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Test Bench 1.7
Changelog

Updated

See the previous 1.6 changelog.

See the next 1.8 changelog

Tests

HDR Brightness

  • Replaced the "Real Scene Highlight" test with three new HDR real scene tests.
    • The Hallway scene, courtesy of MysteryBox (Jacob + Katie Schwarz)
    • The Night Cityscape scene, courtesy of Murideo
    • The Landscape scene, courtesy of Murideo
  • Added photos of the TV displaying each of the three new HDR real scenes.
  • The TV's HDR white point is now calibrated to 6500k before taking the brightness measurements.
  • The peak brightness measurements for the window slides now comes from within the first 30 seconds of displaying the slide rather than the first 120 seconds.

HDR Brightness in game mode

  • Replaced the "Real Scene Highlight" test with three new HDR real scene tests.
    • The Hallway scene, courtesy of MysteryBox (Jacob + Katie Schwarz)
    • The Night Cityscape scene, courtesy of Murideo
    • The Landscape scene, courtesy of Murideo
  • Added photos of the TV displaying each of the three new HDR real scenes.
  • The TV's HDR white point is now calibrated to 6500k before taking the brightness measurements.
  • The peak brightness measurements for the window slides now comes from within the first 30 seconds of displaying the slide rather than the first 120 seconds.

Pixels

  • Added the subpixel layout comparison.

INPUT LAG

  • Added 144Hz input lag.
  • Removed VRR input lag.

SUPPORTED RESOLUTIONS

  • Added 144Hz tests.
  • Made 4k @ 120Hz 4:4:4 test show in the review instead of the text only.

PS5 COMPATIBILITY (NEW BOX)

  • Moved PS5 tests from the removed Advanced Console Compatibility box.

XBOX SERIES X|S COMPATIBILITY (NEW BOX)

  • Moved Xbox Series X|S tests from the removed Advanced Console Compatibility box.

INPUTS SPECIFICATIONS

  • Added ATSC Tuner test to show ATSC 3.0 supported TVs.

38 TVs Updated So Far

We are retesting popular models first. So far, the test results for the following models have been converted to the new testing methodology. However, the text might be inconsistent with the new results.

54 TVs Planned To Be Updated

We are also planning to retest the following products over the course of the next few weeks:

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