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Originally Posted by Wildcard36qs View Post

Yes, use the 1st port and make sure you are using a dual-link cable.

I'm using this cable

And I just switched the ports so now:

And yes!:
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Originally Posted by b0sse View Post

You're gonna to crap your pants once you're running at 120hz playing a game... I got myself 3 last night and it's similar to an SSD upgrade imo. I'll never go back to 60hz smile.gif

Enjoy your new toy!

You are absolutely right, I switched to 120hz AND enabled the lightboost and the difference is NIGHT AND DAY, its amazing!
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Thanks


You're welcome.
Happy to help.
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To be sure go to your monitor Menu -> INFORMATION and check there must be 137.0kHz 120Hz
Edited by wot - 7/12/13 at 10:12am
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One last question about this monitor, I did the lightboost thing (or the 3d setting to "frame sequential") and while it is an amazing difference, very bright and vibrant, after some time it will just turn off automatically. I'll then have to go back in to the Monitors OSD and change it back from "off" mode to "frame sequential." Anyone have any idea what would be causing this or how to stop it?
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If you're connected via DVI, swap DVI ports on your graphics cards.

I've seen situations where one DVI port on the graphics card only did 60Hz, while the other DVI port successfully did 120Hz.
I guess I had the correct hunch, eh!
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I'll then have to go back in to the Monitors OSD and change it back from "off" mode to "frame sequential." Anyone have any idea what would be causing this or how to stop it?
I don't think there's currently an easy way. However...

This could theoretically be done by programming a utility that kept retransmitting the standard DDC command (VCP command 0xD4h) to force-enable stereoscopic mode. The VESA Monitor Control Command Set (DDC commands) will be your best friend if you are a computer programmer. nVidia made the DDC commanding for LightBoost proprietary, but the Samsungs, I believe, use the standard DCC command for stereoscopic mode.

If you aren't a computer programmer, can you do the Internet a favour: Try downloading and installing Entech Taiwan softmccs. Run it, and then try typing "03 D4 40" or "03 D4 20" in the "Command-line editor" textbox and then hit Enter. See if stereoscopic suddenly turns on. If it does, then it's technically possible for somebody (e.g. ToastyX or other people) to write a software utility that keeps your Samsung 3D mode turned on at all times. This does not work with LightBoost monitors, but may work with Samsung 120Hz displays.

Note: 0x03=write command, 0xD4=stereoscopic setting; 0x40=frame sequential
Edited by mdrejhon - 7/12/13 at 2:08pm
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Thanks for the reply but it hasn't turned off for a few hours now, so It might have been nothing but if it happens again I will definitely give this a try. Thanks again.
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