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My 1080p is 1728x1080. I hope yours is too. If it isn't, please set a custom resolution with SwitchRes X.
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o.0 1080p is 1920x1080. Something is very wrong here.
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o.0 1080p is 1920x1080. Something is very wrong here.
You are thinking of the evil kind of 1080p. Ensure that you have 16:10 1080p by ensuring that your resolution is 1728x1080.
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You are thinking of the evil kind of 1080p. Ensure that you have 16:10 1080p by ensuring that your resolution is 1728x1080.

Why in the world would someone do that rather than just buy a 16:10 monitor, 1920x1200, in the first place? Or is this some kind of metahumor going on?
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Why in the world would someone do that rather than just buy a 16:10 monitor, 1920x1200, in the first place? Or is this some kind of metahumor going on?
If you already have a 1080p and cant afford a 1200p, this is a good solution to get 16:10. I did it on my iMac.
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If you already have a 1080p and cant afford a 1200p, this is a good solution to get 16:10. I did it on my iMac.

Eh, I like 16:10 for desktop work, no doubt about it, but for gaming and movie 16:9 is probably the better way to go, if only marginally so.
The difference between the two is not as great as some people make it out to be though, but more power to you and your self-imposed black bars. tongue.gif
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Eh, I like 16:10 for desktop work, no doubt about it, but for gaming and movie 16:9 is probably the better way to go, if only marginally so.
The difference between the two is not as great as some people make it out to be though, but more power to you and your self-imposed black bars. tongue.gif

16:9 is only for movies. Games get much more screen space. And look better.
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16:9 is only for movies. Games get much more screen space. And look better.

Not really... like I said in reality the difference is to small to make a meaningful difference. Also, since 3d content like games is fitting your resolution in your case you are only giving up some of the scene. Nothing is scaled to fit the screen in a 3d game.
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