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Just a stupid question, but can you run all games at 2560x1440? Arn't some games limited to let's say 1080p?
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post #1302 of 6172
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Originally Posted by Layo View Post

Just a stupid question, but can you run all games at 2560x1440? Arn't some games limited to let's say 1080p?

Ive not had a problem yet, but you most likely wont have a problem due to games being rendered in vector graphics over bitmap.
Even if a game was limited to 1920x1080 it would scale up to 2560x1440.
Edited by Hamy144 - 11/9/12 at 8:35am
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post #1303 of 6172
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Just a stupid question, but can you run all games at 2560x1440? Arn't some games limited to let's say 1080p?

The vast majority of recent releases (anything DirectX 9 or above) can be run at pretty much whatever resolution you want, even completely oddball resolutions like 1920x800 for example.

There are a few exceptions, the only one I can think of offhand would be Toy Soldiers but it's a pretty shoddy port all around. As well, some games' UI scales poorly with higher resolutions, Krater for instance. The UI is a fixed size so it gets incredibly small as the resolution increases.
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The vast majority of recent releases (anything DirectX 9 or above) can be run at pretty much whatever resolution you want, even completely oddball resolutions like 1920x800 for example.

Also, ... most games can be modified via .ini or otherwise config files to play at resolutions not typically allowed via their software interfaces.

Doom 3, for instance plays fine at 2560 x 1440 but you have to specify it explicitly in a configuration file that is read at startup.

Freespace 2, a 1999 released, flight sim plays fine at 2560 x 1440 as well and via a similar method.

Just about any current day game, however, should allow for 1440p by default, though ...
    
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Okay, thanks!
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I have the LED-P Crossover with a fully functional stand for swivel, tilt and pivot.
Not one have I ever used any of that functionality. biggrin.gif

I bet the height adjustment though yes? biggrin.gif Another one the Apple lacks
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Actually yeah, you're correct.

I did use the height adjustment. I'm not sure why all stands can't come with this sort of functionality.

If budget Korean monitors can provide it, it should be mandatory for all 'exclusive' versions including Dell and Apple. It shouldn't be too hard to create such a stand whilst still being aesthetically pleasing.
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Actually yeah, you're correct.
I did use the height adjustment. I'm not sure why all stands can't come with this sort of functionality.
If budget Korean monitors can provide it, it should be mandatory for all 'exclusive' versions including Dell and Apple. It shouldn't be too hard to create such a stand whilst still being aesthetically pleasing.

I concur, the stand on my Samsung F2380 has to be the best between the all the monitors I've spent time using, and most solid feeling despite being half plastic. Cost $180 new a couple years ago, I could see Apple MAYBE, very slight chance, having a problem with actually designing and milling out full brushed aluminum stands for the ACD but the Dell U2711 and the U2713HM (I believe) both have the same stand designs found in the 2007WFP and other ultra sharp series that came before. A tad heavy on the 2007wfp but gives you the full range of motions regardless.

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Damn i didn't get lucky i have four stuck pixels. Plus the stand does not tilt on the left side and don't have a clue how to get the height adjustment working. Plus the back light does not go down it goes only a bit and not all the way to a black screen
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