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Poll Results: Vote when your Achieva/Catleap monitor comes in.

 
  • 41% (232)
    Achieva QH270
  • 2% (12)
    Achieva QH270 (DOA / didn't recieve)
  • 8% (46)
    Achieva QH270 (Dead pixel(s) / flawed panel)
  • 40% (224)
    Catleap Q270
  • 1% (8)
    Catleap Q270 (DOA / didn't recieve)
  • 5% (33)
    Catleap Q270 (Dead pixel(s) / flawed panel)
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post #1721 of 4784
I ordered the YAMAKASI CATLEAP Q270 SE from dcsamsungmall for $372 shipped last night at 8:30pm EST for my father as a birthday gift so he can do some photo editing and play borderlands in 1440p.

It was shipped within 2 hours and will arrive here outside of Boston on Tuesday! I can't believe it is possible to order something in Korea on Friday night and have it delivered 4 days later. It takes LONGER to have a shipment delivered from the left coast once it's in the system. Never mind from order.

I can't wait to give it to him.

Thanks OCN for having this thread.

I will update once its setup,
post #1722 of 4784
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Despite all this, I now have a tracking number. Only 20 hours after placing an order;
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Whether or not this means a physical item has been sent, or if it's just 'electronic shipping information received', who knows. but it's a start I guess smile.gif

SELLER: GREEN-SUM

Update: This is coming along much faster than I thought it would. Exactly 58 hours since clicking 'buy it now', it's already in my country;

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you can remove the neck of the stand from the monitor and take that with you to home depot

that saved me alot of delay and headache.


got the right screws, they were metric not in inches. less than a dollar fix.


Turned the monitor on after hooking it up, it is near flawless.

I got the Tempered Glass model and there are ZERO dead pixels, but there does seem to be a tiny spec of something on the left side, did not notice it until I had an all white background, its behind the glass but not on the panel. I'll see about removing it later on with an air duster or something, but for now it;s not a big deal.


The monitor looks stunning, compared to my old 23" it's like I am staring into liquid gold, the colors are more crisp, the resolution makes my old 1080p look like an etch-a-sketch, Even video looks AMAZING on this screen, rewatched the avengers trailer and I swear it was the single best looking video I have ever seen anywhere, ever, as in ever.

Very satisfied, even with the hassles and delays and lack of perfection.

Have gotten a clear picture of backlight bleed, but I think the lower right corner is ever so slightly lighter, but again, barely noticeable. This thing looks fantastic.

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post #1724 of 4784
has anyway once else tried to get move than 60hz on these catleaps? Mine doesnt go above 60
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post #1725 of 4784
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has anyway once else tried to get move than 60hz on these catleaps? Mine doesnt go above 60

I can't get mine over 60 either... not that I know what I'm doing.
post #1726 of 4784
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has anyway once else tried to get move than 60hz on these catleaps? Mine doesnt go above 60

Are you using Nvidia control panel to create a custom profile, or using ToastyX's program in the OP?
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has anyway once else tried to get move than 60hz on these catleaps? Mine doesnt go above 60

 

Yes lots of folks are above 60.


 

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Originally Posted by tinklepee View Post


I can't get mine over 60 either... not that I know what I'm doing.


I will be doing a video tutorial Monday for nVidia owners for OC and color adjustments.  They will be posted on the Catleap Club page.

 

I would also ask Catleap owners to please post in the club and complete the simple form.  5 minutes out of your life will help your other OCN members.


Thanks!  thumbsupsmiley.png

 

 

   
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post #1728 of 4784
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If they're watching, they should register and post. I would feel much safer ordering a monitor from an OCN member who can answer questions... and alot of other people would too. Hint Hint.


They are definitely watching - I have seen too many first post NEWBs on this thread and the Catleap Club thread for there not to be on here.  Just none appear willing to "expose" themselves!

 

EDIT:  Here's a possible incentive - I will buy ANOTHER catleap monitor from the first seller that posts up here or on the club page (heck I may raffle it off.  Wait, that might be in violation of the TOS!  Scratch that if it is!)

 

 


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Are you using Nvidia control panel to create a custom profile, or using ToastyX's program in the OP?

using nv cpanel(gtx 275). then again it could be the case of missing something.
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EDIT:  Here's a possible incentive - I will buy ANOTHER catleap monitor from the first seller that posts up here or on the club page (heck I may raffle it off.  Wait, that might be in violation of the TOS!  Scratch that if it is!)



It's ok you can just give it to me. No need to raffle smile.gif
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