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Awesome, ToastyX is on board!

CRU is amazing btw, really love your work smile.gif
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@Heazy:

Yea. Another person had the same problem and he kept trying to fix it for hours. Mark and I kept trying to help him, then suddenly he admitted he did something *extremely* carelesse, and got it to work easily.
Edited by Falkentyne - 3/16/13 at 7:01am
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I got the VG248QE, but I haven't had any luck enabling LightBoost with an AMD/ATI card. It doesn't seem to be a simple DDC command. I will work with Mark to try to figure this out.



For NVIDIA users, LightBoost can be enabled entirely by using CRU without installing inf or reg files.

http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-Custom-Resolution-Utility-CRU

  1. The drop-down list should have an entry for each monitor. If there are more entries and you're not sure which ones are active, run reset-all.exe and reboot. That should leave you with an entry for each connected monitor.
  2. If you don't have a 3D emitter, use the "Edit..." button at the very top to set the product ID to ACI27F8 for each monitor. This will make the driver think you have a VG278H with a built-in emitter so you can enable 3D mode. The model name doesn't matter and can be set to whatever you want.
  3. Use the "Import..." button at the bottom to import this file: lightboost.bin
    I've included the 120/110/100 Hz LightBoost resolutions. You can remove the ones you don't need. If you have multiple monitors, use the copy and paste buttons at the top to copy the resolutions to the other monitor entries.
  4. Click OK to save the changes, then reboot.
  5. In the NVIDIA control panel, open the "Set up stereoscopic 3D" page, then click the "Run Setup Wizard" button. If the button isn't there, uncheck "Enable stereoscopic 3D" and click the "Apply" button.
  6. In the setup wizard, click the "Next" button, then click "Next" again. At this point, it should enable LightBoost, and if you don't have an emitter, the mouse cursor will be very sluggish and jerky. If you don't need to enable 3D, you can exit here. Otherwise, continue the wizard as usual.

Now LightBoost should be enabled and stay enabled as long as the monitor isn't unplugged. If there is a power outage, you will have to run the setup wizard again.

If you update the video driver, you might have to go through the process again. I might make a program to simplify the process, but I need to figure out how to enable LightBoost directly in the monitor without having to run the setup wizard manually.

Thanks! that 100 hz bin timing was EXACTLY what I needed to edit on the AMD card for CRU !!! I spent **HOURS** trying to get 100hz working before frown.gif I already had 120hz working after swapping from the Geforce laptop but 120 hz FPS cap is too hard to maintain in Black Ops 2 and BF3 and some other games.....100hz is a LOT nicer thumb.gif
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Hey mdrejhon I have a question about input lag that I'm wondering if you might have an answer to. For a game like quakelive where the fps cap is 125, is it better to cap refresh rate at 120hz or 125hz? Or just leave it at 144hz even though you only are getting 125 fps?

Cap it at 120 and use 120 hz. You want the FPS To exactly match the refresh rate ideally. There is no 125 hz refresh rate. And you won't be able to tell the difference in input lag between 120 and 144. Even 100 works great in games that need a realistic 100 fps cap.
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Cap it at 120 and use 120 hz. You want the FPS To exactly match the refresh rate ideally. There is no 125 hz refresh rate. And you won't be able to tell the difference in input lag between 120 and 144. Even 100 works great in games that need a realistic 100 fps cap.

Generally, is it higher refresh rate (FPS) lower input lag?
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I still don't understand why it requires all these steps while it can be enabled in 1 step, or is it more aimed at ATI card users? At least I hope so.
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I got the VG248QE, but I haven't had any luck enabling LightBoost with an AMD/ATI card. It doesn't seem to be a simple DDC command. I will work with Mark to try to figure this out.



For NVIDIA users, LightBoost can be enabled entirely by using CRU without installing inf or reg files.

http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-Custom-Resolution-Utility-CRU

  1. The drop-down list should have an entry for each monitor. If there are more entries and you're not sure which ones are active, run reset-all.exe and reboot. That should leave you with an entry for each connected monitor.
  2. If you don't have a 3D emitter, use the "Edit..." button at the very top to set the product ID to ACI27F8 for each monitor. This will make the driver think you have a VG278H with a built-in emitter so you can enable 3D mode. The model name doesn't matter and can be set to whatever you want.
  3. Use the "Import..." button at the bottom to import this file: lightboost.bin
    I've included the 120/110/100 Hz LightBoost resolutions. You can remove the ones you don't need. If you have multiple monitors, use the copy and paste buttons at the top to copy the resolutions to the other monitor entries.
  4. Click OK to save the changes, then reboot.
  5. In the NVIDIA control panel, open the "Set up stereoscopic 3D" page, then click the "Run Setup Wizard" button. If the button isn't there, uncheck "Enable stereoscopic 3D" and click the "Apply" button.
  6. In the setup wizard, click the "Next" button, then click "Next" again. At this point, it should enable LightBoost, and if you don't have an emitter, the mouse cursor will be very sluggish and jerky. If you don't need to enable 3D, you can exit here. Otherwise, continue the wizard as usual.

Now LightBoost should be enabled and stay enabled as long as the monitor isn't unplugged. If there is a power outage, you will have to run the setup wizard again.

If you update the video driver, you might have to go through the process again. I might make a program to simplify the process, but I need to figure out how to enable LightBoost directly in the monitor without having to run the setup wizard manually.

No red tint with this method. Neat. thumb.gif
    
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post #698 of 2929
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I got the VG248QE, but I haven't had any luck enabling LightBoost with an AMD/ATI card. It doesn't seem to be a simple DDC command. I will work with Mark to try to figure this out.



For NVIDIA users, LightBoost can be enabled entirely by using CRU without installing inf or reg files.

http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-Custom-Resolution-Utility-CRU

  1. The drop-down list should have an entry for each monitor. If there are more entries and you're not sure which ones are active, run reset-all.exe and reboot. That should leave you with an entry for each connected monitor.
  2. If you don't have a 3D emitter, use the "Edit..." button at the very top to set the product ID to ACI27F8 for each monitor. This will make the driver think you have a VG278H with a built-in emitter so you can enable 3D mode. The model name doesn't matter and can be set to whatever you want.
  3. Use the "Import..." button at the bottom to import this file: lightboost.bin
    I've included the 120/110/100 Hz LightBoost resolutions. You can remove the ones you don't need. If you have multiple monitors, use the copy and paste buttons at the top to copy the resolutions to the other monitor entries.
  4. Click OK to save the changes, then reboot.
  5. In the NVIDIA control panel, open the "Set up stereoscopic 3D" page, then click the "Run Setup Wizard" button. If the button isn't there, uncheck "Enable stereoscopic 3D" and click the "Apply" button.
  6. In the setup wizard, click the "Next" button, then click "Next" again. At this point, it should enable LightBoost, and if you don't have an emitter, the mouse cursor will be very sluggish and jerky. If you don't need to enable 3D, you can exit here. Otherwise, continue the wizard as usual.

Now LightBoost should be enabled and stay enabled as long as the monitor isn't unplugged. If there is a power outage, you will have to run the setup wizard again.

If you update the video driver, you might have to go through the process again. I might make a program to simplify the process, but I need to figure out how to enable LightBoost directly in the monitor without having to run the setup wizard manually.

Going to try this even though I had no issues with inf and reg files on vg278HE. I see you allow 120/110/100 lightboost resolutions. Any plans to figure out a solution for 60 hz lightboost in the near future? This would be nice for heavy demanding games. Thanks in advance.
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I see you allow 120/110/100 lightboost resolutions. Any plans to figure out a solution for 60 hz lightboost in the near future?
The monitor seems to be hard-wired to only handle LightBoost at 100/110/120 Hz +/- 1 Hz.
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The monitor seems to be hard-wired to only handle LightBoost at 100/110/120 Hz +/- 1 Hz.
Thanks for the quick reply. Mark said something about black frame insertion with 120hz lightboost and 60fps vsync. Would you be able to do this?
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