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With the iPad 3 carrying a screen resolution high enough to push an HD 7970 to its limits in the desktop computer world, I've been wondering - would you prefer a tablet with a high resolution and low quality gaming graphics, or one with a low resolution and high quality gaming graphics?

[Edit] Added the word "gaming" for clarification.
Edited by Peon - 3/8/12 at 8:04pm
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its not really pushing anything.

They fit more pixels on the screen. about it.

My 64 MB radeon mobile card gets me 2560x 1800 lol.
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For a tablet, or any hand held, I would want highest resolution screen with best readability outside to make text easier on the eyes.
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i've been begging for higher than 1080 screens for years, even though games look good at 1080, reading text is still not as crisp as I would like on computer screens ( i know there are higher res ones, but way to expensive )

I also don't understand why people want huge monitors with 1080 res, a 21" 1080 ( what i have ) looks way crisper than a 30" screen at 1080, only reason why I could see a use for a bigger screen size would be for videos. ( but i just stream to my tv, so it does not affect me )
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If you ask me i would just go Panoramic.

I mean who can beat 160000 x 1600? lol.
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I suppose I was unclear - when I say graphics quality, I'm talking about 3D gaming graphics, not how the home screen or webpages look.
Edited by Peon - 3/8/12 at 8:10pm
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The main purpose of a tablet obviously isn't gaming so I would go with a higher resolution.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Peon View Post

I suppose I was unclear - when I say graphics quality, I'm talking about 3D gaming graphics, not how the home screen or webpages look.

well... then It doesn't matter. You can't resize anything...

3D gaming... its still dirty looking

so quality would help.
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post #9 of 30
I'd go with both. Huge resolution and Highest graphics settings. I'm sure if you can afford four 7970's that'll be fine. thumb.gif
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Most iPad games probably won't run at that resolution unless it's like simple Angry Birds. They'll probably just be upscaled.
    
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