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Spotting difficulties after switching to 1440p


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I read about all the reports of spotting difficulties when getting higher resolution screens but didn’t realize how significant the change was when going from 1080 to 1440. Hard to see anything until it is right on you almost. I get the reason behind it but man I hope my eyes adjust and I get better because right now it makes some MP servers really difficult. 

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Yeah those pixel are tiny, certainly if the dimensions of your screen didn't grow the same size as your resolution did (i'm in the same boot, from a 1920x1200 24" to a 2560x1440 27"). I just wonder how some people can see a one pixel target on 4K on a 27" monitor.


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Funnily enough I went from 1080p" @ 27" to 1440p @32" and I found that it was  lot better to spot things, I think it really depends on the size of your screen.

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Maybe if I had gone up to 32 inches it would have been better but at 27 the best I can see is at 8miles. I built a mission where the target and I are at the same altitude at 10 miles. I put labels on. I would pause the game every mile and see where I could start to see the dot when I turned off labels. At 8 miles is when the dot becomes visible and when I say visible you have to strain to see it. 
 

it is a really nice monitor but man does it suck for spotting. 

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