Mark Charsley (waistcoatmark) wrote,
Mark Charsley
waistcoatmark

Screen resolutions

Back in the 90s, my home computer's monitor happily supported a resolution of 1600 × 1200 (*). Then LCDs arrived and for 20-odd years 1920 x 1080 was about as high a resolution as you could hope for without spending a fortune. Finally 4k screens are common enough that it's economical to buy a monitor supporting a better resolution than I had in my 20s... and my eyesight is no longer good enough to benefit :-)

(*) for desktop and work apps. GPUs didn't exist, and CPUs were too slow to run games or video at anything like that spec.
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