Up to £550 for gaming LED - suggestions?

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  1. warbie

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    Hey all - can anyone suggest and LED for 100% gaming. It doesn't have to be anything fancy, just something that handles motion well enough and doesn't suffer from high input lag. Around 40" if possible.
     
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    Cheers for the suggestion, Vickster. I actually have a 42ST30 that i'm returning. It's brilliant for movies and general tv, and games feel nice and responsive, but I see phosphor trails everywhere. If it was for a general use tv I would be more than happy, especially for the price, but as I see phosphor trailing more than most people (I see green flashes every other second while playing fps) and as the tv is only used for gaming, I have to go to the grey side :/
     
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    Oh dear :(

    Not sure what is low lag on the LED front - Panasonics good - 42E30 perhaps but over budget Sevenoaks Sound and Vision - Panasonic TX-L42E30 <p>42" LED TV (Full HD) <p>(Save £270) (Claim Free 5 Year Warranty)

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    Not sure on the Sonys - there are a few reviews of current models on here - I don't think they are worse on the lag than the Samsungs for example

    e.g. http://www.avforums.com/review/Sony-EX524-(KDL-40EX524)-40-Inch-LED-LCD-TV-Review.html

    Where are you returning it to? Do you have to buy from the same retailer?
     
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    I have been looking for a similar tv. I wanted a thin LED to mount on the wall without protruding mainly for gaming use.

    In addition to the ones above, it may be worth considering the 5 series samsungs which are in your price range. According to TachRadar in game mode the input lag was 35ms. I am still undecided though. These tvs are not 100hz, but have Clear Rate Motion 100, which is meant to be an improvement over 50Hz?
     
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    Thanks again, Vickster. I'll look into that. I got the set from Amazon who are usually good with returns. It really pains me to send the ST30 back as blu-rays look absolutely stunning - if I had the cash i'd keep it for the lounge and get an additonal gaming tv!

    Cheers, Pistachio - I just had a look at the Samsungs. The UE40D5520 looks decent. I'm also considering the Sony 40EX723. Motion wise I was under the impression that any processing is best turned off while gaming anyways and that 50hz for lcd/led is prefered?
     

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