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Old 05-31-2007, 01:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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name of thread says it all, which would you consider better for gaming? widescreen? or traditional 4:3
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widescreen.... in some games u have more viewing area, compared to traditional 4:3 used....
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widescreen, as vernog said more viewing area
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true, but some games don't support WS, how do u set it to be normal without having it stretch? i played starcraft on my widescreen, and my eyes were killing me
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well some monitors have an autoadjust feature, setting it at one resolution and auto expanding it.......
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true, but some games don't support WS, how do u set it to be normal without having it stretch? i played starcraft on my widescreen, and my eyes were killing me
Games which aren't in a locked resolution (I can't remember if starcraft is or not) you can add this to the target of the .exe "+menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +szx 1680 +szy 1050" (minus the quotes) For example, Summoner: G:\Summoner\Summoner.exe +menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +szx 1680 +szy 1050
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Widescreen is easier to make and therefore cheaper, but if you actually do some math I believe the wide aspect ratio counts to a smaller viewing area for the same sized monitor.
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Widescreen is easier to make and therefore cheaper, but if you actually do some math I believe the wide aspect ratio counts to a smaller viewing area for the same sized monitor.
But it looks better and is nicer to have a wider view. I'm running a 22" and a 19" (previously had 2 19's) and I'm very glad I bought my 22". It takes a few days to get used to, but I like it much better than a 4:3 ratio.
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Definitely widescreen
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