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ok so I saw this monitor in a shop last week and I fell in love <3 its super wide and im gonna get my parents to buy me it. it has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and an aspect ratio of 16:9. my question is, will I have problems gaming at this resolution? Im still to complete hl2 ep1/2 so im worried about its support :s
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1920x1080 is probably the most common resolution for desktop monitors atm. No problems at all.
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Also known as '1080p'.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jy360 View Post
ok so I saw this monitor in a shop last week and I fell in love <3 its super wide and im gonna get my parents to buy me it. it has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and an aspect ratio of 16:9. my question is, will I have problems gaming at this resolution? Im still to complete hl2 ep1/2 so im worried about its support :s
what version/amount of memory does your 9800GX2 have?
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HAHAA lol , 1920x1080 is known as 1080p ful HD .. 95% of people are using this reso so it definatly aint odd .
    
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1920x1080 is probably the most common resolution for desktop monitors atm. No problems at all.
seriously?
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Yes. Dead serious. My next monitor is also going to be 1080p... (I belong to the 5%)

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post #8 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by jy360 View Post
seriously?
Not really. In the enthusiast department the split is probably 60% at 1080p and the rest at something else.

For the record, most competitive gamers use 4:3 CRTs. I'd like to see what it's like gaming on a 120Hz flatscreen though.
Edited by GoTMaXPoWeR - 1/27/11 at 2:50pm
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1920x1080 is very common and accpeted by nearly all applications and games. =]
    
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what version/amount of memory does your 9800gx2 have?
1gb
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