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What is your REAL gaming resolution?

What is your REAL gaming resolution?

  • < 1080P

    Votes: 6 6.3%
  • 1080P

    Votes: 26 27.4%
  • 1080P + higher resolution scale

    Votes: 7 7.4%
  • 1440p

    Votes: 33 34.7%
  • 1440p + higher resolution scale

    Votes: 2 2.1%
  • 4K

    Votes: 9 9.5%
  • Other resolution

    Votes: 12 12.6%

  • Total voters
    95
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1440p @ 60hz for me. I'm fine with 60hz and am afraid more hz will hurt my wallet in several ways... lol
 
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1280x1024@60hz
 

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1440p @ 60hz for me. I'm fine with 60hz and am afraid more hz will hurt my wallet in several ways... lol
Indeed...I’m getting my new 32” 1440 144 Freesync 2 monitor tomorrow to replace my 27” 1440 144 Freesync monitor...it’s a dangerous drug...
 
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2048x1152@60Hz
 
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Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2
Storage HGST UltraStar 7K6000 3.5" HDD 2TB 7200 RPM (w/128MBs of Cache)
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Indeed...I’m getting my new 32” 1440 144 Freesync 2 monitor tomorrow to replace my 27” 1440 144 Freesync monitor...it’s a dangerous drug...
My monitor is a 32", and even has a wonderful VA panel in it, but it's... 60hz. And I keep telling myself I don't care. Because I don't. Really. Right guys? :laugh:
 
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1440p @60hz
 

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My monitor is a 32", and even has a wonderful VA panel in it, but it's... 60hz. And I keep telling myself I don't care. Because I don't. Really. Right guys? :laugh:
Well I’m moving from IPS to VA so there’s that?
 
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1080p @ 74Hz, sometimes is fun to try games in surround @ 5760x1080, though GTX 980 is kinda slow for that in newer games.. :)
 
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1200p antiquated ,nearly 15 y/o Dell ultrasharp.
 
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As a 1070 user, it's mostly 1080p 75hz with high to max settings on newer ganes, upscale to 1440p for older games
 
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1080p in most games, with VSR 2560x1440 or 4k if i have too much fps and want to improve visual quality in particular game.
 
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1920x1200@60Hz

Using an old 24" Dell monitor as my main monitor, and I have two old 19" Dell monitors as tertiary screens. They can do 1280x1024@75Hz.
 
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I have a 1080p monitor at 60 Hz (U2414H) but I frequently use VSR in games. I used to play Warframe at 4K with VSR but the latest Fortuna update really hurts my FPS so I dropped it to 1440p.

On the note of Super Sampling, which DSR/VSR essentially is, it is technically rendering the game at the specified resolution. It is rendered internally at that resolution then projected to the monitor at the native resolution creating a really nice AA effect. I have used both VSR (AMD) and DSR (NVIDIA) and I will say (some people will think I'm bias but honestly this is my 100% truthful opinion) the AMD approach creates a better image quality. There is no 'smoothing' option but the AMD approach creates better IQ. In Warframe the default AA (TAA) isn't that great IMO and VSR makes a HUGE difference. So much so that I simply can't play it at 1080p + no AA now because of how jagged it looks.
 
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