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I've created a new graph to compare the amount of motion blur between different common LightBoost and non-LightBoost modes:



It's now added to PHOTOS: 60Hz vs 120Hz vs LightBoost.
It shows that even the worst 100Hz LightBoost mode has far less motion blur than 144Hz non-LightBoost.

It also shows that the LightBoost % setting (via monitor OSD) is incremental compared to turning on/off LightBoost.
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UPDATE:

Better LightBoost Color

Vega and several other people have messaged to tell me that the new Geforce driver version 320.18 (nVidia website) has greatly improved LightBoost color quality on ASUS VG248QE and BENQ XL2411T monitors. It is not as good color as 144Hz, but much closer than before.
post #1063 of 2929
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Better LightBoost Color -- Upgrade to nVidia Geforce driver 320.18

UPDATE:

Better LightBoost Color

CallSignVega and several other people have messaged to tell me that the new Geforce driver version 320.18 (nVidia website) has greatly improved LightBoost color quality on ASUS VG248QE (and maybe BENQ XL2411T monitors). It is not as good color as 144Hz, but much closer than before.

NOTE: For those who don't know LightBoost, see the LightBoost thread.
Edited by mdrejhon - 6/5/13 at 1:47pm
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Good work!!!
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UPDATE:

Better LightBoost Color

Vega and several other people have messaged to tell me that the new Geforce driver version 320.18 (nVidia website) has greatly improved LightBoost color quality on ASUS VG248QE and BENQ XL2411T monitors. It is not as good color as 144Hz, but much closer than before.

Yah, but that driver is playing havoc with BF3 for a lot of people, myself included. Had to rollback a couple of drivers. So ...
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I guess we shall have to wait until these drivers are fixed -- but it's good news that nVidia is at least paying a little more attention to LightBoost calibration now. Let's hope this is a trend!
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UPDATE:

Better LightBoost Color

Vega and several other people have messaged to tell me that the new Geforce driver version 320.18 (nVidia website) has greatly improved LightBoost color quality on ASUS VG248QE and BENQ XL2411T monitors. It is not as good color as 144Hz, but much closer than before.
Awesome. I was tired of the color looking like garbage on my monitor.
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With all the problems associated with this driver, including the fact that it's KILLING CARDS like some kind of GPU Assassin, I would say that holding off on the driver update is a good idea... I'm sure that the color improvement will remain in future drivers, and hopefully these drivers will actually drive the cards (and not to suicide).
   
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CallSignVega and a few others reported an improvement in the picture on a different display than expected -- the XL2720T -- so I'm wondering what 320.18 is doing in this territory.
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Ah yes I have tested this new driver, but on a side monitor XL2720T which now has far better picture quality than the VG248QE both in LB mode. wink.gif The QE seems all faded and bleached out now with the BenQ looking far superior. The crimson tint is pretty much gone now, but the BenQ looks much more like a normal non-LB monitor side-by-side versus the Asus.

Same for my VG278H; my VG278H has comparatively excellent colors in LightBoost (about 80% as good as non-LightBoost), with contrast ratios approaching 700:1.
It is probably using a similiar panel as the XL2720T.

I'm wondering what's the jig is up for the VG248QE. Very, very strange.
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