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Originally Posted by tsunamipop View Post

got everything working good. but trying to play bf3 I could not get lightboost to stay enabled. it drops the fps way down and not able to do anything
Yes i will have that FPS drop sometimes if i use the Ctl T method. The GPU is still thinking the game is in 3d mode hence the huge FPS drop. I have to first get the Lightboost to stick, and then disable stereoscopic 3d in the NVCP. I use the Lightboost on BF3 multiplayer @ 5760x1080 120hz a lot, and its gorgeous.
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post #422 of 2929
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Originally Posted by Skylit View Post

Adds blue tint and introduces quite a bit of input latency. I havent tried Nvidia LB, but the effect wasn't phenomenal via above method.
Samsung's pretty bad for the latency during strobe backlight mode, so you'll want to look at the BENQ XL2411T variant of LightBoost instead, if possible. I don't feel any input lag with the BENQ.
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Originally Posted by amggotleir View Post

So I have a vg248qe and I ran to bit of a problem after applying the lightboost hack as I dont really see any difference compared to normal 144hz, xcept the screen is more dark...
LightBoost is more noticeable with these operations:

Game Play styles and moves that benefit the most from LightBoost
-- Fast 180-degree flick turns in FPS shooting.
-- Shooting while turning, without stopping turning (easier on CRT or LightBoost)
-- Close-up strafing, especially circle strafing, you aim better.
-- Running while looking at the ground (e.g. hunting for tiny objects quickly).
-- Identifying multiple far-away enemies or small targets, while turning fast
-- Playing fast characters such as "Scout" in Team Fortress 2
-- High-speed low passes, such as low helicoptor flybys in Battlefield 3, you aim better.

Basically, anything that creates ultra-fast motion, that you used to easily track with CRT, but can't do as well with LCD. (Although some people here today, have never played on a CRT)
Edited by mdrejhon - 2/22/13 at 4:25pm
post #423 of 2929
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Originally Posted by shedokan View Post

anyone plays competetive cs go and using LB 100/120hz? and are there any pro players using it? since they all have the benq 11T
Team Exile 5, a professional competition team (sponsorted team that gets free hardware and sponsored T-Shirts), loves LightBoost. See their review at the bottom of Media Coverage.

He plays Counterstrike:GO and CoD4
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As shown in the video, with Lightboost disabled, each frame bleeds into the next due to the top-to-bottom refresh method of modern day LCDs. With Lightboost on, however, the backlight is switched on and off per refresh which almost eliminates bleeding frames; similar to a CRT monitor.
As you can gather, it is in the interest of competitive gamers to reduce motion blur as much as possible (especially for FPS gamers).This empowers you to see vital in-game details clearly, even when moving fast, which otherwise would have blurred into the background. In the top end of competition, this can mean the difference between winning or losing a match.
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Who Am I?
I am the captain of the Call of Duty 4 division for Team Exile5 and have been competing in eSports for over 7 years. Alongside my team, I have won multiple tournaments at a National level and am currently working in the IT industry.
http://www.team-exile5.org/J25/reviews/nvidia/88-spachala-nvidia-geforce-gtx-660-ti-review
post #424 of 2929
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Originally Posted by tsunamipop View Post

I know. Just wanted to keep 144 non LB as an option for personal testing.
This weekend, I will have a new .INF file that enables a 144 Hz non-LightBoost mode. Keep tuned!

It will make it easier to turn on/off LightBoost simply by switching between 120Hz and 144Hz (which can quickly be done by a tool such as MultiRes or other utility)
post #425 of 2929
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Originally Posted by hamzatm View Post

BF3 messes about with lightboost... I'm not sure who has gotten it properly working but try hitting ctrl+t when it drops the fps way down, that should disable 3d mode and keep it in 2d lightboost mode like you want.
I was able to make LightBoost stick by installing the INF and .reg files, then going to the nVidia Control Panel and disabling the "3D stereoscopic" checkbox. If the checkbox disables without disabling LightBoost, now you can launch your games and play with LightBoost enabled, and you no longer need to press Control+T.
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Hey mdr do you think that there will be 144hz lightboost in the future? Does it depend on nvidia to enable it?
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Originally Posted by mdrejhon View Post

This weekend, I will have a new .INF file that enables a 144 Hz non-LightBoost mode. Keep tuned!

It will make it easier to turn on/off LightBoost simply by switching between 120Hz and 144Hz (which can quickly be done by a tool such as MultiRes or other utility)

Haha, I read that too fast and thought you said you found a way to enable 144 Hz LB. Got my attention until I re-read the sentence! wink.gif
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This weekend, I will have a new .INF file that enables a 144 Hz non-LightBoost mode. Keep tuned!

It will make it easier to turn on/off LightBoost simply by switching between 120Hz and 144Hz (which can quickly be done by a tool such as MultiRes or other utility)

Or they can just get their original timings and settings for 144hz, install inf and reg hack, then create custom resolution with 144hz and original settings.
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Hey mdr do you think that there will be 144hz lightboost in the future? Does it depend on nvidia to enable it?

Would like a 60hz lightboost as well if it's possible for more demanding games. Wonder how it would look.
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Hey Mark. Do you think we will ever get Nvidia to officially support 2d Lightboost? Have you or anyone else been in contact with them?
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