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Did you try the color profile pablo posted? that looks beautiful on mine.

I did not, can you help me find where it is posted?
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Just the colors needed to be max

No they don't. Calibrating a monitor is an exacting science. I used to calibrate CRT projectors. What you are looking for is a flat gray scale across the spectrum. That is not possible with all colors cranked to 100. There is no color balance to the image. Contrast at 40 actually makes sense. That's within a reasonable range. Cranking anything up to 100 will simply shorten the life of the monitor over time. Do you redline your RPMs when driving your car? That's what you are doing to your monitor by cranking levels to max.
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No they don't. Calibrating a monitor is an exacting science. I used to calibrate CRT projectors. What you are looking for is a flat gray scale across the spectrum. That is not possible with all colors cranked to 100. There is no color balance to the image. Contrast at 40 actually makes sense. That's within a reasonable range. Cranking anything up to 100 will simply shorten the life of the monitor over time. Do you redline your RPMs when driving your car? That's what you are doing to your monitor by cranking levels to max.
I drive a 04 Mustang GT so yes, i like to redline it.
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You are missing the point. Completely.
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I drive a 04 Mustang GT so yes, i like to redline it.

No post edit feature. Grrrrr

Do you constantly have the car in the red line? That's what you are doing to the monitor by cranking settings up 100% all the time. It's your monitor. Do what you want with it. I'm just letting you know that what you've done isn't accurate and it WILL shorten the life of the monitor.

Best of luck to you.
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No post edit feature. Grrrrr

Do you constantly have the car in the red line? That's what you are doing to the monitor by cranking settings up 100% all the time. It's your monitor. Do what you want with it. I'm just letting you know that what you've done isn't accurate and it WILL shorten the life of the monitor.

Best of luck to you.

On Overclock.net i think we are all aware that pushing our equipment to the maximum settings will shorten its lifespan.

Thanks though.
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I went back and forth with a friend of mine on color calibration and we came to the conclusion.
My blue-green is his green-blue.
Not everyone sees they same-color/shades/brightness/etc...so it is to each their own.

I went through the same thing with headphones-lol


-dimwit-

I have been messing around with the calibration and get it so screwed up, I have to go back to default and start over-lol.
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post #578 of 1116
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I went back and forth with a friend of mine on color calibration and we came to the conclusion.
My blue-green is his green-blue.
Not everyone sees they same-color/shades/brightness/etc...so it is to each their own.
Ambient lighting can effect the way you see colors, especially when working with a reflective screen (in the case of glossy monitors). That's what colorimeters are for. Preference is subjective, color accuracy however is not.

And VABuckeye is right, simply cranking everything up to 100 is not going to give you accurate color.
Edited by Booty Warrior - 2/11/13 at 12:50pm
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No post edit feature. Grrrrr

Do you constantly have the car in the red line? That's what you are doing to the monitor by cranking settings up 100% all the time. It's your monitor. Do what you want with it. I'm just letting you know that what you've done isn't accurate and it WILL shorten the life of the monitor.

Best of luck to you.

On Overclock.net i think we are all aware that pushing our equipment to the maximum settings will shorten its lifespan.

Thanks though.

Yea, but there's pushing your equipment for gain, and pushing your equipment for lack of a better setting. You are guilty of the latter. I'm all about overclocking and performance, running your monitor with crazy settings is neither tongue.gif


EDIT: These are Pablo's color settings. There's a profile you can apply (which only applies in windows, full screen games will not use these settings.) or you can use the OSD and configure to the settings he has listed.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1257538/microcenter-now-carrying-the-27-2560x1440-korean-ips-monitors/250_50#post_17389912
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Ambient lighting can effect the way you see colors, especially when working with a reflective screen (in the case of glossy monitors). That's what colorimeters are for. Preference is subjective, color accuracy however is not.

Accurate to whom?
Everyone sees different.

-dimwit-
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