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post #1361 of 3508
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Got my QH-270 Lite a week ago from green-sum. Ordered late on Thursday night, arrived on Monday. Didn't go for pixel perfect but no pixel issues at all. There's some slight backlight bleed on the top, it's only possible to see it when the brightness is down. Even with dark scenes on full brightness it's amazing.
Just need to find a reasonable length cable that works with it now, seems my 5m cable isn't going to cut it without a booster.

Glad another happy customer with green-sum I also got mine and its sitting here looking pretty, my i5 and mobo came DOA frown.gif so my replacement gets here tomorrow and we will see how it looks. I see an irregularity I think at the bottom when its not plugged in but it may just be my head we will see lol. Fingers crossed looks so pretty sitting there its the biggest tease every my wife loves it and probably will want one after seeing it on Sims lol
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post #1362 of 3508
Hi guys!

Anyone know which ebay seller has the best price with least amount of defects (yellowing, light bleed etc) dead pixels etc.

Thanks in advance!
post #1363 of 3508
Just ordered a white Shimian with speakers, no tempered glass, dvi-d model from red-cap.
It should get here next week!

So excited! biggrin.gif
Count me in... wink.gif
post #1364 of 3508
You will find very little variation on the panels each seller provides because they all sell the same stock. They are just vendors distributing the same monitor like retailers here in the states. That being said, the differences from seller to seller are things like message response time, shipping times, whether or not they actually check the monitors before shipping, and claims about paying for return shipping. I would say, go with one of the more reputable sellers that have a reasonable price. The quality of the panel you get is going to be somewhat of a gamble regardless of you you buy from.
post #1365 of 3508
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You will find very little variation on the panels each seller provides because they all sell the same stock. They are just vendors distributing the same monitor like retailers here in the states. That being said, the differences from seller to seller are things like message response time, shipping times, whether or not they actually check the monitors before shipping, and claims about paying for return shipping. I would say, go with one of the more reputable sellers that have a reasonable price. The quality of the panel you get is going to be somewhat of a gamble regardless of you you buy from.

Not entirely true. Some seem to get better ones than others.
 
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post #1366 of 3508
In terms of dead pixels, Accessories Whole only allow a max of 3 dead pixels while other top sellers allow up to 5, and some other sellers I'm sure allow more. It is true though that the main distinguishing factor is do they test the monitor before hand (most top sellers do), how is there customer support, and price.
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post #1367 of 3508
Just booted my pc up for the first time with m Shimian lite and dear god <3 I wish my wife was here to pinch me looks like something you would see in a dream lol biggrin.gif Cant see any defects but still installing windows so ill do a test when all is done.

Got everything running and i got a perfect monitor, no dead pixels no backlight bleed no nothing its perfect. My only question now is how can i turn down the brightness. Never owned such a big monitor with such a clear picture so im getting a head ache any ideas on how to lower the brightness so I can let my eyes adjust a little bit at a time.
Edited by JanqeD - 8/22/12 at 10:50am
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Which video card do I need to run three of these? I can't tell which ones have the required 2 dual link DVI slots.
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post #1369 of 3508
The reference 670/680's have two dual link DVI ports and a mini DP I believe. To run three of these you'll need either one 670/680 + an active mini-DP to D/L DVI dongle. My reference 7970's only have a single DVI port so they would be harder to use for 3 x 1440p monitors though you could buy two active dongles for the two mini-DP ports but those are expensive. All of this is just from memory though and I could be wrong...
post #1370 of 3508
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The reference 670/680's have two dual link DVI ports and a mini DP I believe. To run three of these you'll need either one 670/680 + an active mini-DP to D/L DVI dongle. My reference 7970's only have a single DVI port so they would be harder to use for 3 x 1440p monitors though you could buy two active dongles for the two mini-DP ports but those are expensive. All of this is just from memory though and I could be wrong...

I plan to buy this 570: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130620

Dongles appear to be $100 for displayport to DVI-D, so I might just buy a second 570 and SLI them for $150 more.
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