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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

It's never enough

Last time - 640x360 was about the best you can get on your CRT TV
Just now - 1024x768 or 1280x720, average-quality rip
Near future - High-bitrate 720P or 1080P

Last time - Pentium 2 was all it took
Just now - Athlon 64 for the H.264
Near future - DXVA

Last time - 100+MB
Just now - 200~300+MB
Near future - 300-500MB and higher

Last time I thought I would be satisfied with just that much. Now it's all different.

Same thing applies to audio:

Last time - Creative 2.0
Just now - MX5021/AegoM or equivalent
Near future - A good pair of bookshelves below 1k

(Note: "Just now" did not really exist as I never really bought a $200 PC speaker, but that was what I thought I would be satisfied with at that point of time)

Last time - NeoMini
Just now - Zhaolu D2.5A w/OPA-Earth
Near future - Benchmark DAC1

Last time - 192kbps
Just now - 320kbps
Near future - Lossless
Far future - 24-bit and Vinyl

Whatever it is, one thing is for sure - BD rips rock.

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