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post #3191 of 11297
argh, damn.

I was looking forward to that great resolution and better refresh rate. My current monitor (Samsung 226BW) is running at 60Hz on 1680 x 1050
post #3192 of 11297
Wow. I just made 3 offers for a pixel perfect monitor from bigclothwhatever. last one was 410 and still auto declined. That's pretty pathetic considering the monitor is listed at under 430. He should remove the best offer option if he's going to auto refuse reasonable offers. Guess i'll buy from someone else.

Wondering if I should get one of these or a crossover. The stand on the crossover makes them very tempting.
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post #3193 of 11297
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Yeah I had that problem always changing my displays but the ips is like looking out the window to me smile.gif very sharp

Sweet! They sound pretty awesome but afraid out of my budget.Anything i get goes into Case Modding .Only time i am really on the PC is to come on here or a few clubs i am in and of course i do try all the new games but usually just the Campaign is all i have time for.

Maybe some day because it does sound cool.
   
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post #3194 of 11297
Is 100 Hz still the limit for GTX 680 SLI?
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post #3195 of 11297
Damn infuriating for OCN to come in that late in the game and take over when they could have done so right from the beginning.


What is happening with that though? Is anything being made by yamakasi? If so when are they being released? If the original schedule was even remotely realistic and they had decided to produce it then it should be available in about 2 weeks.

There doesnt seem to be any real update since last post by bqvle and now this by the mods/admins.



Scribby any update on your boards?
post #3196 of 11297
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Is 100 Hz still the limit for GTX 680 SLI?

Yep, until Nvidia changes it.
     
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post #3197 of 11297
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Originally Posted by ThaSpacePope View Post

See how the right side is significantly darker than the left?
I'm starting to wonder if it was just designed this way

As it has already been reported here there is a flaw in the design of Catleap's backlight scheme. AFAIK every Catleap has this flaw, but the backlight issue appears itself in a randomly way. I mean that the majority of users never see any unevenness, somewhere it can be slightly visible at low level of brightness but also there are some samples where it shows itself in extremely dramatic way.
Mine is really bad:
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Increasing the brightness some steps up smooths the difference but the high level of brightness makes my eyes strain. Moreover, I can still see the difference at any level of brightness yet. Every time when I am looking through a forum with a grey background(OCN for example) I can easy distinguish a huge luminous yellow area and it's driving me nuts. Curiously, I cannot see any backlight bleeding with black background.
If you have some soldering skills you can try to fix the "left to right brightness" (avoid warranty of course). My soldering skills are zero unfortunately. Just read siberx's guide based on DASM's idea:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1225919/yamakasi-catleap-monitor-club/2310#post_16911932
Now I am seriously considering returning my display. I just wanna be sure that it can be named "faulty". Besides two tiny spots which are apparently dust specks (note: mine is non tempered glass screen(!)), that uneven backlight makes me crazy.
I am going to send it back and ask for a replacement. I think i have a right to do so.
Edited by urliam - 4/22/12 at 1:48pm
post #3198 of 11297
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Originally Posted by Crezzlin View Post

Ha I got no fees smile.gif and I got 3 of them... Just bloody order one

Hi Crezzlin - can you tell me what the value of each monitor was put down as?
Edited by technoir - 4/22/12 at 5:32am
post #3199 of 11297
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Originally Posted by tael View Post

The PCBs mentioned in the thread aren't available yet, and it isn't a sure thing that they will be at all.
The 100hz monitors are possibly in worse shape, as the admins decided to close the thread on it and take over the situation, I don't think they have given any updates or further information about it.
Might just not be able to get the 80-120hz monitors anymore.

It didnt sound like it was from a 'worse' shape - it sounded like it was because of a financial issue and perhaps liabilty - seems like alot more people are getting 2c or 2d versions.
    
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post #3200 of 11297
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Originally Posted by urliam View Post

As it has already been reported here there is a flaw in the design of Catleap's backlight scheme. AFAIK every Catleap has this flaw, but the backlight issue appears itself in a randomly way. I mean that the majority of users never see any unevenness, somewhere it can be slightly visible at low level of brightness but also there are some samples where it shows itself in extremely dramatic way.
Mine is really bad:
329
Increasing the brightness some steps up smooths the difference but the high level of brightness makes my eyes strain. Moreover, I can still see the difference at any level of brightness yet. Every time when I am looking through a forum with a grey background(OCN for example) I can easy distinguish a huge luminous yellow area and it's driving me nuts. Curiously, I cannot see any blacklight bleeding with black background.
If you have some soldering skills you can try to fix the "left to right brightness" (avoid warranty of course). My soldering skills are zero unfortunately. Just read siberx's guide based on DASM's idea:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1225919/yamakasi-catleap-monitor-club/2310#post_16911932
Now I am seriously considering returning my display. I just wanna be sure that it can be named "faulty". Besides two tiny spots which are apparently dust specks (note: mine is non tempered glass screen(!)), that uneven backlight makes me crazy.
I am going to send it back and ask for a replacement. I think i have a right to do so.

If you don't mind wasting money by sending it back, good luck to you.
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