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    Need a new TV for PS3 and general use

    What brand is better Samsung or Sony

    Needs to be LED and 100HRZ. Budges is £600
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    (Original post by 3mmz)
    Need a new TV for PS3 and general use

    What brand is better Samsung or Sony

    Needs to be LED and 100HRZ. Budges is £600
    Unless you can get a sony on some kind of special offer, i'd say samsung. sony is waaaaaaaay over-priced.

    I've got a samsung which i've had for like 4 years and it's still going strong. I use it for ps3 and pc so it gets alot of use.
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    (Original post by oh-my-diddy)
    Unless you can get a sony on some kind of special offer, i'd say samsung. sony is waaaaaaaay over-priced.

    I've got a samsung which i've had for like 4 years and it's still going strong. I use it for ps3 and pc so it gets alot of use.
    Hmm thanks

    I want a 40 inches TV. Argos are doing some good deals but not sure about which brand to go for.
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    (Original post by 3mmz)
    Hmm thanks

    I want a 40 inches TV. Argos are doing some good deals but not sure about which brand to go for.
    Best samsung i could find at argos with 100hz:

    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...7C16180235.htm

    If you really want sony this one has 50hz:

    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...7C16180235.htm
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    Just so you know, that Samsung D5520 is technically only 50hz with "100 Clear Motion Rate". It confuses my customers, and the people I work with no end. And apparently Argos. It's really deceptive marketing. That said, the D5520 is really nice for the money, it's just not 100hz!

    LG is doing it too, with their Motion Clarity Index. It's a cheap way for them to 'boost' their spec without actually doing much at all.
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    (Original post by GeekyJames)
    Just so you know, that Samsung D5520 is technically only 50hz with "100 Clear Motion Rate". It confuses my customers, and the people I work with no end. And apparently Argos. It's really deceptive marketing. That said, the D5520 is really nice for the money, it's just not 100hz!

    LG is doing it too, with their Motion Clarity Index. It's a cheap way for them to 'boost' their spec without actually doing much at all.
    Thanks for that!

    So why do they say it's 100 hz when it is clearly not
    So what one would you recommend?
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    (Original post by oh-my-diddy)
    Best samsung i could find at argos with 100hz:

    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...7C16180235.htm

    If you really want sony this one has 50hz:

    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Produc...7C16180235.htm
    Yeah i am staying away from Sony. Might go Samsung and Panosonic if i can get it for a good price!

    Will you notice the difference between 50 and 100 hz?
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    get a plasma for gaming no input lag
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    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/panason...lrllt&istBid=t

    46". 1080p. 600Hz. 3D. Plasma. £548.

    Honestly, for that price, you'd be crazy to get anything else. Unless, of course, 46" is far too big for where your planning.
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/panason...lrllt&istBid=t

    46". 1080p. 600Hz. 3D. Plasma. £548.

    Honestly, for that price, you'd be crazy to get anything else. Unless, of course, 46" is far too big for where your planning.
    Isnt Led better than Plasma though for gaming and tv. That's what i heard anyway
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    Unless you will be doing 3D gaming (and getting a 3D TV) then the console will only output in 50hz as far as I know, and the TV's built in tech to 'convert' 50hz to 100hz should be disabled when gaming as it increases input lag.
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    (Original post by 3mmz)
    Isnt Led better than Plasma though for gaming and tv. That's what i heard anyway
    Perhaps, but this is a £1500 plasma reduced massively. The equivalent priced LED TV (£600) won't be able to touch it. I use a Panasonic plasma for gaming / TV / PC and I would highly recommend it.
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    (Original post by 3mmz)
    Isnt Led better than Plasma though for gaming and tv. That's what i heard anyway
    no way is led better than plasma in anyway except efficency
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    (Original post by Dumachi)
    no way is led better than plasma in anyway except efficency
    So basically I should look for a plasma, 200 hz tv rather than an led 1080 100 hz tv?
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    (Original post by Dumachi)
    no way is led better than plasma in anyway except efficency
    And the potential for screen burn. Panasonic's are much better than the respective models from Samsung or LG for image retention though. The cheap Samsung plasmas I've seen at work are awful.

    If you're going to buy a plasma, then stick with Panasonic. I doubt you'll regret it. Saying that, I'd still buy an LED because as you mentioned: efficiency.
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    (Original post by 3mmz)
    So basically I should look for a plasma, 200 hz tv rather than an led 1080 100 hz tv?
    how much cash u got to spend?
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    (Original post by GeekyJames)
    And the potential for screen burn. Panasonic's are much better than the respective models from Samsung or LG for image retention though.
    To add to this point:

    Panasonic plasmas know when there is a still image on them for long periods of time, so they make the pixels dance around. It's quite strange to watch - kinda like having white noise on a digital image.

    I accidentally left an image on for several hours when I first got my Panny (after 200 hours you're deemed pretty safe), but even that wasn't a problem. Yeah, you'll get image retention from time to time, but even now I find that's very rare.
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    (Original post by GeekyJames)
    And the potential for screen burn. Panasonic's are much better than the respective models from Samsung or LG for image retention though. The cheap Samsung plasmas I've seen at work are awful.

    If you're going to buy a plasma, then stick with Panasonic. I doubt you'll regret it. Saying that, I'd still buy an LED because as you mentioned: efficiency.

    I agree that Panasonic are far ahead but in terms of efficiently i think the diff is only 20 - 40£ a year.
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    (Original post by GeekyJames)
    And the potential for screen burn. Panasonic's are much better than the respective models from Samsung or LG for image retention though. The cheap Samsung plasmas I've seen at work are awful.

    If you're going to buy a plasma, then stick with Panasonic. I doubt you'll regret it. Saying that, I'd still buy an LED because as you mentioned: efficiency.
    Hmm not sure what to go for. A panasonic plasma or an led 100hz Samsung.
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    (Original post by Dumachi)
    how much cash u got to spend?
    £499-£599

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