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I'm looking to get into watching HDTV and since I have an 18" LCD monitor that does 1280x1024 native via DVI it would make a good early canidate for me to start watching HDTV.


I know that I need either a PCI card or a DTV/OTA HDTV receiver, my question is though if I play a DVD in my computer on my LCD is it playing at the "best" of it's ability? And should there be a huge difference between me playing this on my LCD as opposed to on my Sony 27" XBR that is about 10-15 yrs old?


I realise that DVD and HDTV are not the same in terms of quality or resolution but I was hoping it could give me an idea of the improvement I might get.


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I think you will definitely see a difference, just plug your lcd to your computer and play a dvd there.
 

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OK I just did a side-by-side and while the color's look more vibrant on the LCD, isn't this simply because it is an LCD? as opposed to a CRT?


I'm just wondering how dramatic a difference I should be seeing, I'm using "Lilo & Stitch" as my source, but I have Monster's Inc, Ice Age and X-Men that I could use too, (if it would make a difference.)
 
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