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Is a 42 inch too big for gaming!?

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2 years ago#1
I want to upgrade to a plasma for gaming but they start out at 42 inches. I've been gaming on a 27/32 inch for 15ish years and like to play up close to the tv. Is 42 going to be too big?
2 years ago#2
My first HD tv was a 42 inch plasma. I fell in love with it. It's a great size as long as the room you're going to use it in isn't too small.
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2 years ago#3
No, why would it be?
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2 years ago#4
Rhyno69o posted...

Is a 42 inch too big for gaming!?





Not if you ease it in, like a gentleman.
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2 years ago#5
Too big?

There is no such thing as "Too Big"
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2 years ago#6
Hell freaking no...
I game on a 55 inch Samsung, and feel like upgrading to an 80 inch TV.
2 years ago#7
The recommended distance from a 42" is 5.5ft, a 32" is 4 feet.

32" is the perfect size to get maximum picture quality without sacrificing stretched resolution.

42 and 47 are nice, but you're sitting farther away to make up for it. 32" is perfect, imo.

If you want further help.

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/Article/How-Far-Should-I-Sit.php
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2 years ago#8
LOLOL nice one Iceman :) does anyone know if you can reduce screen size on tv pictures. Like reduce the picture to be equivalent to 32 or so inches
2 years ago#9
Iceman83 posted...
Rhyno69o posted...

Is a 42 inch too big for gaming!?





Not if you ease it in, like a gentleman.


YES!!
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2 years ago#10
PepsiWithCoke posted...
Too big?

There is no such thing as "Too Big"


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