How Picky Are You When It Comes To Video Quality

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Spartak

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dvd-rip nowadays are very rare I would say they almost don't exist anymore, I still find some movies that were VHS rip, good old times...
 
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I am pretty picky about the quality usually. I dont go full blu-ray ever though. 1080p and about ~10GB+ releases from good and reputable encoder groups are something to get. But I have bad habit not to delete movies from my computer, and I could be seeding for years, so I run out of space all the time. (I have 5TB of HDD space :/)
This is basically me as well in terms of quality and storage, although I'm starting to get more h265 encodings which can be a bit smaller. Trust me, more storage doesn't change anything! You just think to yourself "Oh, good - I don't have to curate anything for a while" and before you know it, you're nearly at capacity again. :rolleyes:
 
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i used to be REAL picky! as im also encoding a little myself. but im not that picky anymore.. after i joined Karagarga:piratetongue:
 
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Im moderately picky, like if i like a movie so much ill get the highest quality internal encode possible, but for most of the new movies i get scene/p2p blurays as soon as it appears
 
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For TV: 720p x265 or standard x264 (whichever I find first)
For Movie: 720p x264 primarily

All bets are off it's something special :)
 
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i only have my computer to play video, so i prefer 720p.
 
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So I use the Mac platform and am unable to copy larger than 2 or so gig files on to USB. I usually just copy 720 over to a usb and stick it in the TV ( 60 inch samsung ). Its really frustrating though. I would probably go for better quality if I could since my TV certainly would do the quality justice.
 
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I never used to be picky but lately i found myself getting annoyed with lower quality rips. Especially as I like movies that are action or nature based. So its 720p minimum but if we are watching it on our projector screen I'll grab a 1080p. Upload speeds aren't fantastic where I live so I can't just splash out as much as I'd like haha.

Sometimes it hard to 'wait' for a high quality rip when its a movie you've been dying to watch but its always worth it!

For TV shows I don't really care or if the wife wants to watch a romantic comedy and its all about dialogue don't really care either.
 
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I most of the time go for 720p releases, rarelly anything below that mark.
For full-durations animated movies though, I tend to opt for 1080p releases.
 
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Almost always internals of the best trackers, in 1080p Bluray if possible, otherwise 720p and/or AMZ/NF/HDTV
 
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720p encodes from 4K streams have been really great to watch, great size/quality ratio. :)
 
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Had no opinion when I started out as a pirate. Now I prefer 720p at least, and I would love to be able to watch 4K, but neither my internet connection nor my TV supports it.
 
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Started off with remuxes but moved to 1080p internal encodes shortly after, what I love in particular is how these groups will often make hybrids or correct/hide flaws that are visible in the original BluRay whilst keeping it as transparent as possible too.
 
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I am all about the remux versions, I need more HDs due to this but I am addicted to that format/quality. I love that he resolution is always the max.

Never want to see 4k or then I am in trouble lol (will want that quality)
 
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Currently sticking to scene 1080p BluRay rips, but I do compare the version I have with whatever iNTERNALs or REMASTEREDs are released. Newer isn't always better. I only upgraded my Plex server last year to be able to handle all the simultaneous 1080p transcodes I'll ever need, but I really want to start upgrading to 4K for archival puproses. Unfortunately Plex isn't able to tone map HDR to SDR yet, which means I'd have to maintain a second library with 4K content and waste space on duplicates. So I'm holding out for now ...
 
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Ill take whatever I can get, especially rare tv shows/movies but if its newer/widespread I expect top notch 1080p or 4k. Currently Im replacing my 8 tb drives with 12's so should push my personal storage well over 100 tb, plenty of room
 
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Ill take whatever I can get, especially rare tv shows/movies but if its newer/widespread I expect top notch 1080p or 4k. Currently Im replacing my 8 tb drives with 12's so should push my personal storage well over 100 tb, plenty of room
Holy crap, and I thought I was a data hoarder at 29 TB!
 
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After buying a 1080p screen PC, it is kinda difficult to watch anything below 720p. Hopefully, connection speed is better here compared to previous years. So i can snatch HD stuff in a decent time
 
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