Got a new gaming monitor, need calibration tips

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  1. the_randomizer
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    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Specifically, on sale at Best Buy, an HP Omen 25 for $220 flat, yes, it's a splurge, but given that this month is my birthday, I figured, why the hell not XD That being said, I need help getting the most out of this, making sure I have the color, gamma, contrast, etc, calibrated. Since this monitor either uses Display Port or HDMI (no DVI, thank goodness), the documentation for this isn't helpful. So I turn to you guys in hopes of finding out the best config possible :P

    Currently, have the monitor set to 1 ms as by default, it's set to 7 ms (*shudder* XD), and 60 Hz because 144 Hz looks too weird for my eyes and when I use emulators.

    Thanks ^_^
     
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    Does it have an option for 120Hz? That might look a bit better to you
     
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    It does, but I'm more concerned with the actual color palette and calibrating that to look the best it can, you know? Like the best way to make the greens, green, the reds, red, etc.
     
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    I don't know about exact profiles, but Windows should have a gamma optimization wizard under the display settings
     
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    I can give that a whirl, it looks better already, but I want to double check :P
     
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