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How do you pronounce 16:9, 1920x1080, 1280x720, 780Ti, 2500k ect. ?

#61NordiniPosted 4/13/2014 2:47:24 PM
Saga3 posted...
sixteen by nine (sixteen nine works too imo)
nineteen twenty by ten eighty
twelve eighty by seven twenty
seven eighty tee-eye
twenty five hundred kay


This is the only correct way to pronounce this list.
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#62GodspokenPosted 4/13/2014 2:53:54 PM
I can't believe people are actually having debates about the pronunciations, lol. Everyone understands what everyone else is saying honestly, it really does not matter. As for me, I say "by" for both 16:9 and 1920x1080. Luckily no one has ever felt the need to "correct" me.
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#63ck920Posted 4/13/2014 2:55:38 PM
16:9 = widescreen
1920x1080 = ten-eighty
1280x720 = seven-twenty
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#64Pal 080Posted 4/13/2014 3:15:14 PM
Hicks233 posted...
2500k - two-five hundred kay


Does anyone actually speak like that...? Do you actually speak like that...? That'd be so hard to follow for some numbers lol.
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#65Enigma149Posted 4/13/2014 3:53:18 PM
16:9 - Sixteen by Nine

1920x1080 - Ten eighty pee
1280x720 - Seven twenty pee
If the resolution is something else, like 2560 x 1080 (my monitor), I specify it (twenty five sixty by ten eighty).

780 Ti - Seven eighty tee eye
2500k - Twenty five hundred kay.
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#66Riony1Posted 4/13/2014 4:08:43 PM
Snadados posted...
Saga3 posted...
sixteen by nine
nineteen twenty by ten eighty
twelve eighty by seven twenty
seven eighty tee-eye
twenty five hundred kay

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#67ClouddxPosted 4/13/2014 4:10:10 PM(edited)
16:9 - Sixteen Nine Ratio
1920x1080 - Ten eighty pee
1280x720 - Seven twenty pee
780 Ti - Seven eighty tee eye
2500k - Twenty five hundred kay.
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#68snake_5036Posted 4/13/2014 4:12:55 PM
sixteen nine, ten eighty pee, seven twenty pee, seven eighty tee eye, twenty five hundred kay
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#69The cranky hermitPosted 4/13/2014 4:42:03 PM
"Sixteen by nine" is wrong. You are describing a ratio. Anyone saying "sixteen by nine" when they aren't talking about units of measurement is confusing ratios with dimensions, and nobody phrases ratios this way when it couldn't possibly be confused for dimensions - find me a bartender who mixes "eight parts gin by seven parts lime juice" to make a gimlet. It's always "to" when discussing ratios.

"Sixteen nine" is needlessly lazy. Just having one more syllable makes it perfectly, 100% unambiguously clear what the relation between the two numbers is. How do we know for certain that you didn't mean "1609?" Even if you think that context should make it clear, the risk of being misunderstood isn't worth saving one syllable.
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#70king_gimpyPosted 4/13/2014 6:01:43 PM
The ":" is pronounced as by.
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