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Originally Posted by killerfrenzi View Post

anyone know if I should expect a tracking number
also if I should get squaretrade?
I just emailed squaretrade asking about how they handle defective monitors and full refunds etc..I will let you know when i hear back on what they say..
 
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post #1612 of 25864
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I just emailed squaretrade asking about how they handle defective monitors and full refunds etc..I will let you know when i hear back on what they say..

Thank you. I would like to know this as I am going to purchase the 3 yr on my X-Star.
post #1613 of 25864
I have an X-Star Matte on the way and still have my Crossover 27QD. I will take some pictures side by side to compare the glossy and matte screens and some other aspects of the picture before I return the Crossover.
post #1614 of 25864
So guys just want to let everyone know a big drawback to this monitor for AMD owners. If you want to watch bluray with powerdvd or netflix app. Or any other program that checks to see if the drivers are signed then it will not work with anything higher than 60hz with the unsigned driver. Nvidia seems to have official tools and support for 1440p @ 120hz. So like usual AMD is behind in driver support. I reported the issue here and if anyone else would like to see this you might as well let them know too.
 
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post #1615 of 25864
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So guys just want to let everyone know a big drawback to this monitor for AMD owners. If you want to watch bluray with powerdvd or netflix app. Or any other program that checks to see if the drivers are signed then it will not work with anything higher than 60hz with the unsigned driver. Nvidia seems to have official tools and support for 1440p @ 120hz. So like usual AMD is behind in driver support. I reported the issue here and if anyone else would like to see this you might as well let them know too.
does this help with video playback issues..
http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-AMD-ATI-Pixel-Clock-Patcher
 
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post #1616 of 25864
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Originally Posted by UNOE View Post

So guys just want to let everyone know a big drawback to this monitor for AMD owners. If you want to watch bluray with powerdvd or netflix app. Or any other program that checks to see if the drivers are signed then it will not work with anything higher than 60hz with the unsigned driver. Nvidia seems to have official tools and support for 1440p @ 120hz. So like usual AMD is behind in driver support. I reported the issue here and if anyone else would like to see this you might as well let them know too.

I don't watch blu-rays or dvds on my computer. However I have no problem using netflix. And I run amd ( two 7870's to be exact) And I'm running at 120 hz using the cru method.
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Originally Posted by killerfrenzi View Post

anyone know if I should expect a tracking number
also if I should get squaretrade?

I guess it depends on the seller? On hulustars listing it says you dont get a tracking number unless you pay for one (around 3 dollars I thing.) Seems like the general consensus about squaretrade is they just reimburse not replace the monitor.
post #1617 of 25864
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Originally Posted by brightbus View Post

I don't watch blu-rays or dvds on my computer. However I have no problem using netflix. And I run amd ( two 7870's to be exact) And I'm running at 120 hz using the cru method.
I guess it depends on the seller? On hulustars listing it says you dont get a tracking number unless you pay for one (around 3 dollars I thing.) Seems like the general consensus about squaretrade is they just reimburse not replace the monitor.
If it doesn't effect you then that good. Just posting so people are aware before they order. This issue is pretty much more for windows 8. In windows 8 the AMD driver goes to a black screen when I watch netflix on firefox or IE. Chrome tells me to download the app. Before I got this screen the only option that worked for me with my AMD drivers and windows 8 was the netflix app and a tweak that puts it into windowed mode, which now I can't even use that until I restore backup with CRU then reboot with standard signed driver.
I put most the blame on Microsoft on this one, I can't believe they got Chrome to force me to use netflix app. (vexed)

But with that said it can't hurt to ask AMD to release a signed driver with unlocked pixel clock. Or a official tool to do so, does it ? So anyone that would like to see this, please let AMD know. Personally even if it was nvidia cards and a issue that wouldn't effect me directly I would still be willing to let my voice be heard to ask nvidia to add something like this. These companies need customers to voice there opinions to see advancements in functionality.

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does this help with video playback issues..
http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-AMD-ATI-Pixel-Clock-Patcher

This is what breaks it. But its required for anything over 60hz as of now for AMD cards.
 
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Really cause I did not know I need that to OC my monitors I need to install that before I use CRU and try and OC my monitor?Could that be the reason my monoprice skips frames at 75hz?
 
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post #1619 of 25864
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Really cause I did not know I need that to OC my monitors I need to install that before I use CRU and try and OC my monitor?Could that be the reason my monoprice skips frames at 75hz?
Yes, you need to install that. Frame skipping is likely because of crossfire frame latency though and higher throughput exaggerating frame latency.

I was not aware that monoprice monitors could hit 75hz, not bad.

You also need to boot with test mode for windows 8 I'm not sure if you need test mode for windows 7.
 
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post #1620 of 25864
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anyone know if I should expect a tracking number
also if I should get squaretrade?

what seller? some sellers say on the listing they dont do a tracking number unless its asked.
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