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Originally Posted by Articlealthough the technology is more adept at providing depth to scenes than making things pop out at you
Originally Posted by feathersI suspect many of the people who trash 3d have little actual experience of it.
Originally Posted by feathersAlso this misinformation that 3d = huge GPU power is utter nonsense. It depends on the game requirements as well as the GPU.
Originally Posted by FlibblebotQuote:Originally Posted by Articlealthough the technology is more adept at providing depth to scenes than making things pop out at youIsn't this the point, though? When film makers move away from the "OMG! Throwing things at you!!" model of 3D cinematography and move towards a more natural version of 3D that provides depth to scenes, then we'll know it's a mature technology.
Until then, it's just gimmickry, certainly in movieland.
Originally Posted by FlibblebotQuote:Originally Posted by feathersAlso this misinformation that 3d = huge GPU power is utter nonsense. It depends on the game requirements as well as the GPU.Did you read the article?
It wasn't talking about 3D gaming, it was talking about converting a stereoscopic 3D picture (like the ones at the cinema or on 3D BluRays) into a multi-view auto-stereoscopic 3D image; THIS is what takes the processing power, especially given that they've only got a limited amount of time to do that processing. No mention of gaming anywhere.
Originally Posted by feathers
You know, it must be said I became somewhat lazy over the past few years. So lazy that sometimes I don't read an article, just look at the pics or skim through the text. I guess I will have to bite the bullet and start reading stuff again. That means no more copy and pasting of my standard argumentative pro-3d replies.
Is there anyone else here who instead of reading a hardware or game review, skips to the end conclusion page?
Originally Posted by lm_wfcI don't see why people think adding depth behind is a bad thing. All 3d films I've seen look much better when the image has depth than when stuff pops out, it's like a window, you see through it.
Originally Posted by KiytanSame, some of the shots of tree climbing in avatar 3D (especially when they look down) look amazing in 3D. (UP looked much nicer in 3D as well).
Hate the pop out of screen stuff though
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