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post #591 of 4784
Yeah, but there's a difference when he has to create a custom res. with NVCP. Native/default is 60Hz....so I would assume that's the max refresh rate. 97 is probably not going to hold up well. We do need benchmarks though @ native res 2560x1440, 60hz w/ vsync and of course, custom res of 2560x1440, 97hz w/o vsync through NVCP

And you should be able to do this on both the Shimian and the Catleap...it's all done via NVCP. It wouldn't be the Catleap that is only capable of doing it.
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hope mine gets here tommmorow

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post #593 of 4784
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

Yeah, but there's a difference when he has to create a custom res. with NVCP. Native/default is 60Hz....so I would assume that's the max refresh rate. 97 is probably not going to hold up well. We do need benchmarks though @ native res 2560x1440, 60hz w/ vsync and of course, custom res of 2560x1440, 97hz w/o vsync through NVCP
And you should be able to do this on both the Shimian and the Catleap...it's all done via NVCP. It wouldn't be the Catleap that is only capable of doing it.

Well I jsut tried it through NVCP on my Shimian IPSB (tempered glass version) and I can only go up to 66Hz, 67 will result in black screen. (Binary search FTW tongue.gif)
post #594 of 4784
Had to turn resolution down, 2560x1440 is very taxing. But 97hz is legit.

wo25y1ow.gn2.jpg
post #595 of 4784
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60hz by default and when locked to 60 via vsync there is tearing suprisingly. On 97hz with no vsync things are smooth.
Color shift is noticeable when browsing white pages such as wikipedia and this forum to a lesser degree on the bottom 1/3 of the panel. However it doesn't seem to affect any other colors. Full screen red/blue/green look quite uniform.

How did you get the 97hz option to show up? Do you have to force the frequency? Ah, you had to force it. Also, can you screenshot afterburner so we can get an absolute conformation?

Also, this is a good test for color shift at an angle.

http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/viewing_angle.php
Edited by brucethemoose - 3/1/12 at 6:25pm
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post #596 of 4784
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Had to turn resolution down, 2560x1440 is very taxing. But 97hz is legit.
wo25y1ow.gn2.jpg

Can you run the game @ 2560x1440 though? Or any other game that isn't as taxing? At certain resolutions, the maximum refresh rates will drop (hz, not FPS)....this is normal. There are quite a few high-res monitors that can run lower resolutions at a higher refresh rate than the native res. Running a custom res that matches native res and forcing a refresh rate is not the same as running everything natively...

Hmm, so no success with the IPSB? Bruce, what about the IPSBS? I am not getting my IPSBS until tomorrow...
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How did you get the 97hz option to show up? Do you have to force the frequency? Also, can you screenshot afterburner so we can get an absolute conformation?
Also, this is a good test for color shift at an angle.
http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/viewing_angle.php


nvidia control panel -> change resolution -> customize -> create custom resolution -> enter 97 under refresh rate
post #598 of 4784
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nvidia control panel -> change resolution -> customize -> create custom resolution -> enter 97 under refresh rate

I'll see if this if this'll work with my AMD card and with the IPSBS, but it doesn't like 30hz as is, and I don't want to damage it either.
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60hz is the only option that shows up in catalyst and ATI tray tools. Was 97hz just one of the available options in the Nvidia Control Panel, or did you just randomly pick 97hz out of the blue?
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post #600 of 4784

Is it really 97 hertz? I'm dubious. 

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