It's simple and easy to see what resolution your screen is. Here are several ways to check this.
A screen resolution indicates how many pixels your monitor can display horizontally and vertically. The higher the resolution, the sharper your display appears. When you connect a monitor, Windows automatically selects the recommended resolution.
Knowing your screen resolution can be useful for many reasons, such as: B. to find a suitable desktop background image or to select the right setting for gaming.
We'll show you how to quickly and easily find out what screen resolution you have.
How to find your screen resolution in Windows
Press Windows key + I to open settings.
Under the Scale and layout Headline, look at that Screen resolution Drop-down list. This shows your current screen resolution (for example 3000 x 2000 in the screenshot above).
If necessary, use Screen resolution Dropdown to change your resolution. However, once you find the best resolution, there is generally no need to change it unless you get a new monitor.
If you don't want to look into Windows settings, you can also use online tools to find out your screen resolution. You don't have to download anything; Your browser knows your screen resolution so that websites can recognize this and show you.
You can just do a google search for "what is my screen resolution" and pick one of the top results. Alternatively, go straight to a website like RapidTables, BestFirms, or WhatIsMyScreenResolution.
Now you know your screen resolution
It is really that easy! Should for any reason you need your screen resolution, now you know how to find out – either through Windows or a handy free website.
If you're a gamer and want your games to look their best, knowing your screen resolution is handy. But then again, you might prefer a higher frame rate over a larger resolution.
High frame rate vs. better resolution: what is more important when gaming?
Unless you can afford a high-end gaming setup, you need to understand the tradeoffs between high frame rates and high resolutions when gaming.
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