I'm buying a TV, is this a good choice?

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  1. BowlOfSpiders
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    Well. It's that time of the year where you get some money to spend. And I've been wanting to get a new TV to replace my 9 year old king. I was wondering if this TV was a good buy?
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  2. SubliminalSegue

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    Best Buy's brand Dynex is a great reliable choice. It's cheap and served me well for years.
     
  3. Forstride

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    I have a 32" Emerson HDTV. It's only 720p, but it's great IMO. I got it at WalMart for around $300.
     
  4. Dter ic

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    i'd say the tv is good, 1080p,720p great for gaming (though there are only 2 HDMI ports)
     
  5. outgum

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    I'm not familiar with American pricing, but it seem to be a real good price for what it is too.
     
  6. BowlOfSpiders
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    My parents actually bought that model, too. [​IMG] I like it but its way too big for the stand in my bedroom. Thanks for the opinions guys.
     
  7. TwinRetro

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    My god why is it blue? How would that possibly fit into any decor scheme you have going?
     
  8. BowlOfSpiders
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    You would have to see my room to understand why I bought a blue TV.
     
  9. Gamer4life

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    It would fit into the decor if you were a smurf or an Na'Vi
     
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    Ah crap I forgot to change my name to somerandomsmurfo_o
     
  11. TwinRetro

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  12. Veho

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    Unfortunately, I know what you are referring to.

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  13. BowlOfSpiders
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    BowlOfSpiders hi

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    >_< Now that song is stuck in my head!

    ONTOPIC: I ordered the TV last night.
     
  14. iMasaru

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    hehe, luv dat song [​IMG]

    OT: the pricing is really good, imo its well worth it [​IMG]
     
  15. Joe88

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    newegg had a LG 32" 1080p today for $350
    I would have gotten that instead...
     
  16. Terminator02

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    the 60Hz isn't the great, but you're obviously going for bang for your buck so it's ok, just make sure to adjust the settings properly

    also, I've read that this TV is very good as a monitor, and not so good as a TV

    Edit: check this out

    and if you do get it i'd just throw this out there
     
  17. Urza

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    Sceptre is one of the worst monitor/HDTV manufacturers in the industry. They use the shittiest panels with horrible picture quality, and many of their models are known for reliability issues.
     
  18. ninchya

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    720p is pretty terrible for a 32 inch tv, its a older model tv, dont really recommand it, a 32 should have 1080p or 1080i. for the samsung, LG or Insignia is probably a better bargain at bestbuy
     
  19. Terminator02

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    It's really not that noticable at 32 inches, at around 36 and up it starts to get more and more apparent. Plus the TV isn't made out of trash.

    also, it is at a great price: a 26 in. insignia costs just as much

    Edit: does the tv really have to be blue?
     
  20. ProtoKun7

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    What TwinRetro said made me look up the song. It's...not too bad. [​IMG]

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