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post #11881 of 25888
A Qnix 27" 1440p and a single 290 work fantastic together. You will play any game perfectly smooth with pretty much all details turned up just back off on the anti-aliasing, you really won't need as much if any. biggrin.gif
    
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My x-star ended up with occasional artifacts at 120hz, so I used CRU and exported a custom edid with 60, 80, 96, and 115hz. Then I copied it to my Linux install and used the CustomEDID option. All four refresh rates are available and work perfectly in Linux. Exporting from CRU and using CustomEDID is much easier than messing around with modelines.
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Is 96Hz noticeable? Also does overclocking have an effect in the life of the panel and circuitry?
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Is 96Hz noticeable? Also does overclocking have an effect in the life of the panel and circuitry?

I use 96hz, going from 60 is amazing...I have a third monitor that is stuck at 60, and it sucks beside 96hz.

And no one knows, but there has been no reports of dying monitors.
post #11885 of 25888
If the circuitry doesn't hold up, I'll probably be the first to know, as I've had a Korean monitor longer than anyone and generally leave it on 24/7 at 115hz.

Aside from some weird issues at startup (which I believe are driver related), no problems so far.

Also, yes, 96hz is noticeably better. Just run some LCD blur tests and see for yourself.
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Hey everyone, I've been following another thread on here that talks about the Qnix 27'' Evolution II Monitor and after reading through the pages I'm extremely interested in purchasing it. I just had a few questions about the monitor itself.

1- I know it'll output 1440p but how well will this scale with movies? I believe I watch movies just as much as I game; Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and I have in my shopping cart on Amazon a bluray internal drive to watch my blurays and dvds. Will I get the black border around my monitor so it'll be native to 1080p or will it get upscaled to 1440p? Will this apply to some pc games that will not be able to do 1440p?

2- I also have in my cart on Amazon a Nvidia GTX 780 ACX Cooler, so I've read I shouldn't have a problem maxing most games on 1440p correct? I'll probably add another 780 a year from now...lol

I was thinking about buying this from Amazon but it's at $349 and for a Pixel Perfect it's at $379. I've seen it cheaper on eBay. How is this seller?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-QNIX-QX2710-LED-Evolution-27-2560x1440-WQHD-PLS-Computer-Monitor-Matte-/121117252582?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item1c33269be6

Thanks again guys in advance!
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Is 96Hz noticeable? Also does overclocking have an effect in the life of the panel and circuitry?

I'd say, definitely. When you first switch to using a higher refresh rate, you will immediately feel the smoothness even within desktop with the mouse. It just seems to glide along the screen unlike before. Both 96 and 120 feel worlds better than 60, but I do prefer 120 over 96. Either way, both are a nice improvement in smoothness and response. Response tests can further prove it, but experiencing it first hand is probably the best.

In regards to how they last, I'm not certain. I haven't really read cases of them dying out, but I would s'pose it's possible that they can slowly deteriorate over time (as with most things when overclocked). I'm going to continue to run mine at 120hz unless I notice any issues, in which case I'd lower it to 96 and see how that fares.
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Hi,

Another ++++ for the X-Star from Dream-seller. Ordered 12/25, received today, 12/30 in NYC. No dead pixels, got 100hz on the first try and works beautifully in games. Backlight bleeding is minimal, less then my last IPS screen. I get artifacts and green lines on 120hz, but no big deal from someone who's been gaming at 60hz.

Overall, highly recommended as long as it lasts. Very happy.


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Originally Posted by Boochy View Post

Hey everyone, I've been following another thread on here that talks about the Qnix 27'' Evolution II Monitor and after reading through the pages I'm extremely interested in purchasing it. I just had a few questions about the monitor itself.

1- I know it'll output 1440p but how well will this scale with movies? I believe I watch movies just as much as I game; Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and I have in my shopping cart on Amazon a bluray internal drive to watch my blurays and dvds. Will I get the black border around my monitor so it'll be native to 1080p or will it get upscaled to 1440p? Will this apply to some pc games that will not be able to do 1440p?

2- I also have in my cart on Amazon a Nvidia GTX 780 ACX Cooler, so I've read I shouldn't have a problem maxing most games on 1440p correct? I'll probably add another 780 a year from now...lol

I was thinking about buying this from Amazon but it's at $349 and for a Pixel Perfect it's at $379. I've seen it cheaper on eBay. How is this seller?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-QNIX-QX2710-LED-Evolution-27-2560x1440-WQHD-PLS-Computer-Monitor-Matte-/121117252582?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item1c33269be6

Thanks again guys in advance!

That seller does sell a good amount of those. The list on the OP (first post) documents where members purchased theirs from.

I purchased mine from StoreWithStory (http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Matte-27-Slim-Qnix-QX2710-Evolution-II-LED-PLS-2560x1440-QHD-Monitor-DVI-D-/321237616203?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item4acb41064b)
I received mine quick and they have the best offer option. Shipping was super fast and the monitor is flawless... I don't know how much worth it has, but they state they include 1 year warranty and test them all before shipping (which I believe they actually do). Also, free shipping back to them if DOA. It took a few days for them to process order/test it, but once it was shipped, I received it the next day... Overnight shipping from Korea is pretty impressive.
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anyone got a color profile for a reading mode?
gaming is amazing, but reading anything burns my eyes on this monitor :/
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