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Poll: Desktop Screen Res

What's your desktop screen res?

  • 1024x768

    Votes: 1 1.5%
  • 1152x864

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1280x768

    Votes: 1 1.5%
  • 1280x800

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1280x960

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1280x1024

    Votes: 4 6.2%
  • 1366x768

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • 1440x900

    Votes: 2 3.1%
  • 1600x1200

    Votes: 3 4.6%
  • 1680x1050

    Votes: 17 26.2%
  • 1920x1080

    Votes: 12 18.5%
  • 1920x1200

    Votes: 21 32.3%
  • Higher

    Votes: 4 6.2%

  • Total voters
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Gaming aside, what do you set your screen resolution to, for things like e-mail, web browsing, etc.?

If you use a nonstandard resolution that is not listed, just round to the nearest higher resolution. For those with multiple rigs, just go with the one you use most often for e-mail/browsing/etc.
 
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First vote!

1920x1200
 
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1680*1050, on 22"
 
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2048*1152 on 23" 16:9 aspect. :)
 
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1920 by 1200 16:10 @ 60Hz
 
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1680x1050 with a 22inch Screen and quite like this sze res
 
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1650x1050 on a 22".It's by far the best resolution for daily tasks.
 
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1920x1200 on a 24" Acer. I love it.
 
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26" 1920x1200 Asus

Love the ultra high res!
 
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25.5" Sammy 1920x1200
Love it!
 

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1680x1050 20'' for my main screen and 1024x768 15'' for the secondary
 

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With 3x 1920x1080, and a 2560x1600...I think I got TOO MUCH! :laugh:
 
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yeah main in 1920x1080(23"), then 1680x1050(20") , 1400x1050(19"), 1280x1024(17"), and then sometimes i turn the tv on too @ 1920x1080(42")

never, ever enough screen real estate. I need a wall of screens. I need more :)

it's not just play though, it's work too. I wouldn't have a use for so many screens if I didn't work on this thing all day long ...
 
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1680*1050 on a 22" monitor. Perfect fit.
 

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I keep my desktop at 1680x1050 all the time, whether gaming or not.

The laptop as well I keep at 1920x1200 all the time. Except if I play Crysis...:laugh:
 

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2048x1152 on my Samsung 23"- superb :D
 

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23" 1920x1200, for a few years now (old Apple display Cinema Display from work). At first, when I had an e6400 and a x1950 XT 256MB I couldn't play every title on high settings.
 

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1920x1200 24" - all the time

I've been an avid fan of the 16:10 display for a long while now . . .
 

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16:9 is wider, at least in screenshots. Is there some reason I'm not aware of that 16:10 is better for gaming?
 
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1920X1080 on a 24" Samsung, I leave it on max res for all apps.
 
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1680*1050 @60hz the best of both i think, normall tasks its perfect anything bigger i think wouldnt work if that makes sense, an its not too small for movies
 

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16:9 is wider, at least in screenshots. Is there some reason I'm not aware of that 16:10 is better for gaming?


Depends on if a game supports 16:10 or not - and even how well they support it.

If it's full support, and not some stretched FOV/POV or other BS, you end up with a little more room along the edges - typically T/B - compared to a 16:9. But, most games simply stretch the edges of the FOV, which gives a bit of a "fish-eye" effect . . . it's not too bad, really, and barely noticeable if you sit a comfortable distance from the display . . . if a game properly supports the aspect ration, you won't get that stretched effect, instead you'll be able to see what players with smaller screen res can't.

Besides, you get a little more screen with a 16:10 compared to a 16:9 - from what I understand, it's typically an extra inch worth at the bottom (or top, depending on how one view's it).
 

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The perfect res is 1920x1080 less is crap, higher is just not worth
 
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