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This actually shows exactly why I DON'T like glossy screens.

Sure, they look fantastic, if you are in a pitch black room and have absolutely no lights or marginally reflective surfaces in it.

Just look at how the light from the window blinds completely and utterly renders portions of the screen unusable, while the same screen in the same position with the same light coming through the blinds is almost entirely unaffected with the AG layer in place.
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Vega, how do the frame thicknesses of these Asus' compare to say the Samsung SA23750s? I'm sure you are probably already going down the path of eyefinity lightboost eyegasm so I figured you would know. I'm considering going down this path as well.

The Asus QE properly de-bezeled has a min of 3/8" bezel. The Samsung's were 1/4's so a tad smaller, but the Asus Lightboost awesomeness makes up for it. biggrin.gif

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This actually shows exactly why I DON'T like glossy screens.

Sure, they look fantastic, if you are in a pitch black room and have absolutely no lights or marginally reflective surfaces in it.

Just look at how the light from the window blinds completely and utterly renders portions of the screen unusable, while the same screen in the same position with the same light coming through the blinds is almost entirely unaffected with the AG layer in place.

Just don't have any lights behind you and you are fine. A worthy trade-off to increase image quality dramatically. wink.gif
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Just don't have any lights behind you and you are fine. A worthy trade-off to increase image quality dramatically. wink.gif

Not really an option for those of us who don't live in windowless and lightless caves
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Not really an option for those of us who don't live in windowless and lightless caves

Hm? I have a window with blinds on either side of and behind my display setup.:

PICT00122-1.jpg

I have zero problems with reflections. This isn't rocket science. yessir.gif
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I have a window behind me and reflections are not a problem, besides I rather have some reflections and good image quality than a grainy and washed out image.
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Hm? I have a window with blinds on either side of and behind my display setup.:

PICT00122-1.jpg

I have zero problems with reflections. This isn't rocket science. yessir.gif

That's nice. You also have two very distracting glare lines cutting (mostly) vertically across your panel.

Oh, and what's that? the reflection of yourself and everything behind you? yup



It's cool that you don't care and all, but obviously enough of us do that display manufacturers spend the extra time, effort, and cost to slap on a AG film in the first place. Personally, I find it kinda ironic that people complain about AG film messing with image quality, but are perfectly fine having an additional reflective image superimposed over everything (best case scenario), or even huge blinding glare spots completely blocking out half of the image (most setups I've seen).
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Thanks Zero!

OCN seems to have jumped on the glossy bandwagon and thought I was alone with my matte love.

The uneven color on the left side of the last pic would drive me insane (look at the green from the far left moving right). Uneven colors bother me more than the "graininess" from any AG.
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That's nice. You also have two very distracting glare lines cutting (mostly) vertically across your panel.

Oh, and what's that? the reflection of yourself and everything behind you? yup



It's cool that you don't care and all, but obviously enough of us do that display manufacturers spend the extra time, effort, and cost to slap on a AG film in the first place. Personally, I find it kinda ironic that people complain about AG film messing with image quality, but are perfectly fine having an additional reflective image superimposed over everything (best case scenario), or even huge blinding glare spots completely blocking out half of the image (most setups I've seen).

Nice attempt at trolling. Two very distracting vertical lines? You mean the barely perceptible lines? Reflection of myself? Considering at that camera angle I am off to the side of the monitor and it is impossible to see a reflection of myself, you must have extra sensory perception or something. rolleyes.gif

Why exactly are you in a AR film removal thread? If you like sparkly, washed out images with degraded image quality, that is wonderful. Want a cookie?

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Thanks Zero!

OCN seems to have jumped on the glossy bandwagon and thought I was alone with my matte love.

The uneven color on the left side of the last pic would drive me insane (look at the green from the far left moving right). Uneven colors bother me more than the "graininess" from any AG.

What does a matte film coating versus gloss have to do with "uneven colors"? I think some people around here are seriously confused.
Edited by CallsignVega - 2/20/13 at 4:58pm
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In the end it all comes down to personal preference and this thread was made for people that prefer glossy over AG coatings, so just stay with your grainy image and let us have our glossy tongue.gif
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Nice attempt at trolling. Two very distracting vertical lines? You mean the barely perceptible lines? Reflection of myself? Considering at that camera angle I am off to the side of the monitor and it is impossible to see a reflection of myself, you must have extra sensory perception or something. rolleyes.gif

Why exactly are you in a AR film removal thread? If you like sparkly, washed out images with degraded image quality, that is wonderful. Want a cookie?
What does a matte film coating versus gloss have to do with "uneven colors"? I think some people around here are seriously confused.

Look at the green chair. I'm assuming the darker green is from reflections. That's a huge color shift.

I was checking out your tutorial for the missus. She likes glossy better and was thinking of converting a few of my older matte monitors for her (plus these monitors are going into the basement).

I have nothing against glossy and know some people prefer them. Just find it weird when people contest known downfalls. Glossy monitors reflect ambient light and are finicky to the lightning.

Am I the only one who sees the chair change colors? There's a vertical line where the color just shifts from dark to light. The line seems to happen right after the BBC logo.
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