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Fake refresh rates: Is your TV really 120Hz?

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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Kevin Collins

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Posted August 20 2013 - 08:59 PM

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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#2 of 4 OFFLINE   schan1269


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Posted August 21 2013 - 05:55 AM

Or, you could just buy a plasma. 

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Posted August 21 2013 - 08:54 AM



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#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Jason Charlton

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Posted August 21 2013 - 03:14 PM

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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