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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)
555 Total Votes  
post #2481 of 4784
just PM'd you.
post #2482 of 4784
So the last IPS panels is also susceptible to the "image retention" problem? mad.gif

Does anyone has the same problem with this monitors? It's really important for me because i've had enough with S-PVA 40" inch tv mad.gif
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post #2483 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derpinheimer View Post

I had just received it and set it up, and had to go. I cant take pics or update on the status until Monday, as I do not have the monitor with me.
It takes about 15 seconds for "image retention" to start, and it becomes more and more crisp after that. Give it about double the time away from that image and it fades away.
Will be talking to red-cap about this and see what he has to say.
Note that these pixels are not stuck. It is like a ghost image on top of the other. They do change.
Copied from the my first post about the monitor:
EDIT: looking more carefully, im not sure how much is dust and how much is stuck pixels. if i move my head left to right, they appear and disappear. i couldnt figure out how this made sense for either of them... any ideas? if they are stuck pixels ill definitely be trying my luck on an RMA.

That does seem pretty excessive. Just curious - you are using this in a regular 70degF/20degC room, right?

LCDs get noticeably sluggish at cold temperatures. Out in my machine shop I actually had to switch from an LCD to a CRT because at ~2degC the LCD was painfully slow/ghosty. The CRT as always is nice and fast, and doubles as a nice place to warm my hands.
post #2484 of 4784
He noticed it right after he plugged it in, do you have another gpu? if it still does the same thing on another card you probably just got a bad monitor.
post #2485 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derpinheimer View Post

WARNING!!! MY ACHIEVA SHIMIAN IS SUFFERING FROM "BURN IN"!
I do not know how this is possible, but it is very clear! DO NOT BUY, will update monday!

Ummm, out of 40+ Shimian monitors of varying quality, you're the only one reporting this. And you're reporting it on a panel with a lot of other suspect defects. Given all the issues you reported, this is a candidate for a return for another, I would think.

Given the current poll numbers, I'm glad I ordered a Yamakasi instead of the Achieva.

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post #2486 of 4784
It's somewhere between 68-70. I've had the neighboring TN monitor run just fine ~60f at times, though.

I forgot to mention, no I havent done any overclocking attempts.
post #2487 of 4784
This monitor has me feeling a bit of buyers remorse.

Although my IPS235 was nearly half the price... I wonder how good these things are. €290 shipped to spain. Destructively good priced.


I'd need a new GPU, that's for sure though thumb.gif
   
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post #2488 of 4784
Any way of getting the poll updated to include the other models.. Would be nice to see how they are stacking up as far as dead pixels & dust.. Could probably be listed as each brand with either perfect or not.
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post #2489 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derpinheimer View Post

WARNING!!! MY ACHIEVA SHIMIAN IS SUFFERING FROM "BURN IN"!
I do not know how this is possible, but it is very clear! DO NOT BUY, will update monday!
I've seen burn-in on older IPS monitors but not on recent ones. It's possible yours is defective. I haven't seen any burn-in issues with the catleap so far, even at 85 Hz.
post #2490 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by ToastyX View Post

I've seen burn-in on older IPS monitors but not on recent ones. It's possible yours is defective. I haven't seen any burn-in issues with the catleap so far, even at 85 Hz.

Good to hear, was starting to get worried, then I thought.. well they use these in internet cafe's with tempered glass so they should be able to take some serious abuse... I have no proof, I just remember one of the vendors stating that it's one of their purposes.
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