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GoSharks

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What I said was 9300 is the whitest white a monitor can achieve, higher than 9300 means the color starts to turn blue.

Not necessarily, contrast (beam current) is the key to phosphor and cathode life. You can run at 9300 and turn the contrast down and put less stress on the phosphors and cathode than say running at 6500 at full contrast. But it’s a moot point anyway I’m done!

Jim Witkowski
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Higher than 9300K does not turn the image blue if you also increase the other colors at the same time. I've done this on my own monitor.

I'm a bit picky and care more about conceptual truth than practical utility, so little significance is still something if only to understand it. Given all else equal, higher color temp will decrease, though to perhaps a very small degree, phosphor life.

I don't care either way, but justed wanted details.

Thanks!

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