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Originally Posted by Pandora's Box View Post

hate to bump this just to quote myself, but no one has tried downsampling on this monitor??

Some butthurt fools in this thread lol yes the Korean Qnix is a better option for GAMING...for several reason...cheaper/overclocks in a pls panel.... input lag is a lot less than pb278q by a lot I have 4 1440p monitors....and the Qnix is by far the best to game on period.....96hz is a world of difference from 1440p at 60hz

You can almost buy two Qnix panels for the price of a single pb278
Edited by Clexzor - 11/18/13 at 6:06am
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Appreciate the reply man, if overclocking is easy to do I'd consider it - but when I click on the guide in the korean monitor thread nothing shows up so I can't see what it consists of frown.gif
Also, the only thing I'm scared of is if the monitor stops working later down the track (ebay returns are 99% of times hopeless)


Yeah I've only had one experience on Ebay with a return that wasn't dreadful. It was actually for returning a defective Korean monitor (ironic right?)
But that's just because I worked my magic with the seller and managed to get their Fedex account number and charged the shipping to that.

Amazon and ASUS returns are great, for a certain period of time THEY pay the return shipping, quick and easy, so if you are worried about warranty and returns definitely get the ASUS PB278Q from Amazon. Also, don't know if this matters to you or not, but it will give you more bragging rights than an A or B+ quality discarded panel.
post #913 of 1503
Found a way to successfully boot again, 75h worked, i don't really see any big difference tough
Edited by RazerX - 11/18/13 at 11:16am
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It's not really clear how to get in safe mode in Windows 8, but i'll get that.

Getting to safemode is a bit tricky. Took me a few minutes to find it. No more F8.

Best thing to do is hitstart type "advanced startup options" (can also be found through Start>Change PC Settings>Update and Recovery> Recovery>Advanced Startup)

Restart it to get to the options and then select option 4) Enable Safe Mode. Itll then restart into Safe Mode.

HTH
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Getting to safemode is a bit tricky. Took me a few minutes to find it. No more F8.

Best thing to do is hitstart type "advanced startup options" (can also be found through Start>Change PC Settings>Update and Recovery> Recovery>Advanced Startup)

Restart it to get to the options and then select option 4) Enable Safe Mode. Itll then restart into Safe Mode.

HTH

Could do anything but enable safe boot mode via CMD

Tried 85hz but the image seemed to be unstable, 75 hz is working fine here

Will play some games later to see if i notice any difference from 60hz
post #916 of 1503
Me personally I dont feel the need to overclock it. Not gonna see much of a difference at 75 vs 60. If i could for sure hit 110 or 120 i would do it no second thoughts, but all that trouble for MAYBE 15hz faster refresh? Na.

Im ok with 60.
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If you actually do it correctly, it WILL register the higher refresh rates correctly.

Clexzor is spewing lies, you can absolutely overclock a multi-input monitor... I have done it with 4 or 5 different monitors.

What is with people and saying things as fact when they have no idea what the heck they are talking about...
There hasn't been a single shred of evidence that has confirmed any multi-input monitor at 1440p can overclock without skipping frames.

Not one. Seeing the number on the monitor is, unfortunately, not enough to say that a monitor overclocks - one must test the actual output (that is, take actual pictures, with a camera, of the monitor displaying a test pattern that can detect frame skipping.
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Originally Posted by Pyrocide View Post

Getting to safemode is a bit tricky. Took me a few minutes to find it. No more F8.

Best thing to do is hitstart type "advanced startup options" (can also be found through Start>Change PC Settings>Update and Recovery> Recovery>Advanced Startup)

Restart it to get to the options and then select option 4) Enable Safe Mode. Itll then restart into Safe Mode.

HTH

I would disagree and say the easiest way to boot into safe mode is this method. Hold shift press restart and then you restart with all 10 options available including the safe modes (this post only applies to Windows 8 & 8.1). You do not have to be logged into windows to perform this action either.
post #919 of 1503
It still takes you the same route as hitting start and typing something. However if you are logged into windows already hitting start, IMO is easier.

Still the fact remains that micro$hit decided to remove F8 to get startup options, which was just...no words.
Edited by Pyrocide - 11/18/13 at 2:06pm
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There hasn't been a single shred of evidence that has confirmed any multi-input monitor at 1440p can overclock without skipping frames.

Not one. Seeing the number on the monitor is, unfortunately, not enough to say that a monitor overclocks - one must test the actual output (that is, take actual pictures, with a camera, of the monitor displaying a test pattern that can detect frame skipping.

Exactly they can OC but they skip frames....but im spewing lies from someone whos posted 15 times and has had 4 1440ps multi montiors that OC lmao do YOUR research before calling someone else out....tongue.gif

Oha dn for me the difference from 60hz to 96hz on 1440p made a huge difference in FPS gaming thumb.gif
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