J. a comparison of the same shot would probably show us how different they are. Hard to tell with two totally different shots.
Also I don't think I have any kind of zoom on, as everything is centered properly and nothing is missing off the screen. When something is zoomed you usually notice things on the edge being cut out, this doesn't have that. Very odd, but hey it looks good so I'll take it.
Alrighty. I was able to find which episode I had snapped that from (thanks TrekCore!).
Here's the original:
Here's the new discs:
I couldn't get it right at the exact same time, and all I did was resize to 640x480 to conform to board requirements.