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Originally Posted by boredgunner View Post

It's not gamma shift, it's contrast shift, and I seriously doubt it's an issue on any of the VA ultrawide monitors. VA viewing angles are better than that these days, you have to get pretty far off center for it to become a problem.

I tried a VA-type Samsung (55" 4K, HU8550) and noticed the contrast shift in the corners. The shifting was actually very noticeable if you were just a little bit off center. Having said that it didn't bother me for gaming, it was just noticeable on the desktop really. How a monitor performs for daily tasks is just as important to me though.
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Originally Posted by x3sphere View Post

I tried a VA-type Samsung (55" 4K, HU8550) and noticed the contrast shift in the corners. The shifting was actually very noticeable if you were just a little bit off center. Having said that it didn't bother me for gaming, it was just noticeable on the desktop really. How a monitor performs for daily tasks is just as important to me though.

Are you sure it wasn't just uniformity? The 55" size is of course a huge factor too. My 50" Vizio TV has uniformity issues on the corners, although no contrast shift unless I go considerably off center. Some VA panels fare better than others here, heck even different monitors using AMVA panels show vastly different results. Here is a video showing the viewing angles/contrast shift of the Samsung S34E790C (34" 3440 x 1440 VA 60 Hz).
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