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I have two windforce 670's, i got dem duel d ports.
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Make sure you guys have a duel link Dvi-d port or a DP cable when your monitor comes in or you will have a bad time.
It comes with a dual link DVI cable.
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Anyone have any decent color settings for this thing? Do Mark's BenQ settings work at all?
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It'd be nice to see some back light pics in the dark to see what the bleed is like, considering it sounds low.
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I have a GTX 680 and it only comes with DP and three mini hdmi. No idea why... But I couldn't use my DVI cable that came with the monitor.
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Make sure you guys have a duel link Dvi-d port or a DP cable when your monitor comes in or you will have a bad time.

I would have forgotten the DP cable! The whole reason I am getting this monitor is so I won't have to deal with a stupid Active DL to DP adapter anymore.

Are DP cables fairly standard or should I be looking to order a specific kind?
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I would have forgotten the DP cable! The whole reason I am getting this monitor is so I won't have to deal with a stupid Active DL to DP adapter anymore.

Are DP cables fairly standard or should I be looking to order a specific kind?

I called Asus today and they told me that Adapters always have a chance to mess up the connections. My adpater was labled Duel link DVI-D for duel channel and I found out that hard way that It does not work. They have like 10 buck DP cables on new egg so check those out. I ordered one and will get it in like 4 or 5 days:/ So I have some waiting. But DP to DP should be able to do 144 hz from what Asus told me.
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Anyone have any decent color settings for this thing? Do Mark's BenQ settings work at all?

would like to know this aswell
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Well I just got mine so here's some first impressions:

Colors look way off, with the Standard preset everything looks washed out.
The screen itself is bright, the brightness and contrast settings were almost maxed out when I turned it on for the first time.

I'm about to go play some games so I'll try to see how it does there.

One thing that I've noticed after setting this monitor up is that everything on my desktop feels very choppy, like browsing, typing, even navigating folders feels very choppy and delayed for some reason. I'm experiencing this on both 120hz and 144hz so I'm not sure if this is due to my monitor or if this is something else.
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I called Asus today and they told me that Adapters always have a chance to mess up the connections. My adpater was labled Duel link DVI-D for duel channel and I found out that hard way that It does not work. They have like 10 buck DP cables on new egg so check those out. I ordered one and will get it in like 4 or 5 days:/ So I have some waiting. But DP to DP should be able to do 144 hz from what Asus told me.

Remember though, unless the adapter is dual-link and ACTIVE (has a usb connection as well to power it) it will not work for more than 60Hz.

DP 1.1 will work for 144Hz?

Edit: This is what freaks me out about DP 1.1 vs 1.2 "DisplayPort version 1.2 was approved on December 22, 2009. The most significant improvement of the new version is the doubling of the effective bandwidth to 17.28 Gbit/s, which allows increased resolutions, higher refresh rates, and greater color depth. Other improvements include multiple independent video streams (daisy-chain connection with multiple monitors), facilities for stereoscopic 3D, increased AUX channel bandwidth (from 1 Mbit/s to 720 Mbit/s)" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort

I found one that says it is 1.2. I think I'll order it tomorrow morning.

Edit 2: Ok, 1.1 can do 120Hz! That is a relief. http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showthread.php?t=974222 I wonder if I should go for 1.2 so I can do some future daisy chaining though...

Edit 3: Ordered this... https://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/webca/LenovoPortal/en_CA/catalog.workflow:item.detail?GroupID=460&Code=0A36537&from=cart&hide_menu_area=true#overview
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