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Hmm, it's always worked for me despite which method I used to enable lightboost.

On my VG278HE I used the custom .inf and registry hack, and lightboost disabled fine.

On my VG278H, I used the built in 3D emitter to enable lightboost normally - and it disabled fine here as well.

Only thing I can think of is something to do with the registry? The computer has been the same throughout.
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If you have trouble turning off LightBoost just change the 3d mode to 3D vision discover (if that doesn't fix it right away changing the resolution afterward should).
post #313 of 2929
So which monitor should i get for the lightboost hack... VG248QE or XL2411T? guess the benq has a bit better input lag?
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Originally Posted by amggotleir View Post

So which monitor should i get for the lightboost hack... VG248QE or XL2411T? guess the benq has a bit better input lag?
Neither have been tested yet for "versus" input lag comparision.

However, it does seem that both appear to be excellent (after color calibration -- some settings in the HardForum VG248QE thread. It does seem that the VG248QE is much easier to get, as the BENQ XL2411T is only available overseas. From what I am reading, here are some reviews of the VG248QE and LightBoost from HardForum:
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Originally Posted by Vega 
Gaming on this monitor is a pleasure as far as motion clarity is concerned. As a FW900 aficionado, this monitor with the right settings can have just as clear of motion. While the FW900 does have superior image quality, you also have a smaller image (22.5" versus 24"). Using NVIDIA driver 313.96, enabling Lightboost has been a fairly painless experience (although as some others have found out there is a bug in which under certain circumstances your computer will start pausing and behaving extremely sluggishly when adjusting 3D settings). Interestingly enough, the monitor seems to like to stay "stuck" in LB mode, even after adjusting settings in the control panel. This is actually a boon for those of us that bought this monitor for 24/7 LB mode like myself.
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Originally Posted by Baxter299 
way to go vega enjoyed your review and pics ..thanks for taking the time .got my VG248QE last friday .replacing my fw900 witch is finally taking a rest in my closet .
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Originally Posted by Romir 
Thanks for the timely review Vega.
I went ahead and opened mine and WOW, it really does feel like my FW900. I haven't tried a game yet but it's down right eerie seeing 2d text move without going blurry.
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All you need for this to work at ifs best is nvidia card and 144hz monitor?

Btw will it work just as good with cards like 460 470 or you need latest generation?

Lowest input lag and fastest is the 2411t and vg248qe atm?
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All you need for this to work at ifs best is nvidia card and 144hz monitor?
They can be 120hz or 144hz monitors, but they do need to have the Lightboost technology hardware included in the monitor(strobing backlight). And yes an Nvidia card.
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Btw will it work just as good with cards like 460 470 or you need latest generation?
As long as you get close to 120fps in the game you are good. 120fps @120hz will look the best. The 460/470 wont reach that level in most newer games, but older less gpu intense games will work. Although some games look still extremely smooth and clear above 90fps.
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Lowest input lag and fastest is the 2411t and vg248qe atm?
Yes those two are currently the top of the line for Lightboost.
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After I exit some games my desktop slows to a crawl mouse pointer included, this happens in Tribes and BF3, but doesn't happen in CS GO. I would like to leave LB always on but this is preventing me from doing it wackosmiley.gif Any ideas?

Monitor: Asus vg248qe

OS: Windows 7
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After I exit some games my desktop slows to a crawl mouse pointer included, this happens in Tribes and BF3, but doesn't happen in CS GO. I would like to leave LB always on but this is preventing me from doing it wackosmiley.gif Any ideas?
Monitor: Asus vg248qe
OS: Windows 7
Not sure if your problem is Lightboost related. I havent heard of this happening to anyone else with the vg248qe in Lightboost mode. Might want to look at your Task Manager for processes eating up your CPU time & your total physical memory (RAM) use.

I have heard of other people having this exact same issue with certain games using non-Lightboost monitors.
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Originally Posted by Arc0s View Post

After I exit some games my desktop slows to a crawl mouse pointer included, this happens in Tribes and BF3, but doesn't happen in CS GO. I would like to leave LB always on but this is preventing me from doing it wackosmiley.gif Any ideas?

Monitor: Asus vg248qe

OS: Windows 7

When that happens on your desktop, just press ctrl t, much like you would in game. Fixed it for me every time.
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OK got it to work fine now, I set everything back to default and then installed the inf and reg files again. I think the only thing I did different last time was that I clicked on "test stereoscopic 3d" I think that's what made it act all weird. This time I didn't click on that and everything is running without any problems. thumb.gif
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