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I guess "preferences" is the better term to be used. What I find contradictory though is that most people buying those high end TVs are seeking max eye candy from their display, yet wouldn't dropping down the chroma to 4:2:2 do the opposite and take away from the image quality?

For gaming hardly. The chroma issue will hardly ever been seen or noticed, and the sacrifice you pay, an immersive, stellar picture with good constant and better uniformity than the garbage we get label as PC monitors. As I said earlier when you're not gaming just switch to 4:4:4 If you think I am BS-ing go over to HardOCP tons of people there own the JU7000 series 40" TV's as monitors see what they have to say. I gamed on one 2 times since my friend has one and had no issues despite the 4:2:2. I used to be in the has to be 4:4:4 camp as well until I actually used the display in 4:2:2 for gaming and realized it had little to no perceivable impact.

At the end of the day we are stuck in limbo here. PC displays are atrocious especially considering what they charge for them compared to the TV's. OLED is no where to be seen other than on LG TV's. Advanced VA tech is pretty much only used in TV's and what ever we get for PC is old half assed crap.
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Phillips is a no name brand
they are the tvs that you see for 300$ during black friday
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Phillips is a no name brand
they are the tvs that you see for 300$ during black friday

They used to be big. Back in 90s the choice for a TV in Europe for me was either Samsung or Philips.
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They used to be big. Back in 90s the choice for a TV in Europe for me was either Samsung or Philips.

And they still make great sleeper products like the Fidelio X2s that i love.
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40" is about ideal size for a 4k display, in my opinion, and it's also just about the point where curvature becomes more useful than annoying. Depending on how this display actually performs and it's cost, I'm thinking it could be my next primary display. I'm most worried about uniformity and input latency.

I like VA panels, all-in-all. My current BL3200PT has been a great display, even for gaming, despite the 60Hz refresh rate, relatively high response time, and one frame (~17ms, not including pixel response) of input lag.

Hows the AG coating on the BL3200pt? thought that one had a bit? ... I prefer glossy as possible. I agree 40 inch 4k is about ideal. And IMO bigger would be too big. Took me getting used to the 40" going from a 27" - I could live with a 32 4k but would need to upscale txt etc to read for sure.

I do like the idea of this curved monitor. I dont think the input lag will be bad; could be slightly worse then what we have currently. I bought my 404k crossover when the philips came out 1 1/2 years ago because of the no pwm. Only problem is when you get an issue with a korean monitor - you are kind of sol.

anyways ... I just love the idea of this monitor - better colors and a slight curve. I mainly use my monitor for the net, movie watching, stock charts and a little gaming (gaming not a priority anymore). I just need a bigger desk so I can have my 27" catleap for fps games smile.gif
    
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Hows the AG coating on the BL3200pt? thought that one had a bit? ... I prefer glossy as possible. I agree 40 inch 4k is about ideal. And IMO bigger would be too big. Took me getting used to the 40" going from a 27" - I could live with a 32 4k but would need to upscale txt etc to read for sure.

I do like the idea of this curved monitor. I dont think the input lag will be bad; could be slightly worse then what we have currently. I bought my 404k crossover when the philips came out 1 1/2 years ago because of the no pwm. Only problem is when you get an issue with a korean monitor - you are kind of sol.

anyways ... I just love the idea of this monitor - better colors and a slight curve. I mainly use my monitor for the net, movie watching, stock charts and a little gaming (gaming not a priority anymore). I just need a bigger desk so I can have my 27" catleap for fps games smile.gif

BL3200PT has a "light AG coating" like most modern IPS monitors, maybe a tiny bit glossier.
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Originally Posted by Chaython View Post

Phillips is a no name brand
they are the tvs that you see for 300$ during black friday

 

 

lol.. 

 

Philips is a Dutch technology company headquartered in Amsterdam with primary divisions focused in the areas of electronics, healthcare and lighting. It was founded in Eindhoven in 1891 by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik. It is one of the largest electronics companies in the world and employs around 105,000 people across more than 60 countries.

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Philips sold its monitor and TV business to TPV years ago so all they do is license their brand name. TPV fully owns and makes these monitors under a company called MMD, and they own the AOC brand too. There's actually very few manufacturers out there. Most companies like Philips gave up their own factories and all these brand names you see are either fully owned by or source their displays from a handful of manufacturers.
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Philips sold its monitor and TV business to TPV years ago so all they do is license their brand name. TPV fully owns and makes these monitors under a company called MMD, and they own the AOC brand too.
Philips and AOC share the same manufacturer? Wow, here and I thought Philips monitors were much higher quality...
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Phillips is a no name brand
they are the tvs that you see for 300$ during black friday

The Philips name is pretty big in healthcare. CT/MRI scanners, Fluoroscopic imaging suites, X-Ray rooms.
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