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I'm a little lost. How do you know when a game is running at 1080p. Doesn't the resolution determine if you're on 1080p or not? What do you mean by full hd.
thanks.

1080p just means it's running the resolution 1920x1080. If it's not a 46" set from 1997, it'll probably be 1080p, and have a max res of 1920x1080. The TV is not any harder to drive from a graphics card then anything else that runs 1920x1080; the GPU doesn't know or care what the physical size of the screen is.
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The TV won't be above "full HD" rolleyes.gif (I hate that term)
Check benchmarks for 1080p at the games you want to play and see if you like the performance. You should be fine with the 550ti though, it is a decent budget card.

I'm a little lost. How do you know when a game is running at 1080p. Doesn't the resolution determine if you're on 1080p or not? What do you mean by full hd.

thanks.

1080p is just a term meaning 1080 vertical pixels, progressive scan (as opposed to interlaced on a 1080i screen). A 1080p screen is considered the High Definition standard for TV's right now so you see them commonly advertised as "full HD". It will run at 1920x1080 with a 16:9 aspect ratio. In essence, 1080p is an term for a 1920x1080 resolution screen. You might see people referring to 1200p/1440p/1600p as well when talking about larger computer screens, its just a different way of writing the resolution.
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Oh ok, makes perfect sense. So technically my 9800 gtx would still be fine then. Correct? In that case I might stick with. Still deciding.

thanks for the help everyone

edit : does that mean monitors running at resolutions higher than 1920x1080 are running above 1080p?
Edited by blue4paper - 1/4/12 at 6:15pm
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edit : does that mean monitors running at resolutions higher than 1920x1080 are running above 1080p?

Yes. smile.gif
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what's it called when its above 1080p.

I imagine only certain video games support this?
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I agree with the 5870/6850/6870 recommendations.
I use a 5770 for 1080p on a 42" LG and it runs most games on high settings or near maxed sometimes.

Has displayport, HDMI, etc.
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what's it called when its above 1080p.
I imagine only certain video games support this?

Most PC games support any resolution. I play pretty much all of my games at 2560x1600.

As for console games, most of them can only run at 720p, and a very select few really run at 1080p.

Typically anything above 1080p you will just write out the resolution, like 2048x1152, for now. I can't remember what the catch phrase for the next resolution they're going to push is, but that's quite a long ways off before they'll push it for consumer adoption. You would need some video format to be released at that resolution, which I haven't seen any move towards.
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what's it called when its above 1080p.
I imagine only certain video games support this?

TVs don't go above 1080p as far as I know but it would be called whatever the resolution is or by the number of vertical pixels by some (Example: 1080p has 1080 vertical pixels, 1200p is 1200 vertical pixels). Your 9800 would work right now but it wouldn't run things at great settings. I would suggest a gtx 460 for now as that is a solid card for the resolution (mind you not high end but upper mid end). Most (if not all) video cards support a resolution of 2560x1600 when your TV will only be 1920x1080 so you will be just fine in that department.

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I can't remember what the catch phrase for the next resolution they're going to push is
Are you referring to "4k" videos?
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Are you referring to "4k" videos?

Yeah that's it. That will probably be the next resolution television sets use, and there have been a few very large prototype displays... but it's still a long ways off before you'll get enough 4k video sources, with devices that can even drive that resolution, and displays that would be cheap enough to buy. Also it's not standardized or anything, you just get a horizontal res in the 4000's.
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