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Old August 30 2012, 01:08 AM   #6
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Re: Here come the 4K tellies

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong, but neither Blu-Ray nor broadcast cable can support resolutions like this, can they? So why would I want to buy a set that has nothing to 'feed' it?
This. At such a resolution, even the best satellite channels that hit up to 20 mbit/s would look like crap, BDs wouldn't have the capacity to store a whole movie without turning down the bitrate so much that all the extra pixels are wasted on artifacts, and internet streaming just plain sucks at any high resolution unless you have FTTH or something.
You're a classic example of the inverse ratio between the size of the mouth and the size of the brain.

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