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the answer is yes.

any more questions, please direct to my mailbox.
Haha is that an invitation or are you just putting me in my place?
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now do you see why a native 1200x900 looks better to him?
1200 x 900? Do you mean 1440 x 900 or 1600 x 900? I know 1200 x 900 is a resolution, but it's a non-standard 4:3 ratio resolution. Usually you see 1280 x 960. I haven't seen of 1200 x 900 in practicality.
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he has HDTV channels on his TV package , and a non HDTV lol
If his TV is 720p, then it is an HDTV. Most 32" HDTVs are actually 1366 x 768 as well. Granted TVs aren't meant to be used from two feet away, that resolution is fine on that size.

I'm a big proponent of the PC platform, but the things you're mocking him over really make you sound a bit condescending.

Crysis not being on consoles (which it is, even if inferior) is reason to run his Xbox 360 over? That makes you come off as just caring about graphics. It's just one game, and while I love it, it's not just for the visuals.
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now do you see why a native 1200x900 looks better to him?

he has HDTV channels on his TV package , and a non HDTV lol
LOL... they usually charge quite a bit more for HD packages... he isn't the sharpest pencil in the box is he?

32" 720p looks pretty bad. I seen it!
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1200 x 900? Do you mean 1440 x 900 or 1600 x 900? I know 1200 x 900 is a resolution, but it's a non-standard 4:3 ratio resolution. Usually you see 1280 x 960. I haven't seen of 1200 x 900 in practicality.
If his TV is 720p, then it is an HDTV. Most 32" HDTVs are actually 1366 x 768 as well. Granted TVs aren't meant to be used from two feet away, that resolution is fine on that size.

I'm a big proponent of the PC platform, but the things you're mocking him over really make you sound a bit condescending.

Crysis not being on consoles (which it is, even if inferior) is reason to run his Xbox 360 over? That makes you come off as just caring about graphics. It's just one game, and while I love it, it's not just for the visuals.

thanks for correcting my res mistake, it is 1600x900, fail to pay attention anymore after i set it, i just checked.

i just gave him one game specific, he actually got angry when he saw that rage looked better also, amongst a few others including HL2.

while his TV may BE HD it certainly doesnt look it when you have to stretch the programming to fit the screen, because its not a 1080P, it ends up looking horrible. that coupled with the fact that its a wal mart branded TV, means it also isnt the best of quality. the picture actually comes out somewhat blurry when he stretches it to fit.

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LOL... they usually charge quite a bit more for HD packages... he isn't the sharpest pencil in the box is he?

32" 720p looks pretty bad. I seen it!
absolutely not, when it comes to technology, i can only compare him to my grandfather, who still watches TV on a B&W tube in a mahogany cabinet, and has a laptop thats 7 years out of date to edit home videos on.

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Haha is that an invitation or are you just putting me in my place?
putting you in your place
Edited by PCSarge - 10/18/11 at 12:53pm
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Gaming in surround/ eyefinity always converts ppl
 
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LOL That's awesome. Can't tell you how many times people try to argue and justify how great consoles are. I converted my older bro and Brother in law, they both played xbox with their "HD" hookups. now they collect dust in the closet
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LOL That's awesome. Can't tell you how many times people try to argue and justify how great consoles are. I converted my older bro and Brother in law, they both played xbox with their "HD" hookups. now they collect dust in the closet
im letting him try HL2 lost coast, because AFAIK console never got it, ill give him an hour or so and he'll want a PC even more
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(borrowed a friend's 560Ti so i could fold on my 5770 like im supposed to)
I'm excited to get another member of the legion, but why not fold on the 560? AMD's getting better, but nVidea still has a decent lead.
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I had a similar experience when my roommate had some friends over and saw me playing Mass Effect 2 on my 30" monitor. They couldn't believe it was the same game. I spent the next half hour showing them a few other games like Batman, Witcher 2 and some Wind Waker on Dolphin (After ten years it still looks incredible). Afterwards i was told how hard it would be to go back to playing on the 360 after seeing true high resolution gaming.
Edited by Arviel - 10/18/11 at 4:40pm
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