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Does the screen resolution affect 3dmark06?

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Just a simple and probally stupid question, but if im using a screen resolution of 1920x1200 will it affect me in 3dmark06? If I changed the monitor to 1280x1024 would i notice a better score?
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To answer your question, yes.
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Your screen resolution might be set to 1920x1200 but if you have the standard free edition of 3Dmark06, it should default all the tests to a 1280x1024 resolution and not negatively impact your scores
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If you change the 3Dmark06 settings, it would.

If you change your video card settings, it won't. 3DMark will just force the resolution it is set to run at. Can you even change resolution in the basic version of 3DMark06?
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I read something about your suppose to test it at 1280x1024 but didnt know for sure if it would affect me just using 1920x1200
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Originally Posted by tool918 View Post
I read something about your suppose to test it at 1280x1024 but didnt know for sure if it would affect me just using 1920x1200
Again, so long as 3DMark06 is not set to that, the rendering tests that it runs will run @ 1280x1024... it changes the resolution while running, just like setting a game's resolution to something other than native would do
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