Anyone have a picture of a 16:10 display side by side with a 16:9 display?

Discussion in 'Displays' started by Gundam, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Gundam

    Gundam [H]Lite

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    Yes I know I can rig something up to see the resolution difference in MS Paint or Photoshop, but I wanted to see a picture of two physical monitors with the same screen size, but with different aspect ratios (ie: 24" LCD 16:9 vs 24" LCD 16:10).
     
  2. phoenixfx

    phoenixfx n00b

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    Following image is also photoshopped; 16:9 is a photo of an actual monitor, I made the 16:10 screen by using some math and photo editing. I derived the screen area with a bit of math, then used the frame of the 16:9 monitor around the derived blue screen area to make up the monitor. I think this should be very close to the real thing. :)

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    Math (for anyone who is interested):
    Screen dimensions (blue area) of the actual 16:9 screen = 517x291 pixels
    New width of the 16:10 monitor = [517 / Cos(A)] * Cos(B) = 503
    New height of the 16:10 monitor = [291 / Sin(A)] * Sin(B) = 314
    A = Arctan(9/16) , B = Arctan(10/16)
     
  3. R0achTheWarHero

    R0achTheWarHero Limp Gawd

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    If it's a TN panel, you're not gonna see the top 1/8th of the monitor on the 16:10 due to viewing angle blackout so you might as well get the 16:9 heh
     
  4. phoenixfx

    phoenixfx n00b

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    Sure, TN panels have bad viewing angles, but unless you have some serious problem with your eyes there is no reason for not seeing the top part of a 16:10. don’t exaggerate.
     
  5. FreeRadical

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  6. brencat

    brencat n00b

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    :rolleyes:

    The image on my V2400W TN is just fine, thank you.
     
  7. OmegaAvenger

    OmegaAvenger 2[H]4U

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    The image on my hanns-g HG281D is just fine too. Was such a great deal for $250 (used). Had it for over a year now.
     
  8. Syntax Error

    Syntax Error 2[H]4U

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    You must have really shitty monitors, then.
     
  9. j3ff86

    j3ff86 [H]ard|Gawd

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    [​IMG]
     
  10. R0achTheWarHero

    R0achTheWarHero Limp Gawd

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    HansG 28 inch TN, the official monitor of the Chicago Cabrini Greens housing projects
     
  11. j3ff86

    j3ff86 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Ah I get it, bravo.
     
  12. PC_User

    PC_User [H]ardness Supreme

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    R0ach doesn't know what he's talking about. 16:10 is perfectly fine for viewing things. Sure, when viewing 16:9 movies, there will be black bars on top and bottom but who can't live with that?
     
  13. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred 2[H]4U

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    You can also go here and see just about any game compared side by side from 4:3, 16:9 and 16:10... even a few 15:10's.

    I personally think 16:10 is the best compromise, but the industry in currently in a big 16:9 push.
     
  14. persisting1

    persisting1 Gawd

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    The whole 16:10 vs 16.9 is old.

    To each his own.
     
  15. OmegaAvenger

    OmegaAvenger 2[H]4U

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    Meh, I live in Austin, and I really don't care if its the official monitor of anything. It sure beats the shit out of the 19" westy I was using considering the DVI input on that thing died after 10 months.

    Its a good monitor. with my HDMI switch from monoprice its perferct for my pc and my ps3.