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How do you say what your monitor resolution is?

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by Shiz, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. IamMed

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    1280x1024 = twelve eighty by thousand twenty four
    1024x768 = thousand twenty four by seven six eight

    dont ask, I jus like being different :p
     
  2. Claw

    Gangster

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    twelve eighty by ten twentyfour.

    Right same subject well 'ish.

    My Bro in law and i had an argument about the name a few years ago about some video software called 'Xing' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xing)

    He said it was pronounced 'zing' and i thought it was 'crossing' any idea guys?

    Sorry to hijack the thread a little, and i know its not really monitor based, but the end product does end up on a monitor :confused:


    If your not interested in how you pronounce it, you should still have a quick read about Xing, its a good bit of history about video on PC's and how it eventually seriously affected the DVD industry.
     
  3. yesiamAndeh

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    definitly pronounced "zing"

    no word ive ever heard of with an X at the start, sounds like "cross" lol

    xylophone is a perfect example.
     
  4. div0

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    I'd say it that way for all of those too, but admit it, you just plucked that 90% "fact" out of thin air, didnt you ;)
     
  5. Seft

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    sixteen hundred by twelve hundred :)
     
  6. sunky

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    something by something easeeeeeeeeeee
     
  7. Borden

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    Location: Derby

    1680x1050 = one six eighty by one o fifty
    1600x1200 = one six hundred by one two hundred
    1280x1024 = one two eighty by one o two four
    1024x768 = one o two four by seven six eight
    800x600 = eight hundred by six hundred
    640x480 = six forty by four eighty

    can't be bothered to type up the others :p
     
  8. KoemanGR

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    same here
     
  9. RandomTom

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    one two eighty by one oh two four.

    :)
     
  10. indyskyz

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    ten twenty four by seven eight/ghty six
     
  11. gord

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    One thousand Two hundred and Eighty in conjunction with One thousand and Twenty Four.