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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)
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  • 1% (8)
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  • 5% (33)
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post #351 of 4784
So the 550$ one is or isn't 10 bit? It's listed as 10 bit on the ebay site.
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It is but I dont think its true 10bit. But Idk if there are any true 10 bit even out there.
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Originally Posted by NameMakingSux View Post

So the 550$ one is or isn't 10 bit? It's listed as 10 bit on the ebay site.

525

In addition, the 2 higher end variants have models with displayport.


The Achieva variants are confusing, so I'll put this in the OP.
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There was a 3rd vote. Did anyone else's already come in?
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post #355 of 4784
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Originally Posted by John-117 View Post

Don't, both versions have the same 8 bit panel, so I don't think you can tell the difference. Plus, because there are no scalers on the 8 bit one, input lag is much lower.

Hmm so what's the 10 bit part about?

Let me get this straight, all of these monitors are using the same panel as the Dell U2711/iMac 27"?
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post #356 of 4784
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Hmm so what's the 10 bit part about?
Let me get this straight, all of these monitors are using the same panel as the Dell U2711/iMac 27"?

There is a true 10-bit panel but as far as I can tell the ZR2740w and probably some of the higher end Eizo's and NEC's are the only ones to use it.

The rest are 8 bit + FRC. The panel being used in these displays is likely the LG LM270WQ1-SDA2, the same as the Hazro's and the imac/thunderbolt displays.

edit; that's the 8-bit panel. the 8 bit + FRC is LM270WQ1-SLA1.
Edited by ibtar - 2/27/12 at 4:29pm
post #357 of 4784
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post

Hmm so what's the 10 bit part about?
Let me get this straight, all of these monitors are using the same panel as the Dell U2711/iMac 27"?

They use the same panel as the iMac 27" for sure, but the Dell U2711 uses a slightly different panel in the same LG panel-family (something like LGXXX02 as opposed to LGXXX01 to give you an idea).

Not sure what the difference is, but I can assure you it's not $500 different...and you get no AG-coating on these Korean ones...they are smooth and crystal clear judging by the OP's pics. thumb.gif

Also, for those considering the 10-bit panels over the 8-bit ones....I don't think they are using true 10-bit panels. Also, unless you're working with a true 10-bit source - which not many people are going to actually have to drive a true 10-bit panel - there is no way that the 10-bit ones justify the $400-600 cost difference.

Let's stick to the basics, folks. $400 for a 2560x1440 IPS screen that is equivalent to a 27" iMac and U2711 at the same res, minus the AG-coating....delicious delicious cheapness. biggrin.gif
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post #358 of 4784
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There was a 3rd vote. Did anyone else's already come in?

Hey OP how about adding an option for the ipsb model? From the dcsamsungmall seller. Mines coming tomorrow. Just got through customs 3 hours ago in Alaska. Hope I'm home when they deliver
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Hey OP how about adding an option for the ipsb model? From the dcsamsungmall seller. Mines coming tomorrow. Just got through customs 3 hours ago in Alaska. Hope I'm home when they deliver

Hurry and review it !!! My finger is itching to click that buy button !!!

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Are there any differences between the QH270-IPSB and the QH270-Lite besides the tempered glass? Can't wait to jump on one of these..or a few..
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