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Compensating for poor contrast ratio

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So this TV has a crap contrast ratio, I don't want to go back to my 19", and I can't afford a new monitor. Seems like quite a quandary.

This low contrast ratio is really annoying, darker images are hard to make out, dark scenes in movies can be difficult to discern, and dark levels in games can be nearly impossible to play. I didn't even bother buying Amnesia: Dark Descent since I knew I wouldn't be able to play it since I'd just have a totally black screen.


So I want to know if there's a way to adjust the output of my graphics card to make darker images lighter to compensate for this terrible contrast ratio. I can't look into the Catalyst Control Center right this second due to driver issues, but I think I remember something about color calibration when I tinkered with it in the past...
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Yep..... there is a section for that in the CCC. Since you cant access that right now, go to ------> control panel--->color management---->advanced----->calibrate display

You are on win server 08 so you will have to search around a bit in the control panel but you will find these settings. use that to calibrate the gamma or brightness-contrast values. If you toy with em long enough, you will probably get a better viewing experience.
    
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