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Actually, one adult film company, Vivid, is releasing on Blu-Ray first. So we'll have to see what the other companies do also.
Orly...

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Last I read, the first release isn't going to be until early 07.
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doesnt blue ray have trouble with Norm DVD's? i heard some Blue-ray players couldn't display some DVD's properly
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Heres my opinion: I ll have to agree with some of the other people that consumers will decide who will win the console war. Dell doesn't decide that. And since HD DVD has a better codec than Blu Ray, I ll go with HD DVD. On that note, I hate dell computers and service, one word summarizes it all, terrible.
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Heres my opinion: I ll have to agree with some of the other people that consumers will decide who will win the console war. Dell doesn't decide that. And since HD DVD has a better codec than Blu Ray, I ll go with HD DVD. On that note, I hate dell computers and service, one word summarizes it all, terrible.
I created the phrase "To hell with Dell" . I believe you get the idea .
post #16 of 31
1080P, that's what those idiots with the format should realize.

#1, there's about a 5 people that probably own a TV capable of 1080P which is when the true definition of such players can be viewed, otherwise, why bother with a $500 or $1000 high definition player when the vast majority of people doesn't even own a TV capable of that and most DVDs have good resolutions for all big screen TVs?

I was going to buy a 1080P TV but the prices are just a little too much for only a handful of players that can actually play at those resolutions and the discs are ridiculously expensive.

So I decided NOT to wait till next year and bought a 52" 1080i and yesterday I bought an upconversion DVD player that can upscale the pic up to 1080i when using an HDMI cable. I don't have an HDMI cable but I'm trying to get one off of eBay.

The way I see it: Like seeing a hydrogen fuel station and only about 3 people own hydrogen powered vehicles but "we", the rest have to wait to get our hands on one of "these" so called hydrogen cars.

HD-DVD and Blu-Ray are worthless to own at this time frame. Give it 3 years at least.
post #17 of 31
As with VHS vs. BETA, the ones who will decide the winner will be the porn industry. I have a hunch they will be going for HD-DVD.
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post #18 of 31
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As with VHS vs. BETA, the ones who will decide the winner will be the porn industry. I have a hunch they will be going for HD-DVD.
Actually ive heard their leaning to Blu-Ray
post #19 of 31
well i would think they would be using what ever is the cheapest... i don't get why you would need that in high def anyways lol
post #20 of 31
i think blu ray is going to win yea it may cost more.. but people are willing to pay that kinda money these days. you get more space, more space meens more content, more detail or whatver. Nowadays were used to paying mroe for more storage space in a small package.. and we do. so i think this will come through, plus bluray is just a cool name, doesnt sound like a multimedia format but it does sound cool.
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