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post #31 of 62
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Ok then I'll be clearer.

Blue-Ray has been using MPEG2 for a while, it's using MPEG4 now.
HD-DVD hasn't been using MPEG2 as long, it's been using MPEG4.
Yea. I know that. I never said otherwise. But either way, short of being an expert in the field, no one could tell the difference between the two. I own both formats and I can't tell myself.
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post #32 of 62
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Don't worry about ElMikeTheMike, he's just a Sony fanboy (even though he owns a X360 as well) and a Blu-Ray fanboy who just won't stop talking.
Don't forget that he has a Wii, also
post #33 of 62
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Don't worry about ElMikeTheMike, he's just a Sony fanboy (even though he owns a X360 as well) and a Blu-Ray fanboy who just won't stop talking.
Fanboy?! Me?? Oh noes. I'm not campaigning for any one format. just pointing out what's wrong is all.
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post #34 of 62
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Yea. I know that. I never said otherwise. But either way, short of being an expert in the field, no one could tell the difference between the two. I own both formats and I can't tell myself.
Can we just call it even then?

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Don't forget that he has a Wii, also
Just leave the dude alone he is just trying to settle his point, don't be picky of what other people have.
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post #35 of 62
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Can we just call it even then?
LOL it's funny. Yea I mean I don't personally care which format comes out on top. They're basically identical for all intents and purposes. hah
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LOL it's funny. Yea I mean I don't personally care which format comes out on top. They're basically identical for all intents and purposes. hah
Much more like it eh? Why would YOU even care? You have both a PS3 and X360.
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post #37 of 62
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Much more like it eh? Why would YOU even care? You have both a PS3 and X360.
haha you're right. I don't care. Although I did just order Planet Earth on blu-ray.... haha I was just pointing out the codec thing.

It's all good in hollywood.
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post #38 of 62
its interesting to see this happen finally. Blu-ray always seemed like the way things were going to go but its nice to know somewhat for sure. In the long run, it would be the better decision. I found a recent post on engadget and apparently some of the blu-ray disks are starting to "rot", they're going to need to fix this before these disks integrate further into the the movie rental biz.
http://www.engadget.com/2007/06/16/b...arting-to-rot/
    
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post #39 of 62
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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
Have you ever watched a HD-DVD or Blu-Ray on a good high definition TV? They look so much better than DVDs its not even comparable.
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I'm a little disappointed in this news... I like both formats, but I was hoping HD-DVD would come out on top just for the fact that it's region free
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