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I recently bought a Dell UltraSharp U3014 (30" Display). I have it connected to my MacBook Pro (2011 non-retina) via Mini DP to DP.  I noticed that text seemed noticably blurry, and not as crisp/sharp as I would have expected them to be.

 

I've checked the Display Settings and the monitor is in fact using the highest resolution 2460 x 1600).  Changing color profiles has no effect.  Also in General Settings, Font Smoothing is turned on.  I've tried settings that can be made in the terminal with no improved results:

 

Medium font smoothing:

<defaults -currentHost read -globalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 2

 

Light font smoothing:

defaults -currentHost read -globalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 1

 

Strong font smoothing:

defaults -currentHost read -globalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 3

 

This monitor is intended for a Windows computer that I have on the way, which I hope to get better results, but it would be nice to use this monitor for my MacBook when editing on occation.  Any ideas?


MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
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