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So, I'm thinking quite seriously about buying one of these biggies, but the only thing that's keeping me from switching are my PS2 and PS3 which I play frequently. How would they look like on such a high resolution monitor? But before everything, could I actually play them on such a screen?
     
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Most(/All?) PS2 games are 4:3 not 16:9/10, and it doesn't look nearly as impressive as it once did. Just bigger. PS3, idk. 1080p is the max I'm pretty sure, so it'll probably just stretch 1920x1080.
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Highest res for PS3 = 1080p?

Not very good I suppose.
    
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I play H2v which has highest quality of 1200p and it looks pretty darn good on my monitor. It won't look any worse than a 1080p set
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You ever saw those advertising board that use what it look like a big LCD TV with those that look like a big pixel or when you in 42nd street with those huge TV, it'll look like that if you play it on ps2 if on ps3 your TV setting will downscale to 1080
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post #6 of 14
You could play them, it will scale up. However, when scaling up it will make the picture look, well, stretched. Since 1920x1080 is the maximum native resolution the PS3 supports, scaling up to 2560x1600 would be noticeably stretched however I can't see it being that big of a deal.

As for the PS2, it will look pretty terrible, 'nuff said.
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Of course I know that most PS2 games are 4:3 and that the max they can output is 576i on component, but my question is mostly about how it would look like. For example, will it upscale? How good will the upscaling be?
     
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So, I'm thinking quite seriously about buying one of these biggies, but the only thing that's keeping me from switching are my PS2 and PS3 which I play frequently. How would they look like on such a high resolution monitor? But before everything, could I actually play them on such a screen?
the same as any 1080P Monitor.
    
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Mh.. interesting
     
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Yeah, as stated everything would be upscaled.
As such there would be no visual benefit to playing on a screen higher than 1080p.
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