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Is 400/800/1600Hz processing worth money?


Standard Member

Can anybody explain what are advantages of higher picture processing frequency? What I see if I spent more money for higher Hz in real life?
I mean is that SD (DVD, broadcast), HD or FHD when I see better picture? Or what that "better" means?

As I understood it is even more complicated-actual refresh rate is 50/100Hz and other Hz go to blinking.
I saw some reviewers turn off all the processing, so when and why?

If all processing is off, then why people buying all that expensive TVs?!
Should I go for let's say L42E6B (100Hz BLB = 50Hz panel + 50Hz blinking) or L42ET60 (600Hz BLS???) (it can be any brand LG lm620 vs lm760, etc)

Please help.
Thank you


Distinguished Member
3D TVs tend to have more processing, needed for the 3D, won't necessarily have any effect on a 2D picture, motion handling etc. Bit of marketing swordplay too, consumers associate big numbers with better


Distinguished Member
The extra processing is to help motion on LCD, however whilst it can reduce blur it often creates motion artifacts. The big numbers are a lot to do with marketing really, if you want minimum motion blur you want plasma.


Standard Member

If I turn off all the processing then my 800Hz TV with 100Hz panel becomes like 50Hz TV?
I mean if that processing is off is there any sense of higher Hz TV?
I'm afraid of old CRT style flickering most of all.


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