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Video games on LCD's

I am thinking of purchasing a Sony KDL40V2500. It seems to have good reviews. Its response time is 8ms. Is this a good time? Does anyone have experience playing video games on it or can recommend an LCD tv that plays video games well? I just want to make sure fast action is displayed well. Thanks

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Again, I post some info from taking a look see at some

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makers' sites. I didn't check exhaustively for consistency throughout anyone's line.
Some screen refresh rates:

Samsung 2ms
Sharp 4ms & 6ms
Sony 8ms
Olevia 8ms
Panasonic 16ms

Now, I'm no gamer. Would like to say that many argued points here are non-issues to many individuals who view the products. Like I'm apparently not oversensitive to screen doors, motion blur, rainbows, etc. though they drive some people crazy.

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8ms should be fine... with that TV

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I played Motorstorm at CC on a Sony LCD (I assume it was a Bravia) and it had no problems displaying an AMAZING image, I think I started drooling all over the case the PS3 was in at one point. On the other hand on some cheaper LCD's *cough* Westinghouse *cough* with an 8ms response time I've heard a lot of complaints about ghosting and tearing. Really it depends more on the quality of the set more than anything, don't get too caught up in the numbers game, it's like how some TV's with a lower contrast ration than others somehow end up having better black levels that TV's with higher contrast ratios. From what i've seen you should avoid Vizio, Westinghouse, Olevia, and from what i've heard Viewsonic. Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, Phillips, and Hitachi are the best of the TV manufacturers but remember you should always see how a TV looks in the store to see if YOU think it looks good.

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Thanks, sounds like good advice. The KDL40V2500 looked great in the store but then again they had it hooked up to a Blu-ray disc player so it was undoubtibly going to. I still thought it looked the best though even compared to another Sony, something with BRX2 or something like that. It was $1000 more... Thanks for the help

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