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i cant believe monitor companies are going with this every monitor you look at its 1920x1080. I don't get what the point it i want more desktop space not less


can you run the 1920x1080 and make it work 1920X1200 ?

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you cant force it to just grow another 1920x120 pixels. if you could it would look squashed since you would be forcing a 16:10 resolution to run on a 16:9 screen.
Edited by Dom-inator - 3/14/11 at 10:55pm
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Cost. The LCD panels are being mass produced for 1080p.

No, you do not want to run a LCD at non-native resolution.
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If the monitor displays 1920 x 1080, then the display has that much. you can't make it work as a 1920 x 1200.
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post #5 of 19
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so what the heck is the point of stupid 1080 ya if you play games 24 7 or watch video but other then that its just lame
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post #6 of 19
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so what the heck is the point of stupid 1080 ya if you play games 24 7 or watch video but other then that its just lame
What's the point of what? Running a resolution that's widespread and compatible with tons of stuff? Umm... what's wrong with it?

"If you play games, or watch video", isn't that a good percentage of computer use? lol
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post #7 of 19
More vertical desktop space isn't going to do much justice to be completely honest.

Besides, games with set FoV benefit 16:9 resolutions over 16:10.
post #8 of 19
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More vertical desktop space isn't going to do much justice to be completely honest.

Besides, games with set FoV benefit 16:9 resolutions over 16:10.
vertical space is not doing much really?
i dare you to use a resolution of 1920X480 for the rest of the week.

Moron, vertical space is one of the most important ergonomic features of a monitor third only to screen tilting and no flickery stuff (meaning backlight or dithering)
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Tilt your screen and put it in portrait mode?
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post #10 of 19
I don't get the point of this thread. 16:9 is the industry media standard. 1920x1080 is the "HD" standard. Of course most consumer grade monitors will aim for that spec.

Buy a 16:10 monitor if you want. They do exist...
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