I have a monitor that runs at 2560x1440 resolution. I would prefer to get rid of it and just use a 55" TV as the monitor for this machine. My question is about resolution on the TV. If I have both connected and say mirror display, I get 2560x1440 on both, just scaled up on the TV. The amount of screen real estate is the same as what's displayed on the monitor, just larger on the larger screen.

It's a 4K TV. If I unplug the monitor, the best I can do is set the TV to 3840x2160. That is far less screen real estate on a 55" TV though than 2560x1440 on a 27" monitor. So, my question is, is there any way to keep this scaled 2560x1440 on the TV without the monitor plugged in? As soon as I disconnect the monitor the TV auto switches resolution and the scaling effect is gone, meaning I lose a ton of screen real estate.

Edit: Aha, figured it out right after posting. I'm using Windows 10. Whats happening is that by default Windows is setting the TV to 300% scaling. I just needed to go into Display Settings and move that slider.

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    What OS and version? – WBT Sep 3 '16 at 16:59
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