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just a quick thing, the Wii doesn't do HD, it just looks better with a component cable. And as everyone is saying yes, your computer is technically HD, and they have been for a long time.
    
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Good Point... I haven't seen actually TRUE HDTV but only a couple times in my life for more than an hour... so I can't set the standard of HD for me.

If I can read it, and it looks appeasing to the eye, then its good enough for me
Watch football in true HD...
I swear to God it has a higher resolution than real life
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just a quick thing, the Wii doesn't do HD, it just looks better with a component cable.
As do the older consoles (XBox & PS2). Component video + progressive scan image > composite cables + interlaced image by a wide margin, even in low-def.

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Watch football in true HD...
I swear to God it has a higher resolution than real life
True that. HD broadcasts of NFL football games are some of the best, most realistic images I have seen on my HDTV. They really do look like they are right there in the room with you.
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As do the older consoles (XBox & PS2). Component video + progressive scan image > composite cables + interlaced image by a wide margin, even in low-def.



True that. HD broadcasts of NFL football games are some of the best, most realistic images I have seen on my HDTV. They really do look like they are right there in the room with you.
even better are those discovery HD theatre nature documentary things- they are AMAZEING , ive seen colors that i didnt even know exisited in those things
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I know this has already been said, but 1024x768 is better than HD. My mom's 10-year-old monitor can display that. That's one of the reasons you couldn't force me to buy ANY HDTV smaller than 19" for any more than $75.

If you want something better than HD, get a <$200 wide-screen LCD monitor and a cheap AthlonXP PC with a decent HD tuner card and you can watch all of your favorite HD broadcasts. You also got a PC out of the deal. If you want to go all out, you could use your PC as a HD recorder, too.
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post #26 of 32
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I know this has already been said, but 1024x768 is better than HD. My mom's 10-year-old monitor can display that. That's one of the reasons you couldn't force me to buy ANY HDTV smaller than 19" for any more than $75.

If you want something better than HD, get a <$200 wide-screen LCD monitor and a cheap AthlonXP PC with a decent HD tuner card and you can watch all of your favorite HD broadcasts. You also got a PC out of the deal. If you want to go all out, you could use your PC as a HD recorder, too.
you know there is no reason to not do that now adays. IM OFF TO NEWEGG
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^^^

lol I was thinking the same thing.
    
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except from the price of the LCD + PC + Tuner card will probably near the price of TV.

LCD's above 19" - 20.1" for PC are rediculously priced compared to their lower " brotherin
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except from the price of the LCD + PC + Tuner card will probably near the price of TV.

LCD's above 19" - 20.1" for PC are rediculously priced compared to their lower " brotherin
So you spend "almost" as much as you would if you buy just the TV, but you've got a computer as well. If you know what you're doing you've also got a HD digital recorder. You've proven my point.
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So you spend "almost" as much as you would if you buy just the TV, but you've got a computer as well. If you know what you're doing you've also got a HD digital recorder. You've proven my point.
But even with the HD digital recorder you can only record OTA broadcasts in HD. It won't let you get it from cable or Sat because of the encryption.
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