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post #61 of 63 Old 10-22-2011, 11:36 PM
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The majority of Samsung sets do support 4:4:4 but only in PC mode and the source has to be connected to DVI/HDMI port(which is usually HDMI1)

in PC mode they then disable most of the calibration controls though, ridiculous

you can profile it of course for photo work but that is no good for video playback or games, for games you are stuck, for video playback simply get out of PC mode
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post #62 of 63 Old 10-23-2011, 12:24 AM
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does anyone know if the new sharp elites have the 4:4:4 chroma support?
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It appears to my novice eyes that I have found a sub $300. TV that both accepts 1920x1080 over VGA, and does 4:4:4 chroma over DVI-HDMI. The TV is a Westinghouse VR-3225 and I am quite pleased with it. Until I came across this thread, I was puzzled as to why VGA text looked so sharp and straight HDMI driven text appeared blurry.

Viola.....in short, when driven with a DVI-HDMI cable, text became sharp & clear.

Thank you for sharing more results with us in the other thread.

I'll link it here in case anyone missed it, complete with pics: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1367796

Officially added the 40" version to my shortlist
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