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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 #3311 of 4784
Does anyone know about the real input lag of these monitors?
post #3312 of 4784
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Originally Posted by sbuck333 View Post

I think this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MACaQhfoKGQ
of course you need to put it as "original" resolution. I think there is also another one called timescape or something like that. happy hunting!

Thanks.
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post #3313 of 4784
Whats the difference between these?

Perfect Pixel SE
Perfect Pixel Non-SE
Perfect Pixel
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post #3314 of 4784
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Originally Posted by In2Deep View Post

Whats the difference between these?
Perfect Pixel SE
Perfect Pixel Non-SE
Perfect Pixel

Perfect Pixel - Monitor checked at factory for any dead pixels before shipping.

SE - has no (crappy) speaker

non SE - has (crappy) speakers.

Hope that helped.
post #3315 of 4784
After using my shimian for a few days, I'm not a fan of the glossy surface. How can anyone stand the reflections when watching movies? Especially with dark backgrounds, and even on dark webpages.
post #3316 of 4784
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After using my shimian for a few days, I'm not a fan of the glossy surface. How can anyone stand the reflections when watching movies? Especially with dark backgrounds, and even on dark webpages.

They don't. It's called lighting control, which you should have unless you're using the monitor in a shared environment (in which case you should have gone matte).

This is like someone complaining about their Ferrari not having a cup holder after they've forked out cash on it. Do your research before opening your wallet...
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post #3317 of 4784
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After using my shimian for a few days, I'm not a fan of the glossy surface. How can anyone stand the reflections when watching movies? Especially with dark backgrounds, and even on dark webpages.

I'm guessing the same way one would deal with them on an actual television including ancient CRTs. I can see the distraction if someone is used to a matte monitor but everyone acts like they don't use a glossy display on daily basis (assuming one uses a TV). The trick is controlled lighting (e.g. no lighting and certainly never any lighting in front of the display).
    
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post #3318 of 4784
Has anyone had experience with driving any of these monitors with a Radeon HD 5770? On the Ebay auctions they all seem to mention that it is not compatible... But the 5770 specifications list that it supports that resolution, and it does have a dual-link DVI output.

I'm not sure why it wouldn't be possible to use these monitors with that card, does anyone have any insight to this?

Thanks.
post #3319 of 4784
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Has anyone had experience with driving any of these monitors with a Radeon HD 5770? On the Ebay auctions they all seem to mention that it is not compatible... But the 5770 specifications list that it supports that resolution, and it does have a dual-link DVI output.

I'm not sure why it wouldn't be possible to use these monitors with that card, does anyone have any insight to this?

Thanks.

Some people have issues and some don't. I don't recall having read anything about the 5770. It appears that the compatibility list is more about showing the BIOS screen and Windows loading screen than anything else. It's never been confirmed one way or the other about what the compatibility list is and isn't but it's got nothing to do with the resolution as there are 2560x1440 cards with dual link DVI listed as not working. To give you an example some people have cards listed as not working but they can see the BIOS, the Windows load screen and Windows while others can only see Windows. It has to do with having different hardware on the cards and there is no way to know until you hook it up. Long story short, it's not spec related.
    
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post #3320 of 4784
Apologin,

When I receive my 3View SB2700 in a few days I'll test it with my XFX 5770 which I recently upgraded from.

If you'll wait until the middle of next week you can have a for sure answer, otherwise I think they list it as incompatible for one of two reasons:

1) They might not have had a 5770 to test with (better safe than sorry)
2) Because while it may technically work, the 5770 is really too weak to drive most games in 1440p, and thus is not RECOMMENDED for such a panel

You might wanna think of this like when your car manufacturer doesn't support certain aftermarket parts. That doesn't necessarily mean they won't work, just that they're not recommended and therefore the manufacturer won't offer you any support should something go wrong (or not work completely) while using them.
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