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Originally Posted by Bklynblaze
That’s unfortunate. I thought upscaling was excellent on This TV. I guess the X1 Extreme chip in the 940, 930e and Z9D make a difference. I may have to reconsider This TV as I watch a lot of cable sports so upscaling is very important to me. Does cable content look worse than how it looked on your old set?
No TV today can totally compensate for poor source content, whether that be a highly compressed cable signal or a poorly mastered DVD. We’re all making the best of a bad situation.
As I’ve stated many times before, with the Sony 900E, we have a race car that can reach 160 mph but we’re stuck in a 60 mph “content” lane.
That being said, I believe the Sony 900E does as good a job or better in upscaling 720p or 1080i sources than any other 4K TV on market - especially for its price range.
Home Theater Setup
SONY 75X900F & 49X900E, BenQ W1080ST, Denon X5200 & Emotiva XPA-3
AudioSource 100VS, OPPO 103 & Samsung K8500, 9.1.4 Setup - Speakers - Studio 60's,
V.2 (FL/FR), CC-690 (C), V.5, ADP 590 V.5 (SS), MilleniaOne 2.0 (BS) - Velodyne 810 Sub,
Cornered Audio (FH/RH), Definitive Technology (Front Wides)