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So the “next gen†format war is upon us with two sides lined up, ready to take your money for your fourth version of Full Metal Jacket (I can’t believe that you actually got it on Laser Disk…what were you thinking). If you are like most people, you are wondering a couple of things, the first being why would I want to buy another version of Full Metal Jacket, and is the $200 add on drive for the 360 worth the money, especially if I already have the PS3? More importantly, which one of the two (the PS3 or 360 HD DVD drive )looks and performs better. This article will attempt to answer these questions with background and information, as well as present evidence to why the ultimate conclusion was reached.
This guy has both the X360's HD-DVD and the PS3, so it's basically one guy's hands-on opinion.

Full article: http://www.gamescentral.com/blogs/te...vd-vs-dvd.aspx
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post #2 of 18
http://www.overclock.net/xbox/144172...3-blueray.html

I keep telling people to create an official looking thread with the article quoted and a link to the source and post it in the news section but some people seem to want to keep articles in their related sections instead of the news section.
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post #3 of 18
I would've liked to see a review using a 1080p display instead of a 1080i one, but it is a pretty good review none the less. Still a little to early to call it though since both formats are still in their infancy.
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post #4 of 18
Good review due to the pictures but he does have a bias.

Also he left everything on factory defaults so I would assume it just happens to be his particular configuration that he likes more. First thing I do when I get a TV is change the settings! Factory defaults are horrid.
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wow. That article was good, until he decided to be the biggest idiot ever, by not labeling his pictures....

How am I supposed to decide, if I can't tell which picture is which format?
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post #6 of 18
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Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
wow. That article was good, until he decided to be the biggest idiot ever, by not labeling his pictures....

How am I supposed to decide, if I can't tell which picture is which format?
Cough.. He said 1. Blu Ray 2. HD DVD 3. DVD
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post #7 of 18
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http://www.overclock.net/xbox/144172...3-blueray.html

I keep telling people to create an official looking thread with the article quoted and a link to the source and post it in the news section but some people seem to want to keep articles in their related sections instead of the news section.

considering that its not news.. i felt like not putting it under the news section it was more of a review or an opinion as stated in my thread when i first posted up this article
    
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post #8 of 18
Yay HD-DVD!
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Stupid question time. Would my computer play HD DVD's? Heard about using them to test a video card. Didn't know rather or not I needed a special player for it.
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I love hd dvd. It's beautiful.
     
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