Need advice on 1080P sets. Finally ready to upgrade.

Discussion in 'PC Hardware, Software and Displays' started by jetrii, Dec 21, 2007.

  1. jetrii

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    I've saved enough to finally dump my tiny 720P in favor of a larger 1080P set. :smile: Could someone please recommend a good 42"+ 1080P LCD for under $1,700? Ideally, I would like a TV that is sold at Best Buy so I can use my employee discount.

    For once, I won't let my cheap side overpower me.:lol:
     
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    I've heard the Westinghouse is decent and its weighing in at $989 atm.
     
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    Have you had a look at the Sharp Aquos line? The 42" 1080p is above your $1700 limit though (at Best Buy).
     
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    I was looking at a few TVs from Sharp, but they are pretty expensive. I'll check how much that model costs with my discount though. Thanks for the suggestion.
     
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    *I think* you're pretty much paying for the higher "static" contrast ratio at that point, but I'm not too sure how the video processors compare - you should check video quality in-store. :p
     
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    Hmmm, I really can't decide... After reading a few (well, more than a few...) reviews, I have been brainwashed into thinking I need to spend 2.5K on a TV... I guess I'll have to settle for a decent TV. Not willing to spend more than 1,800.
     
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    Samsung F series

    they are the successor to the M series

    LE40F87 (or LE46, LE52 etc etc)

    They say these TV's have the best blacks in the market. I have the M series
     
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    I got my Aquos 46" from Dell at $1700 before tax ($1900 now), free shipping. But that was shortly after Black Friday (when the 46" was $1200 at CC). They still have the 42" Aquos for $1500.
     
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    I just bought this 42" 1080P LCD a few weeks ago.

    Fucking amazing is all I have to say about it. It was $1400 on sale @ my local Best Buy.
     
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    Thanks for the feedback. I've looked at some of the TVs suggested here but I think I've decided. I'm going with a 52" Sharp LC-52D64U. I simply can't pass it up at the price.
     
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