Should I downgrade the Screen Resolution for better gaming performance?

Hey, I'm gonna buy a lenovo ideapad y580 and I don't know whether to get 1920x1080 or 1366x768 for the screen. I'm getting this laptop primarily for gaming. Price is not an issue and the only reason I'm considering getting 1366x768 is that I would like to be able to run games like black ops 2 and battlefield 4 in the future.

I know you can run games in 1366x768 with a 1920x1080 screen, but when you do that do you get the same fps as you do when running 1366x768 with a 1366x768 screen? Because in the laptop mag review of the lenovo y580 equipped with a 1920x1080, they got 42fps when running Arkham City in low settings in 1366x768. However, in the notebook check review of the lenovo ideapad y580, they got 119fps when running arkham city in low settings. Thanks.

This laptop has a gtx 660m graphics card.
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  1. Thanks for the reply. Yeah, that's what I thought. The laptopmag review laptop was apparently running in the same settings as the one in the notebook check review. Any idea why the results were so different?
    http://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y580-20994BU-Laptop-Review.78974.0.html

    http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptops/lenovo-ideapad-y580.aspx
  2. Thanks for the reply, really appreciate it. So is it worth getting the 1920x1080 screen if i'll be playing games in a year or two in 1336x768?
  3. Personally, I would go with 1920x1080 resolution. But then I do more than just play games on my laptop. 1366x768 resolution is a bit too small for my taste to have multiple windows opens which I tend to do a lot. My next laptop will either have a 1600x900 or 1920x1080 resolution screen.
  4. Thanks for the replies, though I'd only be playing demanding games like battlefield 3, Arkham City and Portal 2. Would it still be worth it? Sorry for all the questions, it's just that i'm spending a lot of money on this and I want to be careful before I make a decision. I really appreciate all the answers.
  5. Alright, I guess I'll get the 1080p, thanks for all the answers. Ah, should've made this a discussion, I'd give you all best answers if I could.
  6. Best answer selected by M1rr0rN1nj4.
  7. And if you run on anything but the lcd native resolution it will never be as clear.
    -Bruce
  8. Thanks for the reply btw =P
  9. dish_moose said:
    And if you run on anything but the lcd native resolution it will never be as clear.
    -Bruce

    So playing in 1366x768 on a 1920x1080 screen would look significantly worse?
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