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Info regrading screen resolution.

Hello guys, I need your guidance regarding to how actually is resolution is manage , Which is
1)What is actually 720p and 1080p?
2)What kind or resolution for running 720p and 1080p?
3)Is there so many gaps between 720p and 1080p?
4)I heard lots about people using resolution for some is 1680 x 1050 or some 2560 x xxxx or 1980 x xxxx, question is do they make lots of different? In movie or games does it show huge impact or for resolution?
5)I am using resolution 1680 x1050 meaning in which category i am? is it 720p or 1080p i mean for movies and games..

I really hope to get better understanding regarding this feature for my knowledge regarding this matter, Hope you guys can give some good explanation regarding this matter and THANKS in advance...
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    On LCD's it is pixel count that gives the native resolution! Better explained here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Display_resolution
  2. 1680 x1050 is from era where factories could not cut there screens to the perfect 1080p. 1680 x1050 is called 16x10 format its just short 30 to be perfect 1080p but its classified as 1080p

    720p 1280×720
    1080p 1920x1080

    It depends on your monitor if you want bigger then 1080p you need to shell out some $$$
    The bigger the resolution the bigger video card you need,
    The difference is barely noticeable to average person specially beyond 1080p
    There actually no content on market to take benefit above 1080p (some games only can)
  3. you are above 720p,which is 1280X720...but you are below 1080p,which is 1920x1080........
  4. I think every bit makes quite a big difference. Basically, you need greater resolution for larger screen sizes; if you try to put 1920x1080 on a 27" screen, it just doesn't look very good. I'd love 2560x1600 on a 24-incher, but nobody makes that.
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