Samsung smart tv good for gaming?

#1Artvandelay1984Posted 3/25/2014 4:22:40 PM
Looking to replace my 40 inch samsung lcd with a 55 inch samsung smart tv. I think all this talk about input lag is tremendously overblown. Its a 120 hz refresh rate. Any opinions?
#2werkz_destroyzPosted 3/25/2014 4:25:31 PM
You should only be worried about input lag if you primarly play fps shooters like call of buties.
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#3chicken8orPosted 3/25/2014 4:39:22 PM
I have a 52 inch Samsung plasma 3D Smart TV. It is, by far, the best TV I have ever played on. Plasma TVs are amazing and I would much rather have one than a LED or LCD.
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#4uniquebadgerPosted 3/25/2014 4:39:34 PM
i play on a 55 inch samsung smart tv. Don't have an issue. That being said, as far as the tv apps, it really isn't anything your xbox can't do.
#5MJFJDPosted 3/25/2014 4:46:42 PM
i play on a 46 inch samsung primarily, fulfills my needs for gaming.
#6kennyynnooPosted 3/25/2014 4:52:34 PM
You don't need a "smart" tv necessarly. You pay a little more for the smart, all smart means is you get apps. It's cheaper to buy a bluray player with apps(Sony runs 50-$60) and a non smart tv. The upcharge on smart tvs is like $200 more for the same internals as the base version with 1080p, 120hz. "Smart" is a gimmick you pay extra for, don't believe me Google smart tv gimmick.
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#7ImThe8thWonderPosted 3/25/2014 4:53:58 PM
CNET has a pretty good article about which TV series they think is currently best for gaming.
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#8a687947Posted 3/25/2014 4:55:29 PM
I don't know about the Samsung smart TVs but I have a Sony Google TV which is great for gaming. Probably the best picture quality I've ever seen on a 1080p TV
#9TBONE_OGPosted 3/25/2014 4:59:45 PM
I just bought the samsung s7100 60 led smart tv with 240hz and it's awesome.
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#10OZ_ArchangelPosted 3/25/2014 5:54:41 PM
i dont get what this input lag business is about, ive never experienced anything like this. samsung tvs are the best in the biz go for it. just 4 days ago i got the f8000 60inch and the picture is epiccccc
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