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post #3891 of 11286
Any update on methods to alleviate the uneven backlight without reseating?

It's starting to get worse over the weeks I've been using it ~_~
post #3892 of 11286
My Catleap arrived today and I am sad to report that it appears to be DOA. I cannot get the monitor to do anything except for the power light to briefly flash red when I unplug the power cable. My electrical engineering friend and I cracked her open and we couldn't find anything obviously wrong with it (bulging capacitors, short marks) but we were getting an overload (greater than 10 amps) when we used the voltmeter on the power supply. Now I am unsure if I want to just try and start the return process or try to buy one of the power supplies you guys are mentioning from EBay.

To top it all off I am now unable to get my PC to output any video to my old monitor! It was briefly plugged into the Catleap before I determined that it was not turning on. But it has got to be a coincidence right? It isn't possible to damage a computer through the DVI port?

I have read through most of this thread, but if anyone has any tips that would be great!
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My Catleap arrived today and I am sad to report that it appears to be DOA. I cannot get the monitor to do anything except for the power light to briefly flash red when I unplug the power cable. My electrical engineering friend and I cracked her open and we couldn't find anything obviously wrong with it (bulging capacitors, short marks) but we were getting an overload (greater than 10 amps) when we used the voltmeter on the power supply. Now I am unsure if I want to just try and start the return process or try to buy one of the power supplies you guys are mentioning from EBay.
To top it all off I am now unable to get my PC to output any video to my old monitor! It was briefly plugged into the Catleap before I determined that it was not turning on. But it has got to be a coincidence right? It isn't possible to damage a computer through the DVI port?
I have read through most of this thread, but if anyone has any tips that would be great!

 

Sounds like your brick is bad.  There is NO color on the power switch with it powered?  I have no idea if it is possible to somehow damage a GPU through the DVI port.  Try to find the cheapy power brick and report back.

   
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post #3894 of 11286
This leads me to another thought. What's the longest ownership on one of these so far? Anyone know of any catleap clubs in korea? Maybe get a better idea of how reliable they really are after a few months?
post #3895 of 11286
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This leads me to another thought. What's the longest ownership on one of these so far? Anyone know of any catleap clubs in korea? Maybe get a better idea of how reliable they really are after a few months?

THIS!!.
everyone is all happy etc right now,but really some have had their monitors what a couple months?
be curious to see a year from now whats what.

I am really itching to get one of these, but the other part of me says buy a top tier monitor with better support etc.
post #3896 of 11286
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Nvidia: Wall of text discribing the problem
AMD: Umm... what?
Gotta love Nvidia!

Kind of. This is a very small excerpt. This is actually the last post I made on it earlier today. There are about 20 or so emails with AMD and about 10 with Nvidia (they pushed to level 2 when I requested engineers). AMD already acknowledged that it was hardware limited (I think?), but still gotta clarify.

I haven't pasted these updates here because they serve no purpose outside of the other place where 120Hz monitors are allowed.
     
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post #3897 of 11286
Ok, well after much deliberation i decided to pick up the Catleap, i found a seller that would cover the return shipping costs of the monitor if it arrives DOA, then purchessed the warrenty, so all my basses are covered!

if it takes three days to ship, should arrive around tuesday!

keep you guys posted!
    
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Kind of. This is a very small excerpt. This is actually the last post I made on it earlier today. There are about 20 or so emails with AMD and about 10 with Nvidia (they pushed to level 2 when I requested engineers). AMD already acknowledged that it was hardware limited (I think?), but still gotta clarify.
I haven't pasted these updates here because they serve no purpose outside of the other place where 120Hz monitors are allowed.

 

Well there are still folks here with OC Cats that wondered about the SLI issues (this is also just a cool discussion anyway) so I pulled it from that other place for people to learn what is going on.


Thanks again for getting to the heart of the matter with this OC issue!

   
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Well there are still folks here with OC Cats that wondered about the SLI issues (this is also just a cool discussion anyway) so I pulled it from that other place for people to learn what is going on.


Thanks again for getting to the heart of the matter with this OC issue!

Its not over yet apparently. Someone with a 7970 can hit 120Hz in Linux and without drivers in Windows -_- Hmm, I wonder what the culprit is *DEATH STARE AT AMD DRIVERS*
     
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Does anyone know a seller who has the 100Hz+ versions in stock? I've tried searching for them but can't seem to find one.
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