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http://item.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/viewitem?sbk=1&nav=SEARCH&itemId=111078161308

Whats the evolution 2? This is the one ive been been looking at he has a 99.6% feed back has anyone bought from the guy? Im in the uk? Thanks

I have the evolution 2, it's fantastic. I didn't get it from that seller but still great monitor! Running at 96hz
    
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post #10552 of 25893
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So I overclocked to 96hz and I thought I noticed a difference but now I'm not so sure it's actually running at that and not just placebo. In all games, it still says either 60hz or 59.95hz and doesn't offer a 96hz resolution as an option. Is this normal? Does a game have to specifically support a refresh rate? I see 96hz in both windows resolution settings and the nvidia control panel, but not games.

Yea then you haven't got your monitor to be at a native 96hz. It should show up in games.
    
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post #10553 of 25893
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Ive heard people say that the glossy looks brighter and has better colours compared to the matte? My setup is in a room with not much light so would glossy be better for me? As to what id be using my monitor for is mainly gaming and Internet browsing etc I play all types of games mainly 3rd person batman, tomb raider, black flag but I do like racing games nfs etc ive only ever gamed on a 1080p 60hz monitor I didn't really wanna upgrade until maxwell but if I cant hit 60hz at full settings I may have too. Thanks

Maxwell will be just another failure of a generation just like Ivy/Haswell basicly, no real reason to upgrade for worse overclockability.
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Ive heard people say that the glossy looks brighter and has better colours compared to the matte? My setup is in a room with not much light so would glossy be better for me? As to what id be using my monitor for is mainly gaming and Internet browsing etc I play all types of games mainly 3rd person batman, tomb raider, black flag but I do like racing games nfs etc ive only ever gamed on a 1080p 60hz monitor I didn't really wanna upgrade until maxwell but if I cant hit 60hz at full settings I may have too. Thanks

Maxwell will be just another failure of a generation just like Ivy/Haswell basicly, no real reason to upgrade for worse overclockability.
Maxwell is nvidia, intels new arc is broadwell. And I don't see how ivy was a fail. Maybe if someone spent a bunch too go from sandy to ivy kind of pointless
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Maxwell is nvidia, intels new arc is broadwell. And I don't see how ivy was a fail. Maybe if someone spent a bunch too go from sandy to ivy kind of pointless

/facepalm biggrin.gif

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Thanks + rep
Here is what i had to do:

Install Catalyst driver, reboot, run pixel patcher, reboot, set up resolution in CRU, reboot.

Voila 120hz, no test mode or any of that crap, couldn't have been easier. Works in trifire btw, apparently without the crossfire bridges you are no longer limited to 2 cards in the pixel patcher.

This would be great news. I ditched my 7970 trifire when I bought this screen because it was terrible with trifire.
 
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post #10557 of 25893
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Maxwell is nvidia, intels new arc is broadwell. And I don't see how ivy was a fail. Maybe if someone spent a bunch too go from sandy to ivy kind of pointless

/facepalm biggrin.gif

But point was understood so
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post #10558 of 25893
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Glossy ie a screen without matte(AG coating) or tempered glass would be brighter and more colourful for sure.Its just that most sellers don't have it anymore ....
They sell them on ebay uk I guess I will get a glossy then sorry for all the questions but also im sure theres the option for hdmi connection would that be better? If not what kind of dvi do I neee because ive heard that you can increase hz better if you can a good quality dvi lead?
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Hmm either my monitor isn't accepting the ICM profiles or I'm doing something wrong, loaded several now and rebooted and nothing, running through tests before I box this thing back up. I can't tell if its the green or the blue that's off. Though it could be the yellows.
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post #10560 of 25893
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They sell them on ebay uk I guess I will get a glossy then sorry for all the questions but also im sure theres the option for hdmi connection would that be better? If not what kind of dvi do I neee because ive heard that you can increase hz better if you can a good quality dvi lead?
Just make sure you ask them what they mean by glossy,sounds lame but some of them label tempered glass on matte as "glossy".
afaik the mnitors have dual link dvi
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