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post #1 of 10
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been sittin here for past hour messin with this monitor and i cant seem to get it right can someone please help me????
Im using 144hz mode and No light boost ect , I jus want colors to look right and not all blown out .
post #2 of 10
You'll have to manually dial down the gamma to get the colors right. Unfortunately there's no setting for gamma on the monitor settings so you'll have to make adjustments using the display driver software. I'm not sure how to adjust this in OS X (looking at your sig rig). But in Windows, there's a colour calibration feature that will do this and it comes out looking good. Similarly, in the nVidia control panel (in my case) it's possible to adjust the gamma. See if you can do something similar is OS X and you'll be on the right track...once you get the gamma set, then it's just a matter of fine tuning the brightness and contrast. smile.gif
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post #3 of 10
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got all the contrast and color ect dialed in good i think , whats best gamma?
can i just use the nvidia software to dial down gamme?
post #4 of 10
http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/

Try this OP. This is what i did to tweak my colors while using lightboost. Use NVidia Control Panel to tweak your gamma and other stuff
post #5 of 10
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ok thanks how much should i lower my gamma?
post #6 of 10
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ok thanks how much should i lower my gamma?

Use lagom's lcd test to adjust your gamma accordingly. Or adjust to it to whatever you think looks the best. I had mine down to 0.85 at one point

Im also using a VG278HE the 27" version of yours.
post #7 of 10
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0.95 looks good i guess
post #8 of 10
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got all the contrast and color ect dialed in good i think , whats best gamma?
can i just use the nvidia software to dial down gamme?

0.70 is what I've seen recommended. That's what I use and it seems to look OK on my end. thumb.gif
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post #9 of 10
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k ill try that, also i noticed when play bf4 i see a pixel or two in top right corner that stays grey , is that normal? or do i have to adjust free trace or artifacts?

I have 3 icc pofiles

Asus VG248QE Nvidia

Asus VG248QE -3

Asus VG248QE144hzFinal

I cant decide what is better the Nvidia one or 144hz final , the other one ima delete
post #10 of 10
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k ill try that, also i noticed when play bf4 i see a pixel or two in top right corner that stays grey , is that normal? or do i have to adjust free trace or artifacts?

I can't say for sure about the grey pixels in BF4 since I don't play it. It's just in the game only? It shouldn't have anything to do with your Trace Free setting...that just adjusts the amount of overdrive so you can find a balance between ghosting and overdrive artifacts. FWIW, I've got mine set to 60. smile.gif
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