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post #31 of 41
FPS: more resolution = more viewing area = more frags

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Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post
Is there an LCD that goes higher than native?
My Samsung 32" can do 1920x1080 even the it's native is 1366x768, it just shrinks everything down and makes it look like crap.
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post #32 of 41
I sit on my couch and use the same 37" 720p HDTV I use for my console systems. I'm 7-8 feet away so pixel count is sort of irrelevant and I max almost everything with 4xAA or more [except for Crysis which can run with High textures and V. High everything else plus 2xAA].

My laptop is 1440x900 and I try to keep it at 1280x800 or better. I think I'd prefer 1650x1050 when I'm up close if I can run it with AA. I hate jaggies more than I hate the negative effects of AA.

But having a big, low-res screen can be really nice. I wish I had a good 46"-50" instead of my [still good] 37" 720p.
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post #33 of 41
1920x1200. Because 4870 is a killer at that res.
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1440x900
with Widescreen 16:10
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post #35 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lxcivic2k1 View Post
FPS: more resolution = more viewing area = more frags



My Samsung 32" can do 1920x1080 even the it's native is 1366x768, it just shrinks everything down and makes it look like crap.
Yep, its downscaled and displayed at native . Anyhow, highest res with the framerate sync'd to refresh always looks best to me.
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post #36 of 41
As high as you can go.
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post #37 of 41
16:10
1920x1200.

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post #38 of 41
The common ones are 1680x1050 (which is mine and my favourite), and 1920x1200 (which some people say once you go to, you can't go back to smaller res). But the native res should be best.
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post #39 of 41
Well, as a rule your monitor's native resolution is the best resolution to game at. Usually that is the monitor's highest resolution. Other than that, generally speaking the higher the resolution the better, as that will enable more detail to be visible and generally means more screen space for a more immersive experience.

Now, with older games that don't support high resolutions, i.e. Diablo 2, then you are usually better off running at the max res. supported by the game, in D2's case 800x640 if you have the expansion.
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1280x1024
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