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1366x768 Upgrade to 1600x900 or 1920x1080

Ok guys.. I recently build a cheap gaming pc. unfortunately my monitor is still old, and I kinda want to replace it. Ive post this thread a few hours ago, unfortunately, I didnt got a decent reply. or rather didnt have any. first of all, I want to say Im sorry for reposting the same thread again.

Now as you can see, as what the title says. currently im using a monitor at max resolution of 1366x768 @ 60Hz. now Im kinda plannin to upgrade to a monitor with resolution of 1600x900 unfortunately this is all I can afford. Im using my desktop computer for gaming btw. the monitor Im considering is:

http://www.samsung.com/sg/consumer/pc-peripherals-printer/monitor/led-monitor/LS20B300BS/XS

My current desktop is:
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 (not K since I dont overclock).
MOBO: ASUS H77-M LE (another reason why I dont overclock because of the h77 chipset)
GPU: MSI GTX 660Ti PE. (Maybe a will overclock this a little bit but not right now)
RAM: 4gb DDR3 1333Mhz
HDD: 2x WDC 500GB.

I usually play FPS and open world games like Sleeping Dogs, and GTA IV. Crysis 3 BattleField 3.

and Im getting at average of 50 - 60FPS @ VERY HIGH SETTINGS for Crysis 3 right now. I kinda dont consider 1920x1080 since I dont want FPS to be lower than 45, because I wanted a good graphics with smoothness of my gameplay. Now with the new monitor with the link I provided. I have some few questions.

1. Is the monitor I provided, supports 75Hz refresh rate at 1600x900?
-if not, what resolution should I need to use to get 75Hz refresh rates? since in the specs with the link tells that it supports 75hz but never mentioned on what resolution.

2. Should I save and take 1920x1080 monitors instead?.
- I was worried with higher resolution sacrifices more Frames.
- If I were to sacrifice FPS, how much would I lose from 1920x1080? How about 1600x900?.

Sorry about my post, Im really not knowledgeable about gaming monitors. Hope you guys help me, thanks in advance.
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  1. you could always get a 1920x1080 monitor and play at a slightly lower resolution. then if you decide to upgrade your gpu or play less demanding games you have the option of full hd. is there a big difference in price between the two resolutions?
  2. gomilly said:
    you could always get a 1920x1080 monitor and play at a slightly lower resolution. then if you decide to upgrade your gpu or play less demanding games you have the option of full hd. is there a big difference in price between the two resolutions?


    yes, there is,. this is just on my local computer store. if I were to get a 1920x1080 monitor how much FPS will I be sacrificing like for example, if Im playing crysis 3 at very high settings with 40 - 50fps at average. how much would I lose FPS compared to 1920x1080 vs 1600x900
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    reijin2409 said:
    gomilly said:
    you could always get a 1920x1080 monitor and play at a slightly lower resolution. then if you decide to upgrade your gpu or play less demanding games you have the option of full hd. is there a big difference in price between the two resolutions?


    yes, there is,. this is just on my local computer store. if I were to get a 1920x1080 monitor how much FPS will I be sacrificing like for example, if Im playing crysis 3 at very high settings with 40 - 50fps at average. how much would I lose FPS compared to 1920x1080 vs 1600x900


    http://kotaku.com/5987627/crysis-3-performance-test-graphics-cards-and-cpus
    I found this and although it isnt the same resolutions they are close enough. Looks like about 8-10 fps difference im guessing
  4. byogamingpc said:
    The difference between it and what you have will be night and day.


    could you tell me exactly what do you mean by this?..
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