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While I'm pretty sure I know the answer I HAVE to ask since I've got a monitor that seems to be compatible is there ANY way to get this to work with an AMD card?

I'm sure the answer is "no" or perhaps "buy an Nvidia card"
Sorry not at this time. Its Nvidia exclusive.
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Okay so when I start games with LB on I get like 0.1FPS and whole computer freezes and sound also, I have to super quick to hold CTRL+T so not everything crashes, is there any other way doing this?
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I finally got around to test the 10% Lightboost settings. And wow motion is even more clear, but man it is dark. A completely dark room is needed for those settings, but wow Crysis 3 beta was as smooth and clear as ever. Pixperan speed 30 was even more readable.

BTW nice review as always Vega. thumb.gif
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CRT are still superior! It become harder and harder to find high-end CRT that have not used much, but usually they came really cheap. The CRT is the only technology that gives me advantage over other players. No input lag, no ghosting, superior colors that help spot and identify enemy hiding in dark posts on map before he starts shooting at me. Properly focused CRT still have equal sharpness of LCD on native resolution.

Only real advantage of LCD displays over 10 year old CRT are giving empty space behind screen that are not usable and is left empty anyway.
     
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No, it gives you extra space in in front of your screen that is vastly used, and it doesn't look ugly.
Edited by hamzatm - 2/2/13 at 8:36am
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I finally got around to test the 10% Lightboost settings. And wow motion is even more clear, but man it is dark. A completely dark room is needed for those settings, but wow Crysis 3 beta was as smooth and clear as ever. Pixperan speed 30 was even more readable.

BTW nice review as always Vega. thumb.gif

Ya, the 10% settings is very nice but like you said it is too dim to use in a room unless it's fairly dark. Only useful for very light controlled rooms or at night. I've found out that typical matte film coatings used block over 10% of total light and that light is scattered. Gloss film transmits over 99% of light and doesn't scatter. It will be interesting to see how much brighter it will make the screen.
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Thing I do find kinda strange is that I used a emitter and didnt do anything you otherwise wouldnt have done when trying to play a 3D game. But there is no way to turn it off...... Kinda weird if you ask me.
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Thing I do find kinda strange is that I used a emitter and didnt do anything you otherwise wouldnt have done when trying to play a 3D game. But there is no way to turn it off...... Kinda weird if you ask me.
Ya it's a bug I the Nvidia drivers that we exploit to get the Lightboost to stay on in 2d mode. I have found the only sure way to get the monitor(s) back to regular 2d is a system restart with turning off the power to the monitors completely, I just flip my power surge switch when PC is off and then restart. But I myself just leave Lightboost on continuously.
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Mine turns off perfectly, I just change the "choose when display is in 3D mode" to "when 3d application runs" (instead of "always"), and then click apply. Lightboost gone.
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Funny, mine stays in LB mode after doing that and anything else. Although I prefer it to stay in LB mode.
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