If only one is possible, 60 FPS or 1080p?

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Framerate or Resolution

  1. FPS

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  2. Resolution

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  1. Dradynosagequa
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    If there is a new intensive game that you're system can only either maintain 60 FPS or 1080p, but not both. Which would you choose? Is being able to see clearly more important or is smooth movement more important?
     


  2. Snailface

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    I assume the theoretical fps/resolution downgrade would be 30/720p correct?

    If that's the case, 720 is the less of two evils. I can't see much difference unless the screen is static with a lot of text (like a web page).
     
  3. Celice

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    On my screen, anything less than 1080 looks like a blurred mess. I notice this far more than a framerate I can lock to something lower to avoid stutters.
     
  4. tbgtbg

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    I voted FPS, but the main thing is a constant frame rate, I don't even care if it's 30fps, so long as it's not bouncing all over place.

    Resolution, meh, I'd prefer 1080p just because that's what my TV does native, but it's not a huge difference from 720p. Just so long as you don't have to go down to 480, it's okay, imo.
     
  5. Clarky

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    I do prefer buttery smooth frame rates, and i do tend to find it easier to control games that run at 60 frames. Resolution is nice too though but in terms of looks a lot depends on the art style first
     
  6. ZAFDeltaForce

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    60 FPS, above all else. The resolution could be 800 x 600 for all I care, if I'm in a competition I need my shit to be as smooth as silk
     
  7. Ryukouki

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    Would prefer a smooth gaming experience so I'll trade FPS. I'm used to playing at 800x600 resolution on a frequent basis.
     
  8. Fishaman P

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    I'd rather play at 1024x768 @ 60FPS than 1920x1080 @ 30FPS. 60FPS is really the sweet spot for me, even if it's only because of my penchant for retro games (which are usually 60FPS).
     
  9. DinohScene

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    Dun care about resolution really.
    Yay oldschool games.
     
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  10. ShadowSoldier

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    1080p is the only true answer.

    If you say 60FPS, I'm sorry but your opinion is wrong >=(
     
  11. thebsharp

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    As per ShadowSoldier, I'm wrong :grog:

    60FPS for me
     
  12. Sop

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    i play most games at 1024 x 768 anyway
     
  13. Oswarlan

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    1080p is just another resolution, which the commonality changes over time. 60+fps will always be golden. And lots of games look amazing sub 1080, especially with 60+fps.
     
  14. LegendAssassinF

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    Shouldn't FPS be better all around.... I don't know that many people that would be okay withthe framerate choppy. Try playing games like LoL or Dota going from 5 FPS to 30 FPS during a fight it won't be pretty.
     
  15. KazoWAR

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    its really hard to vote. I don't mine 1080p30 or 720p60.. but i would not like 1080p10 or 480p120
     
  16. Ergo

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    Viva frame rate!
     
  17. Psionic Roshambo

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    utterly dependent on the game type.

    FPS needs FPS... (Also fighting games.)

    Something like a puzzle game or strategy game or RPG res over FPS any day of the week.
     
  18. tecra_a8

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    I prefer 1080p as long as it is still on a playable rate
     
  19. Originality

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    Depends on the game.
     
  20. mightymuffy

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    Decent question... depends on the game like Originality's just said, and to a lesser extent your TV/Monitor. For the most part though, fps all the way!