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Play Game Higher Than Native Resolution

Its a newbie question.
i have an 15" Lcd with 1024X768 Native resolution. can i play game on 1080p?
thanks
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  1. I had a monitor that was 1280 x720 but it accepted 1920x1080 signal no problem. Read online that some manufacturers sell the same monitor for different prices, it is cheaper to manufacture the same monitor and label it differently and charge more money for one. Just try it. If it goes out of signal just alt tab back to your desktop
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    why would you want to? you'll work your gpu harder and get slower frame rates for no benefit. Its used to be useful to do it for apps but not really any more.
  3. 13thmonkey said:
    why would you want to? you'll work your gpu harder and get slower frame rates for no benefit. Its used to be useful to do it for apps but not really any more.


    Ok then.what would you recommend for lcd that can play those resolution? and what brand is it? I'm tight on budget so i prefer cheap and good brand.
    Oh and another question, if i play game on a square monitor lcd with 1024x768 res is it still look good and sharp despite not a wide monitor lcd?
    Thanks
  4. it will be just as sharp regardless. what is your system specs? as I'd have to question whether you have the power to run 1080p
    what country are you in, where can you shop, give us some options and we'll tell you which is best from them.
  5. If you run at non-native resolution and stretch it to fill the screen, the image will not look sharp.

    We need to know where you buying from and a budget to help you pick a good monitor.
  6. 13thmonkey said:
    it will be just as sharp regardless. what is your system specs? as I'd have to question whether you have the power to run 1080p
    what country are you in, where can you shop, give us some options and we'll tell you which is best from them.


    my rig is:
    cpu : amd fx 6300
    ram: 4 gb corsair vengeance
    gpu : gtx 650 ti boost
    Psu : antec neoeco 620w
    i live in indonesia.
    there are alot of choice so here is the website i choose from http://www.enterkomputer.com/lcd.php
    my budget is no more than Rp. 1.000.000 in my currency.
  7. you'll be fine on 1080p, at medium
  8. you'll be fine on 1080p, at medium
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