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My decision to buy this monitor really is tough.

I installed a Dell U2515H IPS Ultrasharp (on the left) side by side with my S2716DG TN (on the right) last night and i fiddled around with all the settings and got it very close. Some wallpapers they looked identical and others they were quite different.

I didn't notice any IPS glow / BLB on the U2515H at work but when i had it in a dark room yesterday, it has some in the top left hand corner. It didn't bother me too much though. I know its kind of comparing Apples to Oranges but it gave me an indication of IPS vs TN.

Literally if it wasn't for pixel inversion, id be 100% happy with my SD2716DG TN panel. I just don't know that spending £300 on a step up to a XB271HU is worth the investment? + Points are no pixel inversion, slightly better colours and an extra 21hz.
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Mine is a TN but does not look like that at all . . .



I've had mine for year and haven't messed with the settings. PnP. Cell pic.
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I used to be like you and use icc profiles from random sites, but none actually fit my monitor properly so i removed them all and did nvidia only changes and rgb in monitor like i explained in my previous post if u want to follow it exactly, you should try it, it should make it look better gamma wise.... basically 1 setting off 254-255 white, 1 setting off 0-1 black, contrast ok between levels, gamma at or just above the lines measured from middle of screen sitting position.

my best rog swift pg278q settings are 70 brightness 100-96-100 rgb on monitor, 47 brightness(50 default) .95 gamma nvidia
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Looking good. I will have a play around with it tonight, thanks!

So you don't use any ICC profiles at all? Do Nvidia settings stick when gaming?

Sorry last off topic post.
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Looking good. I will have a play around with it tonight, thanks!

So you don't use any ICC profiles at all? Do Nvidia settings stick when gaming?

Sorry last off topic post.

i dont use icc. no matter how many times u alt tab out of a fullscreen application nvidia settings stick, icc profiles do not as they have to reinitiate or some bs like that.
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i dont use icc. no matter how many times u alt tab out of a fullscreen application nvidia settings stick, icc profiles do not as they have to reinitiate or some bs like that.

Yeah that's the problem with ICC Profiles! What monitor do you have?
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i dont use icc. no matter how many times u alt tab out of a fullscreen application nvidia settings stick, icc profiles do not as they have to reinitiate or some bs like that.

That's why I like using a sensor and DispCalGUI so I can tune out the R/G/B and brightness settings on the monitor and avoid .ICC profiles. The downside is my PG279Qs don't have any gamma/white point settings so the only way to get that last 1% of color perfection is using .ICC but I just skip that step..
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That's why I like using a sensor and DispCalGUI so I can tune out the R/G/B and brightness settings on the monitor and avoid .ICC profiles. The downside is my PG279Qs don't have any gamma/white point settings so the only way to get that last 1% of color perfection is using .ICC but I just skip that step..

Yeah no built in gamma control on the Dell either.
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Terrible gamma on S2716DG with no option to change it but ICC + ReShade 3D LUT in games and very grainy AG coating were the biggest issues I had with it when I tested it side-by-side with XB271HU. Minor ones were the gamma and colour shifts visible even when you were sitting "properly" for a TN. It's just too big to avoid them. On the other hand it's the fastest monitor I've seen with the best colours and viewing angles of any TN until that point for me.

I couldn't use it without fixing the gamma with ICC on Windows and 3D LUT in games. After calibration the colours were close to IPS-level.

As for pixel inversion I've tested 2 Dells and one had it even when moving Windows cursor on a purple background and and the other didn't have it at all. So there's lottery with Dell as well, just not as heavy as with the AHVA panels (PG279G/XB271HU).
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So there's lottery with Dell as well, just not as heavy as with the AHVA panels (PG279G/XB271HU).

**** my life, I want to buy a new monitor when there are lotteries everywhere frown.gif
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