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On aspect ratio you play?
- A Poll for Counter-Strike 1.6
I hop between 4:3 and 16:9. While you do see a bit more in 4:3, it's not enough to make any kind of valuable difference. If I had to pick what I play more, it's probably 16:9 because I really hate playing in windowed mode or with black boxes on the sides of my screen.
I play at 21:9 for CS:GO and most other games. I play 16:9 stretched up to 21:9 for Unreal Tournament 4. For CS 1.6 I just use black box 4:3 since the game does that automatically. Since this is a submission in the 1.6 section, that shall determine my vote.
The reason I choose to use different ratios per game is because of FOV scaling. 1.6 doesn't play well on widescreen or ultrawidescreen, and there is no FOV slider like what Quake has. I could go on and on about why locking the FOV is a stupid decision that only makes games more competitively unfair, but I don't want to derail this comments section. That's a whole other argument on its own.
My monitor's native res is 2560x1080 @ a refresh rate of 60hz, no gsync or freesync chip. 1ms latency if I recall correctly but I'm not sure. My GPU can run prettymuch anything at that res and fps even though it's like a 6 year old card
tl:dr; 4:3 because old engine doesn't like new monitor