Of course, 1920x1200 is better than 1920x1080, or 1680x1050, but it's not about better or worse!
Each monitor has its specific setting 16: 9 (1920x1080), or 16:10 (1920x1200, 1680x1050) and the quality of the image does not only depend on the number of PIXELs.
The right screen resolution!
As with many hardware components, computer monitors come in a variety of shapes and sizes. There are a few things to keep in mind when trying to figure out what resolution to set your monitor to.
What is the native resolution of the monitor?
Native resolution refers to the maximum number of pixels your monitor can display. In fact, all LCDs have a fixed number of pixels. What does that mean for you? -Even if you set a higher resolution so that the monitor cannot display more pixels than it is able to. Even if the incoming signal is sent for more pixels. It will use scaling techniques to display an image with a non-native resolution on the screen. When an image is scaled, there is no one-to-one pixel coverage and the image is less clear or blurred. For this reason, it is recommended to run the screen in the appropriate native resolution .
What happens to increased resolution?
When the resolution is increased, the objects on the desktop become sharper due to a higher pixel density. But this also means that text, documents, symbols and images are also getting smaller because more pixels are displayed per square centimeter (DPI).
What happens if the resolution is reduced?
The opposite of what happens when you increase the resolution; Texts appear larger, as does the entire desktop / screen content.
What are the different resolutions for monitors?
All manufacturers produce either different resolutions today. Some examples are given in the tables below.
Info / technical terms:
LCD = liquid crystal displays
Info power consumption!
As the resolution increases, so do the performance requirements for your CPU and GPU (graphics card) . Computers with old hardware may not support high resolutions.
FAQ 55: Updated on: 27 November 2020 07:50