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Hi I have a Catleap 27" 2560x1440, 120hz.
Powered by 2 7950's.
I mostly run it at 80hz with Vsync on though.
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Originally Posted by yanks8981 View Post


May I ask what you came from?
Has anyone came from a 1920x1080 monitor to a 2560x1440 monitor for games such as BF3 and really been blown away? How about specifically the U2711? I am trying to decide which 1440p monitor I want, but I guess I just assumed it would be an amazing upgrade, and I should probably ask people who have done it to get their feedback smile.gif

 

Came from LG 23" 1080p 2ms display to an 27" Apple Cinema Display then added an 27" Crossover 27Q LED-P. I've been gaming on PC for 12 years+ hardly touch any consoles (maybe 15 times max at friend house). 

 

Bigger screen = more immerse gaming and high resolution = more details.


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Count me in!
Got a catleap Q270 and HD 7950
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Picked up an Auria EQ276W over the weekend on tax-free day with the 2-year replacement warranty. Currently running an old Gigabyte GTX 460 frown.gif Very torn about the display--it's huge, it's nice, but my aging card would need to be replaced with probably a $400 670 ($300 net if I sell the 460) and the $450 I already spent on the monitor is making me feel pretty guilty.

However, it's very very purdy. The games that do run well look very nice, and even the ones I have to turn down the settings on still look great at the higher resolution and screen size.

Debating what I want to play on this beast--might finally dig into Fallout 3 since the old 460 should be able to handle it.
    
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I'm running a Dell 3011U and 680 SLI.
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Just ran Heaven to check it out.
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^ Getting a 1440p monitor was the best decision I ever made in my days so far of using computers, I look forward to using it every day whether and that's the truth.
Finished downloading Sleeping Dogs on steam, downloading the high res texture pack and will post results of the in game benchmark utility on this post, as well as GPU usage of the 670s
Update/Edit: Benchmark Results
Sleeping Dogs
Using 2 x EVGA 670 FTWs with slight OC, apple cinema display @ 60hz, using in game benchmarking utility, with high resolution textures
Note: Newest beta drivers have sli profile for this game, I'm running the 301.42 drivers from late May, meaning there's no support when I did these.
Note: Disregard temps and ram usage in the EVGA Precision on the screenshots, when you exit out of the utility it flashes an open world with primary character standing on top of a building in a real time world meaning it's got an instance going on during the results screen
Custom/Max Settings with SLI enabled through the control panel
Temp on GPU1 ~59c, Usage 95-99%, Memory Usage ~700mb with jumps to 1300mb Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
700
Custom/Max settings with SLI disabled through the control panel, Physx enabled on second gpu
Temp on GPU1 ~63c, Usage 91-100%, Memory Usage ~700mb with jumps to 1300mb Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
700
Custom/Max settings with normal AA through in game, SLI disabled through control panel, physx enabled on second gpu
Temp on GPU1 ~57-59c, Usage 93-101%, Memory Usage ~700mb with jumps to 1300mb Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
700
Custom/Max Settings with normal AA through in game, SLI enabled through control panel
Temp on GPU1 ~58c, Usage 92-98%, Memory Usage ~700mb with jumps to 1300mb Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
700
I'll start playing the game and come back here to share more thoughts with real gameplay under the belt. Seems like an easy to run game, once SLI comes through the official drivers I see no problem cranking up the in game AA.

Wow the first 2 benchs are totally unplayable. 1 card averaging 20 fps? :) However your last 2 benchs are perfect. You still managed to have max everything and use a little bit of AA it seems. Is that the only difference between the first 2 benchs and last 2 benchs? Also the newer betas would probably give more points in your 4th bench especially. Good work though. Looks like in 1 or 2 years there might be games out there where a 670 SLI might not maintain 60 fps stable.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Munchkinpuncher View Post

Hi I have a Catleap 27" 2560x1440, 120hz.
Powered by 2 7950's.
I mostly run it at 80hz with Vsync on though.

Added you bro :)

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Originally Posted by Hamy144 View Post

Count me in!
Got a catleap Q270 and HD 7950

Added you too :)

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Originally Posted by Lexxon87 View Post

Picked up an Auria EQ276W over the weekend on tax-free day with the 2-year replacement warranty. Currently running an old Gigabyte GTX 460 frown.gif Very torn about the display--it's huge, it's nice, but my aging card would need to be replaced with probably a $400 670 ($300 net if I sell the 460) and the $450 I already spent on the monitor is making me feel pretty guilty.
However, it's very very purdy. The games that do run well look very nice, and even the ones I have to turn down the settings on still look great at the higher resolution and screen size.
Debating what I want to play on this beast--might finally dig into Fallout 3 since the old 460 should be able to handle it.

I know how you feel but you are doing the right things in terms of computer world. However it is true that you will need something better than a 460 in order to fully take advantage of 1440p gaming. And I hate to say that there are times when even a single 670 is not enough on some extreme conditions. Such as Crysis 2 with all the mods on. Your 460 should handle Fallout 3, but you will probably not be able to max it.

 

Welcome and added you to the club :)

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Originally Posted by TheGovernment View Post

I'm running a Dell 3011U and 680 SLI.

Added. :)

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Originally Posted by bigmac11 View Post

Just ran Heaven to check it out. 700

Nice. I will run Heaven on this exact terms. I could add everyone's heaven result in the 2nd post of this thread so we can see how our GPUs are handling 1440p which could give an idea for people in search of an upgrade.

post #158 of 6172
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Wow the first 2 benchs are totally unplayable. 1 card averaging 20 fps? smile.gif However your last 2 benchs are perfect. You still managed to have max everything and use a little bit of AA it seems. Is that the only difference between the first 2 benchs and last 2 benchs? Also the newer betas would probably give more points in your 4th bench especially. Good work though. Looks like in 1 or 2 years there might be games out there where a 670 SLI might not maintain 60 fps stable.

Yah I almost choked on the first two benchs, and yes the only difference in the benchmarks are in game AA options. However keep in mind this game is running on just a single card, the second gpu never got more than ~9% usage in every benchmark so I think with actual SLI running the game would fly.

Also I got 8 hours of gameplay in on my day off from work, the benchmark utility isn't too too great at predicting computer performance, it underestimates the typical crowding of the world during play.
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Picked up an Auria EQ276W.


Heard great things about this piece......thumb.gif
 
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When I get home I'll try and run heaven on mine. Since I have one of the weaker video cards. thumb.gif
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