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This is an NVIDIA pic, our colleague posted this above :



These are ATI pictures (in the first picture,compare the eyes, and the mask, ignore the brownish light from the picture above). We can see that the colours are different.Resolution wise, the NVIDIA is better. I don't have such a high resolution. My screen is 1600x1050 only . The NVIDIA colours are not bad but this is how I play the game. 7000K, proper gamma, an RGB ratio that takes away the blueish overall colour that haunts 99 % of screens. My LCD is warmer and more vibrant ...




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These are ATI pictures (in the first picture,compare the eyes, and the mask, ignore the brownish light from the picture above). We can see that the colours are different.Resolution wise, the NVIDIA is better. I don't have such a high resolution. My screen is 1600x1050 only . The NVIDIA colours are not bad but this is how I play the game. 7000K, proper gamma, an RGB ratio that takes away the blueish overall colour that haunts 99 % of screens. My LCD is warmer and more vibrant ...
Besides the brownish colors, the Nvidia one doesn't look bad.
Hmmm. ME2 supports 1080p? Doubt it..

Do you know of any proper tools for calibration??
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Besides the brownish colors, the Nvidia one doesn't look bad.
Hmmm. ME2 supports 1080p? Doubt it..

Do you know of any proper tools for calibration??

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Using only software to calibrate a screen is not recommended. The human eye will not be able to calibrate like a machine and in 90 % of the cases these programs make things worse. Moreover, most of the software programs on the web will focus on calibrating a monitor to distinguish a palette with shades of gray.
 
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I set the Gamma correction on, I do like the way your red shoulder pad looks mine is always kind of redish yours is red but the Detail on mine looks a lot better on the mask, yours looks a lot lower resolution.
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Hmmm. ME2 supports 1080p? Doubt it..
I play on 1080p resolution... it's just the textures are not optimized for that resolution, so they're "expanded"...
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I play on 1080p resolution... it's just the textures are not optimized for that resolution, so they're "expanded"...
This, although I play on 1920x1200.
    
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So technically, it's not true 1080p

Right?!

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This, although I play on 1920x1200.
With a 4850 512MB? Wow, I didn't know they optimized the engine that much. Try playing at that resolution Mass Effect 1 and you'll see what I mean.
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So technically, it's not true 1080p

Right?!



With a 4850 512MB? Wow, I didn't know they optimized the engine that much. Try playing at that resolution Mass Effect 1 and you'll see what I mean.
I can't be assed to redownload it via Steam.

Meh, alright. I'm curious enough to see how much they've optimized the engine.
    
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Besides the brownish colors, the Nvidia one doesn't look bad.
Hmmm. ME2 supports 1080p? Doubt it..

Do you know of any proper tools for calibration??


I think Garrus is quite good at that.

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