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My 32" CRT that I have had for about 10 years is finally starting to die, so I figured with Black Friday here, I should get myself a new one.

I ended up getting a 46" RCA LCD from Best Buy for $508 with tax. Seems like a decent deal for a 46". I just don't need a 120 hz, 3D, LED TV with all the bells and whistles since I was fine with my CRT, Have the HTPC for all the media needs and I have a 32" LCD in the bedroom that is a basic set also and everything looks fine on it.

I know it is not a Samsung or Sony, but at over $150 cheaper, I am willing to risk it.
Since I got it at Best Buy (only like the 3rd thing I ever bought from there) if I have any problems I can return it easily within the next 2 months no questions asked (or if a better deal pops up in the next 4-5 days smile.gif ).

I saw a few Vizio, Spectre (I have one and like it) and other lower end sets for a little cheaper, but this one seems to have pretty good user reviews, and the bad ones seem to have problems right off.

I will pick it up this evening and get it hooked up to my HTPC (I can finally get rid of my S-video cable and 8600GT in the HTPC and use the onboard).

Best part is it really did not cost me much out of pocket, I have been selling some parts and was debating a i5 build, but decided against it since I don't think I need it, so I used those funds for the TV.
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