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I've been hearing that it is horrid from some people. Exactly what IS Dynamic contrast ratio?

BTW, This is the monitor i'm thinking about getting so any pointers would be much appreciated.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236051

The same Monitor with a 5ms response time is 10$ less and is obviously better (2ms GTG is same as about 6-10 ms BTB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236053

I'm leaning toward the second one. what do you guys think?
    
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It adjusts the backlight depending on the image it needs to display.

i.e. In a scene with lots of black, it lowers the backlight power to make the blacks blacker and reduce backlight bleed.

It is useless for rapidly changing scenes (i.e. FPS shooter) or scenes where there are both bright and black areas.
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So is it indifferent in FPS games or is going to hurt the image quality. I just need a reason to get one or the other.
    
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minor bump.
    
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Originally Posted by GSingh View Post
So is it indifferent in FPS games or is going to hurt the image quality. I just need a reason to get one or the other.
well, lets say, you play a game, first you fight in a bright desert, there the backlight is much brighter, and then wow.. you find a cave, you enter it and its dark, so the monitor reduces backlight making it look blacker and reducing backlight bleed, as DuckieHo said..
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well, lets say, you play a game, first you fight in a bright desert, there the backlight is much brighter, and then wow.. you find a cave, you enter it and its dark, so the monitor reduces backlight making it look blacker and reducing backlight bleed, as DuckieHo said..
exactly

and its very anoyying lol.
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exactly

and its very anoyying lol.
uaually it can be turned off..? anyways.. in my opinion its pretty good feature.. atleast it looks really nice on my friends 42" LCD when playing games aswell
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