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My u2711 arrives in a couple hours

Anything special to set it up, or just slap that dual link dvi cable into my gtx470 and be good to go?

I don't have any special color calibration tools, but I will be using this mostly for gaming and for CAD, so I think the factory specs should be good.
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Just use a dual link DVI. No further set up needed. You might benefit from calibration, but it's by no means required for gaming. Not sure how worth it in CAD.

Enjoy.
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If you aren't planning on calibrating it yourself use sRGB mode. Video Games and Movies use the sRGB colorset and the U2711 comes with sRGB and AdobeRGB modes calibrated. Since you have a wide gamut display the Standard Mode will be oversaturated, the reds and greens will be very intense. Kinda neat for making Alice: Madness Returns look extra trippy.
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Plug it in, set it to sRGB. May take some time getting used to since most monitors you see are calibrated to show a lot cooler whites than ideal (D65).
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