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congrats on your purchase! you have in your hands one of Sony's best tvs EVER made, and i turely believe that after being WOWed myself everytime i turn on this set the 3D alone beats anything out there including 2014 models. ENJOY!
Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome! I'm super excited to get my HT fully setup. It might be a few weeks while I unpack. Thankfully the x9 speakers are really good. I'm really surprised with how well they perform, they're beyond what I was expecting.

I'm SO happy Sony updated the PS4 with 3D, that's a really big deal for me. Ug, I can't wait until Sunday when I can sit down in front of the screen and get my game on.

After reading some posts I'm pretty concerned that the Game mode is going to cause more motion blur than I want, but I guess you can't have it all. Who knows, maybe 120ms latency with my Cinema settings won't be so bad for me since I'm not a competitive gamer. I missed Gran Tourismo 5 when it came out on PS3 so I picked it up today used. Fingers crossed for a great 3D racing experience. So nice to have passive glasses at full HD! Unbelievable.

Do you guys think that passive 3D on 4k sets will breathe some new life into 3D? I have my doubts, but I really, really hope so.

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Do you guys think that passive 3D on 4k sets will breathe some new life into 3D? I have my doubts, but I really, really hope so.
I'd like to think so, but I believe it's too little too late. Seems most 4k TVs coming out actually have active, which is either being stupid, or a sign that they don't give a damn (more likely).

Besides, I think it's the whole glasses thing that's leading to 3D's decline, and not the fact that passive on 1080p sets is only half res (most people won't notice because they sit too far away, or they won't mind even if they do).

But we can still hope and dream.
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FWIW: I updated my PS4 last night and FINALLY watched my first 3D Blu-Ray (Avatar) on the 55'900A.

HOLY HELL IT WAS AMAZING.

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

I honestly thought I'd never buy hard-discs ever again but this new 3D awesomeness has made start prowling the DVD shops again for awesome 3D bargains.

What's your favourite 3D Blu-Ray? I've seen a couple of people mention Jurassic Park. Any others?
Life of Pi and A Christmas Carol, are two of my fav.
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I'm not sure why I'm seeing all these posts about motion blur when gaming? I have not had a problem with that.
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Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome! I'm super excited to get my HT fully setup. It might be a few weeks while I unpack. Thankfully the x9 speakers are really good. I'm really surprised with how well they perform, they're beyond what I was expecting.

I'm SO happy Sony updated the PS4 with 3D, that's a really big deal for me. Ug, I can't wait until Sunday when I can sit down in front of the screen and get my game on.

After reading some posts I'm pretty concerned that the Game mode is going to cause more motion blur than I want, but I guess you can't have it all. Who knows, maybe 120ms latency with my Cinema settings won't be so bad for me since I'm not a competitive gamer. I missed Gran Tourismo 5 when it came out on PS3 so I picked it up today used. Fingers crossed for a great 3D racing experience. So nice to have passive glasses at full HD! Unbelievable.

Do you guys think that passive 3D on 4k sets will breathe some new life into 3D? I have my doubts, but I really, really hope so.

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I think it is too late for 3D to take off. Maybe when we get 3D without the glasses it will become more mainstream. It is sad too b.c the level of clarity and depth proper 3D provides is sipmly amazing.
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I'm not sure why I'm seeing all these posts about motion blur when gaming? I have not had a problem with that.
I think the native response time of the panel isn't that great, so when you disable motionflow (e.g game mode), it struggles in some games. FIFA on PS3 is a good example. You can see ghosting anytime the ball travels.

It could also be due to the fact that the games are not being displayed at their native resolution. I think FIFA is only 720p native for PS3. I definitely see the ghosting in game mode on my 55 x900a, but I don't see it on my older sony 46" V4100 (60hz native panel).
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BR65X900A was $2400 yesterday in BB now its completely gone... and the B version its like $5k "s
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Just got my 55X900A replaced by Sony with 900B and all I can say is finally a good screen!

The colors really pop and brightness is amazing, have backlight at 4 lol. Glad I didn't get the X10 since 4K Netflix is on it. Thanks for all your help here! You've really made me open my eyes more to HT tech and components. If you have a 55 I suggest upgrading to the B since the 3D on the 55A isn't as good as 65A.
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