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Left 4 Dead - 1080p High Def anybody?

Discussion in 'Games' started by Super XP, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. Super XP

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    I love playing Left 4 Dead @ full 1080p on my big screen 46" HDTV, it just looks awesome but I do admit my reflexes get alittle hindered due to how I am sitting on my couch. So guys if I am L4D gaming with you on Steam and you get pounded by a Boomer, Hunter and/or a Smoker, when I was suppose to watch your back, this is why :D
    Nevertheless, it beats my 17" CRT in gaming.

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    1080p on my 24" LCD, its awesome!

    not as awesome as that though :O
     
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    No way I could game from a couch....tried that a few years back, everything suffered!

    Very very nice TV though. If it goes missing one day you know why :D
     
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    1920x1080p on my 37" and yes it is nice ....I prefer sitting at my desk as from the couch i suffer in reaction time.
     
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    nice
     
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    Yep I play on my 32" 1920 x 1080.
     
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    Nice. I play my games at 1440x900 on my 19" HDTV with HDMI cable. But the tv is right where my monitor used to be and it is used primarialy as a monitor, but I got other stuff like ps2, tv, dvd player etc hooked to it.
     
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    Oh ya... well i play L4D on my(about 26'') SDTV, at 480i using composite cables.:p
     
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    composite :(
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    :(, makes me mad when i go to my friends house who has a HDTV on the wall, using Component(with his 360), makes my picture look like arse.
     
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    Even on my little 19" hdtv, compositel looks like arse compared to component.
     
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    The experience you get from something like that is amazing, however I prefer monitors better. Better reflexes and limited eye-stress depending on size.
     
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    I play at 1680x1050 on a 20" Samsung. I tried it on my 40" Sony XBR2 @ 1080p but I just couldn't play sitting far away (the appropiate distance to sit for 40"). My reaction time was so slow.
     
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    Just to give you all alittle more detail. I am at least 8 feet away from my 46" HDTV, so I have no eye strain. I do get some eye strain with my 17" Sammy CRT because I am about 2 feet away from that.
    I am thinking of getting a table just to put my G15 gaming keyboard and OCZ Equalizer mouse on. I am also left handed with the mouse. I really don't know how people can use the mouse with the right hand :confused:

    Now when playing games like Oblivioun, I have no problems because it does not require constant quick reflexes.
     
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    I used to play in 1080p on my 22" Asus, but somethings wrong with forcing the image to the edges, so on startup and if i set 1920x1080 - i get a black border. But if i use 1680x1050, it fits perfectly and looks decent, so im happy.

    Does look damn good in high resolutions though, and on a 46" TV... well...
     
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    1080p HDMI on my 65 inch DLP:rockout:! and if thats used down stairs I move to my 46inch 1080p Hitachi projector which unfortunately doesn't have HDMI...:ohwell: It uses component.
     
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    Personally I think Toshiba makes the finest HDTV LCD's for Price/Quality/Performance. They are in partnership with Sharp which are the inventors of the LCD Technology. My 46" looks great with standard definition content like DVD's and satelite, but watching HD DVD & Blu-Ray movies along with PC gaming it just blows you away.

    HDMI or Compenent:
    Component is still the best video quality for analog signal. Its identical to HDMI in 480i/p but lacks 720p/1080p in most cases. Composite is just complete junk.
     
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    I play L4D on my 360 but I use a monitor, don't have the money for a nice TV so I just use a 19" monitor and the VGA HD AV cable, 10 times better than using a CRT TV. CRT hurts my eyes and effects my gameplay lol. I had to play CoD4 on my 14" CRT and it did not go well, low resolution and the curved screen messed everything up.
     
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    Oh ya ... Blu-Ray is also awsome on my Monitor in the sig....DVI to DVI ...all handshakes take place and that ='s a beautiful HD 1920x1080 picture!Blu-Ray really is nice!
     
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    yeah, it's so much nicer having a nice LCD than a crappy CRT. However there are a lot of CRTs with very good image quality (and flat screen...)
     
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    Nice Super..now I see what you use when we play L4D.
     
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    I play on my 50"..
    I keep a good 6-7 feet away from it.

    hope they get some new mods soon..
    getting kinda repetitious.

    FYI: L4D doesn't use bluray..
    Not many games do unfortunately.
     
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    Yup, I love it, its great on the eyes, but I do admit my reaction time is a little slower just until I can get something more comfortable to place my keyboard and mouse. So if I am supposed to watch your back and a Zombie takes a chunk off your arm, this is the reason why. :D

    Also my 17" CRT Samsung has great PQ at 1600 x 1200. I just love the Magic Bright feature, it really details the picture in the game. It really details the darks.
     
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    I have 24" and I think it is too big for shooters. Too big area to scan with eyes. For racing games, Pro Evolution and Fifa the bigger the better.
     

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