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post #1521 of 3508
Congrats on your monitor BritishBob, I'm waiting for mine, hopefully it arrives in good shape too.
Which seller did you buy it from? That note hahaha so cute xD
I chose Dream-seller...he replies fast and shipped it for free.
post #1522 of 3508
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Originally Posted by ivanlabrie View Post

Congrats on your monitor BritishBob, I'm waiting for mine, hopefully it arrives in good shape too.
Which seller did you buy it from? That note hahaha so cute xD
I chose Dream-seller...he replies fast and shipped it for free.

I got mine from ta_planet
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post #1523 of 3508
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I got mine from ta_planet

Cool, thanks! Somehow I skipped that in your posts...nice pics tongue.gif

I hope my hd4000 can put up with the 1440p res, perhaps for some gaming on low :/
post #1524 of 3508
I am very interested in getting this monitor but am running an HD5770. I have read the previous posts that indicate that it should work with some minor BIOS issues. My main questions are:
1. Has anyone been able to push 1560x1440 with the 5770?
2. If it cant push it with decent fps, does the monitor still look great at a lower resolution? Or should I just get a cheaper monitor to run at lower resolution?
3. Is the monitor mountable?

Thanks
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post #1525 of 3508
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Cool, thanks! Somehow I skipped that in your posts...nice pics tongue.gif
I hope my hd4000 can put up with the 1440p res, perhaps for some gaming on low :/

im getting my ta_planet ordered monitor in today too. took three days total!
post #1526 of 3508
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Originally Posted by lolTyler View Post

Hey guys, first post here and I just wanted everyone's opinion on something.
I purchased my Shimian monitor after a bunch of back and forth with the retailer, "Dream-seller" because they ran out of my original order a Perfect Pixel white Catleap Q270. They were really quick and responding to all my messages and were very helpful, that is, until now.
As of lately, this has been happening when I go to turn on my monitor:

It doesn't always happen and it only occurs when I turn my monitor on. I found this post here in response to another user with the "same" issue:
Keeping in mind this issue with Windows and sleep mode with this particular kind of monitor. I'm not waking from sleep mode, but am either powering on my computer or turning on my monitor after I had turned it off while my computer was running.
Now, I just swapped DVI-D dual link cables, replacing the cable that shipped with my monitor with a cable I know is good. Next step will be monitoring the power brick, then worst comes to worse, I tear my monitor apart and check the internal cables. Although that should probably void my warranty, if I even have one that is... Being cautious, I messaged Dream-seller as soon as I encountered this problem early yesterday and I still haven't heard back from them, which is strange, seeing as when they wanted my money, they were very quick to respond.
Per-ebay's terms and conditions, I have two weeks from the date of arrival of my monitor to return it to the seller, which is in 5 days. I asked Dream-Seller how I would go about doing so seeing as eBay states to contact the seller, but I feel as if they are purposely procrastinating on a response. Note: I didn't state to them that I wanted to return the monitor just yet, as I'm testing the unit, I just asked "What I would have to do, if need be."
So, what do I do? I'm hoping it's the cable, because I love this monitor. 0 dead/stuck pixels and the picture looks beautiful.
How would I return my monitor if need be? I did check other threads and that's how I learned about the loose internal cables/flakey DVI cable/bad power bricks problems. I just need everyone's opinion; is it worth pursuing getting a return from Dream-seller within the next 5 days or am I on my own at this point in time?

This is normal for the displays to look odd if you fire them up too soon when a system is coming out of sleep.
    
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post #1527 of 3508
Really thinking about picking up an Achieva Shimian. I currently use a 32" Sony Bravia 1920x1080. Should I expect a tremendous difference in picture quality? I use this PC for about 95% gaming.
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post #1528 of 3508
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Really thinking about picking up an Achieva Shimian. I currently use a 32" Sony Bravia 1920x1080. Should I expect a tremendous difference in picture quality? I use this PC for about 95% gaming.
Hell YES.
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post #1529 of 3508
so what seller to take ta planet or red cap any info on there return policy * by majorly faulty monitors* and i dont mean 2 pixels omg return i mean by realy a monitor not working or having more dead pixels then working ones

wich one will refund the shipping cost
post #1530 of 3508
Bigclothcraft, Dream-seller, Greensum, not sure on TA Planet.

EDIT: Oh, return shipping cost...not sure on that. :/
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