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    Señor Member nofam's Avatar
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    Default 1080p laptops

    I'm thinking about buying a new notebook, and it seems getting a 16 or 17" screen in 1080p is still prohibitively expensive. Are they worthwhile, or am I better to spend the cash elsewhere?

    It's usage will be pretty general purpose, but I do watch quite a few movies on my current notebook.

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    IMO even if you watch alot of movies, a 1080p won't make much difference at that size screen.

    I suppose the extra screen estate would be useful, but you'd be squinting and its probably not worth the large premium unless you need it.

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    Yeah I reckon.

    Asus make some very nice 16" notebooks, they would be good for movies.
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    Can't resist!!!

    So the greenies have won. Instead of dropping 1080 bait, we are now going to kill them by dropping laptops on them? Bit expensive don't you think? PJ
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    I agree with Blam, 1080p wont be very noticeable at all, I usually only find its usefulness at 21"+

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    The text pitch on laptop w\ 1080 rez is only for people under the age of 30!...LOL, there is no way I can read text on a 17"1080 LCD!
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