Fake refresh rates: Is your TV really 120Hz?

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  1. Kevin Collins

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    Found this excellent article on CNet today... Definitely worth a read.

    In an effort to keep prices down and sales up, TV companies are pushing TVs with "fake" refresh rates. Know your terms and tech to make sure you're really getting what you think you're paying for. Read the rest on CNet here.
     
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    Or, you could just buy a plasma.
     
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    While it's great to see some of the LCD "voodoo" set straight, I found this linked article explaining the fundamental difference between LCD refresh and plasma refresh to be equally interesting.

    I've known the two concepts were fundamentally different (apples/oranges) but this article makes it much easier to understand how they are different.
     

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