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Old 11-02-2010, 11:54 AM   #46
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Searching? No, it's right on the first page of the parking lot.
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Old 11-02-2010, 12:30 PM   #47
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Searching? No, it's right on the first page of the parking lot.
You seem to know about TV's do you know the answer I asked above? Thanks
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Old 11-02-2010, 12:43 PM   #48
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Samsung is a good brand but I would go for a 120 hz set.
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Matty you doing some serching to pull up this thread.

I have been looking and I have found a few 40 inch Hd TV's I can fit into the Entertainment Armoire we have. Its a Samsung 40" 1080p 60hz. My question is 60hz enough? Here is a link to the TV.


40" 1080p LCD TV Series 5 | Samsung LN40C530 - LCD TVs
60hz is sufficient for TV and movies. It might be a little less than you need for the newest and most graphic-intensive games, but you'll be happy with it. The one you picked has a ton of inputs and Samsung speakers usually sound great. If you're trying to fit an storage unit nicely and this one lets you get the biggest TV it can fit, go for it. Most people don't notice the differences in refresh rates. As long as you don't invite Matty over, no one will say anything about it other than "nice TV". :cheeky-sm

Samsung is my favorite brand. I have a 42" Sammy and it was the best-looking picture in the store. A few years old and still looks awesome.

I've noticed Samsungs are usually the brightest and clearest displays in the stores. They're one of the best, if not THE best.
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60hz is sufficient for TV and movies. It might be a little less than you need for the newest and most graphic-intensive games, but you'll be happy with it. The one you picked has a ton of inputs and Samsung speakers usually sound great. If you're trying to fit an storage unit nicely and this one lets you get the biggest TV it can fit, go for it. Most people don't notice the differences in refresh rates. As long as you don't invite Matty over, no one will say anything about it other than "nice TV". :cheeky-sm

Samsung is my favorite brand. I have a 42" Sammy and it was the best-looking picture in the store. A few years old and still looks awesome.

I've noticed Samsungs are usually the brightest and clearest displays in the stores. They're one of the best, if not THE best.
Funny I was at WalMart and just happen to stop by the TV's to see what they had when a lady in that dept. asked if I needed any help. To my surprise she seem to know her stuff about the TV's and said this TV had high ratings. She said if I watched sports I might want a higher HZ but said nothing about playing games. I don't play video games so would 60HZ be fine for sports or should I look for 120Hz? I do have space issues and I have only found a few 40" TV's that will fit in a space un 38".
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For fast moving things like sports, a higher Hz rating is recommended.

60Hz vs. 120Hz vs. 240Hz vs. 480Hz - LCD Response Rate
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Funny I was at WalMart and just happen to stop by the TV's to see what they had when a lady in that dept. asked if I needed any help. To my surprise she seem to know her stuff about the TV's and said this TV had high ratings. She said if I watched sports I might want a higher HZ but said nothing about playing games. I don't play video games so would 60HZ be fine for sports or should I look for 120Hz? I do have space issues and I have only found a few 40" TV's that will fit in a space un 38".

If you are from 480 to 720/1080 you will never notice the mhz thing
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The problem I have is in the 40" TV's when I go from 60HZ to 120HZ the size jumps about an inch making it too big. If its that important to have the 120 over the 60 I could go with the 37" TV. See right now we have a space issue but we are looking to move which could be in 3 months or 3 yrs. If I knew then size would not be the issue but if we are in our current home for over a year or so I really want the bigger TV.
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The problem I have is in the 40" TV's when I go from 60HZ to 120HZ the size jumps about an inch making it too big. If its that important to have the 120 over the 60 I could go with the 37" TV. See right now we have a space issue but we are looking to move which could be in 3 months or 3 yrs. If I knew then size would not be the issue but if we are in our current home for over a year or so I really want the bigger TV.
That's why I was saying, take the 40" with 60hz over a smaller TV with higher hz. It will fit your furniture better, give you a bigger screen and maybe save you some money too.

As mredskins said, you probably won't see a difference. It's your first one, it will look amazing compared to your previous TV.
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Samsung- best value for what you're getting in the LCD market. And go for the 120hz if you can spring it... you'll be having the set for a while and it definitely makes a difference in sports.
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That's why I was saying, take the 40" with 60hz over a smaller TV with higher hz. It will fit your furniture better, give you a bigger screen and maybe save you some money too.

As mredskins said, you probably won't see a difference. It's your first one, it will look amazing compared to your previous TV.
I agree and the only time the MHZ comes into play for sports is when the ball is in the air otherwise everything looks fine.
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I agree and the only time the MHZ comes into play for sports is when the ball is in the air otherwise everything looks fine.
I do like to watch golf so that could be an issue. I doubled checked my measurements yesterday and I have 38 1/2 inches to work with. That gives me no wiggle room at all but will fit.
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Ok so the Samsung with 120hz will fit where I need it to go so I'm going to go with this TV. I'm waiting to see the sail around black Friday before buying.

What do you guys think of this choice.

Samsung - LN40C630 - 40" LCD TV - 1080p (FullHD)

The Samsung LCD 630 HDTV is a smooth operator - 120Hz Clear Motion Rate technology allows you to see fast action with a smoothness that's clearly ahead of the competition. The AllShare feature even allows you to sync up your entire household, via a wired or wireless DLNA connection that lets you stream your PC audio and video files to your HDTV using your remote. And Samsung's Touch of Color design combines texture and color that will complement any decor.
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Dude you are seriously still looking for this TV? Sh-t or get off the pot!
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lol - seriously just buy one

Sammys are a good brand, you can't go wrong
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