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If it ain't broke, throw more GPU at it til it is.
LOL

Reminds me of this quote

If you mess with a thing long enough, it'll break.

Or this one

It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious
Edited by shilka - 3/29/13 at 8:47pm
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PWM flicker can't be seen even by the majority of individuals that are affected by it...

Oh I see what you mean. Even though it can't be seen it might cause a headache. Thank you for clearing that up.

I can safely say it dosent effect me. As I've put many straight hours on this monitor. Slept four hours last night just to game. Had to quietly crawl into bed. LOL.
     
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Traded his Harley for a VW.

depending on what VW it could be awesome.

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I don't know if this is the right thread to post it in, but I was reading on another forum that people were able to change the aspect ratio on their 1440p monitors to 21:9 (2560x1080). Anyone know how to do this?

My biggest thing is how I can play. I want it to look like butter but also be optimal for my gaming, which atm is run n gun with smarts.
    
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My biggest thing is how I can play. I want it to look like butter but also be optimal for my gaming, which atm is run n gun with smarts.

I forgot to benchmark my frames, but from my playthroughs so far there haven't been any noticeable hits in framerate. I'd imagine, since most of the monitor is letterboxed there are less pixels to generate so your frames may actually go up.
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Okay I need help deciding on which monitor to get.. main purpose will be using a bit of everything.. Mostly gaming and movies.

at the moment I have a http://uk.asus.com/Display/LCD_Monitors/VK222H/

I have been looking at the Crossover 27Q.. just wondering if there would be huge difference in quality compared to my current monitor..

Any recommendations for under $500 ?
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Under 500? Get the Crossover. There isn't anything else in that price range.

As far as quality...it will be a massive jump from your current monitor.
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Also make sure your display isn't trying to interfere with its own scaling.






This is what 2560x1080 should look like on a 2560x1440 screen. Top is 16:9, bottom is 21:9. Notice that nothing is stretched or compressed (yes, things are smaller and composed of less pixels, but 3414x1440 displays don't exist). Things also get smaller in any game that has an adjustable FOV, so it's the same difference.

The issue that causes confusion in this thread is everyone is 'oh noes 21:9 chops the top and bottom of my 27" display off,' when in actuality a 29" 21:9 display should be compared to extending a 23" 1080p display 6 inches wider. Because physically, that's exactly what it is.

That said, I am all for more vertical lines, and if a 3414x1440 display existed I don't think many people would have an issue with that.

WOW thanks for this I just did this tried it out and it is working amazing. COD Black Ops 2 looked just wrong then I tried this and it looks good.

There is extra black screen on top and bottom but I suppose thats normal?
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WOW thanks for this I just did this tried it out and it is working amazing. COD Black Ops 2 looked just wrong then I tried this and it looks good.

There is extra black screen on top and bottom but I suppose thats normal?

Yea, that is normal.
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nevermind, i'm smoking crack. my gpu is bomb.com
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