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Just got the VG248QE out of the box and tried the 2D lightboost but I cant tell a difference I think.

Had a 120 hz previous to this so I know how 120 hz 120 fps feels,

And when I tried the 2D lightboost with the VG248QW I did the following.

-Install 3D stuff with emitter enabled.
- Auto launch game in 3D.
- CTRL-T to turn it off.
- No noticable change.

In the screen menu it says 3D mode with Nvidia lightboost, I can change this from off, to max in increments but all it does is make the screen brighter when I get closer to the max. I cant really notice a difference between off or on smoothness wise.

Did I forget something ? Nowhere in the Nvidia control panel can I find anything about the 2D lightboost. The reason I think its not working is that in 2D it becomes brighter when I turn Lightboost to the max, while everyone says it goes dimmer plus changes the color a bit. But for me it just becomes brighter without a color shift.
Edited by Doubleome - 1/31/13 at 1:10pm
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Edit and removed.

Not sure how it just posted twice.
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Originally Posted by Doubleome View Post

Just got the VG248QE out of the box and tried the 2D lightboost but I cant tell a difference I think.

Had a 120 hz previous to this so I know how 120 hz 120 fps feels,

And when I tried the 2D lightboost with the VG248QW I did the following.

-Install 3D stuff with emitter enabled.
- Auto launch game in 3D.
- CTRL-T to turn it off.
- No noticable change.

In the screen menu it says 3D mode with Nvidia lightboost, I can change this from off, to max in increments but all it does is make the screen brighter when I get closer to the max. I cant really notice a difference between off or on smoothness wise.

Did I forget something ? Nowhere in the Nvidia control panel can I find anything about the 2D lightboost. The reason I think its not working is that in 2D it becomes brighter when I turn Lightboost to the max, while everyone says it goes dimmer plus changes the color a bit. But for me it just becomes brighter without a color shift.
If your pic gets brighter after you control T then your monitor is going back to normal 2d mode.
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Try this method in Nvidia Control Panel

-checked enable stereoscopic 3d box
-> run Wizard
-> run test stereoscopic 3d in N control panel
-> set refresh rate to 120hz & select Apply refresh rate to all games box
-> launch test app
-> exit test app
-> uncheck Enable stereoscopic 3d box
-> apply




Monitor should stay dark after exiting app if done correctly. Increase contrast settings on monitor for brightness. I set my contrast to 92 on my vg278h for 2d Lightboost.
Edited by Swolern - 1/31/13 at 1:25pm
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If your pic gets brighter after you control T then your monitor is going back to normal 2d mode.

Thats why I figured it isnt working correctly. The physical screen menu says its on, and by making it higher it becomes brighter but not a physical change in smoothness.

Any way to really ensure its running in 2D mode ?
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I've noticed while trying to get 2D Lightboost to work it can be very finicky. By the way, the jump from 144 Hz non-LB to 120 Hz LB is hugely apparent, so I doubt you have LB on. Really the easiest way to check if LB is on is check the monitor menu, virtually everything will be greyed out in LB mode. The BenQ even tells you it's in LB mode. I just got my VG248QE and will hopefully get to play around with it this weekend. I think it can be generally accepted though that the two 24" 1ms Lightboost monitors will be superior to their 27" counterparts.
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In the event you're not sure if LightBoost is running just fire up PixPerAn. If you can read the scrolling text (F4) above a speed of 12 (the highest ever registered on an LCD) then it's enabled.
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In the event you're not sure if LightBoost is running just fire up PixPerAn. If you can read the scrolling text (F4) above a speed of 12 (the highest ever registered on an LCD) then it's enabled.

Im using a emitter so I wont be able to test it right ? 2D lightboost wont be enabled in windows or ?

Just tried the program. After exiting BF3 in my screen menu it tells me Lightboost is enabled.

But reading the text on a speed of 12 is doable but nearly impossible. It started to get blurry on speed 4-5. Changing the lightboost from off to max in increments only changed the brightness zero change in readability.

Hope Ill get it to work soon, high hopes still.
Edited by Doubleome - 1/31/13 at 1:39pm
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An emitter just means you don't need to use the INF method.

You should be able to read well into the 20s in PixPerAn with LightBoost enabled. Some have reached 28, although your neck muscles may require some warming up first smile.gif
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An emitter just means you don't need to use the INF method.

You should be able to read well into the 20s in PixPerAn with LightBoost enabled. Some have reached 28, although your neck muscles may require some warming up first smile.gif

Then its prolly not working for me.. yet I hope
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