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Its not identical quality at all, there is a difference.
Expound me the difference oh sensei.
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Up? Wow, I was expecting BRD sales to plummet after HD DVDs death. This was totally unexpected.
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I'm doing my part . . they need to release more titles, carry them at more locations, and drop the price. . . ehh i guess in time i will get my wish.
 
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I still think the average person on the street hasnt heard of it.....

Try it, ask 10 random people who are not actively interested in technology
'what is bluray?' and they will say 'huh?'

Its being adopted by people who watch alot of movies and are happy to spend extra over the supposed difference with DVD.
If you start harping on to a person about the picture difference etc they wont understand the fuss let alone the expense.
People sit down and watch a DVD it looks fine, we are all used to the picture and its perfectly fine for relaxing for 2 hours to watch a film.

Bluray is like the 9800 series cards,why bother? little added value over current options and probably will be replaced soon anyway.
post #25 of 54
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It's only up 351%? I expected more.
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Expound me the difference oh sensei.
Space, audio quality? I don't feel like linking proof.
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post #26 of 54
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Up? Wow, I was expecting BRD sales to plummet after HD DVDs death. This was totally unexpected.
Heh...

Gotta love that sarcastic wit.


Oh well... people will spend their money on this... until the "next best" thing arrives. /me looks down the street... hmmm... the "next best" bus seems to be on the horizon. I think I'll wait.
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post #27 of 54
And which other HD format are they going to buy? oh, that's right. None. So why then, do they need to show figures of it...?
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well I'm glad they're making so much money..... players are still way too expensive and have gone up as a result of the end of the war
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I could be wrong but isn't blue-ray the only true 1080p source?

I would love to have one but as another poster said I am hanging on to my up-convert player until the hardware/software prices go down.
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I could be wrong but isn't blue-ray the only true 1080p source?

I would love to have one but as another poster said I am hanging on to my up-convert player until the hardware/software prices go down.
HD-DVD is capable of 1080p as well.
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