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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 #461 of 4784
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Originally Posted by three4seven View Post

The picture would be scaled then. As far as I know, there is no hdmi to dual link DVI cable available that has the bandwidth to push resolutions above 1920x1080. Native HDMI 1.4 can, but a converted HDMI 1.4 cannot as far as I know.

my bad, I forgot about the limitations.
I only have a lowly 1080p screen tongue.gif
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post #462 of 4784
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Originally Posted by B33ker View Post

Signed up here just so I could track this easier and also comment about how great a find this was.
I'm in the same boat. I could really use one of these, but at the moment only have a pair of 460GTX's in SLI which wouldn't really be able to do much for games. For desktop work I'd be ok probably, but newer games would struggle I imagine. Only running 1920x1080 atm, and this would be a massive increase in pixels needing to be pushed around.
Sooooo tempted though.
Appreciate all the work, pictures and info people have been sharing.

Don't underestimate your setup. I'm running 6850s in crossfire (~ GTX 460 SLI), and virtually every game I own runs at max or near max settings. BF3 is about the only thing my cards struggle with at very high settings.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by three4seven View Post

The picture would be scaled then. As far as I know, there is no hdmi to dual link DVI cable available that has the bandwidth to push resolutions above 1920x1080. Native HDMI 1.4 can, but a converted HDMI 1.4 cannot as far as I know.

I thought it didn't have a scaler... I also thought I left this setting on.
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Hmm, maybe it does have a scaler. Weird, as a few lower resolution settings didn't seem to work, but 1360x768 works just fine.
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post #463 of 4784
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Originally Posted by brucethemoose View Post

Don't underestimate your setup. I'm running 6850s in crossfire (~ GTX 460 SLI), and virtually every game I own runs at max or near max settings. BF3 is about the only thing my cards struggle with at very high settings.
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I thought it didn't have a scaler... I also thought I left this setting on.
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Hmm, maybe it does have a scaler. Weird, as a few lower resolution settings didn't seem to work, but 1360x768 works just fine.

Could you give 1920x1080 and 1280x720 a try?
post #464 of 4784
I'm tempted to get rid of my Dell 24" and order the Catleap. Has anyone received Catleap yet?
    
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post #465 of 4784
i have the samsung 950 120hz 27" monitor. Really liking this with ips and higher resolution. Would you give up your 120hz over higher resolution?
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post #466 of 4784
ordered the catleap today, less see how long it takes to reach australia tongue.gif, will update you guys asap!
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post #467 of 4784
Very tempted to pull the trigger on one of these. Had been thinking about the HPZR2740 but think I will like the glossy panel better seeing as I am coming from a CRT. How long is the DVI-D cable that comes with the monitor?
post #468 of 4784
may have found my new monitor....
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post #469 of 4784
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i have the samsung 950 120hz 27" monitor. Really liking this with ips and higher resolution. Would you give up your 120hz over higher resolution?

I don't know if I would. The Samsung 950D is an amazing monitor.
    
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post #470 of 4784
Hi, I'm new to this forum but i followed this thread from the beginning. I also ordered a few days ago the ACHIEVA Shimian QH270-Lite and i hope to receive it this week. Did anyone try to use the ICC profile for Hazro HZ27WC (http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/icc_profiles.htm) on this monitor since it has virtually the same specs?
Regarding the tempered glass version, it is difficult to remove any dust particles which were traped between the panel and the glass and i think it's not recommended to try to remove it. You might end up with more dust particles after the process. Even Hazro has issues with their glass version (although they are using a special room class 4 or something like this).
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