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Right. (I'm assuming you are referring to the brownish/yellowish look of the old monitor, again hard to judge by one picture) Assuming the older screen is on the right in that picture, go again to the display color tab in CCC. Now, keep the white background on both monitors and change the color temperature slider (on the bottom) until it matches. Once you click apply, that setting will stick. tongue.gif

EDIT: Never mind, found it smile.gif

But it doesn't really do anything... I can't seem to figure out what's going on frown.gif
Edited by WhitePrQjser - 3/10/12 at 2:21pm
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Right. (I'm assuming you are referring to the brownish/yellowish look of the old monitor, again hard to judge by one picture) Assuming the older screen is on the right in that picture, go again to the display color tab in CCC. Now, keep the white background on both monitors and change the color temperature slider (on the bottom) until it matches. Once you click apply, that setting will stick. tongue.gif

EDIT: Never mind, found it smile.gif

But it doesn't really do anything... I can't seem to figure out what's going on frown.gif

If the slider doesn't do anything, something is wrong. At the lower end of the slider, your whites are pretty much yellow/orangeish. And at the top, pretty much blue. If this doesn't happen, your CCC is just acting up. tongue.gif
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If the slider doesn't do anything, something is wrong. At the lower end of the slider, your whites are pretty much yellow/orangeish. And at the top, pretty much blue. If this doesn't happen, your CCC is just acting up. tongue.gif

Well, I didn't mean it like that biggrin.gif CCC works fine, and it does change in color, but it never gets as bright as my new screen frown.gif
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If the slider doesn't do anything, something is wrong. At the lower end of the slider, your whites are pretty much yellow/orangeish. And at the top, pretty much blue. If this doesn't happen, your CCC is just acting up. tongue.gif

Well, I didn't mean it like that biggrin.gif CCC works fine, and it does change in color, but it never gets as bright as my new screen frown.gif

If you've maxed the brightness on the screen's OSD, you won't get it any brighter. (At least the lighter shades. Dark colors can be brightened but that's a bit more complicated) Something you'll probably have to just deal with it.
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Increase the contrast, as much as it is wierd brightness controls black levels, contrast controls whites/luminance.
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If you've maxed the brightness on the screen's OSD, you won't get it any brighter. (At least the lighter shades. Dark colors can be brightened but that's a bit more complicated) Something you'll probably have to just deal with it.

Yeah, well... Might buy 2x screens more one day. One to replace the dull, old one, and another for third display frown.gif

Thanks for all your help, man. Too darn bad, the monitor is "faulty" in this way.


EDIT: Would +rep you if I could headscratch.gif
Edited by WhitePrQjser - 3/10/12 at 2:41pm
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Increase the contrast, as much as it is wierd brightness controls black levels, contrast controls whites/luminance.

Yeah, well, tried setting contrast in the OSD, and it did improve, but still not on the same level as my new screen frown.gif
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Is it still in warranty? If not it couldn't hurt to call them and ask for a replacement or something. The worst they can do it say no.
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Is it still in warranty? If not it couldn't hurt to call them and ask for a replacement or something. The worst they can do it say no.

Yeah, you're right... Might as well try smile.gif
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