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Registered: ‎01-25-2009
Location: Atlanta, GA
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How do I disable dynamic contrast ratio?

For the onboard monitor on an X230. (ips)


latest intel drivers. When i noticed it, i checked all video settings and found it had "dynamic contrast" enabled. Disabled it, but it still does it in a normal windows environment.


Load a black or dark screen, the brightness shoots way down. Switch to white, it starts out really dim and scales back to what it should be.



Really annoying.

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Registered: ‎11-28-2012
Location: United States
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Re: How do I disable dynamic contrast ratio?

I've got the same problem. I do not have a "dynamic contrast" option in my Intel Graphics Control Panel, yet it is clearly on and exhibits the same behavior as blackomegax describes. Running windows 8 with latest Intel drivers (

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Re: How do I disable dynamic contrast ratio?

disable "Display Power Saving Technology" also.

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