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[hardocp] 18% Of People Bought A HDTV For Gaming

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MaxConsole has posted the results of a recent survey that say 18 percent of the people that bought HDTVs did so to play games. There are other interesting nuggets of info too like the number of households that have an HDTV is up to 25% and the number of people that own more than one HDTV is way up as well.



Due to falling prices and the upcoming digital transition, a larger percentage of younger adults 21-34 purchased HDTV's this holiday season. Among those who purchased their HDTV set in the past year, 18 percent say they did so to connect it to a high definition video game console like Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.
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Thats what I did.
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That's what I'm planning on doing. 32" for my computer, 50" for my living room.
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That's what I'm planning on doing. 32" for my computer, 50" for my living room.
what are you bill gates?

i have a 24" comp monitor and i think its too big.

i have a 46in tv and i think its too big
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what are you bill gates?

i have a 24" comp monitor and i think its too big.

i have a 46in tv and i think its too big

Too big? I do believe that is blasphemy!
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im getting a 24" monitor for games so i cant wait for that.
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post #7 of 29
A Tv Can never be TOO BIG!!..my 42" looks too small now, i want a 50" atleast now.
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numbers seem about right. i'm in the boat of those that haven't gotten an HDTV lol.

i've got a 20" CRT that's ~21 years old. no RCA connections, just good 'ol fashioned Coax plug. granted it's channel range is 1-65 then 95-99 (no, the inbetween won't show)

i'll only consider an "upgrade" when it dies.
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bought my 32" for games, couldn't go higher at the time cause i still live in dorms. seems to be a right fit for me, but I'm definately going bigger when I get my own place. mmmmmm HD looks so good.
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count me in that 18%.
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