Gaming resolution and widescreen

By k.jacko
Jan 25, 2008
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  1. Guys,

    1. what resolution do you game at?
    2. Is this res. determined by your gfx card, or did you determine your gfx card according to the res. you WANTED to game at?
    3. Do most new games accommodate widscreen resolutions without the need for patching?

    Thanks for your answers.
  2. M0R0NI

    M0R0NI Newcomer, in training Posts: 92

    1) 1280 X 1024
    2) By Monitor capabilities
    3) To my knowledge they do without patching.
  3. Grafficks

    Grafficks Newcomer, in training Posts: 454

    My graphics card is capable of supporting a much higher resolution than my monitor.
    I run the native resolution of my 17" LCD, which is 1280x1024. This is the optimal resolution for my monitor and looks the best.
    However, as newer games come out I'm forced to bring it down below the native resolution and decreasing visual quality.
  4. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,126

    1. 1680x1050 with the lowest quality
    2. i have an old fx5200 video card
    3. most games made after 2000 can be played in widescreen
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,249   +213

    1. 1680x1050
    2. I determined it.
    3. Yes
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