Changing the resolution of a screen to something other than its native resolution, unless it’s extremely high-density, is an unfortunate tradeoff (3200 x 1800 isn’t quite high enough DPI, even at the smallish 15" diag. – it should be smaller, or higher res.). What a horrid position to put you in.
Only you will decide if it sucks more than dealing with a small UI. For me it would. Talk about reading glasses vs fuzziness (I’d reluctantly take the reading glasses / too small, but crisp, option).
Dell is to blame for creating such a wonky DPI.
It’s like they mathematically chose the worst DPI possible. Seriously, WTF.
“Ultra HD” must stand for “Horribly Denigrated” resolution compatibility.
That said, this underscores the Herculean task Cubase (and other developers) have in dealing with resolution independence for all these weird screen resolutions.
In other news: the new Cytomic updates released last week of “The Glue,” that allow full UI scalability, would look great even on that 3200 x 1800 15" screen – this is the direction Cubase is clearly headed (but not there yet).