720p or 1080p and connecting to computer

  bukkaz 23:10 22 Nov 2009
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Will be buying an LCD TV shortly. Will be 32" because of room size. Is it worth the extra for 1080p? I'm thinking of connecting PC to the TV. What is the best way of connecting? The TVs I've looked at say they have a PC connection.
If playing games presumably the 1080p would look better but again is the difference in cost worthwhile?

Thanks

  johnnyrocker 23:12 22 Nov 2009

with the future in mind 1080p is true hd




johnny

  eedcam 05:37 23 Nov 2009

t the moment there are no 1080p transmisions I would ask on the dedicated forum
click here

  awest3 07:39 23 Nov 2009

If you have a blu-ray DVD player and play blu-ray disks 1080p can make all the difference. but as eedcam says there are no broadcast 1080p transmissions as yet.

  sunnystaines 08:28 23 Nov 2009

our new monitor is 1080p well impressed with it.

  InTheCity 08:47 23 Nov 2009

this article explains in detail.Screen Size, Resolution and Viewing Distance are big factors to consider.
click here
Not sure about pc connection but will watch replies with interest.

  Zorst 11:48 23 Nov 2009

On a screen that size, not sure you will actually see much of a difference between 720p and 1080p unless you are viewing it from about 6 inches away. I have a 37" 720p plasma and a friend of mine has a 32" 1080p LCD. The picture on my plasma looks much better from about 3+ metres away (on both BluRay and PS3 games).

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