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Old November 9, 2011, 11:44 AM
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Default Windows display scaling.

My monitor is a Dell U2711 with a 2560x1440 res.
As at that res the text and icons look very small, I've been using a custom display scaling setting on windows (Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display).
Now everything is wonderful except the fact that I get this scaling on Battlefield 3 (and GTA4 for that matter, but I don't really care that much about it). Which means I get a 150% zoomed field of view, poor resolution, and non synchronized menus.
Tried playing with the nvidia CP, windows CP, nothing. I'm really out of ideas
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Old November 19, 2011, 07:17 AM
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you mean outta $ for should have gotten a 1080 lcd TV display, the monies spent on that dell could almost buy 2 1080 TV screens
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Old November 19, 2011, 10:07 AM
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I would try changing the scaling back to normal and increase the default font size in your theme or registry.

Scroll down to option three and play around!
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Old November 30, 2011, 04:32 AM
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I've had the same problem, one solution is to have two user accounts. One for Desktop work and the other for gaming. Keep the gaming account at no dpi scaling.
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Old November 30, 2011, 05:22 AM
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I oddly don't have this issue at all on my new Samsung 27" monitor running the same resolution
Here I am: here I remain
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