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Samung UE43J5600 vs LG UE40B800V

by xTokyoRose / May 29, 2015 1:35 AM PDT

I'm looking to get a new TV and can't decided between these 2. I'm looking for a TV that can handle online gaming, and the reviews of these TVs are scarce.

The main difference between these 2 is the LG is an entry level 4k TV and the Samsung is a 5 series full HD TV. I can't find a review anywhere for the Samsung, and their site doesn't even list it. It's for sale on the Curry's site.

Does anyone have any experience with either and whether the LG can actually handle online gaming to a decent level? It doesn't have to be amazing, and the added advantage of 4k is appealing.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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4K may not be an advantage.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 29, 2015 1:49 AM PDT
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Thanks for the response
by xTokyoRose / May 29, 2015 2:33 AM PDT

Thank you for your quick response, it seems my initial concerns were valid. Just to clarify, the console I'll be using is a PS4, so the advanced graphic cards for gaming computers is a little different. I spoke to LG just, and they didn't have any idea about the FPS on the jacks, quoting I'd need to talk to an engineer, however they said that the refresh rate on a PS4 is 50hz compared to a 100hz on the 4k TVs they sell. Still at a loss and it won't only be for gaming, just primarily, and 4k TVs are really pretty.

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And it goes further downhill from here. 25Hz.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 29, 2015 2:40 AM PDT

I'm in the land of 30/60Hz but what I read is that 4K in 50Hz land is actually 25Hz. That's brutal for gamers.

I would not do this.

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Get yourself over to a more specialized forum such as...
by Pepe7 / May 29, 2015 3:33 AM PDT
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