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ASUS VG248QE Black 24
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Smooth gaming at 144 Hz. Nice physical adjustment features. 3D. I believe it's also upgradable with nVidia G-SYNC module, for tearing-free gaming. Hopefully AMD will also support the tech.

Cons: It took some time to find information on how to get the color calibration right.

Other Thoughts: Calibration procedure I used:
Standard Mode
Brightness: 18
Contrast: 80
Color temp: user mode: R96 G94 B88
Trace Free: 60
And then I ran Spyder4 Pro calibration to create an ICC profile. Then I used PowerStrip (AMD/ATI only) to load the new ICC profile. Remove Spyder software from start-up. Modify C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\PStrip.ini
[Global Options]
This locks the new colors in Windows and games.
Everything improved million times better. I notice some color banding sometimes during dark moments in some videos, but I think it's the result of compression. If anybody has a better/improved way, please post.

GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

Pros: none

Cons: Avoid Gigabyte if you're in Canada. Their RMA service makes you pay UPS brokerage fees. Gigabyte customer service agent says that they don't support brokerage fees.

ASRock Z77 Fatal1ty Professional LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: update to my review below concerning Virtu MVP software update. The solution is to install the Lucid Virtu MVP from Asrock, then update to the latest version from Lucid (without uninstalling the old version), and answer NOT to delete old settings. The latest version works fine now.

Cons: Totally unknowledgeable Asrock support stuff. My first and probably last board from them.


Dimitri R.'s Profile

Display Name: Dimitri R.

Date Joined: 02/07/09

  • Reviews: 12
  • Helpfulness: 5
  • First Review: 06/07/10
  • Last Review: 11/26/13
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