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LED VS CCFL Brightness

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Hello

I don't have first hand experience with LED screens, and since I'm going for one now, I'd like to know how brightness between these two types of backlight compare.

I'll be getting the new VG278H when it comes out, and it's an LED with 300cd/m2 of brightness. I'd like to know how that compares to my Alienware OptX, which has 400cd/m2, but is CCFL Backlit. Will it be darker? Or does being LED backlit give it a brightness edge?
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Blacks and white are perfect on LED. But LED doesn't have the color accuracy as CCFL on TN panels. LED brightness > CCFL anyday.
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LED displays can get extremely bright. Also, I'm pretty sure the VG278H is rated for 400cd/m2. See here: http://hothardware.com/Reviews/NVIDI...78-LCD/?page=3
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