Best low-lag HDTVs for serious gamers

We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. LEDs perform better in this kind of environment because they can get significantly brighter. Sign Up Log In. Flying cars are closer than you think. Nothing makes a game more fun and exciting to play than a television that features both high quality picture and sound. To post a comment you need to Log in. To post formatted content follow these rules:


5 Best Plasma TVs for Gaming

That's the term for the delay, in milliseconds, between a TV receiving a signal and the results of that signal appearing on the screen. Those milliseconds are irrelevant for TV shows and movies, and they don't even matter for most games -- the majority of gamers probably wouldn't even notice if their TV was laggy.

But if you're an attentive, skilled gamer, especially one who plays "twitch" games like Call of Duty, Halo, or fighting games, especially in online multiplayer environments, input lag can mean the difference between virtual life and death. Here are the best five TV so far, plus one projector, in ascending order of lag in Game mode -- or the least laggy picture mode, if Game isn't an option. For reference, we grade under 40ms of lag as Good, 40 to 70 as Average, and more than 70 as Poor.

Read the full review. The best gamers might notice a tiny bit more lag than the Sonys in a side-by-side comparison, but it is still extremely fast. The Vizio is a much better all-around TV, however. If you can game on a inch screen like this guy , why not? Looking for more options? Check out our list of the best TVs on the market today. Below you'll find a list of the input lag measurements of every TV and projector CNET has tested for input lag as of February 26, Plasma TVs are now officially dead.

Panasonic stopped producing them in Samsung and LG announced that will be their last year. A big reason is that most people have bright living rooms, and not a dedicated dark room. LEDs perform better in this kind of environment because they can get significantly brighter. Discussions I am looking for a 60 - 70" for living room with lots of windows. I watch sports and some movies Mar 19, Nov 30, Apr 02, Is burn-in still an issue with Plasma TVs like it was at the beginning?

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