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post #1 of 10
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Hi there ,

Just been struggling mentally and physically with two new monitors.
Tell me now , It's impossible to have dual monitors on one system displaying exactly the same colors isn't it.

I have been moving sliders for over a month now on 3 levels to get the color to match my digital camera on both displays. On the LED monitor settings and in ATI catalyst in two setting levels. I have not been able to get both monitors to display true colors until now, and am at a point of given up and want to give up using dual monitors for this reason.

Please tell me that this is a normal phenomenon and that noone can get both identical monitors to display the same colors. EVEN before starting up windows , in post I see the POST in different colors when in default settings , suggesting that the display ports are F%$^ing with me in the ultimate annoying way. Even thinkin of maybe changing MOBO's out of frustrations.
The Video card doesn't seem to be it , cause other VGA cards give the same results ..

Please tell me that this is normal and I am stupid

Thanks

Ralph
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post #2 of 10
If you want them to match exactly, you'll have to get them professionally calibrated.
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how ?

You mean like that LCD Spyder 3 calibration tool ?
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post #4 of 10
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Urgh , noone knows , noone has this problem but me ?

Pre post the monitor colors are already different , I am wondering why this is .
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by honsbeek View Post
Urgh , noone knows , noone has this problem but me ?

Pre post the monitor colors are already different , I am wondering why this is .
The colors are different pre-post because they have nothing to do with your computer. No two monitors will match colors exactly. I don't see people with this issue often, so maybe yours are worse than most.
post #6 of 10
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OR I AM MORE SENSITIVE

I am irritated by it , because I only do photo processing and now my photos look different on each monitor ,

Wonder what I could change to prevent it , GPU or MOBO ? Have no other system where I can test the monitors on.
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post #7 of 10
you are waisting money to change your mobo and gpu.

i would look for to monitors in the same batch and as close as posible to the same numbers like they where made one after another. this way it will be almost as identical to the other.

and then pay some wise ass to calibrate them even more to get them 99.9% the same
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post #8 of 10
You need to get a color calibration tool - I had three monitors that matched color after being calibrated - you can't try to calibrate them by eye unless you are used to professionally calibrating monitors and have accurate color swabs. Also if possible all color settings should be adjusted on the monitor first to eliminate as many variables possible, and then adjusted system wide - something such as the Spyder3Pro will do this for you (or most of the other calibration tools)
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by levontraut View Post
i would look for to monitors in the same batch and as close as posible to the same numbers like they where made one after another. this way it will be almost as identical to the other.
That's pretty much out of the question , cause I already bought the monitors.
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post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
You need to get a color calibration tool - I had three monitors that matched color after being calibrated - you can't try to calibrate them by eye unless you are used to professionally calibrating monitors and have accurate color swabs. Also if possible all color settings should be adjusted on the monitor first to eliminate as many variables possible, and then adjusted system wide - something such as the Spyder3Pro will do this for you (or most of the other calibration tools)
I do need to get that tool , but they are pricy , and you only want to Elite if you are getting one.

May I ask , how does the spyder 3 handle with Dual monitor setups ? Will it create two different profiles and how are the results are completion , any differences , slight one maybe ?

thank you
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