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Whats better 1080i or 720p for ps4?

wretch · M
ah technical stuff I kinda dig. as a first caveat, most of this I'm doing from memory; I could be completely off, but I think I recall this right. also, 'better' is always a matter of debate, right? depending on your end target, we might differ completely.

from what I recall the number refers to the number of pixels in a horizontal line across the screen, so 720 v. 1080, 1080 means there are many more pixels in use, 720 means they're using about 2/3 of them at a time, so 1080 should give you much more resolution. more screen area. make it capable of showing finer detail/resolution for any given object displayed on the screen. so off the bat, it initially [i]sounds[/i] like 1080 should be the winner and case closed.

if I'm on track, the i or p is how the screen is rendered. p is 'progressive', i is 'interlaced' and from what I recall the progressive scan means that one complete frame is drawn, finished, then the next frame is done. in interlaced mode, a frame is drawn across half the screen, every other line displayed, then next frame is drawn on the unused half of the screen (frames are interlaced, mixed together). so a progressive mode is much better for fast action, where there might be significant change from one frame to the next. most sportsball game viewings are usually noted for preferring the progressive display to the interlaced. if you're looking at fairly static or slow moving things, the interlaced's higher resolution is often a better bet.

at least from what I recall.
Gangstress · 41-45, F
720p is far better imo
Gangstress · 41-45, F
@Supersaiyan9000 your ps4 should upscale it. You really gotta fiddle with the settings
Supersaiyan9000 · 31-35, M
@Gangstress yeah it has all the resolutions in the ps4 settings and my tv says its on 720p when i hit the display button on remote
Supersaiyan9000 · 31-35, M
My hdtv can do both 720p and 1080p
for ps4 it doesn't matter too much

so do as you please

if you are having trouble deciding you can flip a coin or ride on the bones of dead animals
Supersaiyan9000 · 31-35, M
@rebis yeah not sure how i would be able to ride them
FreestyleArt · 31-35, M
720 P is like in your Face.

1080i looks far away
Disposal · 36-40, M
1080 is ideal if you want to get the full potential of the console but if you have the pro model. Go 4k
Supersaiyan9000 · 31-35, M
@Disposal i have the ps4 original
Ontheroad · M
10801 isn't supported, but 1080p is. Go to your video settings and select manual - it will show you what is and what isn't supported.

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