FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas CaliforniaThomson ReutersI’m a bit of a stickler when it comes to video quality, so I often notice a difference when I switch between watching cable TV and a streaming service like Netflix or even YouTube on my TV.

Overall, streaming video from a service like Netflix looks sharper than cable TV, despite the fact I’m watching both in the same 1920 x 1080 resolution. 

Indeed, whether you notice it or not, there is a difference between the two in the way the video is being displayed on your TV.

See how the two differ and why internet streaming video looks better than cable TV: