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Regular color gamut vs extended color gamut

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Nevermind, here is the answer I was looking for.

In short, extended color gamut is marketing BS;

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/display_myths_shattered?page=0%2C3

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Edited by Tralala - 4/26/11 at 10:21am
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A wider colour gamut does not necessarily translate to a better final display quality.

This article by a very reputable source explains some of the myths behind display gimmicks.
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Bigger Isn't Better

One common misconception frequently exploited by manufacturers is that a wider color gamut indicates a better display that produces more realistic colors. This is absolutely wrong. A larger gamut will simply make all of the screen colors for standard production content appear more saturated than they ought to appear. Indeed, displays claiming more than 100 percent of the standard color gamut simply can’t show colors that aren’t in the original source image. Expanded gamuts are just gimmicks that make consumers think they’re getting something better.

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Originally Posted by fluxlite;13279510 
A wider colour gamut does not necessarily translate to a better final display quality.

This article by a very reputable source explains some of the myths behind display gimmicks.



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repped anyways for good measure cool.gif
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