How Picky Are You When It Comes To Video Quality

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rebelpirate

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I only watch internal encodes, nothing scene released with exception for tv shows, there is a very big difference as scene releases have rules to get the encode available as soon as possible. Quality makes a big difference when u take the time to do the job properly.
 

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720 at the minimum, 1080 if the size isn't so great, max i'd ever get for 1080p is 6 gigs.
 

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I'm very picky, for TV shows if I love the show then it's 1080p, 720p for others.
For movies, no remux unless the difference between it and the encode is less than 5 GB, Old movies 1080p if there is an encode, if not 720p. For new mainstream movies I always download 720p unless it's an excellent movie with outdoor scenes (like The Revenant). Of course I always download P2P, if I downloaded a Scene release that's because there is no other choice.
 

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It all depends on source bluray disc. In most cases it would be quality 1080p encode or remux, but If its 1080i then i would pick 720p encode.For tv series releases from Amazon can be better then bluray disc....
 

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TV : 576p - 720p. Exceptions are documentaries about nature/space/planet earth etc.

Movies: 720p - 1080p. Slowly changing everything in library to 1080p encodes from 720p. TBH 720p still looks good to me but I have more space so why not get the 1080p. 4k is useless for my aging eyes and the little 50 inch TV.
 

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Some of my favorite older shows are in SD. I still love watching them. As much as possible I want everything to be in HD but I take what I can get. Even though I'm grabbing the highest quality files in many cases I probably won't ever notice the details. I'm usually not sitting very close to my TV.
 

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These days i think it has a lot more to do with what i intend to view it on, or the extras included. A vast majority of my film/tv consumption is on a screen 2.5ft from my face. I have begun separating snatches into archival quality favorites and ephemeral watches; the former often resulting in a full-disc download w/ extras or a specific transfer, the latter largely decided based on available options and 'rarity' so as to archive a rare format/quality for others, via long term seeding where i snatch, or cross-uploading to other trackers.

SD don't bother me none - especially when no greater quality (or release) exists.
 

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It depends. A lot of times I just want to watch something immediately so I am ok with grabbing DVD quallity, but if I am planning ahead I'll go for 1080P or 4k. The one thing that I usually can't do is cams - especially the ones without a direct audio line.
 

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I have very simple setup for my plex:
For movies I may want to see very early: Web DL 1080p.
My standard: 1080p internal/approved only from ptp/hdbits/awesome. I grab internals only because I don't want to deal with quality issues and also I want to support the amazing work encoders do.
If Web DL was downloaded, it is being removed once 1080p comes on deck.
Finally, for movies I want to see in UltraHD, I simply download them and they land in 4K Library.
 

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By video quality I assume you mean res and not encoding parameters like bit-rate and such? I do 720 or above or DVD rip on a rare occasion. One thing I do insist is renaming everything to it's correct name then running it through media companion to get the artwork and metadata for Kodi.
 
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