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I am going to have to wait for dark before final judge but I am pretty certain I have greatly lessened the worst of my bleed by just removing the middle two screws. They go right under where my most noticeable two spots are which is pretty much on either side of logo. Not too long or high but bright, especially the left one. Could even see on the blueish-grey spawn screen in BF3 at night...
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So i tried to play some BF3 and it's looks great.. If only i had a better GPU...

I wanted to take advantage of the 96hz, but what settings should i choose? Also do i want V-Sync?

Well if you can't even push 96 no real point to vsync--that's only to protect against tearing when you are rendering frames much higher than your refresh. Note in BF3 you can now choose 2560x1440 in both 60 and 96Hz (or whatever you have set). There won't be any difference/ advantage if you arent even getting 60FPS but it's can't hurt either to make sure it's at the higher refresh too.
Edited by wrigleyvillain - 5/27/13 at 12:22pm
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I am going to have to wait for dark before final judge but I am pretty certain I have greatly lessened the worst of my bleed by just removing the middle two screws. They go right under where my most noticeable two spots are which is pretty much on either side of logo. Not too long or high but bright, especially the left one. Could even see on the blueish-grey spawn screen in BF3 at night...
Well if you can't even push 96 no real point to vsync--that's only to protect against tearing when you are rendering frames much higher than your refresh. Note in BF3 you can now choose 2560x1440 in both 60 and 96Hz (or whatever you have set). There won't be any difference/ advantage if you arent even getting 60FPS but it's can't hurt either to make sure it's at the higher refresh too.
You should use RadeonPro and use there dynamic framerate control and set it to whatever frames you are getting in game..
 
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Did you o/c? If so to what hz?

I'm running at 110hz
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If you game competitively why would you get an ips to begin with?Buy a 144hz Asus or something not a 1440p ips monitor lol..

Just letting prospective buyers know my findings, but yes, if all I did was game competitively and expected the most performance from my monitor than I would not use this. But lately I just don't have the time for it anymore so I figured I'd rather enjoy a better monitor for most of the games I play, instead of those few that I notice it in.
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I'm running at 110hz
Just letting prospective buyers know my findings, but yes, if all I did was game competitively and expected the most performance from my monitor than I would not use this. But lately I just don't have the time for it anymore so I figured I'd rather enjoy a better monitor for most of the games I play, instead of those few that I notice it in.

I was interested in the comparison myself... thanks for posting your thoughts up. I'm not a competitive gamer in terms of anything professional, but I do notice the difference having been used to 60hz IPS 2560x1600 going to this PLS @ 120hz 2560x1440 like night and day. I was curious on how it stacked up to some of the TN ones. though I'd never consider downgrading to one at this point after using IPS/better daily since 2004 eek.gif . The colors and depth it gives the picture, plus resolution, are just too good.
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Should i use a higher Hz if i am able to? I mean im at 96 now but should i go for like 108 or whatever i can get?
    
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Oh yeah it is definitely a lot better w/out the middle screws. This also has helped the issue where the taskbar icons in the middle were lower down than those closer to the edges (damn near cut off on very bottom). Interesting that they can be "too tight" and causing these problems.
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Should i use a higher Hz if i am able to? I mean im at 96 now but should i go for like 108 or whatever i can get?
Yep, keep going up until you can no longer get it stable!
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If you want higher Hz, go for it.

Use what you like the most, not what gives the highest Hz.
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Should i use a higher Hz if i am able to? I mean im at 96 now but should i go for like 108 or whatever i can get?
The higher you go the darker it gets..
 
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Oh yeah it is definitely a lot better w/out the middle screws. This also has helped the issue where the taskbar icons in the middle were lower down than those closer to the edges (damn near cut off on very bottom). Interesting that they can be "too tight" and causing these problems.
How did you remove those screws?I have a lil BLB on bottom left side of QNIX sign..
 
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