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post #10731 of 25893
So my xstar shipped. I ordered it Tuesday morning and it's dusk on Wednesday so not bad!

Fedex says it'll be here Monday which makes me sad lol thought I'd get lucky and get it in 2 days like some of you guys lol
post #10732 of 25893
This is what green-sum has been trying to say in his broken English. The monitors are matte+glossy(glass) and they no longer sell the old glossy because the manufacturer had too many problems with it. Legally, he can advertise the monitors as glossy because technically the glass is gossy due to its reflective nature. But, this is what you would expect, the old saying goes, you get what you pay for, especially if your buying A- panels from another country.
post #10733 of 25893
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We've had one that received a tempered glass from him that had gloss under the glass.

I'm not convinced that it actually has gloss under the glass. I don't think the guy got official confirmation it was glossy. Reading through the thread I think he believes it's glossy and was asking the community for help in determining if it was glossy. Maybe the manufacturer is using thinner matte coating? Or a different type of matte coating? Glossy under glass contradicts what all the vendors are saying...
post #10734 of 25893
I recently removed the glass from my monitor (pixel problem) and the panel was matte, i sent it back and got a glossy panel and tbh its not as sharp as the tempered glass. mad.gif
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post #10735 of 25893
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I'm not convinced that it actually has gloss under the glass. I don't think the guy got official confirmation it was glossy. Reading through the thread I think he believes it's glossy and was asking the community for help in determining if it was glossy. Maybe the manufacturer is using thinner matte coating? Or a different type of matte coating? Glossy under glass contradicts what all the vendors are saying...

Well if you consider a "perfect" reflection from the panel Matte then I don't know what Glossy is for you really.
But yes, I would definitely go as far as to say my panel is Glossy even after removing the Tempered Glass, the reflection is just way too clear and good to be any sort of matte at all.
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I recently removed the glass from my monitor (pixel problem) and the panel was matte, i sent it back and got a glossy panel and tbh its not as sharp as the tempered glass. mad.gif

Like real matte? No reflection to speak of whatsoever?



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post #10736 of 25893
yep.....real matte......but with the glass its more glossy than my glossy panel i have now if that makes any sense.....i am thinking of selling my glossy panel and getting a tempered glass again, but it was the chance of getting one with dust in between the glass and panel that put me off.....but saying as how sharper the glass one was i might just take the risk.

Anyone in the UK fancy a pixel perfect glossy QNIX panel for the price i paid.....guaranteed no dead pixels. smile.gif

Tbh i don't think there would be a difference between gloss and matte once you put glass over it.....its not like it's gonna be more glossy?
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post #10737 of 25893
anyone using f.lux with a qnix? i see that the right side of the screen is considerable darker than the left one. the same dark side is flickering also if you look slightly.
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post #10738 of 25893
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yep.....real matte......but with the glass its more glossy than my glossy panel i have now if that makes any sense.....i am thinking of selling my glossy panel and getting a tempered glass again, but it was the chance of getting one with dust in between the glass and panel that put me off.....but saying as how sharper the glass one was i might just take the risk.

Anyone in the UK fancy a pixel perfect glossy QNIX panel for the price i paid.....guaranteed no dead pixels. smile.gif

Tbh i don't think there would be a difference between gloss and matte once you put glass over it.....its not like it's gonna be more glossy?

I would be interested in purchasing your monitor. One question though: does it overclock to 120hz+?
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post #10739 of 25893
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I would be interested in purchasing your monitor. One question though: does it overclock to 120hz+?

I overclocked it to 110hz......never tried 120hz........will try it now and take a screenshot. smile.gif
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post #10740 of 25893
So I had a thought and would like to see if anyone has tried it yet. I may try when my monitor gets here if it is needed. My idea is to deal with backlight bleed. Has anyone tried to find a material such as a rubber seal of some kind to fit in the monitor bezel at all? This would hopefully block out the light bleed and create a better seal for the monitor. I am thinking that a 1/16 or 1/32 round rubber seal that could be fed in without even opening the monitor up. This would have to go on the inner bezel and not the outer plastic one. This idea may be stupid and feel free to tell me so, but it was just a thought. Of course I have not received my monitor yet so cannot be sure if it is even viable.
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