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High res screen on a laptop or a battery v-card

by shlurpee / July 7, 2007 11:46 AM PDT

Ok, two questions in one. first, whats the benefit of having a high resolution? Obviously it will make the screen better looking but I don't want tiny little letters and tiny numbers in excel. I have my desktop at 1280 and thats perfect for me. But is there something else Im missing, why would I want a 1400 res?

Also, if you had to choose between a better graphics card or a better resolution what would you choose? I will game a little but nothing serious. But I do want a smooth running laptop for vista.

I just ordered and this is what I have
1.8 ghz
2 gig ram
128 vcard
1280 screen res
dvd brnr.

I can still swap some specs and what I would do is drop the vcard down to intel 3100 and up the res to 1400 res.

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OOPS
by shlurpee / July 7, 2007 11:48 AM PDT

sorry, it should say 'BETTER v-card' not 'battery v-card' Happy

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Typically the high
by orlbuckeye / July 7, 2007 10:21 PM PDT
In reply to: OOPS

resolution and good graphics card go hand in hand. Remember if you get a high resolution screen you can lower the resolution. If you get a lower resolution screen you can't increase it. You also can adjust the font and/or font size in Excel.

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