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Old June 12, 2012, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Mars View Post
It won't do this - if you have the OS set to 1440x900 mode, raster images will look exactly the same as if you were at 1440x900, as every pixel of image data will be represented by 4 pixels on the screen. Text and UI elements will be the same size as they would be at 1440x900, but will be more detailed.

Um Thats not how it works. Step away from the Apple reality distortion field.

If you have a 800x600 image (very common on the net) and view it on a higher DPI screen it will either be a lot smaller than it would be on a 800x600 monitor OR be unevenly "upsized" and look like crap (ie interpolation == piss poor images). Very...VERY few images upconvert and still look like anything other than shite as very...very few images will go perfectly into a given screens native res.

For example 640xN, 800xN, 1024xN, 1200xN images will ALL look like crap. ONLY ones that could potential be alright are 360, 720 and 1440 x N....and even then it will still look a crap ton less sharp than it would otherwise look. Why is that? Simply..just because you can perfect scale it at say 4 to 1...does make it have 4x the details....rather you have just INCREASED the virtual dot SIZE of the image!
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