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#21 macdude22

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 09:30 PM

I have a TCL Roku TV that is ok, not great quality but for the price I can't complain. My only beef is you can only disable the processing on the HDMI inputs not the gal damn built in roku. WHY YOU THINK THIS WAS A GUD IDEA TCL.

I did sit down one day and dick with the color/contrast settings for several hours and got it passable but on the inputs, click, disable, looks fine on normal setting.
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Posted 18 July 2015 - 09:04 PM

Has anyone tried using a modern TV as a 2nd monitor for their computer? The input lag makes using even just the mouse on the desktop a challenge. My friend's brand new Sharp smart TV he just bought has horrendous input lag just trying to play Destiny via the PS4. The gun reticule just jumps around the screen.
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Posted 18 July 2015 - 09:26 PM

Some TV's you can turn off a lot of that auto stuff, and it improves its response time. But, well... hard to know which ones do or dont. Not many in depth reviews out there about using a big tv for a PC gaming monitor. ??

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Posted 18 July 2015 - 09:27 PM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 18 July 2015 - 09:04 PM, said:

Has anyone tried using a modern TV as a 2nd monitor for their computer? The input lag makes using even just the mouse on the desktop a challenge. My friends brand new Sharp smart TV he just bought has horrendous input lag just trying to play Destiny via the PS4. The gun reticule just jumps around the screen.

It's usually the soap opera processing that introduces the lag. Most TVs have a way to turn it off (my TCL TV calls it game mode, turning it on turns processing off)
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Posted 19 July 2015 - 03:59 PM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 18 July 2015 - 09:04 PM, said:

Has anyone tried using a modern TV as a 2nd monitor for their computer? The input lag makes using even just the mouse on the desktop a challenge. My friends brand new Sharp smart TV he just bought has horrendous input lag just trying to play Destiny via the PS4. The gun reticule just jumps around the screen.

View PostFrigidman™, on 18 July 2015 - 09:26 PM, said:

Some TV's you can turn off a lot of that auto stuff, and it improves its response time. But, well... hard to know which ones do or dont. Not many in depth reviews out there about using a big tv for a PC gaming monitor. ??

There are a few that are really good about that. Sony's 2013 1080p TVs are fantastic on that front. Put them in game mode and they're only a few (as in single digit) milliseconds behind a good PC monitor, and actually better than several non-gaming monitors. I own the 55" W900A and my cousin got the 65" W850A and they're fast enough that I could play Titanfall with a mouse and keyboard on both of them.

From what I've heard, the newer versions of both of those lines are still excellent, although I haven't personally tried them.
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