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Thinking about checking out what it looks like on a 55 inch Samsung 1080p. Too bad it's not 3d. Might be pretty cool.
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I use it for my theater, it just depends on what you want to use it for...you really need to be back away from the screen or else the picture is crap. I use a 42" myself and have to sit 10' back.
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What he said. ^^

I have used my projector (110 inch screen) for Modern Warfare game on my media PC but you will need to sit back a ways. It's pretty awesome but if you get close you will see all the pixels, lol.

*edit* Oh and stop blowing games in the 4th quarter! lol
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73" @ 8' No pixel issues though... Gaming looks sharp and immersion at that distance for a tv that size is great. Sometimes when I 3D I pull up my lovesac in front of the couch for a full screen experience though.

Personally I couldnt go back to anything smaller. I have a 32" that sits on the floor, that I use as a second screen for encoding/surfing while gaming or watching movies. Just looking at it though is almost funny because it seems so small
    
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I use my 42" when friends and family come over. I can't have 4 people crowding around my man space and watching on a dinky 28".
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I use my TV so I can sit on my couch and play my games with keyboard and mouse on my lap. I prefer sitting on my couch rather than on a uncomfortable desk chair.
Also, I can see all the bush wookies on BC2 alot better with my TV than a dinky monitor.
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i used my 50 inch Panasonic 1080p TV as a screen for a few hours, since my keyboard and mouse is al wired i had to sit like right next to it, looked like garbage pixels where like really far spaced it seemed. But using the TV to watch movies on from across the room is another story looks great. Problem with using big TV's is you have to sit pretty far away for it to look good, and most gamers have wired keyboard/mouse
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