increase your display sharpness (on a laptop) to compensate for it, running native res on at or above 1080P is still relatively difficult with 60+ fps (lows) without costing you an entire year of education (that's an exaggeration, but you get the point).
post #35 of 38
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2) why so many pixels in a small 15" screen? They could have at least made it with 17"...

MSI doesn't make panels.
They probably went with the panel that was available to them on the cheap, probably through Samsung that already had spent the monies for R&D and setting up the production line, instead of having to pay for all this overhead themselves.
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post #36 of 38
facepalm at the naming scheme

should I call my surround setup 6K resolution?

or maybe I should can it 3.12K since it's 75% pixel of 4K?

just because it makes sense..doesn't mean it should become a new marketing term.
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Yet we're still stuck with 1080p/1200p 24" monitors.
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Would be interesting to see how much of a benefit the high res gives for a 15" laptop. I have a 1080p panel in my Vaio S15 and it looks very good already, so I doubt how much benefit I'd get going higher, especially in games. Considering the massive performance penalty, I really doubt it's worth the trade off. Mobile gpus just aren't cut out for high res gaming.
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