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I want to get a new monitor and the one im looking at has 300 cd/m²
is that enough at a $500 price point or would more even matter?
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My sub $200 1080p 24in monitor is 250 cd/㎡
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My sub $200 1080p 24in monitor is 250 cd/㎡
yeah but whats the real difference if i dont have it turned max brightness anyway would it really matter?
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I have just bought a Fujitsu P24W-6 IPS and according to prad.de it actually do have a max brightness of 400 cd/m². My point is, the real brightness are usually a bit less than they advertise.

I have tried to find the best setting for GTA 4 with enb mod and found that it was best set in game setting: brightness to half normal , contrast to max and in monitor to set contrast to max and brightness to 85 may be higher. That way dark is still dark but the sunshine looks more real (during day at least, have not tested at night yet)- but this is my taste. Of cause if it was realistic we would be wearing sunglasses in front of the screen.

Edit: I have not needed it in other games yet, but I have only tested 3 games.

Unfortunately the review of Fujitsu P24W-6 IPS are only available in German.
Unfortunately some of the function do not function. It can only scale to full screen
and no dynamic contrast. also the viewing angles do not seem grate to me but the screen is hung striate from my face 22 inches away so all in all I am Happy with it.
Edited by G woodlogger - 8/6/11 at 1:32pm
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300 is fine. i doubt you'll need to crank the brightness all the way up.

250 is low. 300 is alright. 450-500 imo is overkill.
    
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post #6 of 6
250 IS LOW ?
Ma sparati na sega va.



The optimal value of brightness for daily use is 120cd/m2 !
u can change it for some gamesor some films or depend for example to a dark or much lighed room.


250cd/m2 to max brighness is ok for the major part of users, more brightness is only for big monitor because i must look it to major distance or for 3d monitor because the glasses dark the image.
Edited by senna89 - 8/7/11 at 1:01pm
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