Projector for Gaming

Discussion in '3D Stereo and VR Gaming Section' started by campincarl2006, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. campincarl2006

    campincarl2006 New Member

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  2. FrenchKiss

    FrenchKiss Master Guru

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    You can check 3D Vision and 3DTV Play compatible device on the nvidia website.
    I recently bought the Acer H9500BD projector and it performs quite well in 3d gaming. It is compatible with 3DTV Play, I use the 3D Vision infrared receptor and the projector glasses (not the nvidia one, it's only for 3D Vision, not 3DTV Play).

    Playing 3D on 100" screen is just awesome! As for the H9500BD, the image quality is very good. I would say it just lacks a bit of brightness in 3D and colors are a bit green. Unfortunately like most of the affordable projector, it is limited to 720p@60hz (1080p is only 24hz). But the image is much more smooth on a projector that on a LCD screen so it's fine. Moreover, I'm running a single 680GTX and @720p 3D it has some difficulties to keep the 60fps stable. So 1080p would require SLI of 680GTX :S
     
  3. Mufflore

    Mufflore Ancient Guru

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    Beware of Epson if you value lamp life.
    Their 4000hr bulbs dont even last 1000hrs before they start dimming/flickering badly and they barely last more than 1000hrs.
    Tried 2, returned the projector.
    But had to threaten the shop with court action because Epson wouldnt allow the return, despite them knowing that it is a general fault with the bulbs.
    They are still selling the same bulbs!

    Luckily I made enough use of the projector to find out within 6 months, many others arent so lucky.
     
  4. BungRTS

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    projector gaming

    i too use them for gaming, i just picked up a pair of BenQ MW516's to play with. i use the SoftTH program for my games(DX9 only so far) and that gives me the 2560x800 resolution im after- still working with aspect in the game so i havent fully set up the 2 proj yet. also just ordered the BenQ 3dglasses so will update when they arrive. my big question is how much vram im gonna need to run properly in 3D. right now im looking at the GTX670 4GB version. if 2 projectors arent feasible i have no problem just running the one proj. lots of lumens is good but i couldnt get over the diff the 10,000 : 1 contrast ratio has. this projector MW516 is at 91" right now and in 2D Crysis3 is simply awsum. as you can see im a bit limited to texture res and lotsa eye candy because of the 460's low VRAM. they still work great (faster than a 580 but no vram) due to the res of this new projector i do not need(i Hope) a high end card anymore. 2560x800 is lower than 1920x1080 so a decent mid-high card with min 3GB VRAM is good im hoping. the 460's push Crysis3 @1080 with low tex res and system on med settings but shadows on low with a min of 40FPS. heres a qwik view of how my vid cards went over the last 6 years.

    8800GTX SLI (2007) on 680i mobo, GTX460 SLI (2010)on 680i then popped em into Asus Sabretooth 990FX last year.

    lumens is great 2800 for this one bulb life is 6500hrs using smarteco mode which is how it's shipped and contrast is 10,000 : 1. i am very happy with the MW516 and recomend to anyone. loads of connections but the fans are a bit noisy (like it matters at gaming sound levels) or pop on a set of hdphones lol. staples had a screaming deal on them. picked up for 249.95 ea. thanks and happy gaming.
     

  5. Barry J

    Barry J Ancient Guru

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    I got a Optoma GT750 XL and its awesome. I use Optoma DLP ZD301 glasses awesome with blu ray 3D and gaming it is a short throw projector so I sit behind when I play games no shadows

    Display Technology DLP
    Native Resolution WXGA 1280 x 800
    Brightness1 (Bright Mode) 3500 ANSI Lumens
    Contrast 3000:1
    ANSI Contrast 300:1
    Noise Level (Eco mode) 27dB
    Weight (kg) 2.97
    I/O Connectors 2 x HDMI (v1.4a 3D), VGA (RGB/YPbPr), S-video, Composite video, Audio In RCA, Audio Out 3.5mm, 3D-Sync, RS232
    Video Compatibility 1080p24/50/60, 1080i50/60, 720p50/60, 576p50, 480p60
    Throw Ratio 0.72:1
    Projection Screen Size 0.82 – 8.19m (32.24” - 322.41”) Diagonal 16:10 Projection Distance 0.5 - 5m
    Zoom Type Fixed
    Keystone Correction ± 40° Vertical
    Audio 2 x 5W
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 324 x 234 x 97
    Remote Control Back-lit IR
    Power Supply 100 - 240V, 50 - 60Hz
    Power Consumption 340W Max / <0.5W Standby
    Operating Conditions Operating: 5 - 40***730;C, 85% Humidity (Max), 3000m Altitude (Max)
    Standard Accessories 1 Pair ZD201 DLP-Link 3D Glasses, AC Power Cord, VGA to YPbPr adapter, Back-lit IR Remote, Batteries x 2, Lens cover, Carry Case, Quick Start Guide, CD User Manual, Warranty Card, WEEE Card Optional Accessories ZD201 DLP-Link 3D Glasses, 3D-RF System/Glasses
    RoHS Compliant
    3D Support 3D Playstation3/Xbox360 games, 3D Blu-ray, 3D Broadcasts (SKY 3D & Virgin 3D), Nvidia 3D-TV Play 3D Viewing Requires DLP-Link shutter-glasses - available
    separately.

    (The Optoma 3D-RF System/Glasses are also
    supported - available separately.)
    3D Compatibility HDMI 1.4a mandatory Formats:
    Side-by-Side:1080i50 / 60, 720p50 / 60
    Frame-pack: 1080p24, 720p50 / 60
    Over-Under: 1080p24, 720p50 / 60
    Speaker (Watts) 10
    On Screen Display 17 Languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Greek,Norwegian/Danish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish, Arabic
    Optional Wireless No
    Features Bright gaming in the smallest of rooms
    Lamp Life (Eco/Bright Mode) 4000/2500

    http://www.optoma.co.uk/projectordetailshccs.aspx?ShowMenu=HE&PTypedb=Home Entertainment&PC=GT750-XL
     
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  6. stereoman

    stereoman Master Guru

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    If you are looking for something cheap you can pick up an Acer X110P on ebay for next to nothing, I got one for under £100 a few years ago, it's not officially supported with 3D Vision but works perfectly once you do the EDID Overide, max res isn't great tho 1280x720 @120hz, still when i'm playing on an 80 inch screen i'm not sitting that close to care and the 3D is awesome.
     
  7. rocknrolla12

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    It's pretty standard to get 3D on a projector these days, just like TV's whether you use it or not, the Epson TWEH6100 is a good bet for gaming and movies.
     

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