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Clevo did the design, Eurocom just put their logo on it.. I dont think they deserve to have an article talking about how they "released" a new laptop 13.3 QHD+.. The title can lead to misunderstanding..
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at first, i thought the 860M to be a 7XX or 6XX rebrand but its actually a 28nm Maxwell which can compete with the 770M according to notebookcheck.net despite its 128 bit Bus and relatively low core count (don't know how reliable is the source)...still, a QHD res is just too much for it
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Not sure it falls into the ultra portable category, but it does pack a lot of punch in a small form factor. 3200x1800 is a lot of pixels. Keep in mind if you want 1080p just set it as such within your application or within windows.

If I had 1200 dollars or so to spend on a laptop, I might buy it. Looks nice.
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i thought when you scaled DPI you lost workspace? Hence wont you be back to square one.. albeit with less noticeable pixels than the huge minecraft type pixelation you get on a 1080p display at 13.3" rolleyes.gif
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Not sure it falls into the ultra portable category, but it does pack a lot of punch in a small form factor. 3200x1800 is a lot of pixels. Keep in mind if you want 1080p just set it as such within your application or within windows.

If I had 1200 dollars or so to spend on a laptop, I might buy it. Looks nice.

if the screen's native res is a QHD, games will look ugly once you set the res down to FHD, no?
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Ugly as hell.
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The idea of QHD+ is not playing at 3200x1800, but playing at half the resolution at higher PPI so things looks better and smoother.
You will actually play at 1600x900, which is the reasonable resolution to play on this kind of laptop. Every pixel is mapped by 4, so AA can be worked with to deliver better quality at similar resolutions.

The problem with the current QHD+ screens for me is the colours. They aren't as good as the retina screens by far, so the uses for QHD+ isn't hitting the mark.
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Not sure it falls into the ultra portable category, but it does pack a lot of punch in a small form factor. 3200x1800 is a lot of pixels. Keep in mind if you want 1080p just set it as such within your application or within windows.

If I had 1200 dollars or so to spend on a laptop, I might buy it. Looks nice.

and suffer the interpolation? naw, 1600x900 might be ok, and all things considered, would be even better on that dinky GPU
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I actually find the look pretty attractive. Reminds me of an HP 8470p, which I like.
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i thought when you scaled DPI you lost workspace? Hence wont you be back to square one.. albeit with less noticeable pixels than the huge minecraft type pixelation you get on a 1080p display at 13.3" rolleyes.gif

Yes, you are intended to use 150% or 200% scaling for the desktop, won't really get extra space. What you get is mostly sharp text, fonts looking like what they are on paper, but there's also some websites starting to detect "HiDPI" displays and serving higher resolution pictures if I'm not mistaken.

You can still play games fullscreen at 1600x900 which should be fine for the graphics card and 13.3" screen size.
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