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4k Upscaling

Can anyone tell me what 4k tv has the best upscaling? Looking to buy a 4k tv but also want to be able to watch regular HD content without any macroblocking. Was looking at the Samsung MU 9000

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I've yet to find a review on this.

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HD content is macroblocked. Nod to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroblock

If content is compressed, I can make a winning bet it has blocks. Even BluRay content has blocks. Where did you get HD content without blocks?

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Splitting hairs with the newer/better LED 4K models IME

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For reference, if you review the rtings.com data/reviews, you can see how the 'best' LED they rank (for 2017) is only a hair better at handling 480p content than your MU9000 rig. That should tell you how far the technology has come. In most cases how well they handle 720p or 1080p content is really not a significant issue with a quality panel. 480p is another animal though, where you can see some differences, and the variance will be more pronounced depending on the actual source/content. Think, Satellite or Cable feed, etc. Luckily, the newer Sammys do quite well IME at handling most 480p content., including that one.

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