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Brightness: 300cd/m2 LED vs 400cd/m2 CCFL?

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I have no experience with LED monitors. I know that they are usually brighter,but...

Side by side, which monitor would look brighter? A CCFL-backlit monitor with 400cd/m2 of brightness, or an LED backlit monitor with 300cd/m2 of brightness? Or are the numbers absolute regardless of the backlighting?

Also, how does the high LED contrast come into play in the vividness of the picture?
Edited by xFyre - 11/8/11 at 11:57am
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Are you trolling or are you just that stupid?
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I'm asking a question. If you don't want to answer, fine. I'm sorry you're having a bad day.
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they'll look the same because the brightness can be adjusted?

i have a 250 rated monitor that cannot be made to match the 500cd/m2 monitor (hp LP2465 ips).
the zr30w is rated 370 and can get too bright and can match the lp2465. so i'd say anything over 350 is overkill because i dont have the brightness anywhere near max.

i have to keep the zr30w a little higher than normal so that the whites don't appear "dirty".
there's also more power drawn (according to my killawatt) the higher the brightness setting. it'd be nice if the zr30w was LED because there's a lot of heat emitted.

unless you're planning to use the monitor outside, 400 cd/m2 is a little much.
    
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Originally Posted by kyle-reece;15620282 
Are you trolling or are you just that stupid?

haha, I wasn't expecting to read a response such as this today.


@OP, the backlighting has no effect on monitor contrast, the panel does. As far as those brightness readings go the 400 would appear brighter. Don't go by manufacturers specs, read actual tests of the displays you are interested in. Manufacturers tend to give out meaningless dynamic contrast ratios and response times in order to sell more units.
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