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Is 1366x768 bad?

You can find used, not all too shitty, 1080p screens for like €10 if you look on your local markets. Used parts sounds like the right way all around if your budget is so tight you can't even get a new 1080p screen tbh

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i'm getting a new budget pc but i really really wanted atleast a 1080p display but i couldn't due to budget... so i'm getting a 1366x768 display. is it bad? or will it just improve my fps in games due to the lower pixel count. cause i do charity streams every saturday so i wanted to get a nice pc on a budget.


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You can find used, not all too shitty, 1080p screens for like €10 if you look on your local markets. Used parts sounds like the right way all around if your budget is so tight you can't even get a new 1080p screen tbh


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24 minutes ago, Samurai9954 said:

i'm getting a new budget pc but i really really wanted atleast a 1080p display but i couldn't due to budget... so i'm getting a 1366x768 display. is it bad? or will it just improve my fps in games due to the lower pixel count. cause i do charity streams every saturday so i wanted to get a nice pc on a budget.

get a 1360x768. I cant get anything to add the extra 6 pixles on the edge of my monitor.


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1 minute ago, TheTechWizardThatNeedsHelp said:

get a 1360x768. I cant get anything to add the extra 6 pixles on the edge of my monitor.

hmmm.... interesting


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1 minute ago, Samurai9954 said:

hmmm.... interesting

Yeah. I cant even get WINDOWS to do it.


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Literally only one useful answer in this thread has been posted. 

I used to rock a TV that tapped out at 1360x768 and the overall experience wasn't bad. It's not that high of a resolution and websites are starting to shift away from prioritizing that as a usable resolution, but considering that 1366x768 is roughly 50% of 1080p just on a raw total pixel count, you could definitely expect a decent performance gain just on that alone. 

But as someone else said, you can always keep an eye out for used 1080p monitors in the $10-25 range easily if you're that cash strapped.


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There may be a middle ground if you can't find a cheap enough 1080p display, 1680x1050 displays were also common at a point but practically worthless now. The extra pixels over 1366x768 will still help.


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My TV is 1366x768 and its fine, I really dont see a need to upgrade it.

So if you cant find any 1080p panels for a decent price its fine.

Take 1080p if you can though, obviously.

Also where are people finding 1080p monitors for that little? I havent seen any under $60

 


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