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why does black text have orange and blue pixels

This is called subpixel rendering. The different primary colors in your monitor are not stacked on top of each other. Instead they are arranged near each other. Different monitors have different ...
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How does a PenTile display controller interpret its RGB framebuffer?

I can't say for certain, but I was interested in this myself and trying to look it up (with little success). I did analyze the many macro photos you can find on the web of these kinds of displays, ...
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Can I have lower color bit depth in sample buffer than target framebuffer?

What does that even mean? It means that multisampling is resolved. A multisample framebuffer contains multiple samples for each pixel. The combination of samples represents the color of that pixel. ...
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