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Integer Scaling Explored: Sharper Pixels For Retro And Modern Games - PCSTATS.com Integer Scaling Explored: Sharper Pixels For Retro And Modern Games
Wed, Oct 09 2019 | 4:00PM | Filed under: Video Cards| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

At GamesCom, both Nvidia and Intel separately introduced updated drivers that could scale resolutions on the GPU using integer scaling. Integer scaling sounds pretty self-explanatory, and it is: the selected resolution is multiplied by whole numbers to fit the screen. For example, a monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440 can be filled with a 1280x720 image by doubling the height and width of the pixels. It looks kind of blocky to use as a Windows desktop resolution, but for the right kind of game, like retro or retro-inspired titles, it gives a razor-sharp edges to the pixels that make up the image on your monitor...

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