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cboard_member
11-15-2006, 08:46 AM
Just conducting a personal survey of sorts.

Which resolution do most of you guys use? At the moment I'm using 1280x960 (72Hz Refresh) but lately I'm finding my eyes are getting sore(er than usual) and I'm even noticing flickering (whether or not this is a sign of my monitor packing it in I don't know).

Oh and sorry but I've only included 4:3 resolutions in the Poll. I don't know why.

I find the next 4:3 below 1280x960, 1152x864 to my knowledge, makes everything too big and it annoys me more.

SlyMaelstrom
11-15-2006, 08:49 AM
I use wide screen monitors, so 1440x900, and that's an a 19".

PING
11-15-2006, 08:50 AM
1024 X 768 for me CRT 17" monitor.

Govtcheez
11-15-2006, 09:05 AM
My home PC runs at 1280X1024, which is as high as my monitor goes (19" LCD).

At work I get a combined 3200X2224 from my 19" LCD and my 15.5" widescreen laptop.

Mario F.
11-15-2006, 09:09 AM
1024 x 768 on a 14.1-inch TFT laptop screen.

Also 1024 x 768 when I connect in a 17-inch CRT. (my graphics card can't satisfactorily handle more than that. So I'm stuck)

cboard_member
11-15-2006, 09:10 AM
>> My home PC runs at 1280X1024, which is as high as my monitor goes (19" LCD).

Do you get sore eyes or anything? I guess your refresh rate is higher than 60Hz though (my monitor won't do any higher at that resolution)

Govtcheez
11-15-2006, 09:13 AM
No, I find it very comfortable to look at. I'll see what the settings are when I get home.

maxorator
11-15-2006, 09:16 AM
1280x1024 - it suits perfectly to my 19" LCD.

vart
11-15-2006, 09:57 AM
Native 1024x768 on the 15" Laptop (home) and (at last - long waiting :)) native 1280x1024 on the 19" LCD (work)
Never used less than 85Hz on CRT (since this freq was available)

QuestionC
11-15-2006, 10:29 AM
1600 x 1200 70Hz at home
1400 x 1050 75 Hz at work.. but considering kicking it up.
17 inch monitors.

JaWiB
11-15-2006, 11:15 AM
My laptop has 1680 by 1050 resolution

twomers
11-15-2006, 12:51 PM
1200 x 800 i think. laptop

whiteflags
11-15-2006, 01:10 PM
You people have some huge effing screens. I used to use 800x600 on my old laptop, but now I use 1024x768.

edit: lol binary

Salem
11-15-2006, 01:27 PM
80x25 :D

Mario F.
11-15-2006, 01:48 PM
snob! :D

dwks
11-15-2006, 01:50 PM
I use 1024x768 usually (24 and 32 bit colour), and sometimes 1280x800 (widescreen, ugh) 32-bit. It depends on what computer I'm using.

Rashakil Fol
11-15-2006, 02:27 PM
1680x1050 + 1440x900

Wraithan
11-15-2006, 04:30 PM
1024x768 on my laptop, and 1280x1024 on the monitor I hook up to my laptop, and both the screens hooked up to my desktop.

manutd
11-15-2006, 05:21 PM
I use 1680X1050 with a five year old Dell.

Tonto
11-15-2006, 05:36 PM
1600x1200

Dark_Phoenix
11-15-2006, 05:38 PM
80x25 Gotta love those old 'Dumb Consoles' !

1280 x 1024 17 inch flat screen here

Dave_Sinkula
11-15-2006, 07:23 PM
Work: laptop (left) : 1024 x 768, monitor 2 (right) 1280 x 1024
Home: 1152 x 864

psychopath
11-15-2006, 08:09 PM
1024x768 17" CRT

MadCow257
11-15-2006, 08:38 PM
1600X1200

Have all the sizes set to max so its good for gaming/movies as well as normal use

g4j31a5
11-15-2006, 09:05 PM
Gotta love those old 'Dumb Consoles' !



Yeah, but on the bright side those "Dumb Consoles" don't (or maybe can't?) display the infamous "blue screen of death". :D :D :D

Mine 1280 X 1024.

VirtualAce
11-15-2006, 11:51 PM
1024x768 @ 100Hz - 19" CRT

Frobozz
11-16-2006, 01:36 AM
I use 1280 by 960 at 85Hz because anything bigger and I'd have to fiddle around with font sizes and such. However, my monitor can do 1600 by 1200 at 85Hz if I ever choose to do so. :)

axon
11-16-2006, 01:40 AM
1440x900 here

Rennor
11-16-2006, 04:56 AM
1400x1050 on my laptop
1600x1200 on my desktop

I was curious why this poll did not include any higher resolutions after 1280x :)

Salem
11-16-2006, 06:37 AM
> Gotta love those old 'Dumb Consoles'
Here's a theory - screen resolution multiplied by programmer skill is a constant :D

cboard_member
11-16-2006, 07:04 AM
Maybe I should get a new monitor, like, a nice one with a higher refresh rate.
For now I'm using 1152x864@85Hz. It doesn't look that bad (size-wise) except I've had to nuke half of my desktop icons.

PING
11-16-2006, 08:07 AM
Here's a theory - screen resolution multiplied by programmer skill is a constant

Lol..

Govtcheez
11-16-2006, 08:13 AM
> Gotta love those old 'Dumb Consoles'
Here's a theory - screen resolution multiplied by programmer skill is a constant :D
Sounds pretty accurate, as it looks like I have the highest resolution so far.

CornedBee
11-16-2006, 08:17 AM
2 * 1280x1024 on 17'' LCDs.

My new laptop is wide screen. I don't know what res - forgot what the spec said, and I'll only get it tomorrow.

webmaster
11-17-2006, 09:32 PM
3200X2224

Are you adding the two Xs and Ys together to get that number, because I don't see how you can possibly pull off that many pixels with your setup.

Rashakil Fol
11-17-2006, 10:44 PM
He added 1600x1200 and 1600x1024.

JDrake
11-18-2006, 12:33 PM
1024 X 768 for me CRT 17" monitor.
Ditto.

Govtcheez
11-19-2006, 05:10 AM
Are you adding the two Xs and Ys together to get that number, because I don't see how you can possibly pull off that many pixels with your setup.
It's a dual monitor setup.

edit: So yes, I was adding them together.

CrazyNorman
11-19-2006, 12:32 PM
A tad high, but 2048x1536 @ 75hz, on a 21" CRT (Gotta love the Trinitron based screens)

cerin
11-19-2006, 10:40 PM
I have a 20" widescreen LCD running on 1680x1050. Also, what I estimate to be and 18" CRT. I don't have it set up to use both, but I could. As well as various other monitors laying around my room.

maxorator
11-20-2006, 05:39 AM
Before LCD monitors became popular, 1024x768 was the most common resolution.
LCDs made 1280x1024 resolution and widescreen so popular.

Now when I think of the past... how could I ever use 640x480 resolution? It seems so freaky now...

alphaoide
11-20-2006, 08:26 PM
Home: 1280x1024
Work: 2560x1024 (multiple monitors)

valis
11-20-2006, 09:28 PM
1680x1050 17"