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what resolution should i run 3dMark06 at?

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Just wondering if I should run 3DMark06 at the stock 1280x1024 or at my monitor's native resolution of 1440x900? Which would give me a higher score/be the best judge of my comp's capabilities. I've noticed that a lot of the scores I look at are run at the stock res. Is this just to make comparisons easier across the board? Thanks for any info.
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Run it at stock since everyone else does. Otherwise, you can compare with others. Don't forget to enable "Application Controlled" in your nVidia Control Panel.
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thanks for the quick reply
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If you are comparing it to others, use the stock settings. If you want an idea of how your machine performs for you, use your native resolution.
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