Originally Posted by zoyd
If it's greyed out the input signal is YCC.
I'm sure that must be the case, and is why I said something was probably off on that. but it's very clearly stated as being 16-235 RGB in my video card settings. so since I can't really 'test' it, it says one thing, but appears to be another, I didn't want to state anything with certainty
EDIT: I dug a little deeper in the menus of the my video card, and did find a setting that indicated I was sending out 4:4:4 YPP.
so, now I have a question. in that above setting I found, I can choose YPP, limited RGB, and full RGB. YPP and limited give me identical results, but I don't want limited since it forces me to switch to low. but when I did full rgb, I didn't notice any change either. the YPP/low combo looked the same as RGB/normal.
I also have a tab dedicated to 'video' settings, and in there I can choose between 0-255 and 16-235 independently of my desktop settings. the only difference I notice with these settings, is that if I set to 0-255, the brightness needs to be higher than if I set to 16-235. but it does appear that leaving this at 16-235, it looks exactly the same whether I am outputting YPP or full RGB(from the other settings tab).
I guess what I'm getting to, is I don't see any difference as long as the ranges are matched. for everyday content, I'm assuming there's not a big reason to complicate things right? I might as well just leave the HTPC outputting YPP, and continue to treat it as a video player? it would be worth it if I were doing some photo editing or stuff like that, but since I'm not, shouldn't really matter?
for what it's worth. I'm using a r7 250 video card, and the amd catalyst control. the two settings I'm talking about are 'pixel format' under the 'my digital flat panels' tab(this is YPP, RGB limited, RGB full) and the dynamic range setting under 'color' in the 'video' tab(full or limited)