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Old 09-25-07, 02:12 AM   #13
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720P half hd
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Old 09-25-07, 04:12 AM   #14
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I just bought a 720P half hd set and I am happy.

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Old 09-25-07, 05:44 AM   #15
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I just bought a 720P half hd set and I am happy.
qft!

I don't like to sit in front of my TV, rubbing my nose on the panel....

I will not buy a br or hddvd player soon, though.
I'm very happy with the image quality the good old dvd delivers combined with ffdshow upscaling and filtering. Considering the players are still 500 and each movie about 30 over here... no way!
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Old 09-25-07, 08:44 AM   #16
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Beyond high definition is "THE REAL" HD.
It's amazing how 1080p on Blu-ray is somehow higher definition than any other 1080p content out there. I mean, it totally makes sense though.

And yet, HD DVD is the one causing all this mass-market confusion by claiming superior PQ.

Hell, it's not like the BDA has announced they won the format war 3 or 4 times already. Nor is it like they released beta players that still won't have a finalized spec at the end of October (yeah, there are rumors that the date for a finalized spec is being pushed off), meanwhile spec 1.0 players keep gettnig released and once 1.1 is finalized, all will be unable to play newer spec 1.1 additional features.

Yet, HD DVD is the group spreading all this confusion. Of course.

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God almighty, I hope that was a joke.
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Old 09-25-07, 08:55 AM   #17
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Yup... because 10Mbps VC-1 encodes + crappy lossy audio = "The Look and sound of perfect" right?
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Old 09-25-07, 09:06 AM   #18
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This thread reminded me of the crappy Best Buy commercial with all the acronyms and the married couple that's 'emergency room inclined'. God I hate that commercial.
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Old 09-25-07, 09:20 AM   #19
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It's amazing how 1080p on Blu-ray is somehow higher definition than any other 1080p content out there. I mean, it totally makes sense though.
Of course it has to do with the superior video processing that chips like tEh cELL provide. They transform mere 1080p content into "the real HD". It also cures cancer so it's a pretty good investment into your future.
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Old 09-25-07, 09:45 AM   #20
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Yup... because 10Mbps VC-1 encodes + crappy lossy audio = "The Look and sound of perfect" right?
Let's talk about The Fifth Element and the (canceled-before-mass-release) Robocop BDs then. You know, the ones that were "Beyond High Definition" and ended up looking worse than their 480p counterparts.

And for the record, DD+ is HD audio. It's just not as great as it could be.


I wasn't trying to pick on BD, but saying that HD DVD is solely responsible for the masses not understanding HD is ****ing ridiculous. BD is just as responsible if not more so due to the aforementioned spec issues.
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Old 09-25-07, 09:46 AM   #21
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Of course it has to do with the superior video processing that chips like tEh cELL provide. They transform mere 1080p content into "the real HD". It also cures cancer so it's a pretty good investment into your future.
What about HD cancer?
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Old 09-25-07, 10:05 AM   #22
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Let's talk about The Fifth Element and the (canceled-before-mass-release) Robocop BDs then. You know, the ones that were "Beyond High Definition" and ended up looking worse than their 480p counterparts.

And for the record, DD+ is HD audio. It's just not as great as it could be.


I wasn't trying to pick on BD, but saying that HD DVD is solely responsible for the masses not understanding HD is ****ing ridiculous. BD is just as responsible if not more so due to the aforementioned spec issues.
I know... I agree AthlonXP is insane.

I just didn't understand why you only brought up the Blu-Ray slogan (which personally, I hate both the HD-DVD and Blu-Ray slogans)....

And I didn't say it was HD audio... I said lossy .
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Old 09-25-07, 10:06 AM   #23
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I know... I agree AthlonXP is insane.
haha, okay.

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I just didn't understand why you only brought up the Blu-Ray slogan (which personally, I hate both the HD-DVD and Blu-Ray slogans)....
Oh, I only brought it up because he was denying that Blu-ray had anything to do with consumer confusion. I figured since HD DVD was already getting the blame, bringing up their (ridiculous) slogan was beating a dead horse.

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And I didn't say it was HD audio... I said lossy .
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Old 09-25-07, 11:17 AM   #24
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Hell, it's not like the BDA has announced they won the format war 3 or 4 times already.
Sony pays their fanatics really well, or maybe it is the cheap drugs.
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