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post #5571 of 11286
It's nothing special if it's just a redesign of the chasis. It's probably because there were so many complaints about a lop sided stand much like how they released a PCBANK SUPER PLUS which only had 1 folding joint instead of 2 since if positioned wrong with the 2 joints, your monitor could topple under it's own weight.
post #5572 of 11286
ALRIGHTy, it sort of depends on what game your playing as to what gpu you need to use with a monitor of this resolution, Last night i felt like pulling my older cards out simply to see how they'd do, for games as long as you turn off AA, Like rift, Aion, Sc2 Wow, Tf2, Halflife games, Your fine to use something as old and trusty as a 9600GT, the reason why i say turn off the AA, is at 512mb (STandard, some models did have 1gb) IS because it will hit the vram limit at 2560x1440.

The very same games under a gTX 460 2GB, Could be run perfectly fine having no issues hitting 60 fps, with all details turned up, However running something like Bf3 at max would be suicidal, For the latest in games and details, Say BF3, Metro 2033, you will need a high end or multi gpu setup, 2 460's won't cut it, Two 7850's or 580s would do it fine though, However if you wanted to say run Nvidia surround or AMD eyefinity, with 3 2560x1440 monitors, You'd need the 680/7970 crossfire for sure, using the 4GB cards, or the stock standard 3gb 7970 cards, Please note that the 7970 will handle 7680x1440 alot better then the 680 would simply because of it's wider and higher memory bandwidth, I reccemend 3, To four 7970s at that resolution.
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The new redesigned chassis of the monitor is better for people who wants to use the VESA mount without opening the whole monitor.
 
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post #5575 of 11286
the only thing about this monitor the is making me nervous is the refresh rate for fps games and such any input on that would help a lot thanks
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post #5576 of 11286
I have the Catleap 27 single DVI Dual link input, without speakers, and without glass. I know this is in the FAQ, but I may need some help with it. When I first got the monitor it would not display any video. After some trouble shooting I was able to get it to power on and show video on the display. After a few hours of use it started to flicker and look like it was trying to scale the video to the display. I turned it off and the back on, and it gave the same problem. The next morning I woke up and tried it again, and now it just displays the blinking green light with no video. I tried the DVI cable that cam with it on a different display and that worked. I tested the voltage on the power supply and it gave a reading of 30V. Is it possible that the internal DVI connector is loose? ( kinda what it seems like to me) Will opening the monitor void any warranty on it?
post #5577 of 11286
I know this is a long thread and I've looked through it a few times.. but can someone please post their OC rates and explain which monitors of these overclock?

Are people getting 100+hz? Are there certain varieties that overclock better than others? What are the conclusions on being able to hit ~100hz on 1440.
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post #5578 of 11286
Most can go up to 85hz on average. Those 100Hz are D2 PCB board. (or B2... forgot the model #)
 
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post #5579 of 11286
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post

Most can go up to 85hz on average. Those 100Hz are D2 PCB board. (or B2... forgot the model #)

Is this "D2 PCB" board.. a special one you buy that is more expensive, etc? I guess I am not aware of all the variants this monitor comes in. I guess for now I stick with the 120 hz TN panel because I know it can do it... When oh when can we have 120 hz IPS for $350
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post #5580 of 11286
Hey guys, was just notified that my second Catleap will be awaiting me when I get home. This one is from TA_Planet and "supposedly" uses the 2B PCB and is "supposedly" capable of 120Hz. It is a multi though, and most of you who have been hearing about these particular models know that it is actually the 2C PCB, and while it can overclock, there is a lot of frame-dropping and input lag. I bought this because I wasn't sure if I would even notice these drawbacks, and if I do, then I will stick to my vanilla 2C for gaming, as that panel is spectacular even at 60Hz.

Since I've been unable to find some conclusive test results as to just how good (or bad, as it may turn out) these "2B" multis are in comparison, I'm going to do some tests using the multi and the vanilla, both at native res, and both with DL-DVI connection through my 690. Problem is, I'm currently building the rig, so I probably won't get to test till this weekend.

Just figured I'd throw it out there, in case anyone else is wondering about these panels, to say that I WILL be posting results when I get a chance to properly test it in the next few days.

This is all of course assuming that this new panel arrived safe and sound... tongue.gif

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