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I'm going to get a 24" 1920x1080 LCD monitor for games and movies...

Are most monitors still of the "interlaced" type, so that unless they say 1080p, assume they are 1080i

I want a 1080p
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I have a LCD LG monitor 1920x1080 not sure if its i or p tho .. any way to check ?
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post #3 of 15
check the video card settings
it will say i or p
or the monitor/tv info osd

or try the less scientific method, shake a window around, if the vertical lines get jagged its interlaced, if they stay fairly stiaight its progressive
post #4 of 15
Computer monitors have been progressive for a really long time now. It's only the TVs that have been interlaced because they hadn't caught up to modern technology yet.
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post #5 of 15
1920x1080 is 1080p
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post #6 of 15
PC monitors have been progressive scan the entire time, since the early 80s. Welcome to the times!
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
PC monitors have been progressive scan the entire time, since the early 80s. Welcome to the times!
lol you beat me to it

I'm curious as to where the OP got the idea that monitors were interlaced.
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by bojinglebells View Post
lol you beat me to it

I'm curious as to where the OP got the idea that monitors were interlaced.
Seems to only be found in cheaper tv's these days from what I've seen.
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post #9 of 15
Just do what I did and get 1920x1200 =) you'll know for sure its better than 1080p
    
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by bojinglebells View Post
lol you beat me to it

I'm curious as to where the OP got the idea that monitors were interlaced.
Maybe when he upgraded from his C64 he forgot to replace the screen?
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