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post #11 of 23
i was pretty sure there are several threads that have already said this exact same thing. not to mention a lot of websites
post #12 of 23
I've always found that with consoles the further away the display is the better the game looks (whether it's a monitor or a HDTV). Console games tend to look rough up close. The larger the display size the worse it looks.

With my PC I have a 23-24" 120hz 1920x1080 monitor (it's something like 23.6") sitting about a foot away and the graphics look much better than anything a console can reproduce regardless of distance. Even on my HDTV the PC generally looks better and sitting up close doesn't look anywhere near as bad.
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post #13 of 23
You can tell the difference between 1920x1080 and 2560x1600 very easily.

Also 1080P isn't a high resolution it is the Entry Level Resolution.
post #14 of 23
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Originally Posted by waylo88;12727156 
I <3 my 1920x1200 monitor a foot away from my face.

Same here, I'm like a foot or so away from my monitor. lachen.gif

Also the type of hdtv monitor I have makes it so I have to have things at around 1920x1200 or 1920x1080 resolution otherwise I get black bars on the side for some reason...
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post #15 of 23
I <3 my 27" 2560x1440 monitor.
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I play at HD over tripple monitors 6040x 1080 resolution

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well from what i have seen and heard a pc monitor is much better then a hd tv since they are made for the aa and contrast, and to be viewed closer compared to a hd tv, iv'e seen samsung plasma's (my aunt has 2) and i would still pick my cheap asus 1080p monitor over it anyday of the week, you can see alot of pixelation on hers mine is nice and smooth even with a gpu thats dying
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post #18 of 23
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Originally Posted by Jump3r;12738166 
I play at HD over tripple monitors 6040x 1080 resolution

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wow black ops looks so differant playin on 3 monitors compared to my single monitor, now i see the advantage point people have running it
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI;12738182 
wow black ops looks so differant playin on 3 monitors compared to my single monitor, now i see the advantage point people have running it

Yeah dude my feild of view is like 180 degrees, i do get dizzy if i spin though lol
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jump3r;12738188 
Yeah dude my feild of view is like 180 degrees, i do get dizzy if i spin though lol

haha i bet im gettin dizzy just with my new mouse since its much better and higher dpi i cant aim for crap now frown.gif
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