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You have to do the math yourself. 1080p to 1440p is a 77% increase in pixels. So your framerate decrease depends on how pixel fillrate limited the game is vs other things like CPU limitaitons, GPU geometry or whatever else. Really hard to say, but the hit can be anywhere between nonexistent (super high end system) to quite massive.
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You have to do the math yourself. 1080p to 1440p is a 77% increase in pixels. So your framerate decrease depends on how pixel fillrate limited the game is vs other things like CPU limitaitons, GPU geometry or whatever else. Really hard to say, but the hit can be anywhere between nonexistent (super high end system) to quite massive.

Yeah I'm aware of the performance hit I'm going to take but I'm confident my system can handle it, looking at benchmarks and so on as well (6700k and Titan X). I'm asking more about any issues with games not supporting it or any programs, just if you have come across anything that bothers you with it if you are running it. Thanks
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Yeah I'm aware of the performance hit I'm going to take but I'm confident my system can handle it, looking at benchmarks and so on as well (6700k and Titan X). I'm asking more about any issues with games not supporting it or any programs, just if you have come across anything that bothers you with it if you are running it. Thanks

No issues. 27" @ 1440p works just as good as 24" @ 1800p. 6700k & Titan X should be enough for any game at 60fps (might have to lower a few settings from ultra to high tho).
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Issues? Makes you want to move to 4k to get more of that sharpness goodie.

Exactly this! Been rocking my QX2710 for around 2 years now & I'm loving it, especially @100Hz. The buttery smooth navigation while browsing and gaming is just totally worth it. Only downside of running the latest games @1440p is turning a few settings down a notch or two to keep the framerate where I feel comfortable which is around 40+ fps. I'd love to upgrade to 4K but I'm gonna have to be looking for a new GPU aswell.
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It's great to know I won't have any problems with it. Thanks thumb.gif Now it's just a wait for the money to come in and then deciding which one to get.
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In you guys' opinion, is there a decent 27'' 1440P option at 300USD?
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In you guys' opinion, is there a decent 27'' 1440P option at 300USD?
Check my other thread for exactly this http://www.overclock.net/t/1608072/1440p-27-ips-monitor-recommendation/0_100
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