Background Image

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Hi
I'm thinking of using an image as a background for my site. I would like just one image to cover the entire page with no tiling and have tried the image and it looks fine, the problem I have is the page now loads really slow which I realize is caused by the image size which is 2048x1360 and 1.9mb. If I use a smaller resolution image does this mean that there will be a white strip around the edges for people with large monitors?
I have looked at this site http://www.hunstantongolfclub.com/ and seen that the image they are using is 1500x1000 and 156kb, how have they done this and covered the whole page (on my monitor anyway)
Thanks
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try reducing the resolution to 72dpi. the image can still be full page, but the file will be smaller