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Is higher resolution necessarily better when it's a full HD monitor?

A majority of high end wide-screen monitors (16:9) that are titled as "Full HD" have a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 (i.e. 1080p)

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Guest [Entry]

"LCD monitors look best when set to their ""native resolution.""

If the Dell LCD monitor is 2048 x 1152, then the video resolution should also be set to 2048 x 1152. If you set it to 1920 x 1080, it will not look as good."
Guest [Entry]

"Since on an LCD monitor, each pixel turns out having a dedicated element that makes it glow, thus the true (or native) resolution of any LCD monitor will be the same as the number of such dedicated elements.

If you try to assign a resolution other than the native resolution, then it will have to mix some of the pixels around and merge parts of them into adjacent elements, thereby giving an overall fuzzy look to the image on the screen.

Having a larger resolution means that you can have more space on your desktop, for example you can comfortably read two pages in word side-by-side. Besides having more workspace area, having a larger resolution does not really have any other specific advantage."