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Windows 7: What Combo of Monitor Size/DPI/Resolution for Best Font Rendering?

04 Sep 2014   #1
joncr

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What Combo of Monitor Size/DPI/Resolution for Best Font Rendering?

What combination of display size/DPI/resolution should I be looking at in a monitor for best font rendering?

Should I go high DPI on, say, a small 19-20 inch screen, or go for a wide display?

I'd think, with a given DPI and resolution, rendering would be better on a smaller screen than on a larger screen.

But, I've been reading about scaling on high DPI displays and how that negatively affects rendering quality. If that's the case, perhaps I need to look for a size/DPI/resolution sweet spot that won't trigger scaling.

(For that matter, how, exactly, does Windows decide a display is high DPI?)

Any specific monitor vendors with good reputations in this area? What display technology is best for this?


Thanks.


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05 Sep 2014   #2
corruptDNA

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by joncr View Post
What combination of display size/DPI/resolution should I be looking at in a monitor for best font rendering?

Should I go high DPI on, say, a small 19-20 inch screen, or go for a wide display?

I'd think, with a given DPI and resolution, rendering would be better on a smaller screen than on a larger screen.

But, I've been reading about scaling on high DPI displays and how that negatively affects rendering quality. If that's the case, perhaps I need to look for a size/DPI/resolution sweet spot that won't trigger scaling.

(For that matter, how, exactly, does Windows decide a display is high DPI?)

Any specific monitor vendors with good reputations in this area? What display technology is best for this?


Thanks.
For resolution, font looks super crisp on 1920x1080 . I know cause thats the resolution my laptop comes with, as for all the other things, id say a 20" display with high dpi would look nice, but thats just me.
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