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Be warned that the tempered glass versions can get dust stuck behind them and the glass can cause intense glare in sunlight.
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post #8062 of 11297
I've been looking at getting three of these monitors sometime in the next month or two, and it looks like the prices for the Q270 have gone way up -- Is the 2703 a replacement for it, and does anyone know whether the Q270 will come down in price again? The main reason I'm worried is that I've heard that there might be major glare issues with having three of these with tempered glass all angled toward me, and the only way I can get a matte version is apparently with the Q270.
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post #8063 of 11297
I would only get a tempered glass model if you have controlled lighting in the room you want to use it in. If you use it on a bright day with some big windows behind you it may not be the ideal screen type. That being said, I only notice a reflection when the screen is completely black. Normal web browsing/playing games/desktop use is perfectly fine even during the day. It might get annoying in some games that are very visibly dark in their presentation. From experience with two 2703's, both had no dust at all behind the glass. During the night you really don't notice it at all. The 2703 is not really a replacement but rather a different style. I prefer the look of the 2703 but I am sure many think the 270 is the better looker. One thing I can say for sure as I also picked up a Q270 is that the 2703 has a more stable stand. There is no monitor tilt and not as much wobble. I have heard the most recent batch of 2703's is having some dead pixel issues so you might steer clear for a bit. Talk to Green-Sum, they are very straight forward about it. You might also check out the First FSM-270YQ.
post #8064 of 11297
Okay so i ordered a pixel perfect yamakasi catleap q270, and i just got contected by the seller saying they are currently out of stock but he is offering to send me a pixel perfect yamakasi catleap q270 SE, should i do this? Does the SE have a higher probability of being a B2 board and allowing me to overclock it? or does it really just have added speakers? thanks smile.gif
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Okay so i ordered a pixel perfect yamakasi catleap q270, and i just got contected by the seller saying they are currently out of stock but he is offering to send me a pixel perfect yamakasi catleap q270 SE, should i do this? Does the SE have a higher probability of being a B2 board and allowing me to overclock it? or does it really just have added speakers? thanks smile.gif

trust me when i say your chances of getting a 2b board is like winning the Texas Lottery thumb.gif
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post #8066 of 11297
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trust me when i say your chances of getting a 2b board is like winning the Texas Lottery thumb.gif
Yeah, more along the lines of 0%/

I ordered tempered, got non-tempered a while back from Greensum. Even without controlling lighting (too lazy to right now), it's fine for everything.
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Does the SE have a higher probability of being a B2 board and allowing me to overclock it? or does it really just have added speakers? thanks smile.gif
I don't think the speakers are the difference between the Q270 and Q270 SE.
I bought the SE and the ebay page clearly mentiones it has no built in speakers
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Okay so i ordered a pixel perfect yamakasi catleap q270, and i just got contected by the seller saying they are currently out of stock but he is offering to send me a pixel perfect yamakasi catleap q270 SE, should i do this? Does the SE have a higher probability of being a B2 board and allowing me to overclock it? or does it really just have added speakers? thanks smile.gif

 

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I don't think the speakers are the difference between the Q270 and Q270 SE.
I bought the SE and the ebay page clearly mentiones it has no built in speakers

 

SE (speakers excluded ?) models have no speakers.

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Does anyone know if the Squaretrade warranty is applicable in the UK?

Edit:

Doesn't matter. I found a Squaretrade 3 year warranty + accidental damage protection for £49.99.

UK buyers should be aware. I read the T&Cs of this and it says you must be a resident of the UK. If you purchase the inclusive Squaretrade warranty from the Ebay buyer who charges $49.99, it may be USA specific. To be on the safe side I would purchase one from AmazonUK or another UK retailer to ensure the insurance includes UK cover.

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Whats up with the prices going up on the none multi models? I need one more q270 catleap to match the other 2 I have and I won't have money for a month hope I can still order one then frown.gif
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