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bigclothcraft; is the pixel perfect claim a guarantee?
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Got my monitor on the mount today. Came fast from monoprice. Anyway the mount is pretty good. Although not as good as the dual mount I just got rid of which was from amazon.
My only gripe is the tilt feature. There are two thumb screws you need to losen to adjust it. But everytime I tighten it down where I want it it will sag a bit lower. So you have to tighten it a bit higher than you really want it and hope it sags to where you want it.
I got the shortest M4 screws from my local hardware store. Added a washer on each screw and it worked great. Here is the mount I got if anyone is interested.
http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=109&cp_id=10828&cs_id=1082808&p_id=5402&seq=1&format=2

can it rotate to portrait
No it cant do that either. You could probably mount it in portrait though. Although not sure if the stand goes high enough to clear the desk.
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I just ordered 2 of these, with the glass. Plan on mounting them on a sturdy VESA arm. Also ordered a GTX670 to drive them. Happy Father's Day to me!
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Just received my schimian from DHL this morning from bigclothcraft, I didn't have to pay any fees due to customs. The monitor is absolutely perfect, no problems so far. Shipping only took 2 days to get from Korea to California and it was wrapped with two layers of foam! The only thing I would improve is the stand, it's flimsy and shaky but it gets the job done. The viewing angles are great and I didn't notice any dead pixels. Money well spent and a big thanks to bigclothcraft!
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just a couple quick questions if you guys dont mind smile.gif. Would i be able to bring screen res. down to 1080p while i game? i dont think my 5870 would be able to push it to those levels w/o having to bring down some settings. also does this work with a 5870? smile.gif i want to get one down the road. smile.gif
    
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just a couple quick questions if you guys dont mind smile.gif. Would i be able to bring screen res. down to 1080p while i game? i dont think my 5870 would be able to push it to those levels w/o having to bring down some settings. also does this work with a 5870? smile.gif i want to get one down the road. smile.gif

I just tried lowering the resolution on my shimian to 1920x1080p via windows and the screen worked perfectly.
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I just tried lowering the resolution on my shimian to 1920x1080p via windows and the screen worked perfectly.

sweet. i think the bigger resolution would look sweet for video playback and just browsing as well. smile.gif
    
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All of my games picked the new high resolution automatically except Diablo III, which continued to play at 1920x1080 in windowed mode, until I noticed it in the settings. The game looked fine, and I was actually surprised that I didn't notice the lower resolution for a whole hour. Should be just fine!
   
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post #589 of 3508
Seen many people get these with success..thinking about ordering one of these from bigclothcraft.

I currently have an ASUS 1920x1080. Could I run both in a dual monitor setup?
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post #590 of 3508
Really depends on which of the HD6900 series card you have and what you plan on doing with it? If you don't play games or don't need to play at 2560x1440 with high AA, you'll probably be OK with a 6950. If you want to play games like Battlefield 3 at 2560x1440 with high AA, then you'll need a 6970 just to get 30fps on a single monitor setup. Here are some gaming benchmark using a 2560x1440 monitor.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7870-review-benchmark,3148-6.html
Edited by Wiz33 - 6/14/12 at 2:29pm
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