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HDTV Buying Guide: Xbox 360 Edition

Xbox 360 logoAlready camping out to get a 360 tonight? Are you ashamed to bring it home and introduce it to your old television? Not interested in hacking together a VGA cable for your resolution fix? There is a way...

HDBeat has a buying guide on what to get yourself, or your resolution-challenged loved ones, this holiday season. Several tiers are included:
  • Budget of a high school student or college freshman: $0-$499
  • Budget of a live-at-home 20-something or productive young adult: $500-$999
  • Budget of older gamers or those that have parents with deep pockets: $1000-$1999
  • Credit, credit, credit: $2,000 plus
Let's see, I'm a productive young adult so why is it that $500-$999 still sounds so expensive? Resist. The. Urge.

 

Reader Comments

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1. This was my solution to the HDTV issue. I couldn't afford a huge plasma or LCD, so for $900 I went with a 30" Samsung SlimFit CRT which is capable of 1080i and 720p. I have been very pleased with it and can't wait to plug get a 360 plugged into it. Check it out here:
http://product.samsung.com/SamsungUSA/PRODUCT/20050630/txr3079.pdf

Posted at 4:39PM on Nov 21st 2005 by PJ

2. I just went ahead, took out a second mortgage on the house, and bought a 50" plasma. It's painful to say, but I bought it 2 years ago and it cost me $10,000. Yeah, that's AMERICAN... not Pesos. But when I get my 360 tomorrow, it may have all been worth it. (H3RP35 laughs evily...)

Posted at 5:22PM on Nov 21st 2005 by H3RP35

3. For my birthday i got a Panasonic TH-37PV500B Plasma can't wait for the UK release so i can hook the 360 up and play some Live.

Posted at 6:38AM on Nov 22nd 2005 by Jack Blackwell

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