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Japanese is just so much cooler! <sacarsm>
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I like HD-DVDs...go figure what I want to win doesn't...
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post #13 of 62
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
blueray for the loss... i beleive HD-DVD is the real winner, with its supperior HD and its true 100% lossless audio, there isno reason that a Blu-ray has any chance in the market, its like the war of VHS and BETA lol or MP3 and mini disc, sony is just becoming more and more ridiculous every time... seriously you can buy an HD- DVD player for $200 and it comes with 5 free HDDVDs or you can pay $500 for a PS3 and sony looses $150 from that sale and then...you pay more for the DVDs anyways on top of that...
Prove to me and everyone here with physical evidence that BR doesn't match HD DVD in EVERY category, except content and better selection of movies which BR can hold more. and has more backing...
post #14 of 62
I have not been at block buster in 10 years. Hollywood video is where I go.

Besides, BR is still too expensive, so I'll be a long time before this gets settle.
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i hope both formats lose and people just keep buying regular dvds the quality is fine, in fact i prefer my laser discs with the nice analog video, no blur in motion scenes and almost the res of DVD
    
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Wow, just because it takes forever to burn Blu-Ray disc? Blockbuster knows that they picked BR because it takes so long to burn their Movies if they customers choose to.
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Ill just be glad when this is all over, and the market settles on one format. Im getting sick of all my friends telling me to wait until the market decides to get a hi-def setup. If Blu-ray wins, so be it.. I'll buy a PS3 or whatever plays them cheapest, and start buying their disks. This development is just one more step towards a winner, and If that winner happens to be sony, fine.
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post #18 of 62
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
blueray for the loss... i beleive HD-DVD is the real winner, with its supperior HD and its true 100% lossless audio, there isno reason that a Blu-ray has any chance in the market, its like the war of VHS and BETA lol or MP3 and mini disc, sony is just becoming more and more ridiculous every time... seriously you can buy an HD- DVD player for $200 and it comes with 5 free HDDVDs or you can pay $500 for a PS3 and sony looses $150 from that sale and then...you pay more for the DVDs anyways on top of that...
3.3 What is the difference between Blu-ray and HD-DVD?

http://www.blu-ray.com/faq/#hddvd

And please point me to this $200 HD-DVD player that comes with 5 movies. If you are referering to the HD-DVD addon for YOUR 360, get real.
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Prove to me and everyone here with physical evidence that BR doesn't match HD DVD in EVERY category, except content and better selection of movies which BR can hold more. and has more backing...
Blue-Ray is MPEG2.
HD-DVD is MPEG4.

Get it now?
HD-DVD is better quality but it doesn't have as much space as Blue-Ray so things balance out.

No offense but half of the posts your making, make no sense what so ever, you contradict your statements. Just letting you know, back up your owns statements.
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Originally Posted by Malachor View Post
Blue-Ray is MPEG2.
HD-DVD is MPEG4.

Get it now?
HD-DVD is better quality but it doesn't have as much space as Blue-Ray so things balance out.

No offense but half of the posts your making, make no sense what so ever, you contradict your statements. Just letting you know, back up your owns statements.
Ummm...you're flat out wrong. Blu-Ray uses Mpeg4 also.

Please research the topic before you state things as fact.
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