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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-04-2019, 10:13 PM - Thread Starter
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Two 1440p monitors...scaled differently?

For the past few years I've been using an ASUS PB278Q as my main monitor. I just picked up a shiny new MG279Q to use as my primary for 1440p 144 Hz gaming.

After adjusting the colors around, it looks amazing. No dead pixels and 144 Hz is sexy. However, I noticed a couple subtle yet present issues, which may be related.

Everything appears slightly larger on my MG279Q. For example, pulling up the OCN homepage on both monitors, the MG279Q will show one less topic than the PB278Q. Text is also very slightly blurred relative to the PB278Q, I have a hunch it may be related to the other issue.

I've double checked Windows 10 display settings to make sure there isn't a custom scale factor set or anything like that. Nothing looks out of the ordinary. Graphics drivers were clean installed before connecting the new monitor, since I also installed a new graphics card at the same time. Any thoughts?

Relevant specs:
- MG279Q on DP-MiniDP connection
- PB278Q on DVI
- GTX 1080 Ti (driver 416.81)
- Windows 10 1803

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Firefox remembers screen scale for each monitor its being viewed on. Not sure about other browsers. (My 1440P screen has firefox on 120%. Drag it over onto my 4K screen then it changes to 175%)

If its different in every program then that changing DPI will change the size of everything globally.

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I'm using Chrome. Changing the scale on one screen will reflect on the other.

As far as DPI settings go, both of the monitors are on 100% scaling in system settings. I've also tried messing around with some settings in the NVIDIA Control Panel to no avail.

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