Featured Articles

Intel releases tiny 3G cell modem

Intel releases tiny 3G cell modem

Intel has released a 3G cellular modem with an integrated power amplifier that fits into a 300 mm2 footprint, claiming it…

More...
Braswell 14nm Atom slips to Q2 15

Braswell 14nm Atom slips to Q2 15

It's not all rosy in the house of Intel. It seems that upcoming Atom out-of-order cores might be giving this semiconductor…

More...
TSMC 16nm wafers coming in Q1 2015

TSMC 16nm wafers coming in Q1 2015

TSMC will start producing 16nm wafers in the first quarter of 2015. Sometime in the second quarter production should ramp up…

More...
Skylake-S LGA is 35W to 95W TDP part

Skylake-S LGA is 35W to 95W TDP part

Skylake-S is the ‘tock’ of the Haswell architecture and despite being delayed from the original plan, this desktop part is scheduled…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 19 December 2011 10:39

New dashboard update washes out video?

Written by David Stellmack



Limited range of RGB levels said to be the issue


Rumors have been circulating since the latest Microsoft dashboard update was released that there was a problem with video not being properly displayed properly when played. According to a number of sources, after the update the colors are very washed out and somewhat muted.

While the difference might not be dramatic, it is pronounced enough that in watching video with motion in it you will notice. According to an anonymous beta tester who tested the dashboard update before release, he claims that Microsoft was aware of the issue.

Testing over the weekend by Eurogamer seems to confirm this issue with testing they did over the weekend. The first reaction to the situation is to adjust the monitor, but adjustment to the TV/monitor seems to creative havoc with the intended display for games. Eurogamer shows color-level-histograms that support the fact there is a problem.

So far, Microsoft has had no comment on this issue; but with the report from Eurogamer, they will not likely be able to ignore the issue any longer.

Read more here.





David Stellmack

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments