From decades of observation, the A/C line supplying you home theater system has a major effort upon the sound and video quality. Note I’m NOT talking about anything remotely having to do with Monster or snake oil.
In addition the components themselves interact with each other in many ways. I always think of the human body with its many sub-systems which directly on indirectly effect each other.
From experience, the Samsung local diming LEDs consume power differently than traditional LCDs as the individual LEDs draw power from the A/C line in ferocious spurts switching in the nano-second range.
Conventional wisdom states the power supply should be designed to adequately power the displays lighting system. There is no debate here other than some third tier power supplies are prone to failure.
Is 60Hz too slow to provide instantaneous power? In my opinion it is for high performance applications.
My solution is to isolate the other components from the Samsung 950 and provide a local storage of instantaneous energy by using the Furman Power Factor Pro (PFP). This unique form of power conditioning raises the fidelity of my 950 higher than any other display. Note: I dedicate a PFP to supplying just the A950.
All aspects of the picture are refined especially at the pixel level: let’s call it micro-sharpness, micro-contrast and micro-color. Watching Sam Sheppard on Fox HD, I easily saw the three studio lights being reflected from his eye. That dear friends is the new level of discrimination for which the PFP indirectly allows.
Low level screens are just as impressively resolved as the brighter ones. Many ordinary scenes are just simply amazing.
True high fidelity for those willing to dare!