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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 #3771 of 4784
So whats the general consensus on what to get?
     
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post #3772 of 4784
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Originally Posted by ALiShaikh View Post

So whats the general consensus on what to get?

There isn't one i think. Altough for some reason pcbank versions tend to get more shipping damage. At least that's what i understood so far.

And crossover's has a bit brighter brightness. 380 cdm2 compared to 350 cdm2.

But from what i can see, catleaps and shimians are the most popular two (personal opinion)
post #3773 of 4784
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There isn't one i think. Altough for some reason pcbank versions tend to get more shipping damage. At least that's what i understood so far.
And crossover's has a bit brighter brightness. 380 cdm2 compared to 350 cdm2.
But from what i can see, catleaps and shimians are the most popular two (personal opinion)

ahh decisions decisions

want to buy one just cant make up my mind which one to get. ive got a second 480 on the way so i shouldnt have any issues with gpu power
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post #3774 of 4784
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ahh decisions decisions
want to buy one just cant make up my mind which one to get. ive got a second 480 on the way so i shouldnt have any issues with gpu power

Go for whichever one tickles you. Afterall, they are all using the same ips screen. If you are going to buy a vesa mount though, i would go for the cheapest option.

You can also eliminate your choices by deciding if you need adboard?
Tempered glass?
Hdmi?
Speakers?
etc etc
Might make choosing easier.
post #3775 of 4784
Does anyone know if the sellers do a no dead pixel guarantee for an extra price? Is there any way of returning them if I have evidence of several dead pixels? I'm thinking of getting one but I want to be on the safe side (even though I've heard the quality in general is excellent).
post #3776 of 4784
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Does anyone know if the sellers do a no dead pixel guarantee for an extra price? Is there any way of returning them if I have evidence of several dead pixels? I'm thinking of getting one but I want to be on the safe side (even though I've heard the quality in general is excellent).

There are listings that state "Pixel Perfect". those are guaranteed not to have any dead pixels. And if the model you want doesn't have a listing as such, pm the seller about it. Though it'll cost you extra to get a pixel perfect one.

It"s about $30 or so extra
post #3777 of 4784
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Go for whichever one tickles you. Afterall, they are all using the same ips screen. If you are going to buy a vesa mount though, i would go for the cheapest option.
You can also eliminate your choices by deciding if you need adboard?
Tempered glass?
Hdmi?
Speakers?
etc etc
Might make choosing easier.

not sure if i want the glass, but i think the chance of having dust behind the screen would drive me nuts so prob no go on the glass.
i will prob only run one of these anyways so hdmi or dp isnt an issue.

i was looking at one of the ACHIEVA's for 290
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post #3778 of 4784
The one i bought is with glass but without dust. New model. Still waiting to receive though
search for qh270-ipsi on ebay and you'll see
That's if you want glass but worried about the dust(which is just like me).
I just don't be worried about dmging the screen while cleaning so that's why i wanted glass.

I heard it makes the screen more glossy but then again, rumors rumors smile.gif
post #3779 of 4784
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Try pushing the cable in a biit more, sometimes it's apparently hard to get a proper seating. Also try turning it on when windows is on.

Unfortunately that did not work either. Monitor seems to be DOA. Let's see how this replacement process works....
post #3780 of 4784
Bigclothcraft is a great seller, he asked me the same question that people got here, lol. And he checked the monitor that got a bad egg, so he's giving me a good reliable one.
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