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Hi, I want to know what the difference between lets say a 800:1 ratio vs a 2500:1 ratio. I have a acer monitor and it is 2500:1 but It has an anoying clicking noise and Im looking at other monitor. I found one but it is 800:1 vs my 2500:1. What will I notice?
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The higher number for the contrast ratio, the deeper, crisper blacks you will see. If it's too low, they will appear almost gray and blotchy and look bad. As a rule of thumb, I don't usually go for things under 1000:1 unless I have personally seen that it looks fine.
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The higher it is the better quality the picture will be.
 
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ok thanks guys. Do you think 1000:1 will be ok? I really game alot and just check ocn.
Edited by ChrisB17 - 7/7/08 at 11:41pm
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post #5 of 6
The contrast ratio is how black the color black can be. LCDs are always on... so to get black, all the pixel need to cover the light source. However, LCDs still aren't that good at covering all the light.

That 2500:1 ratio is probably DYNAMIC Contrast Ratio. This technology lowers the LED/CCFL light sources in dark scenes. However, this isn't really useful in gaming or when it goes dark/light quickly. A 1000:1 true contrast ratio is good.
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I was thinking about this one.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001268

And the acer I have now is 2500:1 it has no mension of dynamic. It has a VERY VERY nice picture with great blacks. But the noise is driving me crazy.
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