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Just got a 4k monitor, but my graphics card isnt ready for some games.

#1TheFallenPriestPosted 8/3/2014 7:20:59 PM(edited)
I prefer 60fps, over resolution. I have certain games where my monitor will play at 60fps and others where it will drop and give me significant lag on anything i do (skyrim is an example, where when I move my mouse the cursor is about .25 seconds behind). When i set the game to load at 1080p, the actual resolution of the monitor is 4k so it still responds slowly. Any suggestions for automatically changing the resolution when you launch a specific game?
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#2fataliPosted 8/3/2014 7:34:38 PM(edited)
Are you using the launcher?
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#3The_Count_FooPosted 8/3/2014 7:34:24 PM
Try turning the monitor off. Then pee on it. Boot it back up and see if it worked.
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#4TheFallenPriest(Topic Creator)Posted 8/3/2014 7:36:53 PM
I used the launcher to set it up, then run with the Script Extender. Im looking for a solution that covers more than just this game though. A program that switches resolutions or something like that on the fly, preferably when a specific program is launched
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#5The_Count_FooPosted 8/3/2014 7:38:12 PM
TheFallenPriest posted...
I used the launcher to set it up, then run with the Script Extender. Im looking for a solution that covers more than just this game though. A program that switches resolutions or something like that on the fly, preferably when a specific program is launched


Why have a 1440p monitor if you run everything in 1080p?
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#6TheFallenPriest(Topic Creator)Posted 8/3/2014 7:47:34 PM(edited)
The_Count_Foo posted...
TheFallenPriest posted...
I used the launcher to set it up, then run with the Script Extender. Im looking for a solution that covers more than just this game though. A program that switches resolutions or something like that on the fly, preferably when a specific program is launched


Why have a 1440p monitor if you run everything in 1080p?


Because I dont run EVERYTHING in 1080. I use the 4k res for some things such as LoL. Right now I am just going to the monitor properties and switching it everytime I play a game that lags, but looking for anothjer option instead of having to do that all the time. Also planning on updating the card eventually, but got a good deal on the monitor so decided to take it.
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#7TheFallenPriest(Topic Creator)Posted 8/3/2014 7:53:34 PM
So a quick little update, I found this program http://funk.eu/hrc/ that sets it to a hotkey, if anyone knows of a solution thats automatic on program start/end thatd be awesome though.
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#8BuyersRemorse55Posted 8/8/2014 9:56:12 AM
You do realize that modern hardware cannot run demanding games in 4K at 60fps at this time. And even the when the 8 series of cards comes out it still wont be there yet.
#9animanganimePosted 8/8/2014 12:16:48 PM
If you launch a game once and pick a resolution when you come back it will always run in that resolution. It's not like things reset themselves when you quit anyway
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#10WerdnAndreWPosted 8/8/2014 12:23:02 PM
TheFallenPriest posted...
(skyrim is an example, where when I move my mouse the cursor is about .25 seconds behind).


Sounds like vsync lag.
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