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  # 1783035 16-May-2017 11:37
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I've just bought a Dell QHD P2416D and like it a lot. But it is set to 125% (recommended under win 10). I couldn't use it at 100%. 

 

 


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  # 1783046 16-May-2017 12:17
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gzt: Just wondering if anyone is using this res for average business and a bit of coding. Any issues with scaling or applications?

How are you finding it?

 

Depends on screen size, assuming application can't scale. If they scale you can do whatever you want.

 

1440p - 27" min screen

 

If using 24" you will need some scaling.





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  # 1783492 17-May-2017 08:31
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I'm thinking I'll find one 27" 1440 to be a better experience than two 24" 1440. I can use something else as a second monitor until i can add another 27.

But now I've priced in at 27, the next step up in res/$ is not so bad. What's the sensible " size for the next step in res?

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gzt: I'm thinking I'll find one 27" 1440 to be a better experience than two 24" 1440. I can use something else as a second monitor until i can add another 27.

But now I've priced in at 27, the next step up in res/$ is not so bad. What's the sensible " size for the next step in res?

 

Next "step" is 32" at 2160p but -

 

I have a 32" 2160p. My eyes hurt, because the white light is zapping my eyes like you're looking into the sun. I find that resolution to be too fine, and everything needs scaling (which is fine if it scales), but doesn't help the pain when the screen is white eg web browsing. If not white it's fine.

 

32" @ 2160p =138 dpi

 

27" @1440p = 109 dpi

 

I'd stick with 27". But that's me. You could get ultrawides, eg 32" ultrawides, but sorry you can calculate the dpi and see if it is in the sweet spot





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  # 1784754 19-May-2017 14:32
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I looked at two Phillips 4k 40 curved and 43 flat and the Dell U2715 1440.

I was surprised that all of them required scaling 125% to be really usable at normal sitting distance. I have not had a test for a while but always 20/20 previously.

The Phillips were almost there on 100%, but 125 is the next step in the UI.

The curved Phillips VA panel was the clearest and i could have used that on 100% just fine, but the curve was weird sitting close. I like curve a lot as TV cinema but as a monitor up close is strange. Nearly ready to take a chance on that one but not quite.

The 43 flat was not clear and the actual surface looked finely wobbly.

My problem with 125 scale for work is losing that % in res might as well be using a smaller monitor.

It's almost like building a 2x2 stack of 24 might be the smart thing to do for desktop area. Come to think of it, 16:9 has never felt exactly right for work.

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