Originally Posted by Got5onIt
I have a crt rptv, so only 1080i for me. I'm certain interlaced sets cannot display 60fps.
Still worth noting that the PS3 will only do 1/2 the fps, imo.
You do know that 1080p/24 is better than 1080p/60, right?
1080p/60 vs 1080p/24
Access to 1080p is not only determined by whether your HDTV has the ability to access a 1080p signal directly, but also what format of 1080p your HDTV will accept.
Almost all HDTVs that accept a 1080p input signal directly can accept what is known as 1080p/60. 1080p/60 represents a 1080p signal transferred and displayed at a rate of 60 frames-per-second (30 frames displayed twice per second). This is a standard progressive scan 1920x1080 pixel video signal.
However, with the advent of Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD, a new variation of 1080p is being promoted and implemented: 1080p/24. What 1080p/24 represents is the frame rate of standard 35mm film transferred directly in its native 24 frames-per-second from a source (such as a film on a Blu-ray or HD-DVD disc). This means that in order to display this image on an HDTV, the HDTV has to have the ability to display 1080p resolution at 24 frames per second.
Up to this point, most Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD players read the 1080p/24 format information off of the disc and then reprocesses it so that it will be able to output the signal as 1080p/60, thus making it compatible with most 1080p input compatible HDTVs.
However, LG (with others to follow) are starting to introduce Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD players that output 1080p/24 off the disc directly and sends that signal unchanged to an HDTV. In this case, if the HDTV cannot process or display the 1080p/24 signal directly, the Blu-ray Disc or HD-DVD player will then reprocess the 1080p/24 signal to 1080i so that the HDTV will recognize the signal. If the HDTV is 1080p/60 capable, the HDTV will reprocess the 1080i signal to 1080p/60 in order to be able to display the image on the screen.
I do have a native HDMI v1.3 (wd-65733) with native category 2 v1.3 hdmi cables and you can tell a huge difference from how it looked before with the original BD that I was using in January.
There are like 3-4 TV's out right now period with HDMI v1.3 capability. There should be more coming out almost daily. These are the ones that support the deep color/hdmi v1.3. It's very easy for people to spend a lot of money by just listening to the sales guy and still not get a very good picture.