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LCD monitor vs LCD TV

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#1
if you don't have a really good video card, will a lcd tv give you better picture than a lcd monitor or does it have nothing to do with the video card?

i have heard that a tv generates its own images so it doesn't need the video card to run it so it give great pictures reguardless of the video card. is this BS or what?
 
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#2
Generally speaking LCD TVS give worse picture quality than LCD Monitors....I know cause i have an 55 inch 1080p LCD Connected to my computer and i like the samsung more....On the other hand 55 inches is far more than 21 so i really cant say :)