Well that's all very well, mathematics is complicated in that fashion, but when it comes to resolutions, square roots don't apply :P All I'm saying is, knowing that this is true, do you really want to still play games in a resolution that stretches the picture slightly? I have found it distracting at times, like when you switch back and forth between the two and compare, the differences are more apparent. I mean, what is it with 1280x1024? Is it the fact that both the width and length of the screen have exceeded 1000 pixels with this resolution that intrigues people? Not a concern for me..