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BenQ G2420HD Color Calibration

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Looking for the best settings to set my monitors color at:
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=53667&vpn=G2420HD

I love the Dynamic Display Mode where the colors come in rich and deeper, but white dropshadows on black text make the text look quite blurry.. And greens and orange seem a bit too vibrant. Everything else looks amazing though!

I have it set to Standard Display Mode right now with Color Temperature set to User Mode with Red at 100, Green at 100 and Blue at 100.

The colors do not look as rich, deep and vibrant though. They look kind of grey and washed out in Standard Display Mode..

I work in web design so color values are pretty important.
But can I get the best of both worlds with this monitor? Bright, vibrant colors while still being true to their color values?

Thanks,
Edited by revlimiter - 7/27/11 at 7:58pm
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I have 2 of that in my office, and all i can tell you is: forget about it, when you need accurate colors.
We have also tried to set it up, but some of the colors will never be accurate. Thats just how it is, with low-end TN+Film panels.
Then we bought some new BenQ-s, with AMVA LED panels, they are far better in terms of colours, but have EXTREME response times, even with AMA (Overdrive ON) you see the trails...
All in all, none of these will come anywhere near an IPS or PVA panel professional monitor. Like my U2410.
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