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YAMAKASI CATLEAP 2B Reviews

PhantomTaco

Yamakasi Catleap Overclock Edition Review

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Pros: 27 inch IPS Display, Overclockable to 120hz

Cons: 120hz not available on 5xx cards, wobbly stand, no speakers or OSD

So here's my review of the Yamakasi Catleap 2B or the Overclock Edition. At a total cost of $555, it's easily the cheapest 1440p 27" IPS screen out there. But this does come with a potential downfall; the screens are only rated A- (meaning they have a certain allowance for stuck/dead pixels), and the monitor itself is a very basic construction. The glossy black finish of the Catleap 2B is much like Samsung, with a approximately 2 inch thick bezel on the bottom, and 1" for the top and sides. The monitor has only a single DVI-DL input. Although the screen deceptively has volume controls, there are no speakers to be found. The brightness controls on the monitor do work, but that's it in...
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