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      11-21-2006, 12:13 AM   #23
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BTW... HD DVD player is pretty cool, I watched King Kong for a few minutes and the clarity of the picture is amazing. I *think* since my TV is only 720 lines I'm not getting the most out of it either (doesn't it output 1080 or something?).

Anyway, it's well worth the $200 and it came with King Kong and a media center remote control that works much better than the xbox controller.
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360 Can now output at 1080p (with latest dashboard update), as with the PS3. IMO 1080p looks better than 720p, but it's not the end of the world watching in 720p.
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      11-21-2006, 02:01 PM   #25
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I think my tv might actually support 1080... I was going by its native resolution (I have it connected to a windows media center PC). I'll have to check.

Either way the HD DVD is as sharp as my eyes could possibly see.
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by the way, is there any way to test if it supports 1080?
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going to purchase the game today.
sounds like fun too!!
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Well you could go into your Xbox 360, goto settings, look for the HDTV settings and in Display Mode choose 1080p, if you select it and it works, then you can obviously display it, otherwise it won't work
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I saw the GoW commercial today for hte first time and I assume it was for PS3 just by looking at the graphics. I was shocked to see it was an XBOX game. I'll pick it up soon just to watch it on my DLP tv.
my buddie came yesterday with xbox360 and gears of war.... i love that game and it looks greate on my 56" samsung DLP you won't be dissapointed thats for sure
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Well you could go into your Xbox 360, goto settings, look for the HDTV settings and in Display Mode choose 1080p, if you select it and it works, then you can obviously display it, otherwise it won't work
It's already set to 1080 it seems, I'm a dumbass.
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Probably 1080i, then again Gears wouldn't display in 1080p anyway.
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Okay, gotcha. When I try to set 1080p it doesn't work.
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Only new Plasma, LCD and some DLP's are 1080p, and they're really expensive, we just picked up this one for the new place...

Panasonic 65" Plasma (TH-65PX600U)

It was expensive, but it certainly looks pretty
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If u like this, Check out FORZA MOTORSPORT2 coming out Feb. 07 many bimmers. along with the great gameplay and graphics......
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Only new Plasma, LCD and some DLP's are 1080p, and they're really expensive, we just picked up this one for the new place...

Panasonic 65" Plasma (TH-65PX600U)

It was expensive, but it certainly looks pretty
Nice nice, I like. </borat>

With a tv like that you really should pick up the HD dvd player for your xbox.
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Only new Plasma, LCD and some DLP's are 1080p, and they're really expensive, we just picked up this one for the new place...

Panasonic 65" Plasma (TH-65PX600U)

It was expensive, but it certainly looks pretty
that would look greate on the wall in my living room...
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Already have a blu-ray in the ps3, and a standalone HD-DVD player as well, it really sucks having dual standards, can't we all just get along and save money in the process! grrr...
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I agree. It would be one thing if there were two formats with movies available in both... but the fact that it's either one or the other is completely stupid.

Edit: Actually I see there are some common availabilities. I guess they are learning to get along.
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