[mythtv-users] [OT] *Real* High-Def TV!
matt at mossholder.com
Sun May 22 15:37:06 UTC 2005
On Sun, 2005-05-22 at 11:23 -0400, Kyle Rose wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > Jack R. Hyde wrote:
> >> The problem with the new 1080p samsungs is that they don't support 1080p
> >> over the HDMI/DVI port.
> > That's interesting (and sad). Kind of like stopping 10 feet short of
> > the finish in a marathon.
> It's especially dumb because one of the benefits of a digital display
> like a DLP is computer use, e.g., for video games: imagine Doom 3 in
> 1920x1080. Drool. Oh, well, looks like Samsung dropped the ball.
It's my understanding that this is a limitation of HDMI/DVI, not
something that Samsung chose not to implement. It doesn't support enough
bandwidth to do 1080p.
Of course, I can't remember where I saw it, so I could be making things
up. My brain does that these days.
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