Tv Help

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  1. spaz4tw

    spaz4tw Senior Member

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    Ok so I want to get a new HDTV around 40 to 42 inches, but I don't know if I should spend the extra money on 1080p or just get a 720p tv.

    Heres some of the 720p's I was looking at:
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/proddetai...7486&catid=
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/proddetai...7652&catid=
    http://www.bestbuy.ca/catalog/proddetail.a...amp;catid=24558

    Or spend the extra 300 on this 1080p?
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/proddetai...6860&catid=

    And I remember hearing its kind of pointless to get 1080p if your not right in front of it and its not bigger than 50inches. I won't be sitting that close to it so should I just get the 720p or what?
     
  2. xlink

    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    if you're using it to watch tv most signal is only 720p so ti really doesn't matter

    if you're using it as a secondary computer monitor... 720p is low resolution and sucks.
     
  3. spaz4tw

    spaz4tw Senior Member

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    Nah its more for movies and games most of the time. Though I probably won't be able to watch blu ray movies for a while since I won't have the dvd player. Though I have seen two different types of dvd players the expensive 600$ ones and than the 100$ ones? But both say 1080 upconversion? Or is the expensive ones made just for like blu ray and such?
     
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    the $600 player is a blu player it can play dvds and blu ray dvds
     
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    spaz4tw Senior Member

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    cheaper to just get a ps3 than to play movies lol
     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    upconversion is basically just enlarging and blurring the image not much gained there.

    if you're spending cash on a blu ray player just get a PS3.

    for SD though it really doesn't matter.
     
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    spaz4tw Senior Member

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    Yeah I already got the 1080p its really nice though still need a ps3 to watch blueray movies.
     

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