Thread: HD wars redux
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Old 2008-02-20, 23:00   Link #86
Zoe
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Originally Posted by WanderingKnight View Post
Sorry to crash the thread, but is HD really worth it? You'd need a huge-ass 1080p-capable TV set and to sit at a distance of 5 feet to notice any real improvements over DVD-9 quality. I can understand its use in PCs (plus most monitors today are 1080p-capable), but I can't for the life of me understand its usefulness as a standalone player. Too freaking expensive, and DRM'ed to hell to boot.

I think I'll pass on it and stay with my nice-looking 21'' TV set and DVD players, thankyouverymuch.
I can sure as hell see a huge difference sitting 8 feet away from my 32" 1080i TV.

You're really in no place to comment unless you've seen HD content for yourself.
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