Does 1440p look better on 27 inch or ultrawide like 32 or 34 inch?

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GFresha
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Does 1440p look better on 27 inch or ultrawide like 32 or 34 inch?

Post by GFresha » 16 Jan 2020, 14:25

I have a pretty big desk so I can definitely sit away for the ultra wide or 27 inch but at 1440p wouldn't I see more pixels at 27 inch compared to ultrawide? Or would the pixel density not be as a big difference as actually going up from 27 inch to 32/34 inch?

What are your thoughts?

I have a 240 hz monitor for competitive games but would not mind ultra wide for graphics games, let me know!

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Re: Does 1440p look better on 27 inch or ultrawide like 32 or 34 inch?

Post by 1000WATT » 16 Jan 2020, 14:52

I think you create too many topics. :lol:

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Re: Does 1440p look better on 27 inch or ultrawide like 32 or 34 inch?

Post by RealNC » 16 Jan 2020, 18:45

It depends on the height of the monitor. With 1440p UW, it's still 1440 pixels high. So the monitor with the smaller physical height has the higher pixel density.

Height and PPI:

16:9 27" 2560x1440: 13.2" high, 109 PPI.
21:9 32" 3440x1440: 12.4" high, 117 PPI.
21:9 34" 3440x1440: 13.1" high, 110 PPI.

So 16:9 27" has pretty much the same pixel density and the same height as a 34" ultrawide (the difference is negligible.) The 32" ultrawide is smaller and thus has higher pixel density.
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