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Call of duty 4 1080p

I am running a ps3 with a 1080p tv. When i am playing Call of duty 4 it only scales the game on screen at 720p. I have display settings set on ps3 to run full 1080p. It plays other 1080p games at 1080p. Is this game playable only at 720p and not what the back of the game case describes as 720p,1080i,and 1080p supported?

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Re: call of duty 4 1080p

First off, Sony doesn't make Aquos they make Brava. Sharp makes Aquos. Secondly, I am unable to uncheck 720p how do I do  this?

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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Yeh this is right..

You must uncheck the other rez and just keep 1080p checked.

only problem with that setting is.. if u then play a 720 game. it down scales it to 576 or what ever.. so u have to check it again, which becomes a bit of a pain.

and yeh sharp make aquos not sony

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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Sharp makes the aquos tough guy

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Re: call of duty 4 1080p

Buz is right, the only thing on the TV and the PS3 that should be highlighted/checked off is the 1080p setting. COD4 is definitely able to display at 1080p, I have played @ 1080p on a Sony Aquos 52".....SWEET! You won't beleive your eyes.

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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