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post #6401 of 11298
ima get a 1 good 680 and hold out if i can for a 780

But im not getting just anyold 680...
Galaxy GeForce GTX 680 SOC White Edition Does 1320mhz with stock boost clock lol...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007Z373DW/ref=asc_df_B007Z373DW2103407?smid=AZ8ZZL30AH7DI&tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=asn&creative=395105&creativeASIN=B007Z373DW&hvpos=1o3&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=12550557971484543349&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=
Edited by Hokies83 - 7/23/12 at 9:39am
    
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post #6402 of 11298
Got my white Q270 and HD 7950 and everything is great, except the monitor will not wake when the computer comes out of sleep mode. Thought it was a driver problem but I tried both 12.6 and 12.7 beta, and updated mobo bios (amd said that was a potential cause). It will work when hibernating/restarting. Anyone else with this problem? Sounds like a issue with gfx drivers but supposedly they fixed this in 12.6
post #6403 of 11298
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Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post

You running overclocked SLI 680s?
Cause i cant get 120fps in all games with 2 Overclocked gtx 670s,, and to benifit from 120hz u have to be hitting 120fps..
If that statement is true, then why do people using 120Hz just for desktop work claim a better visual experience?
post #6404 of 11298
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If that statement is true, then why do people using 120Hz just for desktop work claim a better visual experience?
The desktop is running at 120 FPS. But you also don't have to be getting 120 FPS constant in games to still benefit from 120hz. As long as you are above 60 FSP it will be an improvement.
post #6405 of 11298
Thought I'd add to this cyclopean thread.

Monitor: Yamakasi Catleap 27" WQHD S-IPS, paid $319.90. [BCC]
GPU: XFX 6850 XXX Edition

This is my first IPS monitor and I really like it. It enhances the quality of my pictures, movies, and games. Skyrim looks vastly different from before.

The packaging was rather pathetic. I'm slightly surprised that it made it to my house in okay condition because I used to be a package handler myself. It came with about 4 stuck pixels, however, I managed to get them unstuck by gently pressing on them. I've had this monitor for nearly two months without any issues. My only peeve is that there is a glossy finish and one dead pixel. The stand is not very good either, but it doesn't bother me. I'm considering buying another one.

EDIT:
I forgot to include that I have very minimal back-light bleed and it's not noticeable unless I'm testing for it.
Edited by Aeloi - 7/24/12 at 4:17pm
post #6406 of 11298
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Originally Posted by Aeloi View Post

Thought I'd add to this cyclopean thread.
Monitor: Yamakasi Catleap 27" WQHD S-IPS, paid $319.90. [BCC]
GPU: XFX 6850 XXX Edition
This is my first IPS monitor and I really like it. It enhances the quality of my pictures, movies, and games. Skyrim looks vastly different from before.
The packaging was rather pathetic. I'm slightly surprised that it made it to my house in okay condition because I used to be a package handler myself. It came with about 4 stuck pixels, however, I managed to get them unstuck by gently pressing on them. I've had this monitor for nearly two months without any issues. My only peeve is that there is a glossy finish and one dead pixel. The stand is not very good either, but it doesn't bother me. I'm considering buying another one.

Keep in mind though, the glossy finish will show a slightly better picture than the AG coating would. But I know what you mean, mine is practically a mirror when the screen is dark lol
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post #6407 of 11298
Here's a side by side compare of the High end DL DVI cable from Monoprice.com And the cheapo one that comes with the Catleap.



    
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post #6408 of 11298
What benefit is there for that thick of a DVI cable?
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post #6409 of 11298
Better cable better signal.. at 10$ shipped to my door had to grab it.
    
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post #6410 of 11298
If you are going for a 120Hz signal, it's better to get a well shielded cable like that with a big choke (since they are so cheap anyway), but for normal monitors, you can go with a thinner gauge. I got the "fat" ones just in case, but they definitely are hard to work with. Next gauge down would have been fine.
   
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