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Im probably going to run by Radio Shack tomorrow on my way home from work and see what they have. Im still really tempted to just snag something like This or This.

Im not looking to spend more than $500 on a TV because I don't make a huge amount of money at my current job and most of my extra income is going to go to getting my PS3 game collection up and running and getting my PC up to spec so I dont have to upgrade for the next few years.
Well I would look for a plasma truthfully. They have true blacks and have no pixels. They are very resistant and when compared to my $2500 Vizio my plasma looks 3x better at 720p let alone 1080p.
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maybe look into samsung's P2770HD or 2570HD monitors, they have the built in tuner and speakers.
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Ive actually been considering the same thing for a while now so i know what u mean man and i agree with clark go and get a hdtv instad of a monitor man ull be happier
HDTV speakers are only a bit better
it's fine for watching regular TV but abysmal for watching movies or playing games
invest in a receiver/amp with speakers of your choice, preferably a 5.1 setup or u can get a sound bar (great alternative to the former)
your not getting the full PS3 experience playing on some crappy set of speakers
almost all PS3 games output digital sound, unlike PC games
as for HDTV, whatever u can accommodate
from my experience LED HDTV's don't suffer viewing angle brightness issues
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post #14 of 17
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Its been a long time coming but I cant avoid it any more...
Im switching over to being primarily a console gamer.

I know all the reasons not to but im tired of the fact that im using a PC getting in the way of my games. Im a traitor to the cause, but I deal with enough crap at work. I dont want to come home and put up with bad ports and being screwed by Devs because im not willing to adapt.
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I have a ps3.. but I don't think I could deal with it being something I primarily play on.

Only reason I wanted it was to play games that literally aren't available on PC. Sure it's great when people come over but you simply can't beat a good old desktop
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Lol, i thought exactly the same as OP, i was allways a console gamer till i brought a gaming pc, then sold the 360 and pc gamed for a few years.
Now the annoying thing is that some games like cods/battlefield do'nt support control pad so i had to use xpadder which makes the game clunky as hell.
anyway i'd had enough of the non control pad on pc games so got a xbox360 again and a ps3, lol the ps3 lasted a week before i sold it on, killzone 3d was total dog poop, the resolution on consoles is just awfull, i'm keeping the 360 as we play kinect.
I'd allso never play a wii but i'm happy playing Dolphin.
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[QUOTE=jebus101;12927818]I have a ps3.. but I don't think I could deal with it being something I primarily play on.

Only reason I wanted it was to play games that literally aren't available on PC. QUOTE]

My exact reasoning but i could'nt handle the downsizing in gfx/res, i did try very hard but in the end pc is my new console.
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