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Originally Posted by HarlequinQuote:Originally Posted by timevans999I,m so sick of saying this but 1920 x 1200 everyone I know uses this res why don't you. Sorry you probably do at home but not in testing this is very backward thinking.
no one I know uses this res , so not testing it is really great for 99.9999999% of home users who run @ 1080P
Originally Posted by timevans999I,m so sick of saying this but 1920 x 1200 everyone I know uses this res why don't you. Sorry you probably do at home but not in testing this is very backward thinking.
Originally Posted by AlienwareAndyAccording to Steam most of us are running less than 1080p. 1080p monitors are still pretty much a luxury to some and personally I only have one because I'm an avid gamer. I run three monitors in my house, one is 1080p the second is 1440x900 IIRC and the last is a 19" Dell that runs 1280x1024.
I have no plans to replace either of the two sub 1080p monitors, nor do I find 4k interesting in the least. All it means is £1000 worth of new GPUs and I will take 1080p with lots of FSAA thanks...
As for 1920 x 1200 ? I don't know any one who runs it. It's actually quite an oddball res and IIRC it was only really Dell who used it a lot and that's because non gamers wanted the extra height. Probably because those same designers etc came from 1600x1200 CRT monitors and the height loss in 1080p meant that some of the things they designed were not fully viewable (like me, I did around 100 emulator front ends for 1200 height and now I can't play any of them).
As for Bit-tech's testing methodology? yeah I too feel that sometimes it can leave a bit to be desired but hey, there are plenty of other sites around the net that offer up as much anal information as you could wish for, so I don't sweat it. I come here for the people, not so much the reviews. TBH? I don't think I've read a review in depth for about six months, mainly because I'm not looking to buy anything nor replace what I have.
Mantle is still in the very, very early stages and until some one embraces it properly and codes a game from the ground up (instead of whacking in a dodgy patch) it's going to be so so.
Originally Posted by timevans999Everyone I know uses 1920 x1200 as its as high as you can go with out getting into silly money. Plus its a much crisper res for gaming.
Originally Posted by timevans999Then why has any res been supported in almost every game since the year dot. Wake up and smell the coffee.
Originally Posted by timevans999The spin drive went out with 1080 if you had any sense.
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