Originally Posted by Ice Cold
Can you please tell us more about gaming and your expriences with the D6420 I want to purchase one so badly
Playing with Game Mode on, here are my results:
Well, I've beaten Deus Ex: Invisible War on this television. It looked great and I never saw a problem at all.
I've beaten Gears of War 3 on this television, and I only saw a little bit of ghosting once or twice during movie scenes where a character's face was turning very quickly. I don't know if it was the television or the game engine. Regardless, I noticed it twice, ONLY during movie scenes, in about 10 hours of gaming. I never noticed anything wrong at all during game play.
I've played Halo: Reach, and I have noticed one thing, and this could be the problem with Gears of War 3. When a game has "blur" as an effect during a movie scene, it tends to look a little crappy on this tv. Some of the first level's Halo: Reach cutscenes had some notably crappy looking helicopter blades spinning during cutscenes. But, during gameplay, I did not notice any problems. Arguably, if I TRIED to look for problems by looking directing at my rifle barrel while turning left and right rapidly, it looked a little weird at times, but overall, I did not notice anything major.
Based on my experience with this television, I am pretty happy with it. The only time that I've seen anything notable was when a game employs blur effects during in-engine cutscenes. Gameplay itself has been fine, Game Mode eliminates input lag, and if a game uses cgi cutscenes (like Deus Ex), I have not noticed any problems at all. So, overall, if you have the money get the higher model because it will likely perform better, but if you are worried about gaming on this tv, I say it works pretty well. It's not "perfect", but I've beaten 3 games on this tv, and I have no major complaints other than a few ugly cutscenes during Halo: Reach, where heavy blur effects where used. Gear of War 3, other than two very minor moments, looked great, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution looked very great with no problems at all.
Just to be clear, I had no problems at all with anything during gameplay. The only problems that I ever encountered were fast 2-3 second bits during in-engine cutscenes that only affected the part of the scene where there was a blur effect (helicopter blades in Halo: Reach, and a close up on Marcus's face turning very quickly in Gear of War 3). I have had zero problems in multiplayer, and I've been playing the Xbox 360 beta of Battlefield 3.
By the way, Game Mode is found hidden in the system menu or picture mode menu or something like that, I forget. It's not where you would think it would be.