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Poll Results: How are Blu Rays affected on a >1200p monitor?

 
  • 71% (15)
    Not affected at all
  • 28% (6)
    Some pixellation/distortion
  • 0% (0)
    moderate pixellation/distortion
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post #11 of 21
Just upscale the resolution with your media player? Problem solved...
post #12 of 21
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Just upscale the resolution with your media player? Problem solved...
The Blu Ray won't be playing at native resolution. The quality of the video will then depend on the upscaling quality of the media player.
    
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The Blu Ray won't be playing at native resolution. The quality of the video will then depend on the upscaling quality of the media player.
The video quality already depends a lot on the media player. And the codec. And the GPU.
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The video quality already depends a lot on the media player. And the codec. And the GPU.
If the media player is changing nothing from reference, there should be no difference between players. The codec is the same for all blu rays. And why would the gpu affect video quality?

When you're stretching 1 pixel of a 1080p movie to fit across 1.34 pixels (or whatever the ratio would be for a 27" or 30" monitor), it won't be a smooth transition. The inflated pixel density creates a gap between reference pixel accuracy and what you're seeing on your >1200p screen.
    
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If the media player is changing nothing from reference, there should be no difference between players. The codec is the same for all blu rays. And why would the gpu affect video quality?

When you're stretching 1 pixel of a 1080p movie to fit across 1.34 pixels (or whatever the ratio would be for a 27" or 30" monitor), it won't be a smooth transition. The inflated pixel density creates a gap between reference pixel accuracy and what you're seeing on your >1200p screen.
The video you see has tons of filters applied to it in software, from vibrance to sharpening to noise reduction to a million other possible things. There's also a lot of "wiggle room" in the picture that decoders can output even before filters, depending on if the developers were looking for performance or quality. And GPUs output the video, how can they not have an impact on the quality? There's tons of processing, color adjustments, more filtering, and a million other things that come into play.
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The video you see has tons of filters applied to it in software, from vibrance to sharpening to noise reduction to a million other possible things. There's also a lot of "wiggle room" in the picture that decoders can output even before filters, depending on if the developers were looking for performance or quality. And GPUs output the video, how can they not have an impact on the quality? There's tons of processing, color adjustments, more filtering, and a million other things that come into play.

There aren't any real-time filters applied to video if you did not specifically apply them in the software. This simply puts more of a load on your hardware than is necessary. You really think that each piece of software has its own proprietary "adjustments" to the image?

GPUs wouldn't impact the quality because they are simply crunching numbers. Why would they need to adjust anything from reference?

Besides, even if all of these adjustments were real it doesn't change the concern for the stretched pixels of playing a Blu Ray at a resolution greater than its native.
    
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post #17 of 21
You really need to do some reading. Here's a starting point for you.
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You really need to do some reading. Here's a starting point for you.
Maybe you should read it. It doesn't back up any of the claims you've made.
    
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Maybe you should read it. It doesn't back up any of the claims you've made.
That link was referring to how video cards can affect your color and image processed to your screen. Even i know that nvidia graphics card don't produce accurate colors as well as amd. They guy is trying to help you, if you feel like shooting him down every time then please go somewhere else.

Most if not all video players that i have use affect the color due to the codac they use. Go ahead and try it. Turn off all filters in VLC and MPC and Kmplayer.

All three will have slight color difference.
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They guy is trying to help you, if you feel like shooting him down every time then please go somewhere else.
I feel like shooting him down because the dismissive attitude he takes is offensive. That, and he changes his argument to match whatever link he's dug up.
    
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