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I currently have a BenQ GW2400 its native resolution is 1920x1200. I run it at 2715x1697. I'm currently looking at 27" monitors so if I were to get an ASUS PG278Q or the IPS PG279Q with a 2560x1440 would I be able to run a higher resolution? or would I need to go with a 4k.

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What do you mean?

You could run nvidia DSR to render the game at 4k, but the display would still show the 2560x1440p.

As far as I know there are a finite number of pixies on the screen, and you cant change that.

That what you were getting at?
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Guess i'm confused about the ratings most 24" monitors say 1920x1080 or in my case 1920x1200 but it will run higher is this the same with 27" monitors 2560x1440? or am I missing the issue completely? lost and confused. LOL

I'm headed out tomorrow to look for a new monitor and not sure what I will be looking at.
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I guess you can always run a higher non-native resolution, but there's really no benefit at 1440p IMHO.

If you have the graphics horsepower to spare, you should either add more hardware AA or run a bunch of enhancements through ReShade. To my eyes, both look better than scaling a non-native resolution.
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Originally Posted by We Gone View Post

Guess i'm confused about the ratings most 24" monitors say 1920x1080 or in my case 1920x1200 but it will run higher is this the same with 27" monitors 2560x1440? or am I missing the issue completely? lost and confused. LOL

I'm headed out tomorrow to look for a new monitor and not sure what I will be looking at.
Oh, and to answer your question, the output image is ALWAYS the native resolution of the monitor. It's a fixed pixel array, there's no getting around that.

When you run a higher resolution like that, a scaler in your monitor (or your GPU) scales the image up or down to your native res.
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Originally Posted by We Gone View Post

Guess i'm confused about the ratings most 24" monitors say 1920x1080 or in my case 1920x1200 but it will run higher is this the same with 27" monitors 2560x1440? or am I missing the issue completely? lost and confused. LOL

I'm headed out tomorrow to look for a new monitor and not sure what I will be looking at.
The physical size of the monitor has nothing to do with resolution. It's either a 1080p monitor or it's not.

The confusion I think is related to the resolution your game is rendering it. It can render the game in 720p / 1080p / 4k whatever. But the actual image that gets displayed on your monitor will always be comprised of 1920x1080 pixels.
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