Oh yeah widescreen is the only way to go for me. Most games don't support it straight out of the box, but with one line in the console of the game almost all of them can be made to play on a native widescreen resolution, but they don't look bad if you play it at a native 4:3 resolution.
Plus widescreen is infinitely better for multi tasking. It makes it seem like you have a dual monitor setup, when you only paid for one.
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