Acer Nitro XV242F (540hz TN) discussion

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petight
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Re: Acer Nitro XV242F (540hz TN) discussion

Post by petight » 29 May 2024, 15:29

forcedreg wrote:
29 May 2024, 03:25
Thanks for your thoughts about the monitor! I'm surprised about the VRB brightness since I had to use the 390hz model with VRB off because of the low brightness.
The 390hz IPS with VRB on strongest was a comfortable brightness level for me. That's where I set my monitors even without strobing etc at work.
forcedreg wrote:
29 May 2024, 03:25
How the monitor feel is it responsiv ?
i buy the asus pg248qp and send it next day back cause my mouse was feeling very slow it was not fast responding like an input lag
Yes monitor is responsive. Faster than any other monitor I have used.
Lucasre5 wrote:
29 May 2024, 10:17
I have a 2566k ... with a much lower brightness.
Very surprised you found the VRB dark. On my monitor the VRB highest setting is still as bright as having the screen at about 85 on the brightness slider with 'max brightness' turned on. I also don't use vibrance or shadow boost or anything else like that, I set the monitor to look as neutral and sRGB as I can and leave it there. Agree the Acer sharpness setting is weird, I leave that off.
Lucasre5 wrote:
29 May 2024, 11:41
By the way, how do you turn off the DSC?
DSC there's a setting in system at the bottom of the osd. When I toggle it off it goes black/restarts the display and forces it to 10bit 422 colour.
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loosem5
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Re: Acer Nitro XV242F (540hz TN) discussion

Post by loosem5 » 30 May 2024, 07:41

petight wrote:
29 May 2024, 15:29
forcedreg wrote:
29 May 2024, 03:25
Thanks for your thoughts about the monitor! I'm surprised about the VRB brightness since I had to use the 390hz model with VRB off because of the low brightness.
The 390hz IPS with VRB on strongest was a comfortable brightness level for me. That's where I set my monitors even without strobing etc at work.
forcedreg wrote:
29 May 2024, 03:25
How the monitor feel is it responsiv ?
i buy the asus pg248qp and send it next day back cause my mouse was feeling very slow it was not fast responding like an input lag
Yes monitor is responsive. Faster than any other monitor I have used.
Lucasre5 wrote:
29 May 2024, 10:17
I have a 2566k ... with a much lower brightness.
Very surprised you found the VRB dark. On my monitor the VRB highest setting is still as bright as having the screen at about 85 on the brightness slider with 'max brightness' turned on. I also don't use vibrance or shadow boost or anything else like that, I set the monitor to look as neutral and sRGB as I can and leave it there. Agree the Acer sharpness setting is weird, I leave that off.
Lucasre5 wrote:
29 May 2024, 11:41
By the way, how do you turn off the DSC?
DSC there's a setting in system at the bottom of the osd. When I toggle it off it goes black/restarts the display and forces it to 10bit 422 colour.
Would you be so kind to share the settings you've configured as I just copped! Thanks

petight
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Re: Acer Nitro XV242F (540hz TN) discussion

Post by petight » 31 May 2024, 14:51

loosem5 wrote:
30 May 2024, 07:41
Would you be so kind to share the settings you've configured as I just copped! Thanks
These settings are what I've landed on:

Overdrive: Normal
Freesync: Off
Esports: On
VRB: Extreme
Ultra low latency: On
Contrast: 46
Color Mode: User
Color Space: General
Gamma: 2.4
Temperature: User
Rgain: 46
Ggain: 47
Bgain: 50
6 Axis saturate:
Red: 45
Green: 46
Blue: 46
Yellow: 45
Magenta: 45
Cyan: 46
Last edited by petight on 15 Jun 2024, 17:05, edited 1 time in total.
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Lucasre5
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Re: Acer Nitro XV242F (540hz TN) discussion

Post by Lucasre5 » 01 Jun 2024, 08:54

loosem5 wrote:
30 May 2024, 07:41
petight wrote:
29 May 2024, 15:29
forcedreg wrote:
29 May 2024, 03:25
Thanks for your thoughts about the monitor! I'm surprised about the VRB brightness since I had to use the 390hz model with VRB off because of the low brightness.
The 390hz IPS with VRB on strongest was a comfortable brightness level for me. That's where I set my monitors even without strobing etc at work.
forcedreg wrote:
29 May 2024, 03:25
How the monitor feel is it responsiv ?
i buy the asus pg248qp and send it next day back cause my mouse was feeling very slow it was not fast responding like an input lag
Yes monitor is responsive. Faster than any other monitor I have used.
Lucasre5 wrote:
29 May 2024, 10:17
I have a 2566k ... with a much lower brightness.
Very surprised you found the VRB dark. On my monitor the VRB highest setting is still as bright as having the screen at about 85 on the brightness slider with 'max brightness' turned on. I also don't use vibrance or shadow boost or anything else like that, I set the monitor to look as neutral and sRGB as I can and leave it there. Agree the Acer sharpness setting is weird, I leave that off.
Lucasre5 wrote:
29 May 2024, 11:41
By the way, how do you turn off the DSC?
DSC there's a setting in system at the bottom of the osd. When I toggle it off it goes black/restarts the display and forces it to 10bit 422 colour.
I used the monitor for a while and in fact the brightness is not as low as I said with vrb activated, the conclusion is that the big difference is the black eq btween 2566k, because in bright areas the brightness continues to be good even with the vrb at the extreme, the difference is in the dark areas. I'm liking the monitor more after using it for a while, more responsive and less image duplication than the 2566k, but I miss the black eq and the zowie's sharpness, in fact competitive I think it's a good advantage.

I tested turning off the DSC and I didn't feel any difference to tell the truth, and if you look at the UFO test, the sharpness of the UFO is greatly impaired. I ended up leaving it activated. Another fact that I forgot to mention is that this panel has a strange coating, it looks grainy and you can see the pixels, something I don't see on the 2566k, I've seen some comments that the 540hz Asus is like that too

petight
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Re: Acer Nitro XV242F (540hz TN) discussion

Post by petight » 01 Jun 2024, 11:46

Lucasre5 wrote:
01 Jun 2024, 08:54
I used the monitor for a while and in fact the brightness is not as low as I said with vrb activated, the conclusion is that the big difference is ... fact that I forgot to mention is that this panel has a strange coating, it looks grainy and you can see the pixels, something I don't see on the 2566k, I've seen some comments that the 540hz Asus is like that too
Yeah I went back to DSC turned on, I don't notice any difference and I found text can appear a little softer with it off and using 422.
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