should i keep my ps3 ?

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  1. av addict

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    and get the new samsung blu-ray player 1200--i know the ps3 will probs be more future proof but getting bored of motorstorm and f1 and can't see any games i'll want for this for long time anyhow,maybe winning 11 import:) but is it worth it just for this one game------or wait for the new
    sony or even the new samsung due model-----------------

    christ i can feel another upgrade itch coming on------------
    no no no :)
     
  2. Rizza

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    Hey it's early days, my xbox gathered dust in the early months until more games were released so stick by it.

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    Get a 360, i can't understand anyone that would buy a PS3 at the mo!
     
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    Bcos they may genuinely prefer it :rolleyes:
     
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    I don't understand that statement.
    Why do you care?:rolleyes:
    I have both and have preferences with both.
     
  6. av addict

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    i've already got a 360:)
     
  7. RHCP

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    What's not to understand?

    There are hardly any games!
    Blue Ray may die on its ass!
    No-one is buying them at the price!
    They will be a lot cheaper v soon!

    What do you mean why do I care?

    Maybe no one should answer any body on the the forum, that would be good wouldn't it?

    By the way, WHY DO YOU CARE?
     
  8. Pecker

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    I don't understand why anyone having bought into both formats would bail out of one at this stage.

    If you got into it in the first place, what exactly has happened in the meantime to guarantee that one format or the other is to fail?

    Any HD DVD or BD exclusives, even if the other format wins, might be years before appearing on the other side.

    Steve W
     
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    no i don't want to bail out of blu-ray just wondering if i should change player really thats all,just a upgrade thought:)
     
  10. Rizza

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    Think of it as a blue ray player with a games console, I wouldn't upgrade except you're going for one of the newly announced blue ray / hd dvd combo players, but those cost a lot at the moment.

    Rizza
     
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    I'm really not putting Blue Ray down in any way.

    When Dvd came out, I was on a computer programming course and the lecturer said that i was mad for buying a dvd player (which cost me £300), but once i seen the quality I knew that i had made the right decision.

    The only worry now is that there are 2 formats, and I've still got about 30 dvd's still in their celophane. So I'm in no rush to buy! (although i nearly bought the 360 HD-DVD drive the other week but resited).
     
  12. Pecker

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    If you buy a player then sell it you lose money.

    Is the new player worth both the price you'll pay for it + the cost + the fact that the PS3 might possibly be upgradeable to PinP specs whilst any other BD player probably won't.

    Steve W
     
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    I'd wait for now. Stand alone BD players are projected to go down in price to $250-350 by the end of the year. No point in buying a standalone when you will have to take a loss on the PS3.

    Most existing standalone use the Sigma chip that is reprogrammable and can decode TWO HD video stream simultaneously. They are perfectly capable of being upgrade to support PIP. So they probably will be upgraded.
     
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    Have you got a link to confirm that?

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    So let me get this straight, you wish to sell your PS3 which is a very good Blue-Ray player, that has HDMI 1.3 (for all its worth) and can decode TrueHD, for a standalone blue-ray player and take a loss on top becuase you have an "urge".
    I'm sorry, your logic is flawed big time.

    In the future, like after 1 year when Blue-Ray technology may have advanced or something, but now, no way. Stick with your PS3 man and save a couple of bob. Spend some on Blue-Ray films, rather than a new player.
     
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    If I had a PS3 I would be in no rush to change, the PS3 does a competent enough job. If you want something better, then wait a year or 18 months and have another look then. The competiton at the moment is weak at best and you will not get good bang for your buck unless there are special features you really want like Profile 1.1, 2.0, more audio codecs or analogue outputs.
     
  17. av addict

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    well think i'll keep my ps3 for the time being it must be the safest blu-ray player out there at the mo-now with the 1.8 upgrade-----plus it is an excellent playback of a blu-ray player and it can deliver top notch audio as well---

    ps 3 stays in my rack for now:)
     
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    Certainly looks like it's the safest bet. The 1080p/24 is a very nice upgrade and I think it likely that Sony will provide futher updates to support BD profile 1.1 and profile 2. Who knows we may even get increased HD audio support as well. I notice Movityme have the US version for £359 delivered.

    AVI
     
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    Keep the PS3 mate, i only bought it for the Blu Ray, i have a 360 for games(Sony Convert)

    And after the recent update with the upscaling to 1080p its definately worth it.
     
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    Yeah, keep your PS3. Its by far one of the best Blu-ray players about. The new update is great. Was told to wait for 3rd or 4th generation players and amps (new sound formats) by the chaps where i bought my speakers from.

    I do like the way you can update the PS3 for newer features. Wonder how far it will go. :rolleyes:
     

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