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Old 06-15-2007, 01:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Its a Samsung Syncmaster 20" at 1680 x 1050
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You are going to get a decrease in performance from your old LCD....still the 7950GT should be able to play the games fairly well enough though.
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Its a Samsung Syncmaster 20" at 1680 x 1050
20" LCDs are usually 1440 x 900 widescreen, or 1280 x 1024/1600 x 1200 fullscreen.
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Yea, that particular 20" is 1680 x 1050. I'm just saying, ususally 20" have a resolution of 1440 x 900 or 1600 x 1200. Or wait....it's 19"...ok my fault.
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Ahh thats ok.

So from everyones experience am i going to go on BF 2142 for example(which at the moment runs 1280x1024 mostly everything on high) and run really laggy? or will it just be like 1-8fps less which i wouldnt notice?
I just dont want to buy this screen and then have to turn my settings down in the games
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i have the Synmaster 19" couldnt have borught a better monitor for the price DVI cable included for once,

and another completely random question what does "FTW" mean?
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it won't Cripple it a huge amount but you will notice the FPS drop lets just say. If you get lets say 60 now you would most likely get 45-50 instead, which you could just lower the eye candy a tiny bit.

EDIT: FTW means "For the Win" It's said a lot in online games usually.
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i would keep the 17" you have right now and get another 17". so you will have dual monitors.

its cheaper than getting a 20" widescreen and you an do more on a dual 17"
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krazieaznboi nice idea but i dont have the space for 2 17" screens.
Id prefer just the one screen anyway.
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