Originally Posted by Josam27o7
I tried PlasmaPZ's settings recently. I've also tried tweaking his settings. They looked good for movies, but not gaming. What am I missing?
well, they are meant for movies (Blu-ray Disc movies specifically) but I also use them for games and am quite happy with the results... I could try suggesting some modifications to those settings to give games more 'pop'.
are you using the settings in post #2075
For starters, you can increase backlight by about 5-10 clicks to bring peak white to about 35 to 40 fL. You can also experiment with the dynamic contrast setting to see if it gives images more 'pop' and depth. Flipping gamma preset from '2.2' to '1.9' should make things look considerably brighter as well, especially for daytime use. Perhaps also set color gamut to 'Wide', though I'm not sure if that really makes a significant difference on the LK450. Edge enhancer could also be used to sharpen the overall image and you can raise the color setting to make all colors look brighter.
If these suggestions don't really help, using another picture mode like Vivid or Standard could be a good starting point, though you'll want to use a setup disc to fine tune the basic settings in those modes and turn backlight way down.
For the PS3, use RGB Limited Range and YCbCr Super White On and make sure games are outputting 720p or 1080p (the PS3 doesn't upscale 720p games to 1080p, only native 1080p games play at 1080p, at least on my slim PS3). On the Xbox 360, set resolution to 1080p, use standard reference levels, and YCbCr709 color space.