REVIEW: NEC LCD3090WQXi-BK Part 16
Subjectively, the display quality is good in games, although Eizo SX3031W in displaying darker surfaces and its better black value also improves the atmosphere further in dark games.
Picture from the game "Stalker" (Resolution 2.560 x 1.600)
The slight vertical shadows we mentioned before are somewhat distracting on the NEC 3090WQXi for uniform surfaces. This inhomogeneity was especially clear to us in the game "Battlefield 2" in cards with a lot of smoke and fog.
The lag in display on the LCD3090WQXi is between 30 and a maximum of 50 milliseconds. This is the equivalent of two to three frames at 60 frames per second. Deactivating overdrive astonishingly has no effect on the lag.
On the left, the virtual stopwatch can be seen on a CRT monitor and on the right, it is shown in clone mode on the NEC 3090WQXi. The lag is two to three frames or 31 to 50 ms.
For many users, a lag of this proportion is not a problem and will not be noticed. However, every person reacts differently here and every PC system demonstrates different "basic lags". Both factors affect the extent to which an input lag is actually noticed.
However, bolids such as the NEC LCD3090WQXi or the Eizo SX3031W were not really designed for hardcore gamers. Occasional gamers need not worry about the monitor.
The NEC 3090WQXi supports HDCP protected signals on both DVI inputs. However, in our test environment, this only affected SingleLink resolutions up to 1.920 x 1.200 pixels at 60Hz.
At 2.560 x 1.600 pixels, there is no HDCP support on the Asus 8800GTX.
If playback is in 1.920 x 1.080 pixels, copy-protected material can also be shown.
If the panel is run in a pixel-precise manner in 2.560 x 1.600 at 60Hz, the "Advisor" at Cyberlink indicates that there is no HDCP support from the monitor. However, the graphics card limits the monitor here, since the Asus 8800GTX unfortunately does not support HDCP via DualLink. According to NEC, the 3090WQXi should, however, support HDCP even with DualLink DVI playback.
Unfortunately, without the hardware support, we cannot check out this statement.
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