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Is it just me or was gaming more fun on CRT monitors?

post #1 of 10
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I remember playing WoW on a CRT back in 2004/2005 and it just felt so smooth... even with my 114hz 1440p monitor something just feels off.

Just me or does anyone else miss the CRT days? Any chance CRT will ever make a come back, a 1440p or 1080p version?
post #2 of 10
smoother on a TV to me actually ^^
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old eyes maybe
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post #4 of 10
Dude totally! felt so much faster to me back then then now.
post #5 of 10
CRT will never make a come back, thank goodness. I don't think the "gaming" was better back then, but the "games" certainly were. The developers have focused on realism in modern games, and have lost sight of the art of the game itself.

I'd take Duke Nukem, Unreal Tournament, Quake II over BF4, Crysis 3, etc. any day of the week, especially for LAN party gaming. Hell, even Castle Wolfenstein 20 years ago was a superior game play to some of this trash developers are putting out now. Technology be damned, LOL.

Anybody remember the old game "Hexen" ? We spent hundreds of hours at LAN parties playing that back in the 90s!

Greg
post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by caenlen View Post

I remember playing WoW on a CRT back in 2004/2005 and it just felt so smooth... even with my 114hz 1440p monitor something just feels off.

Just me or does anyone else miss the CRT days? Any chance CRT will ever make a come back, a 1440p or 1080p version?

Wow is so much different now then it used to be. I could play it with 3700+ and 7600GT 256MB Maxed out. Try doing that now. You need like 10x the power.
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Just out of curiosity...OP are you using lightboost at all?
 
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post #8 of 10
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Just out of curiosity...OP are you using lightboost at all?

can't use lightboost with a korean monitor i don't think, im using toastyx cru to OC my 1440p monitor to 114hz
post #9 of 10
CRTs certainly AREN'T more fun to play with, unless you're into nostalgia or you like being doused in "angel dust" tongue.gif

75Hz monitors were common back then but only on the "gaming" line. If you buy into the "gaming" line today you can still get 75Hz or even better 144Hz
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They won't make a comeback but I sure love the Image Quality of a Sony Trinitron. I have an active hoard of 2x GDM FW900's, a G520, and a G400. I'm going to keep hoarding and lugging until I'm so old I have to pay someone to lug them for me. By then, nothing in existence will have analog out. :-\
   
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