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post #11 of 25
elmikethemike is correct, they are exactly the same codecs but the xbox has a little bit better depth while the blu-ray supports higher audio.

So what would you want

Little more depth v Little better audio
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post #12 of 25
I would really be more concerned about the TV than the player. Both players are going to put out some awesome quality video...and there's no way one is always better than the other. In your case, since you spent the extra money of the HD DVD player for the 360, I would buy HD DVDs quite often. On the other hand, a lot of movies are Blu-Ray only, much more often than the other way around (just Universal), so it's an easy decision for you on both parts.

As for the future...I dunno...if there's going to be a clear "winning" format, and one totally goes away, I'd have to say from the current trend that Blu-Ray would be the one to "win". However, we really just have to wait and see what happens. Lucky for the OP, he has decent players for both formats.
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post #13 of 25
Blue Ray

more storage

and you get a ps-3

But all the major Hollywood studies support BLUERAY. SO I think its going to last longer
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post #14 of 25
if you're looking for which format to buy your movies in, i think you should just buy Laserdiscs. anything else would be taking a gamble on a format that may or may not still be around in a few years. at least with laserdiscs you know the answer to that.
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post #15 of 25
^what?
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post #16 of 25
or Betamax. i'm just trying to say that one of the two current formats is probably going to go the way of the laserdisc.
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post #17 of 25
Ook, I get it. Well in that case, we'll have to wait about a decade for the "war" to end. I'll stick with my DVDs.
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post #18 of 25
i choose to beat the system by not even owning an HDTV



okayfine, i'd love an HDTV but just can't afford one.
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post #19 of 25
After some research, I purchased a Bluray. Not only did Blockbuster choose Bluray exclusively and Bluray sales outpace HD-DVD by quite a bit, but there are about 50% more movies available on Bluray that aren't on HD-DVD. On the other foot, there are only about 10% of movies that are on HD-DVD, but not on Bluray. The only thing HD-DVD has in its corner that Bluray doesn't is the porn industry's backing
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post #20 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i choose to beat the system by not even owning an HDTV
So then why continually post in a thread that asks which one is better when you openly admit you have zero experience with either platform?
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