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post #151 of 6483
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I have a couple of questions:
Whats the difference between gloss and matte screen?
Is there any benefit in getting a monitor with tempered glass?
Whats the difference between LED and LED-P
What does overclocking the monitor do for you?
Is see a bunch of talk about the correct powerbrick to get but couldn't you just use a transformer instead? Something like this http://www.amazon.com/Power-Bright-VC500W-Voltage-Transformer/dp/B000MX1QXA/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1332751017&sr=8-2 ?

Glossy screens produce a richer quality image but is affected more by glare. On the other hand, matte screen is the exact opposite, it handles glare better but has reduced contrast/blurring/distorted viewing angles.

The different between LED and LED-P is that the "-P" stand for pivot, allowing the screen to go vertical 90 degrees. portrait/landscape essentially

Overclocking a screen does a couple of things, mostly here at OCN is is looking to smooth out the image quality. Although some people don't recognize the image quality between 60-120hz, others will argue the opposite. All in all it is personal preference and whether or not you can actually see a visual difference.

Yes you can use a transformer, but it is ugly and bulky and disturbs the fung shway of my room.
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post #152 of 6483
What the main difference in the screen between the Crossover 27Q Lep-P and the Yamakasi Catleap. I want to have a Monitor without Glass for Gaming Which one do I take?

Thanks
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post #153 of 6483
Same screen, the catleaps don't come with the pcb that allows higher refresh rates so you're better they're the same in terms of gaming. If you don't want glass then just order versions without the glass, some half of the catleaps have tempered glass versions while only one or two have glass versions for the crossover but that's only for 27Q LED I think.
post #154 of 6483
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Actually, that's precisely why I'm looking at these Korean panels: because they're half the price of a ZR30w or U3011. Still, if what you guys mean is that I should always expect something wrong with them, then I guess that answers that frown.gif
I guess one compromise would be to go with an equally expensive 27" Apple LED Cinema Display. I for one hate glare, but I'm beginning to hate AG even more, especially when this is for home use and not a work environment...

I think his point is if you want guaranteed perfection go with a Dell, specifically because you can get it replaced if it has any flaws. I don't think everyone here is expecting a flawed monitor, they are just accepting the possibility.
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After having time yesterday I was able to check for screen defects on my monitor - I have one stuck red pixel in the lower right corner of the monitor - which I can hardly see even if I am looking for it.

The monitor seems to run fairly cool temp wise - esp compared to my old dell 24".

This is my first glossy screen and I honestly can't say that glare/reflections have been an issue for me so far.
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I'm sure they did a mistake on the Crossover power brick and its the same brick as the other Monitors (110/220v).
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post #157 of 6483
Got a very reasonable explanation from the seller of the power brick just now:


Dear customer,

I am sorry for the inconvenience. We have received a bad batch of these adapters so at this time, we have raised the pricing. Once we receive a new batch, the price will go back down.


In other words, patience smile.gif
post #158 of 6483
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Got a very reasonable explanation from the seller of the power brick just now:
Dear customer,

I am sorry for the inconvenience. We have received a bad batch of these adapters so at this time, we have raised the pricing. Once we receive a new batch, the price will go back down.

In other words, patience smile.gif

Ummm.... I hope the brick I received was not part of the bad batch. The brick does run a little hot. Guess I need to ask the seller what the problem was with this so called "bad batch."
post #159 of 6483
Guys.. both the crossover led and led-p are glossy, right?
post #160 of 6483
Yes

Simpletech needs to update the FAQ's still
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