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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 #691 of 4784
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Whenever I try to push this monitor past 70hz, to, say, 71hz or 75hz, I get a weird scrolling scrolling effect in games, but not on the desktop. It's as if my monitor is part of one of those scrolling banners, like this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV7hHap0eJg (skip towards the end, and it's a bit faster than that).
The thing is, it doesn't black out. I feel like there's more potential for a higher refresh rate, but does this mean I've hit my limit?
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post #692 of 4784
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Originally Posted by brucethemoose View Post

Whenever I try to push this monitor past 70hz, to, say, 71hz or 75hz, I get a weird scrolling scrolling effect in games, but not on the desktop. It's as if my monitor is part of one of those scrolling banners, like this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV7hHap0eJg (skip towards the end, and it's a bit faster than that).
The thing is, it doesn't black out. I feel like there's more potential for a higher refresh rate, but does this mean I've hit my limit?

You only have the Shimian right? If they are the same panel, I'm wondering what could cause the difference in performance.
post #693 of 4784
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Originally Posted by BiNiaRiS View Post

You only have the Shimian right? If they are the same panel, I'm wondering what could cause the difference in performance.

Does the built in scaler/input circuitry limit the monitor refresh rate, or is it ultimately limited by the panel itself?
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post #694 of 4784
Anyone know how long product like Catleap gets lock in "Inbound Into Customs" ? Mine been locked up for like 3 days already, still showing under tracking "Inbound Into Customs". ... frown.gif
post #695 of 4784
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Originally Posted by ughnook View Post

See picture of mounting screws at the bottom
how long are the screws? Is it possible to insert a small washer on the right side between the base and the stand to "offset" the tilt?
The screws are about 3/8". It might be possible, but that would probably make it wobble more.
post #696 of 4784
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Originally Posted by brucethemoose View Post

Does the built in scaler/input circuitry limit the monitor refresh rate, or is it ultimately limited by the panel itself?

Bruce, are you editing your Shimian's settings with the EDID utility, or just trying to force a higher refresh rate with the ATI utility that was posted a few pages back?

Your best bet on seeing if the Shimians can do 97hz is matching EVERYTHING in the Block 1 and Block 2 settings of the Catleap EDID settings that were posted earlier. I noticed that not all values were similar, particularly in Block 2. May want to try with completely mirrored settings and see if it will allow you to reach past 70hz.
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post #697 of 4784
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Originally Posted by brucethemoose View Post

Does the built in scaler/input circuitry limit the monitor refresh rate, or is it ultimately limited by the panel itself?

I honestly don't know. I'm no expert on LCDs. Hopefully someone that knows their stuff can chime in.
post #698 of 4784
Using my Catleap.
WOW. It looks stunning next to my U2211Hs. biggrin.gif
post #699 of 4784
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

Bruce, are you editing your Shimian's settings with the EDID utility, or just trying to force a higher refresh rate with the ATI utility that was posted a few pages back?
Your best bet on seeing if the Shimians can do 97hz is matching EVERYTHING in the Block 1 and Block 2 settings of the Catleap EDID settings that were posted earlier. I noticed that not all values were similar, particularly in Block 2. May want to try with completely mirrored settings and see if it will allow you to reach past 70hz.

I already tried that. Didn't work.
post #700 of 4784
For those wondering how high the Catleap stand is...
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