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Poll Results: What resolution do you prefer while gaming?

 
  • 1% (2)
    1440x900 (16:10)
  • 1% (2)
    1600x900 (16:9)
  • 5% (10)
    1680x1050 (16:10)
  • 0% (0)
    1600x1200 (4:3)
  • 43% (77)
    1920x1080 (16:9)
  • 10% (18)
    1920x1200 (16:10)
  • 0% (0)
    2134x1600 (4:3)
  • 18% (33)
    2560x1440 (16:9)
  • 9% (17)
    2560x1600 (16:10)
  • 3% (7)
    Eyefinity / Surround (16:9 Landscape)
  • 0% (1)
    Eyefinity / Surround (16:10 Landscape)
  • 2% (5)
    Eyefinity / Surround (16:9 Portrait)
  • 1% (3)
    Eyefinity / Surround (16:10 Portrait)
  • 0% (1)
    PLP (only applicable usually for 1600x1200 (P) / 2560x1600 (L) / 1600x1200 (P)
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post #51 of 90
The higher the better as long as I can run it reasonably well.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maximillian-E View Post

I recommend having a sticky for the difference between the resolutions and aspects ratios with lots of big shiny graphical examples.

(since the differences between them in desktop use are obvious, and considering the topic of this thread, I assume you're talking about games here)

That's technically doable, but I doubt it'd be able to demonstrate anything but the FOV / black bar differences between games. Demonstrating everything there is to the topic is difficult with just images, especially with host sites tending to compress the images quite a bit. It's a relatively simple topic when explaining it through text, and probably not deserving of a sticky (not to mention such a thread would in my opinion belong in the games sections, certainly not here).
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post #52 of 90
The higher the better as long is its a single Display. 16:9
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post #54 of 90
poll results so far are predictable

1080p is all many people know. its used on TV and movies. so very mainstream.the next step up is 1440p which is taking off now at a faster rate. the poll once again reflects this.
all the poll does is in itself is reflect what people actually bought, very few people will be sitting there thinking they prefer 3870 x 4909p or whatever because A.) they haven't tried it and B.) its not what there used too c.) there running the resolution and format because that's what they prefer in most cases.


personally id like to see some manufacturer go out of there way and make a 3x portrait setup with no bezzels with a curved screen.
post #55 of 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by phill1978 View Post

poll results so far are predictable
1080p is all many people know. its used on TV and movies. so very mainstream.the next step up is 1440p which is taking off now at a faster rate. the poll once again reflects this.
all the poll does is in itself is reflect what people actually bought, very few people will be sitting there thinking they prefer 3870 x 4909p or whatever because A.) they haven't tried it and B.) its not what there used too c.) there running the resolution and format because that's what they prefer in most cases.
personally id like to see some manufacturer go out of there way and make a 3x portrait setup with no bezzels with a curved screen.

I've seen 1440 , not sure abotu 1600p or whatever, and I have seen 4k projecters. I still say space and budget is the heaviest factor in what people prefer, not ignorance. 27 inch is to big in my current space, thats why I use 2 monitors , so I can game at a useable size but still have the screen real estate
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post #56 of 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydros View Post

It doesnt need to be discussed any longer! 16:9 has prevailed!!! thumb.gif

Ain't got anything on "21:9" if your argument is larger field of view in hor+ games.
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Originally Posted by Skylit View Post

No, I mean 1920x810 as in an aspect ratio of 64:27, or marketed "21:9"
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post #57 of 90
I hate how games gimp the square aspect ratios FoV. It's annoying because my CRT at 1600x1200 100Hz would probably last until the next gen display tech becomes affordable but I'm half blind compared to my friends who have 1080p screens.

I'm going to try the custom 21:9 resolution the guy above me posted, maybe I can find a res that gives me the proper FoV
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post #58 of 90
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maximillian-E View Post

Pardon my language but why is everyone in this thread retarded for aspect ratios, and anybody who doesn't agree with a posters opinion has a mental deficiency or is an old coot?
You guys attack each other left and right for silly reasons, it is comparable to the rabid Mech Keyboard guys and the apple v samsung crowd.
I recommend having a sticky for the difference between the resolutions and aspects ratios with lots of big shiny graphical examples.
thumb.gif

The wider the better as long is its a single Display.
post #59 of 90
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The wider the better as long is its a single Display.

Not a fan of Eyefinity/Surround then?
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post #60 of 90
I had to put 1680x1050 because I've never known anything different for widescreen. But nothing will compare to 640x480 for playing Counter Strike 1.6, that will always be what I prefer.
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