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I can't believe I have never tried this reso before! I've been using it for about 2 hours now and I would hate to go back to 1024x768 (I share this comp with my family). My dad swears by 1024x768, so I guess I'm gonna have to switch to this when he's not home.

1280x1024 is so much easier on my eyes with 75hz refresh rate (Samsung SyncMaster 914v).
    
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What size is the screen? like 17", 19"...
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It's a 19"
    
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NO WAIII!!!!

lol.

I remember that day too, since I have never gone back.
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heh, i bet it's the same feeling like i had going from 1024x768 to my 1680x1050 now lol.
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You use 1024x768 on a 19"...gross
Just tell your dad to start using the new, better resolution. I'm sure he will eventually get used to it.
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post #7 of 45
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You use 1024x768 on a 19"...gross
Just tell your dad to start using the new, better resolution. I'm sure he will eventually get used to it.
He says the text is so small you can barely read it. But then again, he uses glasses.
    
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Originally Posted by legoman786 View Post
I can't believe I have never tried this reso before! I've been using it for about 2 hours now and I would hate to go back to 1024x768 (I share this comp with my family). My dad swears by 1024x768, so I guess I'm gonna have to switch to this when he's not home.

1280x1024 is so much easier on my eyes with 75hz refresh rate (Samsung SyncMaster 914v).
Just trick him into getting a LCD since most run at 1280x1024 natively. Any other lower resolution will cause blurriness!
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Dang. I haven't seen that resolution in like four or five years. O_o;
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I came from 800x600 to 1440x900 and it rocks. I'm never going back!
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