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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 #2271 of 4784

I'm hoping that 3view goes on sale on eBay soon. Right now for me its 3view>Crossover>Shimian.
post #2272 of 4784
since my post got lost I'm abouut to buy 4 of these from what i read crossover seems to be the better monitor but if i can get any recommendations on which one i should get it would be much appreciated
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post #2273 of 4784
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Originally Posted by dean_8486 View Post

I have the Hazro variant of this monitor (Uk version that uses the same screen) for the past year and it has been great, no faults or problems.
Here are some pics
Just started running at 85hz is there a way to confirm I am actually running this? thanks
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Where did you bought it? Thanks!
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Originally Posted by nightanole View Post

Man i wish their was a question you could ask the 3-4 sellers that would tell you if it did 90hz or not. Seems speakers or no speakers can get you a 60hz dud. I wonder if the dvi only ones are the ones with the 90hz OC?


See the Catleap Club - we have done complete tear downs and have identified the parts necessary to OC Catleaps.  I am currently in contact with several suppliers trying to find out if it is possible to obtain the necessary PCBs.

 

Interesting side note since I keep reading posts that say "they changed for X or Y reason:" The truth appears to be that the manufacturer is using OLDER PCBs in the NEWER monitors.  The OC monitors have a more recent version of the panel PCB that permits us to ramp up.

 

Of course, we don't know what this will do to the monitors, but we're OCN, it's what we do.

 

 

   
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post #2275 of 4784
Guys, can anyone test the Achieva \ Catleap \Hazro with PixPerAn and take a screenshot in utility? http://www.prad.de/download/pixperan_english.zip

It will really help me & others to compare the response time of this monitors with any other model! Thanks in advance & sorry for my english. smile.gif

P.S: write the screen refresh rate also, please!

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Edited by Master Freez - 3/14/12 at 4:44pm
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post #2276 of 4784
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Originally Posted by axizor View Post

Wrong. These monitors use the same LG Display that is found in the Apple Cinema Display.

Sure they use the same panel, but the ACD is 2+ years old. LG reuses and improves the same panels all the time and it is evident that these have been improved based on the data available.
Edited by MenacingTuba - 3/14/12 at 4:41pm
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See the Catleap Club - we have done complete tear downs and have identified the parts necessary to OC Catleaps.  I am currently in contact with several suppliers trying to find out if it is possible to obtain the necessary PCBs.

Interesting side note since I keep reading posts that say "they changed for X or Y reason:" The truth appears to be that the manufacturer is using OLDER PCBs in the NEWER monitors.  The OC monitors have a more recent version of the panel PCB that permits us to ramp up.

Of course, we don't know what this will do to the monitors, but we're OCN, it's what we do.


Looking forward to what you find out.
    
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post #2278 of 4784
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Guys, can anyone test the Achieva \ Catleap \Hazro with PixPerAn and take a screenshot

I have the S27A850D which has nearly identical measured pixel response compared to the Yamaski, Shimian and Crossover according to Playerware. Here it is next to the Asus VG236H (Trace Free 40) while the Samsung is using the Faster overdrive setting.


3544f613269d79c6.jpg

PixerPixAn can only give one a general idea though. The Samsung shows noticeable overshoot/reverse ghosting/corona effect which can best be described as a bright shield/halo forming around moving objects. Setting the response time to normal gets rid of the overshoot but there is more streaking and slight smearing and motion is still never as clear.
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post #2279 of 4784
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Weird, but I have two monitors connected, and I had to set the catleap as my main desktop monitor, else it just showed a black screen.

EDIT: Also, my monitor won't OC above 66hz frown.gif

Thanks I have multiple monitors so this may help me when mine gets here. thumb.gif
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MenacingTuba 16x?? OMG! In my case car just almost getting blurred biggrin.gif Thank you for your reply! So the question is: VG236 vs Yamakasi. What would you prefered for nVidia Surround? Yeap, i need 3 of them and one mistake of choice cause three big problems.
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