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Do feel free to justify/link your argument though, as I said I know little about TV's so I'm happy to take advice.
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obviously you would want to see it first?

40 - 42'' is quite a difference tbh most 40''s look a lot smaller than 42''s

the Samsung tv is a good buy tbh.

but heres a 40'' as a contender lol for 100 quid less although you only get 1 set of glasses?

http://www.richersounds.com/product/tv---all/philips/40pfl7007t/phil-40pfl7007t

on the upside 800hz processing & an extra hdmi port?

I honestly prefer plasma's they just seem so much clearer with better color imo?

Hmm, that is nice, but the Samsung looks visually nicer with the smaller bezel/stand. Not sure if that's worth £100 more though, although the Samsung does have an extra set of glasses and a good warranty (I've heard good things about Samsung's RMA service with TV's should anything go wrong)

I'll answer your next point about plasmas in the following quote.
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Very helpful videos. smile.gif

I think that LED is the best choice for them, as the living room has large windows at the front and light coming in from the kitchen/garden at the back so it'd have a lot of glare on which wouldn't be ideal for Plasma. LED seems a good compromise.
    
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OLED has the best of both LCD/LED and Plasma the problem there is you have to rob a bank to get the money for a OLED TV
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if it was for yourself id go with this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwdPYTw6IVQ

however it is for your folks so?

id personally buy the Philips & an extra set of glasses?

I mean if your folks were gamers & watched a lot of movies it would be awesome lol?

the ambilight & split screen gaming got my attention & the 800hz + extra hdmi aswell?

id probably buy a plasma though but that's just me? as its what I have now & it was way better than any lcd when I got it?

I guess the choice is down to your folks & they will most likely choose the Samsung as it is a lot nicer looking!

im actually thinking of buying a new tv now lol.

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hi munaim1.

did you get that chip to unlock?

sorry if OT OP?

how'd you get on overclocking?

and smokinwaffle buy the Phillips!

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hi munaim1.

did you get that chip to unlock?

sorry if OT OP?

how'd you get on overclocking?

and smokinwaffle buy the Phillips!

wheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gif

I gave up, I'll look into getting a phenom x4 or x6 in future, for now I'll stick to the X2 and try and overclock that a little. smile.gif
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oh well mad.gif

you had fun though right trying thumb.gif

that's all part of the gamble.i guess?

you made me feel lucky though? even if it was only a propus core!

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