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post #611 of 3508
This is what I keep getting.

"We're sorry we couldn't find an answer for you. Unfortunately, this seller is not able to respond to your question. We suggest reviewing the item again to see if your answer is in the seller's listing."
post #612 of 3508
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Originally Posted by kazzjohnson View Post

What's the problem? Just make sure you're logged in, find some item that he sells, click on his username, click contact member, select other and click continue. It worked for me.

This is what I keep getting.

"We're sorry we couldn't find an answer for you. Unfortunately, this seller is not able to respond to your question. We suggest reviewing the item again to see if your answer is in the seller's listing."

My problem is that I ordered one from TA Planet and even though the shipping calculator said free shipping, he said an additional $40 to me. Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago. We have several flights daily Fedex. DHL,and all other big cargo carriers. Can't understand this. I'm being refunded now.
Edited by jsmoother2012 - 6/18/12 at 1:12pm
post #613 of 3508
Try again later - I was able to communicate with him through eBay messaging system when I ordered my Achieva. Could be he's got too many questions at the moment.
   
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I like the AG coating, it makes things look more real to life in gaming, (the glass model)
post #615 of 3508
A question for UK buyers here ..

I think I read somewhere that it's a good idea to ask the seller to mark the parcel as 'A Gift' and value of about $200 to avoid any custom duties?
Is that about right? .. or does the seller do this automatically ...

Whats recommended with these large parcels?
     
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I like the AG coating, it makes things look more real to life in gaming, (the glass model)
I didn't think any of them had AG coating??

Am I confused? Or are you considering the glass AG?
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post #617 of 3508
I have 2 Potalions coming, but I am going to ask this question in the other Korean monitors threads, because there are far more folks with the Yamakai/Shimian/Crossover, to hopefully get an answer.

Does anyone know why certain AMD graphics cards are stated as "not supported"? I have the HD5770, and I see folks have them working with these monitors. I will be running dual monitors. I don't think I've seen anybody state they have got dual 1440p monitors with the HD5770. The card has (2) dual DVI ports, so that shouldn't be an issue.

Is the compatibility issue just being able to see the BIOS screen? Or is that issue common to all/most AMD cards?

I am not a gamer, but I will probably put a few games on the machine. I don't want to dump a ton of money into a graphics card meant for gaming, when I don't need that type of card.

So, incase I am unable to get my HD5770 to work with dual 1440p monitors, what is a reasonable powered/priced GPU that you would recommend?

I don't want to derail this thread, so you can send me a PM if you have a suggestion that would fit my needs.

But any info pertaining to the HD5770 or any of the other "not supported" GPUs would be good for others in my situation to see.

Thanks!
post #618 of 3508
I believe the issue is indeed the inability to see BIOS load. There have been a number of people successfully using these Korean monitors with cards listed as "unsupported". You just need to make sure your card can support 1440p (or higher) and has a dual-dvi port, and you should be okay. Something like HDMI-> DL-DVI might not be good enough.
   
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post #619 of 3508
Yeah, the card has 2 dual DVI ports and supports 2560x1600. Hoping all goes well. I'd rather spend $$ on a new desk than a new graphics card that should be up to the task. Thanks
post #620 of 3508
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Originally Posted by Pikey View Post

A question for UK buyers here ..
I think I read somewhere that it's a good idea to ask the seller to mark the parcel as 'A Gift' and value of about $200 to avoid any custom duties?
Is that about right? .. or does the seller do this automatically ...
Whats recommended with these large parcels?

Well in the UK you pay 20% customs for all imported gifts with a value over £40. My seller (dream-seller) marked mine as gift with a value of $200 by default so I had to pay customs of $40 (=£23.45) + Parcelforce's admin/handling fee of £13.50.

You could try to ask for a lower value, but I'm not sure how that would go.

My monitor I received had defects, so I'm returning it now and I'm trying to claim back the VAT I paid.. but they ask for evidence of value through invoice and I realise now I have a potential problem because the listing states it was $300 but I only paid VAT for $200... Well I guess I'll have to try my luck once again - hope I manage to claim back my VAT.
    
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