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What will look better with a 970: A 1080p Monitor on Max settings -or- A 1440p Monitor on Medium-High settings.

Poll Results: What looks better (MSI 970 on an Ultrasharp)

 
  • 33% (2)
    1080p Monitor on Max Settings
  • 66% (4)
    1440p Monitor on Medium/High Settings
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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
I have a MSI 970 100M Edition. It crushes everything on 1080p - temps at 69-71.

I was looking at getting a Dell U2715H. I don't know how well my GPU will handle 1440p gaming.

Should I upgrade to 1440p or hang on to 1080p for the time being?
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post #2 of 8
Depends on the game. Also this is rather subjective. Lastly, a 970 will have no problems maxing out most games at 1440p.
 
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post #3 of 8
I have the MSI 970 Gaming 4G and Asus PB 278Q 1440p monitor. It runs games on max. The most recent game I've played was MGSV and it runs smooth as butter with max settings.
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post #4 of 8
Most importantly - get G-Sync
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Originally Posted by Wihglah View Post

Most importantly - get G-Sync

For sure. G-SYNC is to die for.
 
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post #6 of 8
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I wish there were more g-sync options for 1440p - and in general. I was thinking about a U2513H to hold me over.
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post #7 of 8
Earlier this year I upgraded to an Asus 970 Strix, then a few months later bought an u2715h—as a stopgap measure, until 4k becomes more feasible and G-SYNC more widespread, with companies that have decent quality control—and am quite satisfied with the experience. Admittedly, a few settings need to be turned down here and there, or inject an alternative AA method(s), but that probably has more to do with my CPU than GPU.
    
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post #8 of 8
1440p.

Render 1080p if you can't run 1440p with good framerates.
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