What resolution do you game at?

Discussion in 'Video Cards' started by alxlwson, Sep 17, 2018.

What resolution do you game at?

  1. 1080P 16:9/21:9

    45 vote(s)
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  2. 1440p 16:9

    65 vote(s)
    34.6%
  3. 1440p 21:9

    33 vote(s)
    17.6%
  4. 1600p 21:9

    4 vote(s)
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  5. 2160P

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    26.6%
  6. Will drop resolution to actively use RT

    9 vote(s)
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  7. Will not drop resolution to actively use RT

    36 vote(s)
    19.1%
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  1. alxlwson

    alxlwson You Know Where I Live

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    So, with the RTX getting ready to drop shortly, and the big seller on it is ray tracing, what do you game at?

    Will you drop resolution to enable RT on supported titles, or simply not bother due to the steep requirements?
     
  2. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Well, considering that Windows current version does not support Ray Tracing on RTX currently, this will likely be a question that will not be answered for a while. It is really going to come down to people actually seeing how this impact their gaming in a real-world at-home scenario.
     
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  3. d8lock

    d8lock Gawd

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    No 16:10 resolutions? 4k for me, but currently using a 30" 2560x1600 until it comes back from rma.
     
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  4. Factum

    Factum [H]ard|Gawd

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    You should watch some videos.
    Like one where the devs tell they have had RTX hardware for 3 days, having buildt their RT tech on Titan V's (missing the RT-cores)...hell the devs were surprised that their early version of the code could even run in 4K...but why let facts get in the way now, eh?
     
  5. jgonz

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    1440p GSync 27 inch with EVGA 1080 FE

    RTX is not important to me. Waiting on performance numbers for current games.
     
  6. alxlwson

    alxlwson You Know Where I Live

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    Get off your high horse. Wasn't aware of these videos you speak of.
     
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  7. exlink

    exlink [H]ardness Supreme

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    Acer Predator X34 - 3440x1440 @ 100Hz (G-Sync)
    LG OLED55C6P - 3820x2160 @ 60Hz
     
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  9. cyclone3d

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    1200p. Your selections are lacking :D
     
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  10. IdiotInCharge

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    It was the same video- they said that they left performance on the table, basic optimizations that they haven't had time to do.

    That's why this 1080p60 claim is being rightly ridiculed.

    Other games have shown global illumination at 4k too.
     
  11. IdiotInCharge

    IdiotInCharge [H]ardForum Junkie

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    As is your pixel response time :D
     
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  12. Dayaks

    Dayaks [H]ardness Supreme

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    DF interviewed DICE. Mentioned 1440p 40-50fps and they thought they could easily get an extra 30%. Also talked about rendering RT at a seperate res from the rest of the screen. Like 4k everything but 1080p RT, ect.

     
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  13. Gamer237

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    1440p. Preferably above 60 FPS with all settings maxed out
     
  14. ReaperX22

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    1440p! Nice to see lots more jumping onto 1440p. I still think it's the best res. Not impossible to drive, but looks great, good amount of pixels/density etc at 27" (personally I think above 30" should be higher res), and comes in high refresh rate variants.. Wish I had the spare cash for a new screen! 60hz is bland.. Might get me back into PC gaming if I did! :p
     
  15. Dayaks

    Dayaks [H]ardness Supreme

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    Check out the 21:9 1440 Predator X35 200Hz... my dream monitor. I am not sold on 4k either for the same reasons. 2080ti and that monitor, match made in heaven.

    https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/predator-series/predatorx35
     
  16. polonyc2

    polonyc2 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    1440p 16:9...I only game at my native resolution...
     
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  18. Dan

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    5760x1080 :|
     
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    1440 x 144hz. Won't downgrade for RTX but I won't need to.
     
  21. We should stop using the word "drop," as in this product gonna drop on Tuesday...

    It just sounds ghettotastic, know what I sayin'?

    We, as nerds, are better than that.

    Know what I sayin'?
     
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  22. ReaperX22

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    Still not convinced ultrawide is the way to go.. My lowly 1070 would also struggle at that res/rate. Doesn't mention panel type? I'm an IPS snob lol (VA I'd be okay with, not TN)
     
  23. alxlwson

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    After buying my 38" curved ultrawide ips, I say it is absolutely the way to.
     
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  24. Dayaks

    Dayaks [H]ardness Supreme

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    Depends what you play. My 1080 pushes everything well. Usually high/ultra depending on the game.

    It’s 5MP vs 4k’s 8MP. So 40 fps on 4k would be ~64 on a 3440x1440 21:9. 2560x1440 is 3.7MP. So it’s only ~33% more (slower) than a 16:9 1440p.

    I always wanted surround but hate bezels. This is basically that. It fills my vision.
     
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  25. 2160p
    Mostly because I'm playing much older games that can handle it without slogging down the system.
     
  26. SticKx911

    SticKx911 2[H]4U

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    720p on my 50" TV. Lol. I'm clinging onto my plasma and a side effect is I don't have to upgrade anything else either yet.

    I'll join on the ray tracing when it's not absurdly expensive to enjoy. What little time I have to play games, I only care if it's fun and runs smooth.
     
  27. cybereality

    cybereality [H]ardness Supreme

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    Usually 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz (55" TV) but I can also run 1440p @ 120Hz w/ FreeSync, so that is a decent option.

    On my other rig, I have triple 1440p (7680 x 1440 @ 144Hz) but it's hard to run games at that res, hoping 20-series changes that.
     
  28. noko

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    Multiple resolutions but mainly 4K and 3440 x 1440. There is also VR, Vive but may be getting a Primax 8kx or Vive Pro.
     
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    I still have a 1080p 60hz monitor but I hope to change that by the end of the year.
     
  31. Factum

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    So I am on a "high horse" (and have a problem) for correcting your statements, but you speaking against facts is just dandy...gotcha.
    Ignorance is bliss I guess.
     
  32. Hakaba

    Hakaba Gawd

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    2560x1440, 27”, 144Hz

    Do not really care about RTX at this point but interested in the gains in FPS at 1440p.
     
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    I would have said 4k but my 4k TV/monitor is dead, so I'm back to 1200p for now. Where's the selection for that? :p
     
  34. alxlwson

    alxlwson You Know Where I Live

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    See, thats the thing- I was ignorant of the video you mentioned.

    There is a correct way and then a douche way of attempting to educate someone. You chose the douche way, and assumed I was ignoring information, rather than simply being ignorant.

    So yeah, get off your high horse.
     
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  35. TangledThornz

    TangledThornz Gawd

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    1080p@240Hz. I want to stay 1080p for as long as possible. It's a good resolution and 4K just isn't affordable yet. Maybe in 2020 or later?
     
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    1080 @ 27".

    Looks great to me and I can get well over 100+ frames in pretty much all games without the need for a $1000 GPU.

    I think 1440 would be the sweet spot for 27" but 4K is pointless at anything smaller than a 55" TV, at least to my 46 year old eyes.
     
  37. bmg

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    1440p 16:9 27" 120hz. I like 27", since my monitor is just slightly more than an arm's length away. For a bigger monitor I'd probably want it a bit further away and probably go to 4k, although the further the monitor is from the eye, the lower the resolution that's useful. For me, 1440p is the sweet spot.
     
  38. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    Right now, I game at 1080p 16:9 @ 144Hz on a 24" screen.

    Someday, I hope to upgrade to a 1440p 16:9 @ 144-240Hz 27" monitor. But that'll be after my next GPU upgrade, whenever that will occur.
     
  39. Trimlock

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    currently game at 1440 and pretty soon I'll be gaming at 1080.
     
  40. linuxdude9

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    1440P 165hz. Waiting for 4k 144hz screens to improve before I make the jump.
     
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