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TYVM for the welcome. smile.gif
Do you have any knowledge how well two GTX 460s would run three of these?

Doing what?

Gaming id think they would struggle i have a gtx 670 FTW overclocked and im not getting 60 fps in all games myself =/. And that is just with one catleap..

Web surfing and general use would be fine tho id say..

But heck if ur willing to buy 3 of these panels you should grab 2 gtx 670s to go with them lol thumb.gif
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Got my white catleap today. Looks nice, though the part which mounts to the stand feels really cheap. Only have a GTX560, which can barely handle Diablo on medium, but my 7950 will come in tomorrow. biggrin.gif
post #6253 of 11304
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Question. Can I use Lucid Virtu with the Catleap monitor (I have a non-multi input version)? Don't you have to plug the DVI cable into the integrated graphics card slot to get it working?

No, you do not need to run your monitor off the integrated GPU to use Virtu. You need to have your iGPU enabled, with up-to-date HD graphics driver, and with Virtu installed. Virtu is just software that uses the resources of iGPU to assist your discrete GPU.
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Any reason why the Catleap thread has so many more replies than the Shimian one?

Catleaps are still the most popular, in my opinion, because people don't read all main threads about all the different monitors--hundreds of pages in each--and just read/hear selective information, such as "Oh Catleaps can overclock to 120Hz" and then come here looking for one. This, by extension, makes it a more popular monitor in reputation, which drives the popularity feedback loop. There's nothing remarkable about the current Catleaps vs. other brands/makes - it's all about personal aesthetics choice. Same thing with CrossOver - people hear about the metal bezel and run to buy CrossOvers, thinking it means better quality - which is not the case, there have been plenty of issues with them in comparison to, say, Achieva ShiMians. I'll add PCBank to the reputation feedback craze - one single review said that PCBanks have lower input lag and higher contrast, and they became very popular. Then their popularity died down with time, because there have been no confirmations of this superiority, and the appearance of PCBanks is very bland (plus various issues).

TLDR: Make your own informed decision by reading all of the introductory information posts in the Korean monitor club threads as well as a lot of feedback in replies.
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I bought them (and still do) simply due to the looks of the bezel and now my comfort level with them.  As has been said plenty of times - these are all the same panels and guts (more or less) so it only comes down to looks.  I preferred the Cat's bezel over all the others.

   
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Hey Guys, I have received one of the Q270SE's in the post. I was wondering is the Gigabyte 6870OC Version Compatible? I tired to plug it all in, and I am getting a flashing green. I haven't popped in another dual link dvi cable yet (supplied one was pants), but was mainly wondering about my graphics card compatibility. I am in the UK. I have looked through the OP's troubleshooting.

can anyone shed any light on this?
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At least, from what I'm seeing, the Achieva seem to have the 'better' build quality thus far. From what I've seen of the crossover thread, it's been awash with problems lately, yet the Shimian thread has been relatively quiet.

If only basing your decision on that, it's probably best to stick with the Shimian for now
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Hey Guys, I have received one of the Q270SE's in the post. I was wondering is the Gigabyte 6870OC Version Compatible? I tired to plug it all in, and I am getting a flashing green. I haven't popped in another dual link dvi cable yet (supplied one was pants), but was mainly wondering about my graphics card compatibility. I am in the UK. I have looked through the OP's troubleshooting.
can anyone shed any light on this?

Is this the only monitor you have plugged in? (reboot with your Cat being the only display plugged in). Are you plugging it into the dual-link DVI port #1 on your GPU (if there are more than one)? Check all the connections, make sure they are secure. And finally, if this wasn't obvious, you need to actually have your computer on for the display to receive any signal and work.
   
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post #6258 of 11304
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Is this the only monitor you have plugged in? (reboot with your Cat being the only display plugged in). Are you plugging it into the dual-link DVI port #1 on your GPU (if there are more than one)? Check all the connections, make sure they are secure. And finally, if this wasn't obvious, you need to actually have your computer on for the display to receive any signal and work.

Ya it is the only monitor plugged, I took my other monitor out just a precaution anyway. The computer is on but it is on the log in screen.

I've got the monitor plugged into a power surge adapter supplied by bcc. I connected the power supply to a different one too!

I only have the one GV-6870OC GPU.

Do you think I need a new Power Supply and DVI-D Cable?
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What do you mean by the "log in screen"?

According to the card description, there's 1 DVI-I and 1 DVI-D, both dual-link. Try swapping your DVI cable to the other port.

You only need a new power supply brick if there's something wrong with yours. Is yours overheating or not having a steady green light on?
   
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The Windows Log in screen where you enter you're password.

When I plug it in. I have a flashing green light... then when I hold down the power button for less than a second I get a solid red.

I have tried both ports. I don't think it's overheating. how will I know if it is?
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