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32" HD LCD question(ghosting)

by breakdancefight / April 4, 2009 10:28 PM PDT

I will be using the TV for strictly gaming with PS3/360. I am not an expert with all the tech speak, but I thought that all LCD tv's unless designated had a 60hz refresh rate. Now with the introduction of tru-motion I am told that 60hz is no longer enough for console gaming. I know there is a big push for 120hz, but I simply cannot afford the jump. I have tried the Samsung 32" LN32B360 (8ms) and it had the worse case of ghosting I have ever seen and the new LG LGLH20 (6ms) was almost as bad. Any suggestion for current console gaming on a 60hz tv?

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Just wondering.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 5, 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Have you noticed this on what you have to play with now?

And I only saw this in a cold basement. After the set warmed the LCD speed increases and it was gone. Are you in such arctic place?
Bob

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In the artic?
by breakdancefight / April 7, 2009 2:21 PM PDT

I was playing on a 22" LG (2ms)monitor and a 32"(8ms) westinghouse, neither of which had any un-natural motion blur or ghosting. I tried everything with the samsung turning the DNC off, Hdmi Black level controls off anything that would increase the contrast to the point that the black would bleed with the slightest motion. I have a full screen music player that I run on my 360 for 30min to allow the TV to warm up, but it had no affect.

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I think its just LCD tech In general buddy.
by Buckeyefan21x / April 9, 2009 3:49 PM PDT

I had a samsung 40LCD 650 with 120 and a Xbr6 40inch both did the same thing even with 120 hz. In grand theft auto once you hit your sports car medium to top speed. the car just completely fads out until you slow down. Never noticed it on a plasma though. Thats why i just think its LCD tech

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component or hdmi?
by HD-Dave / April 10, 2009 6:06 AM PDT

what type of connection are you using?

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HDMI
by breakdancefight / April 10, 2009 8:42 AM PDT
In reply to: component or hdmi?

I am using HDMI over both. I have set the HDMI on 360 to optimum res 1366 x 768, it wont make the black reference levels off the charts. If you run the 360 at 720p/1080i it will blow the colors out and and make the blacks to dark making ghosting worse. PS3 is the same way, but you take all the settings down and picture just looks washed out while ghosting.

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