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I'd like to say that I notice a very distinct difference between 720p and 1080i on my TV, and 1080p can only be better. Just like I notice a very distinct difference between 1024x768 and 1280x1024 on my computer. Oh, and there's a Mitsubishi 73 inch rear projection widescreen at Frys that does 1080p for about $5,000, so I dunno what you guys are blabbing on about $50,000 plasmas needed to use that resolution.
    
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I'd like to say that I notice a very distinct difference between 720p and 1080i on my TV, and 1080p can only be better. Just like I notice a very distinct difference between 1024x768 and 1280x1024 on my computer. Oh, and there's a Mitsubishi 73 inch rear projection widescreen at Frys that does 1080p for about $5,000, so I dunno what you guys are blabbing on about $50,000 plasmas needed to use that resolution.

Ive only seen the Samsung HDTVs used on the 360 stands in stores (the eventualy got a few in dundee!!!!) and well there a big diffrence froma standard tv but id have to see it on all formats to see the diffrence
     
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post #23 of 42
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I'd like to say that I notice a very distinct difference between 720p and 1080i on my TV, and 1080p can only be better. Just like I notice a very distinct difference between 1024x768 and 1280x1024 on my computer. Oh, and there's a Mitsubishi 73 inch rear projection widescreen at Frys that does 1080p for about $5,000, so I dunno what you guys are blabbing on about $50,000 plasmas needed to use that resolution.
$5000 is still pretty steep and our 720p TV is fine for HD content. Resolution does not matter as much for televisions as it does for computer screens.
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$5000 is still pretty steep and our 720p TV is fine for HD content. Resolution does not matter as much for televisions as it does for computer screens.
Indeed, five grand is pretty steep, but that's also for a 73 inch television, about as big as they come without front project. You could easily get something in the 50 inch range for about half that. I notice a very big difference between the resolutions, I don't care what you or some website says about whether or not it matters for television if I can see a difference with my own eyes And resolution matters a lot when it comes to gaming, and that is the center of what we're talking about here...
    
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It really depends on the size of the screen, on a 17" monitor there's not gonna be much if a difference between 1280x1024 and 1600x1200 as on a 30" TV, 720p and 1080p won't be very noticable. It's on those really big TV's like that 73" Yiffy saw that it would show.
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Indeed, five grand is pretty steep, but that's also for a 73 inch television, about as big as they come without front project. You could easily get something in the 50 inch range for about half that. I notice a very big difference between the resolutions, I don't care what you or some website says about whether or not it matters for television if I can see a difference with my own eyes And resolution matters a lot when it comes to gaming, and that is the center of what we're talking about here...
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It really depends on the size of the screen, on a 17" monitor there's not gonna be much if a difference between 1280x1024 and 1600x1200 as on a 30" TV, 720p and 1080p won't be very noticable. It's on those really big TV's like that 73" Yiffy saw that it would show.
True, large screens are the only point at which it does it justice. But large screens are also the only point at which HD resolutions at all do any justice. Mine is a 65 inch Mitsubishi, so the difference between 720p and 1080i is quite distinguishable.
    
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We have a 48 inch and its 1080i and ya you sure notice when you switch from 780p to 1080i but it really doesnt matter a whole lot. RE4 isnt HD and it still looks pretty sweet. And Halo still looks decent. I think 720p or 1080i is plenty good for games. You dont have to go all the way up to 1080p to enjoy a game. I mean like 720p already has like 3 or 4 times the pixels of 640x480...
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Even with computers resolution isnt everything. My monitor runs natively at 1280 X 1024 but 1024 X 768 scales up very nicely on it and still looks great.
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post #30 of 42
Okay, let's get this straight-you are rich and/or crazy to spend thousands of dollars on a 1080p TV. You have to be richer and/or crazier to spend thousands of dollars on a TV just to make your PS3 look good. PS3 will be good, but Sony is stupid to keep bashing their competition every 2 seconds for business.

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