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£550 budget.. want 32"


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hey all, im looking for a 32" tv, and i have a few questions:

1) is 100hz really that important? i heard on some models such as the M87 it makes the picture worse (introduces artifacts)

2) i know its personal preference, but i think i prefer a non-glossy tv surround as a matt one seems to make the eyes steer toward the tv picture and not the tv as a whole.. does anyone else feel this? its not something to sway my buying decision though :)

3) do i need 1080p? i will be watching upscaled movies and sd freeview initially, also playing racing games (gran turismo 3), and watching football on it, but as i will keep the tv for longer i will want to watch hd through it and blu ray movies... i know it doesnt make much difference at a distance of 6+ feet, but also using it (possibly) as a computer monitor.. although the chance is slim as ive got a nice dual screen setup as a primary display i may connect a media centre to the tv in the future (although this is a thought nothing concrete)

the tvs ive been looking at are:


any other suggestions for price and quality? what about the new samsungs.. are they that much better than the old?

help much appreciated


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my reservation for the samsungs is that my friend has a 37M87 and the point at which the colours change is very poor


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Between those 3 the 32D3000 is still the best,the new samsungs are very good


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Sorry for hijacking this thread but instead of making a new thread I have about £400 - £450 and want a 37" HDTV for my 360,PS3,Wii with at least 1 HDMI port. Am know good with tvs so would like to leave it with the professionals.

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