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Gaming Monitor 1920X1200 vs 1920X1080

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by RoboX, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Durvelle27

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    2560x1600 is 16:10/8:5 Ratio
     
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    2880x1800 is also 16:10/8:5 ratio... is what we want
     
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    I loved 1920x1200, but since that res is rare now days I have folded and went with 1920x1080. Though I do want to say, 1200 vertical will not be any higher quality than 1080 vertical. Because they aren't using 1200 pixels in the same size are as they are 1080. A monitor with 1200 vertical pixels will be a taller screen, rather than more pixels contained in the same area. So visual quality will be the same as 1080, it just gives you a bit of extra vertical view, which I always liked, I wish it stayed the standard for PC's :(
     
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    when your playing a game like battlefield and there are people stood above you, you can see them with 16x10 where as with 16x9 you have to look up.... just something I noticed watching my pal play on his rig...
     
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    I'm on a 25.5" 1900x1200 and I freaking love it ! Highly recommend, but as other people say there are more important factors these days, such as the panel, If I had money I would go for a IPS(better viewing angles, which totally sucks with TN) and if possible 120hz cause I do alot of fast paced FPS's games.
     
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    Wait for G-Sync monitor later this year?
     
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    Yeah also that does sound like a plan, if you're willing to put the extra money of course !
     
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    I'm guessing a 2560x1440p IPS 60Hz monitor with G-Sync will be sub $500US within 2014, which would be a game changer. If this come to pass I will surely pick one up, high res@60Hz is perfect for G-Sync to make a difference.
     
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    OH that sounds good ! cause 500 was the price of this monitor (1900x1200, 25.5" ) when I got it. I guess we can keep dreaming to see a 2560x1440p 120hz in the near future though :p
     
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    yea 120hz would be nice and I bet the Tegra could push it but not sure if the IPS panels could keep up. I would settle for 90Hz G-Synced though once Maxwell comes out games like BF4 all ultra at 2560x1440 would do close to 100fps on one gpu. Time will tell but as far as monitors go, I would sit and chill right now. CES is going to reveal a ton of new monitor technology in the next week. Keep your eyes peeled.
     
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    the main downfall I find with My 1200p is recording issues. like when You have to play in 1080. and record in 1080 because of Youboob. but I think they changed the available resolutions. all above 1080 is Gravy pretty much anyway.
     
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    Yea I play in 2560x1440 and record into 1080 which makes my cpu work overtime even when recording onto a fast SSD. WQHD files are huge and take forever to render/upload even with lagarith codec but it seems to work well for now. I can't wait for shadowplay to be solid and I will start using that instead of Dxtory.
     
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    Boycotting the 1080.

    Bought a Dell U2410m IPS 1920x1200 and it's awesome. Those extra 120px vertical in desktop is also awesome

    You use your monitor to watch purely movies, get a x1080. You use it for anything else, x1200 is the way to go.
     
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    I agree with that if 2560x1600 was affordable/available I would be a happy camper. Most monitor makers forgot these things get strapped to computers and not DVD/Blooray players. For productivity/gaming 16:10 is still king in aspect ratio. Although 21:9 has me interested once pixel density is higher and GPUs will keep up for a more "surround" like experience, although I think my future lies in Star Citizen + High res (maybe even G-Synced) Oculus Rift.
     
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    what os the advantage of the 12HZ (no the 3d, is not for me)
     
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    120 hz make you able to have up to 120FPS (assuming your pc can provide) and also supposedly less tearing/ghosting overall, I don't know for sure haven't try but I'm interested by it too.
     
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    Yes indeed. If one wanted to show the most on a screen, then the optimum ratio would be 1:1. Of course, it wouldn't be very comfortable to use due to human anatomy (ie eyes side by side) especially at large display sizes. I've seen specialized monitors that use a 1:1 ratio, I think for medical imaging.

    Personally, I find 16:9 is better for gaming, while 16:10 is better for productivity. I prefer 16:10 for productivity now compared to the old 4:3 ratio of the CRT monitor, finding it more comfortable.
     
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    1200p Dell here. As far as iam concerned, the only reason there are so many 1080p monitors is because of the film industry pushing 1080p for HD films.
     
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    I got korean ah ips monitor 1440p stable in 120hz and it's awesome.
     
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    How does that even work ? btw 1440p is what Ratio ? 16/10 or

    And what about the price? would be interested to hear about the model and where you can purchase it, for a future upgrade. =)
     
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    I got myself a 32" TV and in my opinion a 1080P is plenty enough. Even for gamings since the higher the resolution the smaller the objects get in regular computer screens. Meaning the snipers are even smallers...these little fuc*ers! :p
     
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    Yes especially for Excel sheets in Office.
     
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    Did the same thing, the only down side is that all the movies are 16:9, but that's hardly a draw back as you don't even notice the black bars. In RTS games that extra FOV is great, so I recommend an 16:10 monitor.
     

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