X270 IPS screen terrible

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X270 IPS screen terrible

#1 Post by liompa » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:55 pm

Recently upgraded my x230 to x270. The IPS screen is horrible compared to the x230. In particular any graphic / video content is too dark, even at full brightness (no detail in the shadows at all). I thought IPS was supposed to be the better screen. Could it be the default graphics drivers or Arch Linux? Any suggestions welcome.

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Re: X270 IPS screen terrible

#2 Post by ZaZ » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:40 am

How'd it look when running Windows? I'm not a Linux pro(or even an amateur), but I presume you've got an Intel GPU, which usually offer good Linux support.
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Re: X270 IPS screen terrible

#3 Post by axur-delmeria » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:56 pm

1. Might need to load the ICC/ICM profile from the monitor driver package in Windows

2. Might need some form of gamma/color adjustment just for the video overlay (no idea where to do it though)
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