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Old June 13, 2012, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by geoc View Post
How would it be useless? Those who edit large photos (12gb+ RAW) would definitely find it handy as it allows them to see more detail with less real estate. Architects can use it since it can handle more detail with it's much higher DPI. This is just 2 quick examples where screen real estate is important but doesn't need a rendering powerhouse to use.
I would agree with this only if the actual size of the screen was larger.

A wire frame image at full resolution on that monitor is just about not going to be visible. If you zoom into the image then you're completely defeating the point of the extra resolution.

I'm still of the opinion that extra resolution with no increase of screen real estate is a pretty wasted effort.
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