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Old May 31, 2013, 03:33 PM
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+1000 for possibly the coolest tech tip in the past year (for me anyway).
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Old May 31, 2013, 03:45 PM
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I agree. It would be ground breaking if in reality it wasn't just taking us back to were we were 15 years ago.
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Old June 5, 2013, 12:47 PM
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I agree. It would be ground breaking if in reality it wasn't just taking us back to were we were 15 years ago.
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+1000 for possibly the coolest tech tip in the past year (for me anyway).
You're welcome!

Can you do us a BIG favour and help petition nVidia to make LightBoost as easy to enable as AA or VSYNC ON/OFF setting? I have posted a major thread in nVidia's own website, the Geforce Drivers Forum, and it's currently a popular thread in the last few days with people agreeing. I know a few nVidia employees read these forums; and I've seen them occasionally accommodate requests.

nVidia Forum: REQUEST: Make LightBoost an easy setting, like enabling AA or VSYNC ON/OFF

Let nVidia know that you agree!
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Old June 5, 2013, 02:11 PM
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--UPDATE--

Better LightBoost Color

CallSignVega and several other people have messaged to tell me that the new Geforce driver version 320.18 (nVidia website) has greatly improved LightBoost color quality on ASUS VG248QE and BENQ XL2411T monitors. It is not as good color as 144Hz, but much closer than before.

--EDIT--

Inconsistent results. Some displays get better LightBoost color, and other displays get worse LightBoost color. Some says VG248QE has worse colorl

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Ah yes I have tested this new driver, but on a side monitor XL2720T which now has far better picture quality than the VG248QE both in LB mode. ;) The QE seems all faded and bleached out now with the BenQ looking far superior. The crimson tint is pretty much gone now, but the BenQ looks much more like a normal non-LB monitor side-by-side versus the Asus.
I'd say wait on 320.18 until the story becomes clearer. It is clear that nVidia is tinkering with LightBoost color.

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Old June 9, 2013, 08:46 PM
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BTW, here's a new chart that makes motion blur comparisions easy.



Assumes frame rates matching refresh rate: The point of minimum stutters and motion blur. That means, you need the GPU horsepower to have at least 100fps@100Hz, to get these results. LightBoost is a strobe backlight that is only enabled at 100 to 120Hz, so it's like having a CRT that is limited to functioning at 100 to 120Hz. Go outside this range, and it reverts to being a regular LCD.
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Old June 9, 2013, 09:21 PM
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I ordered the XL2420T. I'm just worried my GTX 660 might not be able to output 120fps at 120hz.
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Old June 9, 2013, 09:55 PM
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I ordered the XL2420T. I'm just worried my GTX 660 might not be able to output 120fps at 120hz.
Depends on what games you are playing and how high you like your detail.
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Old June 13, 2013, 02:59 PM
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I ordered the XL2420T. I'm just worried my GTX 660 might not be able to output 120fps at 120hz.
One note; the XL2420T will have some slight overdrive artifact during LightBoost that doesn't show up on XL2411T or VG248QE. That said, the XL2420T has much better color than the XL2411T and the VG248QE. I'd love to hear back about your experience.
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Old June 14, 2013, 02:25 AM
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Meh, I'm returning it. I do more than just game with my monitor, and the monitor is terrible at everything but gaming.

Just have to wait until IPS monitors can be lightboosted... or find a CRT... :P
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We're still being fed this LCD crap, purely for profit reasons. They have SED TV's ready to roll.

SED - flat screen where every pixel is a mini CRT. Edit: Looks like SED's are dead in the water, crap.
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