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Quick question about Computer Monitors & HDTVs

by miyadv / January 14, 2009 8:45 PM PST

I heard computer monitors give a clearer picture then most HDTVs, or something of the sort, like more crisp and no grain.. is this true?
I went into best buy and there was one HDTV hooked up to a single blu-ray player, and as I was watching it I could see the grain on the footage (it was like High Def grain though, not low quality) The picture was amazing though, then I'm over here at the monitors in best buy, some of them had a video playing and I could not see any grain at all on it...

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Ok..what's the question?
by ahtoi / January 15, 2009 12:58 AM PST

If you want to say the monitor is better than the TV, no...the monitor is 22" and the TV is 52" (that makes a difference).

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by miyadv / January 15, 2009 5:09 AM PST

No, I'm not comparing size or anything, I'm just wondering if the overall image quality on videos is better or not... I've always used a LCD monitor to watch shows on, and everything has been crisp I mean like, when you look at a solid color you see nothing but the color, but then I check out best buy and all the HDTVs there has a film/noise over all the footage...

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film/noise...I am not sure I know what you are talking about
by ahtoi / January 15, 2009 2:41 PM PST
In reply to: .

but in any case, the biggest monitor I see is about 25", anything bigger than that will cost you an arm and a leg, hehe. If you wan a 50" screen then you really have no choice, do you? Take my word for it; big screen TV are ok. Have you seen a TV showing blu-ray movie?

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