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Re: 1440p vs 1080p for general use

by casterofdreams Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:07 pm

Ahh 165Hz for the 1440p panel is pretty great.

Kinda crazy that monitors have fans in them. Also way out of my price range. HDR is another new frontier.

I like the higher refresh rate. Not many games are stable at such high rates but those few are really nice. I don’t do competitive gaming so Overwatch and the like, games that benefit those higher refresh rates, are out for me.

Still nice to have however.
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Re: 1440p vs 1080p for general use

by Xeogred Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:02 pm

This thread is pretty out of date for my original questions, I ended up buying this late last year and have been happy with it:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B2HH7G0/

I'll wait for OLED's next time.
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Re: 1440p vs 1080p for general use

by Anapan Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:55 am

Edit: derp. Didn't read the last post.
Still some possibly useful for other pepl stuf...
Hmm, not sure I can perfectly relate to the problem, but I have some experience;
I have a 21" Sun/Sony 4:3 CRT that can do that vertical resolution, and at the size it's only useful for vector stuff with unfiltered/unantialiased integer-scaled bitmap graphics (PS1 emulation and the like). The dot pitch cannot support viewing 1:1 pixels well at that resolution. Still, on my 24" LCD I find that for general viewing 1080p content even, I prefer to have webpages and most graphical content displayed at 200%.
In Google Chrome, I just have pages remember view settings, and generally scale everything to 200%. I'm using a plugin called Stylish with one filter globally applied:
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img { image-rendering: pixelated; }

It makes every graphic stay unblurred.
an older (2012) topic I made about only this same thing; My displays have changed.
https://racketboy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=37606
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Re: 1440p vs 1080p for general use

by Spawnernumberone Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:50 am

I'm using now 1080p but i would love upgrade to 1440p; hoping to happen it soon, but to be honest, yet i'm satisfied with 1080p
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Re: 1440p vs 1080p for general use

by GaryFletcher Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:47 pm

1440p is better don't go 1080p
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