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i play bulletstorm on 1280x1024 and have great fps with everything full and 4x AA. the only thing i have noticed is i get big black lines top and bottom of screen, letterbox effect. 1280x1024 is a 5:4 aspect ratio and i believe that others have had problems with this game and aspect ratio, the bars are quite big, any fix?
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i play bulletstorm on 1280x1024 and have great fps with everything full and 4x AA. the only thing i have noticed is i get big black lines top and bottom of screen, letterbox effect. 1280x1024 is a 5:4 aspect ratio and i believe that others have had problems with this game and aspect ratio, the bars are quite big, any fix?
lol. Your monitor doesn't support that aspect ratio, so it will display Black line on the top and bottom.
    
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yeah i know that its a known issue ive never had another game do it, just wondering if there is a fix/ patch coming soon
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lol. Your monitor doesn't support that aspect ratio, so it will display Black line on the top and bottom.
Actually his monitor does support that aspect ratio- its native resolution is 1280x1024 which is a 5:4 aspect ratio. The game just doesnt support that resolution so Im guessing it drops it to 1280x720 which is 16:9 and widescreen.

They might fix it in a patch if enough people complain to them, but games are being made for consoles now and alot of games only support widescreen nowadays
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yeah that is the exact issue, didnt know if you could edit the ini files or something to change what the game supports, lazy programming or what....? its not game breaking its still an excellent game, but really they should make it compatible with the majority of monitors.
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lol. Your monitor doesn't support that aspect ratio, so it will display Black line on the top and bottom.
LOL knowledge fail
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