Resolution vs Graphical Settings
Written by: youngevans - 14:22 Dec-06-2017

Since it is a cliche' that most cliches are true but then like most cliches that cliche' is untrue, We all accept that the higher the resolution or setting, the better the quality.

However, "4K (3840 x 2160) is 4x the quality or the size of HD (1920 x 1080) and twice the size of 2K (2560 x 1440), It is known that at any resolution the higher the graphical setting of a game the better the image quality. Coincidentally, it is irrefutable that at any graphical setting, the higher the resolution the better the image too. A typical scenario to balance things is Mortal Kombat XL running on a native 1080p monitor at ultra settings looks pretty awesome and Mortal Kombat XL running on a native 4k monitor under medium settings also looks awesome because of the more pixel involved in the resolution. the question of the day pops up as Which is better, Higher resolution with lower settings or Lower resolution with higher graphical settings? Leave comments below, personal experiences and thoughts.


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lmao xD

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In multiplayer it's resolution and in singleplayer I would decrease the resolution just a little bit.
Also if the resolution is too low (&#60HD+), it simply can't show all the tiny and shiny effects that some quality setting may add.


Btw, I'm not professional at this but I think it's like this (Tell me if I'm wrong):
2K is 2048x1080, QHD is 2560x1440 and
4K is 4096x2160, UHD is 3860x2160.

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"&#60" is something I did not write there :o

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I'll take the best of both worlds, 1440p on Ultra

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Personally, I like a good mix of both, but I find 4K to be a little overkill, and don't hate me for it lol, but overhyped as well, I think 1440P is the sweet spot for the most common monitor sizes and viewing distances…. and if you can go high settings@1440P while still maintaining 60+FPS, I think you're doing pretty good.

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yes 4k is overhyped and overrated, I mean they have to brainwash people to think they actually need XD
and actually 1080p is the sweet spot for most sizes and viewing distances with 1440p being a sweet spot for shorter viewing distances than they should be, which happens usually when you are on a desk with a big panel.

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I agree, it's more that bigger screens are just becoming more and more common….. for instance, if I upgraded my 22" monitor to a 27" or larger, I'd probably want it to be 1440P….. I personally wouldn't ever bother with 4K with my desk setup….. maybe if I was using my PC with a huge TV, it'd be a different story.

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Well at 27 inches 1080p is still plenty and 1440p becomes worth it at 34 inches and above 16:9 if you have a desk setup and imagine if you are sitting on a couch at the other side of the room.

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Usually settings, but it really depends on the screen size, most people do NOT realize that all software, including games are made for a certain PPI and usually a 1080p up to around 27-30 inches is absolutely fine for games, considering you have to be at a distance where you see the entire screen as distance is another factor. So usually in-game settings are more important and often times 720p or 900p at high would look better than 1080p on low-medium in games, especially on smaller monitors.

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believe me buddy even 40 years old games will look awesome on 4k.
resolution is also like increasing graphics settings

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Sorry mate, its rather not so. injustice Gods amongst us is not up to 10 years but looks terrible on my 4K monitor and it jeopardizes the name of 4K if played under 4K

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