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is it worth buying this monitor if you still play constantly some q3 engine game at 125fps?
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Originally Posted by shedokan View Post

is it worth buying this monitor if you still play constantly some q3 engine game at 125fps?

Definitely. It reduces blur with lightboost, even at 125fps

Some monitors are better than this at others though, for example the XL2411T I bought is much better (clearer) than my VG278H
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I agree with you resolution is very important, my primary display for the past couple years has been a 30" 1600p display, and I love it. But I really like good quality 3D as well. It just seems to me the best option for 3D would be a 1080p DLP projector, it just doesn't exist yet. Until then we're stuck with good quality 720p OR 1080p with crosstalk frown.gif
If you try shutter-glasses LCD, then try the new 1ms monitors such as the BENQ XL2411T or ASUS VG248QE. These LCD's have near zero crosstalk! The crosstalk appeared at least an order of magnitude fainter (10x better) than most LCD's I've seen. That said, the color quality is not very good, and the resolution is a massive downgrade from 1600p.
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I have the light boost working. (It shows 3d mode on my monitors settings) But I really cant tell a huge diffrence between it on or off. Its at 1 Tick (10%) and i have bf3 capped at 120 fps. The 120 hz is a huge improvement from my 60 HZ and I feel like my eye strain is reduced a lot. But I feel like my eyes have to use focusing muscles a lot more. No more eye strain but eye training... Very weird. I can still see little stuttering steps. Very Very small movements when average speed panning the camera. Is this the full effect or am i doing something wrong and is there a test to find out.
Try PixPerAn -- the motion test software from prad.de:
http://www.prad.de/en/monitore/testsoftware/pixperan.html

Also when testing LightBoost with games, temporarily turn VSYNC on -- at least during testing periods. It's not good for competitive gaming due to input lag, but it will eliminate the stutters from distracting you during motion blur testing. Synchronized 120fps@120Hz with LightBoost is 'distinctively' clear motion, allowing you to have a better basis for comparision for LightBoost ON/OFF.

Eye behavior varies from person to person. If you're working your focussing muscles more, one possibility is because you were relaxing your focussing muscles a little bit when playing at 60 Hz with lots of motion blur. The clearer motion at 120 Hz (even without LightBoost) likely means you have to be less lazy with your focussing during motion. Some in these threads (here and HardForum) said it's less eyestrain (easier to focus), some say it's more eyestrain (flicker eyestrain due to 120 Hz flicker). Generally, as a rule of thumb -- if you're used to CRT at high refresh rates, isn't bothered by 120Hz flicker, and like CRT clear motion, you'll most likely like LightBoost a lot. Not everyone seems fully sensitive to motion blur.

Either way, 120 Hz is still a bonus, regardless whether you turn LightBoost on or off, so the monitor purchase isn't wasted.

Usually I game LightBoost at 60%-100% setting, since LightBoost 10% is way too dim for me.
Edited by mdrejhon - 2/7/13 at 7:33am
post #335 of 2929
Just got the XL2411T and it is definitely better in terms of clarity than the VG278H.

At 10% lightboost mode I could successfully read all of the readability test on PixPerAn. I used the Windows 7 Calibration tool to calibrate it and it looks pretty good now, at the moment I use 100% lightboost when on desktop, and flick it down to 10% when in game. Very happy so far!
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Is there a YouTube video of someone doing this fix step by step?
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So annoyed that AMD cards can't do this.....I'm seriously considering dropping my 7970 SLI with EK water blocks to go to nvidia for this.
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Does tracefree have any effect on lightboost trick with vg278he monitor? If so what would be the best setting. Also is it possible to use the lightboost trick without the inf for my monitor. I do like 144hz for BF3.
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You can't use the lightboost trick without an inf, BUT, you can use a special inf that allows lightboost as well as 144Hz. A guy posted the inf for his XL2411T that he customized himself, it's somewhere within the first 50 or so posts on this thread.

Also trace free makes no difference to lightboost at all.
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You can't use the lightboost trick without an inf, BUT, you can use a special inf that allows lightboost as well as 144Hz. A guy posted the inf for his XL2411T that he customized himself, it's somewhere within the first 50 or so posts on this thread.

Also trace free makes no difference to lightboost at all.

You don't need the inf if you have a 3d emitter. At least that's how it works on my monitors.

From what I read before the Lightboost strobe light can't go up to 144hz. Have you been able to achieve this?

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Lightboost 120fps@120hz looks tons smoother than non-Lightboost 144fps@144hz.
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