|Originally posted by CPanther95
The clarity of CBS shows will blow away a "good" DVD. If you want to see the potential difference between DVD & HD, do a comparison of Star Wars AOTC on both.
Apologies to Karyk, and not to sound snotty, but I think it is appropriate to assume some of these comments are being made by people with a problem with their setup.
The difference between your post and the one I complained of is that you actually provide some useful information (a suggestion of a movie to compare), not just an opinion that one always blows away another.
I think it was in this forum that I compared Notting Hill HD to DVD. It was the first HD movie I'd recorded (actually only about 10 minutes of it) and I then rented the DVD for comparison. The HD was by far the best, and my Sony PS DVD the worst. Somewhere in the middle was my DVD-Rom using PowerDVD and MyHD.
For the most part, however, I wouldn't necessarily say that the HD blew away the DVD. When doing direct comparisions the differences were fairly obvious (especially the scene involving him walking to his shop, where there were nearby bricks and distant bricks), but at least through DVD-Rom I don't think you could watch that one month and HD the next and say for certain that the HD was significantly better. If DVDs were all of the same quality, you might be able to do that, but there's just too much variation from DVD to DVD. I haven't watched enough movies in HD to say whether the same variation exists there.