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Windows 7: no detail in blacks/shadows on video or games

28 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
no detail in blacks/shadows on video or games

Without getting much luck on other forums (Adobe, AMD and XFX) I thought I would give here a try since it has always been reliable (possibly should have come here first)
Though I see great shadows and blacks on my photo viewers (Xnview and Photoshop) I have lousy details in my blacks and shadows when viewing movies or playing video games. Usually you can see how a black goes to a lesser black and eventually to other detail. All I see instead is like a blob (with an actual outline) and then something else.
I have tried various video games and also various media players including: Windows MP, VLC, GOM and PotPlayer.
I have attached a photo here taken with Windows' Snipping Tool, but, of course, it does not really give you the exact results as I view them.
Here are my specs if it helps any:
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
video card: Radeon HD 7850 - XFX DD , FX-785A-ZNL4
Monitor : ViewSonic VX2453 Series
Mother Board: ASUSTeK P7P55D-E LX

The video drivers are from AMD Catalyst
and the specs there are:
Properties digital flat panel: 1920 X 1080 75Hz
PPixel format: RGB 4:4:4 Pixel Format PC standard (Full RGB)
Basic video color: Use video player settings
Advanced Video color
Vibrance: 40
Flesh tone correction> 50
Brighter whites: checked
Dynamic range: checked (full (0-255)

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05 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64

This is the first time in my history with this forum that nobody has been interested in helping me. Really???? :-(
Hello, is anybody there? Please help me someone.
Edit: June 21
I continue to wonder why this topic seems to have no interest at all.
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27 Jun 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64

OK so how do I close this topic. Normally one marks something as ''Best answer'' or something to this effect but in this case no answer whatsoever has been given so I think it would be safe to close it altogether--delete it or something
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27 Jun 2015   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

No such thing, let it die
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