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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 #861 of 4784
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Originally Posted by B33ker View Post

I've been unemployed for a year now, and living on $200 a week unemployment and I'm having a hard time not buying the $396 Achieva! wink.gif
Gets harder with every person here posting how much they love theirs, even the ones with minor flaws.
Also, I think I found a wicked nice VESA stand I can use, for free. biggrin.gif

Dude, I was in your same shoes not to long ago. Living off unemployment while Steam and other Holiday sales were going on, it was such a terrible time to buy goodies, but I did!
Good luck on the job hunt homie.

Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazzyRussian View Post

Hope i can convince you to do the right decision:
I had exactly $410 saved up and though that buying an amazing IPS monitor was crazy. For what reason I don't remember but I bough the monitor and while it was being shipped I though I was going to be filled with disappointment. I mean, it took me a few months to make that amount and to spill it all on an impulse buy I thought was pretty stupid. As soon as the monitor arrived I felt like I made so far the best purchase of 2012. The monitor makes my 22" ASUS monitor look like something that would be bundled with a $500 computer, its beautiful. Battlefield 3 has this "depth" to it that didn't exist before and similar to how you'd want to re-listen to you whole entire music library after getting a very nice new pair of expensive new headphones, I found myself replaying all my games and they all feel like I've been missing out before.

God you are the devil... BUT YES! I MUST BUY IT!
post #862 of 4784
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Originally Posted by noak View Post

I got my tempered glass one today, and yes
It has dust under the screen
But only 1 spec is noticeable if your looking for it

Sorry to hear that....

I'm glad i ordered the catleap
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post #863 of 4784
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Originally Posted by necriss View Post

Gameplay will be much smoother on higher refresh rates if your video card can output 100 fps.

Well i actually was talking about why 1 program could only take me up to 81hz and the other could take me up to 97hz.

yah and my video cards with vsync off even at this resolution are usually way over 100.
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post #864 of 4784
2560x1440 video

Thought some people were like me and might want to see a video at 2560x1440 the link above is the only one ive found that seems legit for like the past few hours.

right click, Save as, and download it. its around a 500meg file. looks pretty good.

also wanted to add, for some reason I have problems playing this video, its pretty laggy for some reason unless I play it in VLC player. so might wanna do that as well.
Edited by bhk1004 - 3/3/12 at 7:19pm
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post #865 of 4784
so which is better the catleap or the Achieva QH270 ? and what site are you guys buying these from my hp lp2475w just crapped out on me :\
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post #866 of 4784
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by noak View Post

I got my tempered glass one today, and yes
It has dust under the screen
But only 1 spec is noticeable if your looking for it

Sorry to hear that....

I'm glad i ordered the catleap

Honestly, I don't mind it. I can barley notice it
post #867 of 4784
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Originally Posted by waedoe View Post

so which is better the catleap or the Achieva QH270 ? and what site are you guys buying these from my hp lp2475w just crapped out on me :\

doh.gif All of these questions have been asked and answered in this thread. Heck, the FIRST post has most of the relevant info now, nicely organized and kept updated by brucethemoose. thumb.gif
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post #868 of 4784
Is there a variation with AG coating? I actually do not mind AG coating and hate seeing reflections on my monitor
post #869 of 4784
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Originally Posted by ABeta View Post

Is there a variation with AG coating? I actually do not mind AG coating and hate seeing reflections on my monitor

Go for the HP, better quality, and only $200 more on ebay
post #870 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by bhk1004 View Post

2560x1440 video
Thought some people were like me and might want to see a video at 2560x1440 the link above is the only one ive found that seems legit for like the past few hours.
right click, Save as, and download it. its around a 500meg file. looks pretty good.
also wanted to add, for some reason I have problems playing this video, its pretty laggy for some reason unless I play it in VLC player. so might wanna do that as well.

i thin k i've seen this before on vincent laforet's blog.
    
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