Entertainment Anyone recently buy a new TV? 4k versus 1080p. Do I give a fuck?

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  1. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Who has done their homework on this, and will let me cheat off their paper?

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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Primary use will be for PS4
    Secondary use will be for streaming content.

    I don't think I'm going to bother with cable TV anymore.
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    Crooked Hilary.
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Bozo the Trump.
     
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    Swedish John I'm your huckleberry

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    1080p if you aren't getting cable anymore.
     
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    I hear not much is being filmed in 4K so I would not waste any extra om it at this time.
     
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    I don't think they make 1080p tvs anymore.
     
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    Biggest 1080 at Best Buy is a 60" tv. :(
     
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    Getting rid of the old sony trinatron Dave?
     
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    You can buy a 4K all you want, but if your Comcast/DirecTV is only transmitting in 1080, then you're basically setting money on fire- you'd be watching down-converted 1080 on a 4K set.
     
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    If you pay extra and can handle the size of the files all the streaming sites offer some 4k programming. So I'd get the 4k if you have a few extra bux a month and a fast Internet connection
     
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    Go with 1080p there is not much broadcast or available in 4k
     
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    Head over to "avs forum's" and look up Scott Wilkinson. He's a guru on this subject. I believe he'll say it similar to 3d, it's cool, but there's no content.
     
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    Don't waste money on 4K until all the standards are ratified. The specs the TVs are built on today are not standard. Enjoy the low prices of 1080p capable TVs for ~3 more years.
     
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    Samsung or LG?
     
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    You've obviously mistaken us for

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    4K. Got one....get it...

    Vizio 65". Mine was on sale....right at under $1000.
     
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    Actually DTV has (3) 4K channels, but there are other reasons not to waste money on 4K.
     
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    Why are you gonna waste all that money on a tv when you know those thugs down the hall are just gonna jack it from you?
     
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