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    Default 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    Just wondering what gamers prefer. Which resolution is better?

    I found a lot of ASUS laptops that have nice specs and all but the downside of that was that the screen resolution was 1600x900. I personally prefer 1920x1080 for pretty much everything~

    -- And to add on, isn't 1920x1080 the standard for today? Isn't anything below that considered "bad" ?

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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    Baka personally prefers 1920x1080 ._. Higher resolution pretty much means Baka doesn't need Anti Aliasing turned on and it'll still look great with barely any jagged edges. Some people prefers lower resolution due to the larger icons maybe but Baka thinks most prefer higher resolutions too ._. Smaller screens will get lower resolutions so Baka doesn't think 1920x1080 is today's standard. For anything above 15.6", maybe. For below that, no.

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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jentage View Post
    Just wondering what gamers prefer. Which resolution is better?

    I found a lot of ASUS laptops that have nice specs and all but the downside of that was that the screen resolution was 1600x900. I personally prefer 1920x1080 for pretty much everything~

    -- And to add on, isn't 1920x1080 the standard for today? Isn't anything below that considered "bad" ?
    is 1920 x 1080 worth it on a laptop?
    Is 1600.. bad- not necessarily. But Baka makes some very good points that are reinforced by this thread. I had to get new glasses when I went to full HD on 17.3 inch (using native resolution) asus screen, but am very glad I went that route.
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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    I would say for a 17 inch screen, go with 1920 x 1080. But for a 15 inch screen go with 1600 x 900.

    Sure 1920 looks better than 1600, but your games are going to have much less frames per second as well.
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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    Whatever you want. I would get 1920x1080 personally...hell, I would get 1920x1080 on my 12" netbook if I could. But some people prefer lower resolutions, especially on laptops, because it makes things easier to read for those without great eyesight, and lower resolutions are less taxing on your graphics card for gaming.
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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    1080p has advantage which reach beyond gaming. I'd accept no less, even on a 15.6" screen.
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    i wish i could still get 1680x1050 for 15" then i would be happy.
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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    Even with high resolution on small screens there's always font scaling. It's pretty decent these days. Everything looks so crisp and clean.

    I prefer high resolutions, always have 1920x1080 on 14" or larger, although it's pretty difficult to find anything but 1366x768 on a 14".

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    1080p, absolutely
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    Default Re: 1920x1080 vs 1600x900 ? Which is preferred?

    I am in agreement here 1920 x1080, but that is ONLY because there are no more 1920 x 1200 screens.

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