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The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
Excellent picture quality, well thought-out features and distinctive design make the Vizio M-Series seem like a much more expensive TV than it really is.
We liked the picture quality-to-performance propositions of Vizio's 1080p resolution M-Series and E-Series TVs last year, which bodes well for the new 4K-resolution P-Series.
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The Samsung UNF6400 offers attractive styling and a full complement of features for the price but is outstripped by rivals for performance.
Vizio's new Vizio Co-Star LT smart-TV box has an HDMI input for integrating cable and onboard apps.
It's not as much of a conversation piece as the tank-like Alienware 18, but the slimmer, lighter Alienware 17 is arguably more practical for serious gamers with realistic budgets.
With picture quality that outdoes that of numerous more-expensive TVs, Vizio's E series likely represents the best value of 2014.
Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.
Very good picture quality and an extremely aggressive price make the Vizio M3D0KD one of the best LED TV values on the market.
While the Sharp LC-UQ17U offers decent picture quality its pseudo-4K features simply aren't worth paying extra for.