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Which big-screen ex­pe­ri­ence is best: mon­i­tor, HDTV, TV, or p pro­jec­tor?

Maximum PC - - TABLE OF CONTENTS - BY JEREMY LAIRD

A big-screen PC is a blast. In days of yore, hook­ing up a PC to a TV via a low-res ana­log in­ter­face was fun, but it was also blurry, borky, and sub-op­ti­mal. To­day, ev­ery­thing is crisp, clean, and dig­i­tal. TVs of­fer high-res 4K pan­els that match or ex­ceed most PC mon­i­tors for pixel count, and in the case of HDTVs with HDR sup­port, color depth and con­trast, too. Even pro­jec­tors now sup­port proper PC-size pixel grids. So what makes for the best big-screen ex­pe­ri­ence?

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