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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...
Sure Sony lost some format wars in the past, but it doesn't mean that they can't win this time. From what I've seen both formats are the same quality-wise unless you're a robot and need the megahurtz. Marketing-wise, Sony's starting to throw HD-DVD off its tail.
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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
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.
Planet Earth... wow, let's just say then when I first watched the intro to the series I practically had to hold onto my chair because I felt like I was there. Great series... show... mini series or what ever it's considered.
    
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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...
Actually, BETA Max was the superior format it had better video and sound quality. Never underestimate the power of the consumer to pick the wrong format, lol.
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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
This doesn't make sense. On the one hand, you're saying that HD-DVD will win because of its superior format, but then you're equating it to the VHS versus Beta war. You do realize that VHS won, but Beta had the superior technology. The best product doesn't always win.
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The sooner one wins, the sooner I actually buy a player......so let's hurry it up people.
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The sooner one wins, the sooner I actually buy a player......so let's hurry it up people.
Blu Ray has won, everyone knows it but want to hold on to any little string of hope they can. I am a Sony fan, but even my grandma would look at all this and tell you BR wins. HD DVD has nothing going for it except a cheaper product...
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Blu-ray has obviously won or it indeed has a very strong lead. It was prett obvious to me as Blockbuster stores all around me stock only Blu-ray.

Ive yet to actually see a HD-DVD film...im not kidding.
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I guess that settles my HTPC... I am now going Blu Ray with it. I really did not care who wins, as long as I did not "invest" tons of cash on the loser.

Reminds me of my father who was a tech-freak. He spent tons of $ on beta-max, and then more on Laserdiscs..
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Honestly, I don't care either way. If I get a movie I go for HD-DVD. Since I have a 360 elite it plays in 1080p. They look better than Blu-Ray. I only buy Blu-Rays if the movie doesn't come on HD-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.
(HD-)DVD do take shorter time to burn. I find it takes less time to burn a DVD then a CD allot of the time.
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