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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 #3151 of 4784
What is the color gamut of these monitors? Will they cover adobeRGB?
post #3152 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Humafold View Post

You guys are killing me. I have a Planar 1080p 120hz, but I'm thinking of going 1440p IPS. drool.gif

Lol, I have the same planar and was debating picking one of these up. I just don't think that I could go back to a 60hz display. If I knew that it would be overclockable I would pick one of these up in a heartbeat.
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post #3153 of 4784
Anyone know which of the korean (crossover, shimian, catleap etc) monitors has the thinnest bezel? Im thinking about 3 for eyefinity to replace my aging 30in Apple cinema hd and would be most interested in the model that has the thinnest.
Edited by craptastic7 - 4/1/12 at 5:15pm
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post #3154 of 4784
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Originally Posted by craptastic7 View Post

Anyone know which of the korean (crossover, shimian, catleap etc) monitors has the thinnest bezel? Im thinking about 3 for eyefinity to replace my aging 30in Apple cinema hd and would be most interested in the model that has the thinnest.

The Crossover, I think.
post #3155 of 4784
i thought i couldnt go to 60hz either after my 120hz acer, but this resolution more than makes up for it wink.gif
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post #3156 of 4784
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i thought i couldnt go to 60hz either after my 120hz acer, but this resolution more than makes up for it wink.gif

yup kinda same boat. the resolution + colors = eek.gif
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post #3157 of 4784
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Originally Posted by teraflame View Post

What is the color gamut of these monitors? Will they cover adobeRGB?

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/monitor_panel_parts.htm

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They do not cover AdobeRGB, but they get 77.2% of it. Randomly I stumbled across this the other night and remembered it just for you smile.gif
     
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post #3158 of 4784
Well my [QH270-Lite] Achieva is on the truck out for delivery! That's nuts considering it shipped around 1AM Friday EST (Friday afternoon in Korea).
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I ordered on Thursday afternoon my time (was probably 2-3 AM Friday in Korea) and I received my tracking notification around 1AM Friday my time (2-3 PM Friday Korean time). So they shipped the monitor on the same day they got the order.

TA_Panel seems to be another seller with extremely fast shipping. Now I just have to hope that I can get home in time to catch the FedEx guy as it requires a signature. Worst case I will have it tomorrow.

Now to actually try and get something done at work today... redface.gif
post #3159 of 4784
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Originally Posted by soar View Post

Does anyone know if the Shimian QH270 and the Catleap Q270 would work with a mac? I have both a new 2011 Mac Mini and an older 2008 Macbook Pro. I know the graphics cards will support the 2560x1440 resolution with Dual-link DVI Support, I just don't know if there are other factors that may prevent the mac from running with these monitors.

A dual-link DVI screen won't work without something like this: http://store.apple.com/uk/product/MB571Z/A

You can't use the HDMI port on the Mac Mini either as it won't do dual-link.
post #3160 of 4784
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Well my [QH270-Lite] Achieva is on the truck out for delivery! That's nuts considering it shipped around 1AM Friday EST (Friday afternoon in Korea).

did you buy from dreamseller? I ordered mine on thursday night and tracking info didnt even update until today - apparently its still in korea.
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