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New monitor BenQ XL2720Z - Does anyone has the optimal settings and solution for my problem ?

post #1 of 14
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Hello,

So I got this new Monitor, BenQ XL2720Z.
I wanted a 144Hz Monitor and the difference between 60Hz and 144Hz is really really big. Everything so smooth now.
But I got a few problems with the settings etc.
So, I know its a TN-Panel and I know the colors etc. aren't the greatest. Also, the Samsung Syncmaster SA550 ( which was the monitor I used before the BenQ ) got an TN Panel, too.. But I can't find the optimal settings for desktop and game. Sometimes, its too bright and the colors looks strange. Does anyone have a ICC Profile and the optimal settings for the monitor ?
Also, there are other problems too. So if I turn the monitor off, and turn it on again, the monitor got no signal. I have to reboot my PC to get a signal.
And sometimes when I start a game, I get a blackscreen and monitor says "Signal out of range" or something like that ( I have to translate the german error message in english. )

I use a DP cable for this monitor.
I hope someone can help me with all those problems. I like that Monitor pretty much, but yeah its hard to find the right settings and solve the problems I have...
Also, I'm sorry for my english. My native language is german, but I hope you can understand what I'm saying smile.gif

rgds,
addicTix
post #2 of 14
What video card and hardware are you using? You gave almost no information...
Standard mode with gamma 4 or 5 and colors at 100/98/96 give about the best quality, brightness 30, contrast 43.

I cant help with DP issues.
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post #3 of 14
30 Brightness?? isnt that wicked dark? I just got this monitor last week and im still kind of messing with the colors too.
post #4 of 14
If you are not using blur reduction, you want 20 or 30 brightness.
The monitor is EXTREMELY bright at 100 brightness.

If you are using blur reduction, then 100 brightness, and lower the persistence (strobe duty) to adjust.
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post #5 of 14
ICC Profiles are on the BenQ disc that came in the box.
post #6 of 14
What's the best way too calibrate this thing!
post #7 of 14
i dont use blur reduction and still have it at 100 brightness. I dont know what everyone is talking about. Its not that bright.
post #8 of 14
You're blind
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post #9 of 14
do u have the xl2720z?
post #10 of 14
No I guess I could be wrong but both my previous 10T and now this 11Z brake my eyes anywhere near 100 brightness and it's pretty much universally agreed on by others. But if you can cope / works for you then who am I to say otherwise.
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