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Hi everyone, I've taken the plunge and got myself a BenQ XL2410T 120hz monitor.

OCN is an addictive place. Since I've been here I've taken many plunges: first SLI rig, first WC rig, first gaming keyboard and mouse and the list goes on, and finally, it's reached my displays.

The reason why I chose a 120hz as oppose to more eye-candy orientated IPS or high resolution displays is because I was born with color weakness genetic problems. I am simply not sensitive to colors. My fiance used to put on light make-up but I cannot tell the difference and after a while she just didn't bother...Back to the topic, another thing is my movement detection is very high. Long hours of racquet sports has trained my eyes to be extremely sensitive to movements, so in order for me to maximise my gaming experience, a 120hz display would be ideal. Gaming at anything below 50hz would feel laggy for me and 30hz just makes me tired outright.

My experience with this new monitor was an an absolute blast. the additional frames was so obvious that I can feel it simply navigating through the windows desktop with my mouse. In games such as Skyrim or Crysis 2, I saw more motion details than I do in real life when I was swinging my head, due to the fact that after I swing my head my vision has to re-focus. It is an absolutely amazing experience.

However the monitor is not without flaws. The auto calibrations produces horrible picture quality visible even with my weakness. Manual calibration is an absolute must in order for the images to look even acceptable to the most untrained eyes.

As mentioned I am not the best color critic out these so I'm wondering if there are anyone else with the same monitor who can share some of their calibration profiles with me so I can get make the most out of this monitor.
Edited by Sashimi - 2/10/13 at 7:04pm
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Why not get the 11T? Really no reason to get the 10T.
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Money. Got a deal for it. $250. Bear in mind i live in aus where every price is inflated. Normal price for 2420T is $499 so i assume the 11T would be around $430.
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post

Why not get the 11T? Really no reason to get the 10T.

I've been looking to upgrade my XL2410T to the XL2411T for the LightBoost feature but it appears that the newer panel is only available in the UK. I haven't come across any US/Canada stores that carry them.
post #5 of 5
Read this review to calibrate it

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/benq_xl2410t.htm

ICC profile downloads page:

look for the XL2410T download it and unzip
http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/icc_profiles.htm

Cool little application that forces the ICC profile in games
http://goebish.free.fr/cpk/
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