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post #11221 of 25893
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Originally Posted by HardwareDecoder View Post

@mboner1

It seems a reinstall of windows 8.1 fixed me up. Been playing batman for over an hour @110hz with 1200mhz on the 290x and nothing odd as happened. Fingers crossed tightly.

Good to hear man. Is it detecting the overclock at startup as well or just got rid of the awful display corruption you were getting??
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post #11222 of 25893
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Good to hear man. Is it detecting the overclock at startup as well or just got rid of the awful display corruption you were getting??

Seems to select it at startup automatically so far.

I'm trying to do everything step by step so I can isolate any problems that might occur.

So far I just have drivers, arkham origins installed so I have a game to test with and msi afterburner for ocing/monitoring.

I've seen corruption when pushing the video card oc past 1200 but that is normal if it is unstable, I haven't seen that hideous brownish screen that kept popping up on any video card oc. Thank god, really hoping a reinstall fixed me up.
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post #11223 of 25893
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Originally Posted by m3us View Post

I got a X-star dp2710 from dream-seller.
The build quality is'nt great,the stand is wobbly and the bezel itself is bent outwards on the bottom,but these are minor problems for me.
Im running 96hz atm,seems fine..
Dream-seller is a good seller.He replies to your questions in proper english and checks the monitor before shipping you ask for it .

Thank you.
That doesn't sound too good, the stand and bezel would irritate me. How is the backlight bleeding on it?

I've noticed that 96Hz seems to be the overclock "sweet spot" for most of these Korean panels.
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post #11224 of 25893
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Originally Posted by HardwareDecoder View Post

Seems to select it at startup automatically so far.

I'm trying to do everything step by step so I can isolate any problems that might occur.

So far I just have drivers, arkham origins installed so I have a game to test with and msi afterburner for ocing/monitoring.

I've seen corruption when pushing the video card oc past 1200 but that is normal if it is unstable, I haven't seen that hideous brownish screen that kept popping up on any video card oc. Thank god, really hoping a reinstall fixed me up.

I re installed about 10 times, like you i just kept doing the drivers slowly, and testing it. I think it might be the intel chipset drivers or intel inf drivers causing issues detecting it. It's weird but definitely a windows 8 issue i reckon, hopefully it just works for you now anyway.
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post #11225 of 25893
annnnd it happened again maybe my monitor has just burned out for over 60hz
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post #11226 of 25893
Ha! Well I just red screened again in bf4 and I'm in the process of re installing windows 7 again. Completely over it at this point, if this doesn't fix it the cards going back. I will let you know if windows 7 fixes any of the issues.
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post #11227 of 25893
I'm really in a need of a good 27 inch monitors as I haven't upgraded since my dual 22 samsung 2232BW (yeah I know..)

I've found that the cheapest seller for X-Star is dream-seller and the cheapest for Qnix is excellentcastle. So according to the table of all members who bought from these sellers posted in the main post I've made this:

excellentcastle:

bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
gggggggg
ppppp

dream-seller:

bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbBbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
gggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg
pppppppppppppPpppPpPP


b - menas has some bleeding
g - perfect with no issues
p - stuck/dead pixel

Seems like the X-Star is more reliable than the Qnix at least when bought from the cheapest ebay sellers. This is the quickest summary I could come up with. What do you guys think?
post #11228 of 25893
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Originally Posted by dante`afk View Post

My screen got considerable brighter today after setting this here up:


How and where is that screen
post #11229 of 25893
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Originally Posted by HardwareDecoder View Post

annnnd it happened again maybe my monitor has just burned out for over 60hz

Well re-installing windows 7 has helped the detection issue, it detects it automatically every time now. Haven't fired up bf4 to see if it helps with red screens. Time will tell. How long ago did you switch graphics cards and how long have you been on win8?
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post #11230 of 25893
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Well re-installing windows 7 has helped the detection issue, it detects it automatically every time now. Haven't fired up bf4 to see if it helps with red screens. Time will tell. How long ago did you switch graphics cards and how long have you been on win8?

Okay so I've only seen that brown glitched screen once so far and I've been on since like 7am

I've tried metro last light, bf4, batman arkham origins, bioshock infinite all @ 1200 gpu clock/110hz refresh.

Hopefully that screen will just stay away!

I have had this 290x for like maybe 2 weeks? But I barely used it till recently since I was studying for finals (thank god, I barely passed anatomy and physiology with a 70.19% lol such a hard class. A bunch of people didn't even show up to the final.

I've been on windows 8.1 for awhile now but like I said I reinstalled today. custom refresh is set at boot every time for me. As long as that distortion crap stays away i'll be super happy
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