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Test bench 1.0
Changelog

This is the first release of the Monitors test bench. Many of the picture quality and motion tests are based upon the TVs 1.1 test bench.

Tests

Design

  • Added additional tests (curve radius, weight with stand, weight without stand)
  • Included width and depth of stand
  • Added a test for ergonomics and comfort
  • Added test for thickness with and without stand

Picture Quality

  • Adjusted horizontal viewing angle test to include both directions
  • Added test for vertical viewing angle
  • Added new calibration using ICC profile
  • Added monitor settings in pre and post calibration
  • Split SDR and HDR color tests into different boxes
  • Added tests for sRGB and Adobe RGB color gamut and volume
  • Added additional photos for average room and bright room with monitor off
  • Added new test for color bleed

Motion

  • Added 'Best overdrive setting' in motion blur test
  • Added BFI maximum and minimum frequency in Image flicker test
  • Added 'Refresh Rate' test to include factory overclock and variable refresh rate options

Inputs

  • Adjusted input lag to test at native resolution, with black frame insertion and with variable refresh rate
  • Added 'Resolution and size' test

Features

  • Added 'Additional Features' test

Usage ratings

  • Office rating, for an average-bright room which favors screen real estate and image accuracy
  • Gaming rating, for gamers looking for a low response time and excellent motion handling
  • Multimedia rating, for those who watch movies and tv shows in a dark-average room
  • Media creation rating, for editing photos or videos to ensure image accuracy regardless of the environment
  • HDR gaming rating, for those looking to game with HDR features such as wide color gamut and high peak brightness
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