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hey guys do you think that playing on lower resolution with your xbox360 such as 640x480 will produce less heat since the console dont have to render more than 640x480 resolution graphics? if so will you get more frame rates on lower resolution i mean that if there are games that have a frame rate drop on 360 like GTA4 (when driving into alot of people) do you think that lowering ur resolution will solve the problem?
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Not necessarily, because then if you go to such a low resolution... Then it all becomes CPU dependent. What happens when your CPU cannot provide the GPU with information? If reducing the resolution gets lag, and higher resolution gets lag... Stop driving into a lot of people
    
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The 360's scaler chip does all the work.
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it just heats up playing 3d games, like shooters, but is cooler when playing arcade games, or just chatting, listening to music, etc. it's basically the same concept as a GPU, use more energy/ heat to produce the 3d graphics, while cooling down and using less power just in 2d mode.... so no it would not really help, when i play halo 3, i put a fan near the front part to blow the cool air under the 360, since that is where it gets pretty warm to the touch.....
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lolnoidontthinkthatloweringtheresolutiondowntosome thinglike640x480willreducethelagwhenyourunintopede striansongameslikegrandtheftauto4.

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