Thanks for a great review! I will be getting my LE52F96BDX within the next few weeks or so, even though I'm still very unsure of the huge dip in brightness output at only 450 cd/m2 (Samsung's nit) compared to the 550 cd/m2 (nit) of the older M86/M87 models.. this does bother me a little, as well as a few other niggling faults i.e. off-centre/viewing angle and only 96 LED backlights having to illuminate 2 million pixels, but the brightness is the more concerning problem! One thing for sure, if you could somehow post your procedure/settings for achieving the best picture possibility with near-N65 Greyscale, then this would help very much. Thanks Vincent.