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HTPC DVD vs HD

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Ab$olut, 1 Mar 2006.

  1. Ab$olut

    Ab$olut What's a Dremel?

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  2. Superlunchbox

    Superlunchbox What's a Dremel?

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    Links not working...
     
  3. Nitro_APBT

    Nitro_APBT SpiderModder

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    I'm assuming you're talking about hd-dvd/bluray? Can't view it, sites down.

    anyway

    Yeah it'll be great. We'll all have to buy new equipment, new software, then we probably will have to buy more because 1 link in the chain isn't 100% compliant with the new DRM standards.

    It will be the best thing since hemorrhoids.

    I really can't wait until the AACS' analog sunset is complete. Then I'll have to give my credit card number to some f'n movie company, or record label before I can even think about viewing, or listening.

    The days of being able to use what you've bought the way you want will be over completely.

    Here's some info.
     
  4. Ab$olut

    Ab$olut What's a Dremel?

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    opps didn't know the link went down :( will keep checking it and will bump it up when it works again
     
  5. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    It is now. Like I've been saying, people won't notice a difference unless they're looking at the two side-by-side. Might've been better if he had it set up as full-res HD shots and upscaled SD ones, though, rather than the other way around.
     
  6. greatslack

    greatslack What's a Dremel?

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    Firehed, if you click on the pictures on the website there is a full scale HD vs scaled up SD comparison.

    Anyway, looks like I'll be buying a new drive when these come out, but I think the only difference it will make is if you are watching a movie on your computer screen or on a really big TV.
     
  7. speedfreek

    speedfreek What's a Dremel?

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    That is a huge difference. However I will have to wait the whole 10 or 15 minutes for the encryption to be cracked because of the curse of digitaly restrictive media before I can view what I rightfully paid for :miffed: .
     
  8. Ab$olut

    Ab$olut What's a Dremel?

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    pics are back and I agree its a big difference :D
     
  9. Superlunchbox

    Superlunchbox What's a Dremel?

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    Mother of god, that will look great on my "50 DLP tv. :rock:
     
  10. AJB2K3

    AJB2K3 What's a Dremel?

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    new standerds suck you cant watch one on the other so when films use them thell be 2 defferent dvd to ren (and i bet blockbuster will never have the correct disk.)
     
  11. dire_wolf

    dire_wolf Last Of The Dovakhiin

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    Wow, thats quite a significant difference isn't it :eeek:

    The DVD image almost looks out of focus in comparison
     
  12. bender386

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    holy god. the hd pictures look nice. so in like 20 years il be able to afford the HD stuff
     
  13. olly_lewis

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    Wow it really looks good and the DVD seems like a camera out of focus and the Hd Dvd seems finer and the details of the skin and textures of walls and clothes appear greatly increased in qulaity with the HD
     
  14. specofdust

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    Well, I didn't look at the ful sized ones. But to me it looked like DVD was as good if not better in the shots. Maybe the HD-DVD was just really poorly mastered, but it seemed to discolour some stuff. Not impressed.
     
  15. olly_lewis

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    Yuo have to see the enlarged versions, then you'll see...
     
  16. Regenesis

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    Amazing! I've never really considered the difference between DVD vs HD but now I can clearly understand that it does make a difference, thanks to the roll over comparison. Incredible! I'm looking forward to viewing movies in HD on screens 40" and above. :D
     
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