Gotta say, I was on the line about buying this TV at first, hearing all of the negativity surrounding the 120Hz lag and all. But, that has been fixed, for the most part. Philips had released firmware specific to squashing the lag issues, and although it's not the most efficient way of stopping the problem, it's certainly not a bad way.
The game mode, used for PC and console gaming signals removes the post-processing the TV adds, aka the 120Hz. Still this TV is great when I want to flip on XBMC or streaming Netflix through Firefox or Chrome. I just turn the Game mode off, and voila, smooth, crisp 1080p resolution from my computer. Now, one thing that seems to happen with many TV-as-monitor setups is the horrendous overscan. After some slight tweaking and fiddling with my Nvidia card's internal control panel, I get no overscan and it's a beautiful thing. Playing games like Fallout: New Vegas and STALKER: CoP are a treat for the eyes. Still coming from a 16:10 setup to 16:9 makes the internal per-game tweaking a might bit awkward (Just Cause 2 refuses to use 1080p and switches to 1080i... still can't figure that one out, and no config file either...)
Only downfall is that the power saving mode, if turned off, makes the screen way too bright, but that same mode also muddles the screen slightly. I guess it's all about how your eyes adjust. One thing I have to spend time with is calibration. Not sure if it'll make things "pop" more, but it's worth a shot.
Anyway, for the price I paid, it's a solid TV, and definitely a huge leap away from the now tiny 20" widescreen monitor I had been used to playing on. Now just to upgrade my computer to get solid frame-rates in all the latest games. I'm looking at you, Crysis 2.
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