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Old 07-24-2008, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default Studying Games By Way Of Graphics

I've been trying to study the games I play, but recently I ran into a small problem: my TV is an old POS. A lot of images are blurred and not very crisp, and some images I can't even see at all. A good example of this is the Mass Effect squad screen (for those of you who have played it). There are small images in the stats where your power increases or you open up new powers. I didn't even know they existed until I saw it on my friend's HDTV. Sorry if that sounds really nitpicky, but I figure if I'm going to study games, I've got to study the graphics, and if I can't see them as they were intended, that poses a bit of a problem.

So, I've decided to buy an HDTV, but I have no idea what to get. I figured here was the best place to ask. What HDTV do you guys recommend and why do you recommend it?
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Old 07-24-2008, 08:53 AM   #2
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I like the Samsung Syncmaster 225MW Combined TV-Monitor.
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:47 AM   #3
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I just found this out today, but if you live in the US, and have a digital converter box, turning it on will make your games look better.
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Old 07-26-2008, 11:38 PM   #4
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Hmmm...anyone know what would be good in terms of a big TV? I'm just console gaming at the moment.

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Thanks! I'll keep it in mind once I get my PC hooked up again in a month or so.
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:17 AM   #5
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Hmmm...anyone know what would be good in terms of a big TV?
Well, if you want a "big" TV, you could always use a HD projector like I do at my home!
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Well, if you want a "big" TV, you could always use a HD projector like I do at my home!
*drools* Oh, if only I had money...curse my student budget!
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Not necessarily. What part of gaming are you studying? Music? Physics? Even art? Game engine design? Do you have a PC?
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