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Viewsonic VX3211-4K-mhd Calibration & Measurements

This thread is to serve as a rough review & tweaking guide for the Viewsonic VX3211-4K-mhd desktop monitor. Recommended settings, performance charts, and ICC profiles will be posted below.

Recommended settings:

Response time - Advanced
Freesync - on

Bright room(~200cd/m2):
Contrast - 70
Brightness - 68
Color temperature(custom) - R100, G97, B98

Dim room(~120cd/m2):
Contrast - 70
Brightness - 31
Color temperature(custom) - R100, G98, B99

All other settings left to their defaults.

Uncalibrated results:
Out of the box, the display has a noticeable purple tinge to grey tones and is over saturated due to the display’s native wide color gamut (~150% sRGB / 105% DCI-P3). Contrast ratio is relatively good at nearly 3200:1, which is about 3x better than a typical TN panel. ghosting is minimal for a 60hz panel.

GamutCoverageVolume
sRGB99.9%149.2%
DCI-P395.6%105.7%

(native gamut vs sRGB)
Spoiler!

(native gamut vs DCI-P3)
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Obtaining accurate colors:
For AMD graphics card owners, Radeon settings has an option for “auto color temperature” within the display tab’s color button, which takes EDID information from the monitor to provide a rough calibration to the sRGB gamut. If you don't want over saturated colors I recommend you enable this and use the appropriate ICC profile below.
Spoiler!

I don’t own a 4k capable Nvidia graphics card, so I don’t know which driver settings are optimal for users of those cards. Perhaps an RTX owner can chime in below.

Subjective thoughts:
Backlight bleed is relatively good with each corner being slightly brighter than the center but not enough to notice in normal usage; there is no "hot-spot" effect where one section of the display is much brighter than the rest.

This image shows the bleed pattern but dramatically exaggerates the amount, in reality the backlight bleed/glow is much less noticeable.
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Calibrated results:
The display takes to calibration well and is capable of mapping to both sRGB("standard gamut") and DCI-P3('wide gamut").

sRGB measurement report
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DCI-P3 measurement report
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ICC Profile download

https://www.overclock.net/forum/atta...1&d=1569477201


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A-DATA 2x4GB DDR3
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Hard Drive
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Xigmatek Gaia + Cougar VortexPWM
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Silverstone PS07
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Monitor
Viewsonic XG2401
Keyboard
CM Storm QuickFire Rapid
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Logitech G402
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Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO-80
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Monitor
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Logitech K400
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Gigabyte M7700
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So this means i'm better off with this monitor for color grading than a monitor that covers 99% of srgb?
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When displaying dark grey colors, my monitor shows a few vertical lighter grey columns on the left side which messes up the color uniformity. I saw a review by Jack's Hardware with this same problem so I wonder if it is universal?

link to the review:
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