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Just downloaded Crysis, Crysis Warhead, and Crysis 2 for $18 off Steam.
Screens will be up sometime tonight. ;]

I've also never played this game before. lol
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I've been gaming at 1600p for nearly 3 years and I gotta say, its been awesome!
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Just downloaded Crysis, Crysis Warhead, and Crysis 2 for $18 off Steam.
Screens will be up sometime tonight. ;]
I've also never played this game before. lol
The original Crysis has a great single player campaign, its very good.
Play it through.
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I've been gaming at 1600p for nearly 3 years and I gotta say, its been awesome!
The original Crysis has a great single player campaign, its very good.
Play it through.
I plan to!
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Heres my pic
DSCN0671.jpg
Heres my serial 2b version.
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Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 9/9/12 at 11:52pm
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Here's some benchmarks for you......
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Benchmarks: 3DMark11 Performance (Click to show)
3DMark11 Extreme (Click to show)
Heaven 3.0 @ 2560x1600, maxed out with 4x AA (Click to show)
Heaven 3.0 @ 1920x1080, maxed out with 8x AA (Click to show)

 

Thanks for the benchmarks. I added this link under the Heaven benchmarking.

 

Question about 3Dmark11 though, none of those are in 1440p right?

 

Is it possible to bench in 1440p with 3dmark11?

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Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

I think if in a few years, there are any left over, new, un-opened U2711's for relatively cheap, I might buy two more to match the single I have now.

Yeah those beasts are very very expensive to go surround. Good luck waiting for a sale :) But trust me many years later when U2711s get cheap, we would probably be gaming in a much higher resolution, and I believe you would also do the switch.

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Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

Just downloaded Crysis, Crysis Warhead, and Crysis 2 for $18 off Steam.
Screens will be up sometime tonight. ;]
I've also never played this game before. lol

You are in for a treat. What an excellent game Crysis is to play in 1440p. We would love to see some screenshots. thumb.gif

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Originally Posted by Munchkinpuncher View Post

Heres my pic Edit: Sorry for such large photos....im not sure how to resize?
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

DSCN0671.jpg

 

Heres my serial 2b version.
DSCN0668.jpg

 

Hey there mate. I added your picture to the club.

 

Thank you thumb.gif

 

 

@ everyone else

 

I added few more screenshots for Dungeon Siege 3.

 

With a gamepad , the game is not bad at all. I am actually enjoying it and will probably see it through the end.

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Dirt 2 Benchmark. 1050/1600.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


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Got a question/opinion needed from you guys, currently I have my 27" apple cinema display but want to dabble with 3 monitors for surround gaming. I know I definitely want to go vertical with it instead of having 81"+ of horizontal real estate.

Should I go for three thin bezeled 1080p displays or get two korean 1440p displays (looking at the catleap Q270s)? These will be purchased at the same time along with 2 (or 3) more ergotron mx wall arms.

Any opinions would be great
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@iARDAs:
It would be possible to bench 3DMark11 in 1440p or 1600p, sure. But it would create different results. The goal of running 3DMark is so you can basically ensure that your system is functioning properly, as per results from other people's runs. If you run at a higher resolution, your score will be significantly lower than what it really should be.

Plus, the Extreme run of 3DMark is in 1080p already, and that one right there is already hard enough to run, and I was getting single digits in some places. 3DMark11 is definitely NOT the benchmark you'd want to run at a super high resolution. That's why I ran some Heaven too. smile.gif

It's generally best with 3DMark, to just use the default presets of Performance or Extreme. That way you can ensure your system is running properly (for that benchmark at least), by comparing with others.
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Dirt 2 Benchmark. 1050/1600. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Thank you for the benchmarks, and they are added :)

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Got a question/opinion needed from you guys, currently I have my 27" apple cinema display but want to dabble with 3 monitors for surround gaming. I know I definitely want to go vertical with it instead of having 81"+ of horizontal real estate.
Should I go for three thin bezeled 1080p displays or get two korean 1440p displays (looking at the catleap Q270s)? These will be purchased at the same time along with 2 (or 3) more ergotron mx wall arms.
Any opinions would be great

hmm normally I would say go Koreans, but if you are going to go vertical, than 1080p with thin bazels would also look good if you ask me. For me if there is a chance to get a thin bazel monitor for surround, it is the one to go with. But others might have different ideas as well.

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@iARDAs:
It would be possible to bench 3DMark11 in 1440p or 1600p, sure. But it would create different results. The goal of running 3DMark is so you can basically ensure that your system is functioning properly, as per results from other people's runs. If you run at a higher resolution, your score will be significantly lower than what it really should be.
Plus, the Extreme run of 3DMark is in 1080p already, and that one right there is already hard enough to run, and I was getting single digits in some places. 3DMark11 is definitely NOT the benchmark you'd want to run at a super high resolution. That's why I ran some Heaven too. smile.gif
It's generally best with 3DMark, to just use the default presets of Performance or Extreme. That way you can ensure your system is running properly (for that benchmark at least), by comparing with others.

Yep that's what I thought so too. Thanks for the in depth explanation. So there is no need for me to add 3Dmark11 section under benchmarks in the 2nd post of this thread than. However it is good to have for some users to see that some certain OC both GPU and CPU side has been achieved succesfully and working very well.

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hmm normally I would say go Koreans, but if you are going to go vertical, than 1080p with thin bazels would also look good if you ask me. For me if there is a chance to get a thin bazel monitor for surround, it is the one to go with. But others might have different ideas as well.

Yah I was initially leaning towards 3x1080p but prices for ones with thin bezels are just as much or more than the korean 1440p, I'm sure they're cheaper ones but quality is needed. I was thinking crossovers and initially keep em normal, then debezel and wall mount then play with positioning to get only the crossover's metal enclosure as a bezel gap between them and the apple.
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