Gamers: Don't Bother Buying One Of Those Expensive '4K' TVs

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User Info: skermac

skermac
3 years ago#1
Save your money if you want 4k only for gaming.


Games made for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are made for 1080p, so they'll still look the same on the new, expensive 4K sets coming out this year.

But even if game developers for these systems wanted to make higher-resolution content for these new screens, it turns out that it likely isn't even possible: the hardware in the newest consoles simply can't handle outputting such detail.


http://www.businessinsider.com/ps4-and-xbox-one-4k-tv-2014-1
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User Info: Still__Rippin

Still__Rippin
3 years ago#2
Everyone knows this and doubt even 1% of this board has the money to buy a $20,000 TV.
You don't understand then. That you can hurt someone so badly they never recover. That a person can, just by living, damage another human being beyond repair.

User Info: freesith

freesith
3 years ago#3
skermac posted...
the hardware in the newest consoles simply can't handle outputting such detail.

Even for PC's, you'll need 4 GTX Titans ($1K each) to play in 4k resolution.

User Info: CaIiber345

CaIiber345
3 years ago#4
Still__Rippin posted...
Everyone knows this and doubt even 1% of this board has the money to buy a $20,000 TV.


This.

TC, once a day, just post a topic with all of the links from the articles you read that day. Since that's all your topics are: regurgitated information from Internet articles.
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User Info: skermac

skermac
3 years ago#5
Still__Rippin posted...
Everyone knows this and doubt even 1% of this board has the money to buy a $20,000 TV.


I've seen a few on here say they plan to get one, I just hope its not for gaming only or they wasted money. Just a friendly reminder.
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User Info: Ares_Targaryen

Ares_Targaryen
3 years ago#6
Prices will come down, Vizio is coming out with a 50in for $1000 and I've seen some cheap brand that sells at $700 or something. I would still wait until there is more 4k content though.


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User Info: EvilCactus

EvilCactus
3 years ago#7
skermac posted...
Save your money if you want 4k only for gaming.


Games made for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are made for 1080p, so they'll still look the same on the new, expensive 4K sets coming out this year.

But even if game developers for these systems wanted to make higher-resolution content for these new screens, it turns out that it likely isn't even possible: the hardware in the newest consoles simply can't handle outputting such detail.


http://www.businessinsider.com/ps4-and-xbox-one-4k-tv-2014-1


Not even 1080p. 720p if you're lucky.
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User Info: MashYouGood

MashYouGood
3 years ago#8
Still__Rippin posted...
Everyone knows this and doubt even 1% of this board has the money to buy a $20,000 TV.

I could, but they're not that expensive. ...and I'm not that stupid. Even the Vizio 120" Ultra HD TV won't be anywhere near that much.

User Info: Ryohazuki10469

Ryohazuki10469
3 years ago#9
freesith posted...
skermac posted...
the hardware in the newest consoles simply can't handle outputting such detail.

Even for PC's, you'll need 4 GTX Titans ($1K each) to play in 4k resolution.


Stop spewing lies
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User Info: Donomega

Donomega
3 years ago#10
freesith posted...
skermac posted...
the hardware in the newest consoles simply can't handle outputting such detail.

Even for PC's, you'll need 4 GTX Titans ($1K each) to play in 4k resolution.


My wife needs that to play Facebook games :(
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