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its better if you're editing stuff, liek photoshop, maya etc... mroe desktop space to you can hav more on screen without it feelign cramped. i find 1920x1200 a bit small :/ so would quite like one
     
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More desk space is always a good thing, and i bet gaming at the res is amazing if you have enough GPU power.

But like you rightly said, 1080p blurays will be upscaled to it and look crappy. This is why people own TVs.
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In about 10 years from now we will laugh at 1080p.4K,8K wow...

Just buy what your wallet is up to.
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More desk space is always a good thing, and i bet gaming at the res is amazing if you have enough GPU power.

But like you rightly said, 1080p blurays will be upscaled to it and look crappy. This is why people own TVs.
You really think that TVs are native 1080p? Anything 40" or up is definitely way higher than that, otherwise the subpixels would be too large - you'd end up seeing red/green/blue dots instead of an actual picture.

Blurays look perfectly fine on it, you wouldn't be able to tell it isn't native.
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You really think that TVs are native 1080p? Anything 40" or up is definitely way higher than that, otherwise the subpixels would be too large - you'd end up seeing red/green/blue dots instead of an actual picture.

Blurays look perfectly fine on it, you wouldn't be able to tell it isn't native.
I'd never really thought about that before. If they aren't 1080p native why won't they accept inputs higher than that then?
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I'd never really thought about that before. If they aren't 1080p native why won't they accept inputs higher than that then?
It's just design, because they don't want to spend money adding something that <1% of people will use.
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It's a shame, i'd probably use my HDTV more if it accepted a higher-res input.

I've also never thought about the fact that my tv seems to have far more than 1080 vertical pixels. How odd.
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At work we have 2x30" and 2x22" (on their sides) inorder to see an entire picture we have taken. Most of the time that's not even enough to see everything left to right left alone top to bottom. We do mostly very high resolution x-ray diffraction work; seeing the pictures smaller than a 1:1 scaling causes you to miss certain very important details. For us its not a. Photo editing requirement. Its a photo viewing requirement.
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It's a shame, i'd probably use my HDTV more if it accepted a higher-res input.

I've also never thought about the fact that my tv seems to have far more than 1080 vertical pixels. How odd.
I had an older 43" plasma that most definably had native resolution. The pixels were really obvious. However when sitting a small distance away it was substantially less noticeable (Just like my cheapo 37" ).
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