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I think my next monitor will be a 30"...it's perfect for couch potato browsing...
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Anything pass 1920x1200 is a waste of performance IMHO.
Isn't 8800gtx sli on a 24" a waste of performance?
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Isn't 8800gtx sli on a 24" a waste of performance?
Umm, how do you figure? Performance nearly doubles at this resolution with SLI...

Anything 1920x1200 and above SLI is almost required to max games...unless you don't play with AA/AF
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Umm, how do you figure? Performance nearly doubles at this resolution with SLI...

Anything 1920x1200 and above SLI is almost required to max games...
How do I figure? I think any setup that will get more than 60fps is a waste of performance. It's nice bragging rights to say you can run *name your favorite game* at 200fps, but it is certainly most useless.

BTW, games look great on the 30" even at 1280x800 or other "unsupported" resolutions which run just fine on the monitor.
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How do I figure? I think any setup that will get more than 60fps is a waste of performance. It's nice bragging rights to say you can run *name your favorite game* at 200fps, but it is certainly most useless.
Show me a benchmark where a single GTX gets a steady 60FPS at 1920x1200 with a game that came out in the last 6 months.

Even with 2x 8800GTX at 1920x1200 I see 20s and 30s with max graphics on some games.

You are crazy.

You are running 1280x800 on a 30".....Wow, enough said.. You must be sitting 10+ feet away from your monitor to make that look good.
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Show me a benchmark where a single GTX gets a steady 60FPS at 1920x1200 with a game that came out in the last 6 months.

Even with 2x 8800GTX at 1920x1200 I see 20s and 30s with max graphics on some games.

You are crazy.

You are running 1280x800 on a 30".....Wow, enough said.. You must be sitting 10+ feet away from your monitor to make that look good.

Please show me a single game that NEEDS 8800GTX SLI to run great on a 24" widescreen? Pure BS, indeed.

Obviously you don't have any experience with the 3007 Dell. I don't have any really recent games, but on HL2 or FEAR you can hardly tell the difference between 25x16 and 1280x800 with AA and Ansio ramped up, the only real difference is the framerate.

And no, I'm not running 1280x800... I'm running 25x16, though a LOT of games don't support that resolution, and if they don't, they still look great at the resolutions they do support. If you knew anything you would know that much.
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This issue might possibly fall under the................."If I have to explain, you wouldn't understand"..........category.
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post #28 of 87
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Please show me a single game that NEEDS 8800GTX SLI to run great on a 24" widescreen? Pure BS, indeed.
That Microsoft Flight game runs slow on my Sli and 24" setup.
I cant imagine how horrible it must be on a a sinlge GTX.
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Please show me a single modern game that doesn't NEED 8800GTX SLI to run great on a 24" widescreen? Pure BS, indeed.
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we are not talking about HL2, or FEAR, my 7600GT plays them in WINE windowed at 1600X1200, all settings maxed, at 50fps....we are talking about new games....

Flight Simulator X
Company of Heroes

and we are not talking about the 2-5% of 30" users who use 1200X800
    
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we are not talking about HL2, or FEAR, my 7600GT plays them in WINE windowed at 1600X1200, all settings maxed, at 50fps....we are talking about new games....

Flight Simulator X
Company of Heroes

and we are not talking about the 2-5% of 30" users who use 1200X800
That is the biggest lie I've ever heard in my life. Thanks for playing. Now get out of the conversation.
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