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Looking for a Gaming TV

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Ryne    0

After my successful build of my PC a few months back with the help of Neowin, I'm back to get some help about TVs. I've done quite a bit of reading on the AVS forums about TVs, and I need a bit of help narrowing down my selections.

I do have some requirements for TVs: 37-47", less than 5ms response time, 1080p. I'm looking to spend around 800 Canadian max, so 3D isn't necessary.

I do have some TVs that I have scoped out beforehand:

LG 42" Class 1080p LCD TV (42LK520) - 598

Samsung 46" 1080p 120Hz LCD Smart TV (LN46D630) - 749

Sony BRAVIA 40" 1080p 120Hz LED Smart TV (KDL40EX621) - 749

I'm not completely sold on any of these choices so I'd appreciate any other suggestions.

Thanks a lot!

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Brandon H    3,165

just from personal opinion I'd go with the 46" Samsung that's in your list

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morebaker    42

i have the sammy D630 46 in. have not gamed on it but my daughter hooks her lappy to it.

I will ask? That is the same price i got from future shop about 6 months ago.

I like it for a bedroom tv

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robert_s    0

Note that Samsung TVs have only one HDMI input that is suitable for PC display, and that must be properly named(!) for a correct display. Otherwise, the TV will alter the colors displayed, sometimes very terribly.

Some discussion in English here:

http://forum.samygo.tv/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=2412

And some in German, but with test pictures showcasing the undesired effects here:

http://www.hifi-forum.de/index.php?action=browseT&back=1&sort=lpost&forum_id=151&thread=21652

This seems to happen with _all_ Samsung TVs.

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