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Hey guys. Started following these threads a few weeks back as I have been looking to get 120hz monitor. Great stuff. I purchsed the asus vg248qe and am very pleased. Read pixperan to 30 and correctly can enter the test string. I am completely happy with everything. I am curious if I there is a way to keep the 144 hz option. I wanted to be able to test all modes and give my results to those non believers. So far though the 120hz lightboost is fantastic.

Great job Mark, Vega and the rest of you have been a big help in my decison to go Asus.
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Nope...didn't work. frown.gif As soon as I clicked "configure" (in order to set my displays to portrait), the Lightboost gets disabled. After configuration is complete, the 3D menu is gone, so I cannot go back to enable it again frown.gif I tried it twice just to be sure.

Are you using the full-time LB registry edit and the 278H.ini? I've noticed that I can still get my QE to go into LB mode in portrait, I just have to configure it in landscape first as you are right, the 3D menu goes away in portrait. The key is getting them to "stick" LB mode before the rotation.
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I got Lightboost to work in Portrait mode 3240x1920. Even started up BF3 to make sure it stayed on.


Not really. Turning up contrast up to 92 helps a lot, but not non-LB brightness. I would estimate 75-85% brightness.

Sweet man thanks for testing! Now I feel more comfortable about my two inbound QE's for Surround. biggrin.gif

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Hey guys. Started following these threads a few weeks back as I have been looking to get 120hz monitor. Great stuff. I purchsed the asus vg248qe and am very pleased. Read pixperan to 30 and correctly can enter the test string. I am completely happy with everything. I am curious if I there is a way to keep the 144 hz option. I wanted to be able to test all modes and give my results to those non believers. So far though the 120hz lightboost is fantastic.

Great job Mark, Vega and the rest of you have been a big help in my decison to go Asus.

Ya, it is a great monitor. Now the only thing left is for you to remove the matte film to make it complete. thumb.gif
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Are you using the full-time LB registry edit and the 278H.ini? I've noticed that I can still get my QE to go into LB mode in portrait, I just have to configure it in landscape first as you are right, the 3D menu goes away in portrait. The key is getting them to "stick" LB mode before the rotation.
Sweet man thanks for testing! Now I feel more comfortable about my two inbound QE's for Surround. biggrin.gif
No prob. I used a different approach, but I did get LB to stick before I rotated into portrait. Hope we get some Titans to go with it. F5 party tonight!
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No prob. I used a different approach, but I did get LB to stick before I rotated into portrait. Hope we get some Titans to go with it. F5 party tonight!

Anything more tricky then getting 2D Lightboost staying working in landscape mode?
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Hey guys. Started following these threads a few weeks back as I have been looking to get 120hz monitor. Great stuff. I purchsed the asus vg248qe and am very pleased. Read pixperan to 30 and correctly can enter the test string. I am completely happy with everything. I am curious if I there is a way to keep the 144 hz option. I wanted to be able to test all modes and give my results to those non believers. So far though the 120hz lightboost is fantastic.

Great job Mark, Vega and the rest of you have been a big help in my decison to go Asus.

No way to have lightboost at 144Hz currently, it's not such a big issue though as 120Hz lightboost is great smile.gif
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I think I just discovered the problem...when I enable "stereoscopic 3D", my frame rate drops by around 30% in iRacing.

Check the attached screenshot...the MSI afterburner monitor shows two benchmark runs (replay file attached). The first one was run with stereoscopic 3D disabled, for the second run I checked the enable box, then manually disabled 3D in game with CTRL+T.

You can see in the screenshot that the first run was averaging around 80fps, where the second run dropped to around 60fps average. Neither run was actually running in stereoscopic 3D.....
...this must be a driver bug, so I'll have to try some of the older driver versions to see. Right now I'm using the latest WHQL 310.90.

For the benchmark, I was following a GT race with 30 cars for one entire lap of Zolder in cockpit view.

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Yea I know there is no 144hz LB. I just wanted to try all of the option out and see the differences for myself. But im happy either way!
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No way to have lightboost at 144Hz currently, it's not such a big issue though as 120Hz lightboost is great smile.gif

I know. Just wanted to keep 144 non LB as an option for personal testing.
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I know. Just wanted to keep 144 non LB as an option for personal testing.

would like 144hz myself for more demanding games like bf3. I'm wondering if I should just create custom resolution with 144hz since my monitor already supports 144hz.
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144Hz none lightboost works fine, I'm using it at the moment while I play ARTS games like Dota - no need for motion clarity and the colours are better without lightboost.
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