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Originally Posted by hamzatm View Post

You go to http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/

Then you work through it. Adjust settings in Nvidia control panel (and brightness on the QNIX itself).

Just make sure what you set it to is something that works for you! Not what should be right according to lagom or according to anyone else. Make sure you enjoy your picture and you will be happy wink.gif

Is there anything special I have to do since I'm AMD and not Nvidia?
 
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Is there anything special I have to do since I'm AMD and not Nvidia?

Nah, just adjust settings in CCC instead of in Nvidia control panel smile.gif
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Is there anything special I have to do since I'm AMD and not Nvidia?

There are also ICC profiles made on this display using calibrators. Can find in OP and throughout thread. Read up on TFTCentral.com for more info on how to use them.
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Got a Qnix Matte a few weeks back, from dream-seller. It took a while to reach the cold north, but it did make it eventually.
326 USD and another 95 USD in tax, yea living in Sweden we have to deal with such crap.

Original stand was very wobbly and I had a lot of panel play. Took apart it and fixed it this week and put in on a dual-monitor-stand which clamps onto the desk which saves precious space (my desk is kinda shallow).

Luckily I can't see that I have any dead pixels and only very minor blb which I can't see when I'm using it only when I look for it. I do have one stuck pixel (red) which seems to come and go, saw it for the first time this week but later disappeared but now it's there again, you can see it in the pic below. Is this a sign it might be dying?

Very satisfied with the picture quality overall, coming from a Dell U2311, currently running the Dell as a second monitor, but my stand really wants another of these monitors. Last week was my birthday and I didn't get (me) anything... wink.gif


(yes, I'm running without a bezel atm)


Moderately amount of blb and not noticeable in normal use, you can also see the stuck pixel in the top-middle


Running the standard cable and I have not yet tried to overclock this. I'm on Linux Mint 15, so no help from OP there, but I think someone mentioned that he was also running Linux and had OC'd his monitor. I'm running a HD5450 right now but will pop in a 560Ti shortly.

Another little annoyance is that the status led is still shines bright red when I turn off my monitor. I think I read someone 'fixing' that as well.
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post #2505 of 25922
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Also, for the people looking to replace the stock stand, I would recommend this one

http://www.ebay.com/itm/120857358937?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2648


swivels to landscape and also has USB ports, similar to the dell ultrasharp stands

So I went ahead and took it apart to remove the stand, easier than expected. Went to Home Depot to purchase four M4-8mm screws to get it mounted, here's what it looks like for anyone interested. This is what it looks like at the tallest setting, use the wireless mouse for size reference.


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Hey guys I have a quick question.

I am working towards getting the Qnix screen, and I was looking at swapping my 2GB GTX 670 for a 3GB amd 7970. One of my friends said that Nvidia will OC the screen higher than AMD will. He is kind of a nvidia fan boy, so I wanted to get some non-biased opinions if you catch my drift tongue.gif
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it used to be that nvidia was better because AMD locked the pixel clock to a crappy limit.

But I think nowadays you can get the pixel clock unlocker for both amd and nvidia so I don't know.

Edit: Nvidia can definitely clock to 120Hz and over, look through the thread and see if AMD can do the same. Or check the FAQ. Or check the owners list with the overclocks.
Edited by hamzatm - 6/2/13 at 3:35pm
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Also, for the people looking to replace the stock stand, I would recommend this one

http://www.ebay.com/itm/120857358937?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2648


swivels to landscape and also has USB ports, similar to the dell ultrasharp stands

So I went ahead and took it apart to remove the stand, easier than expected. Went to Home Depot to purchase four M4-8mm screws to get it mounted, here's what it looks like for anyone interested. This is what it looks like at the tallest setting, use the wireless mouse for size reference.

http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1492123/width/350/height/700
http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1492125/width/350/height/700

Looks like a nice stand. Good you went with the short screws, forgot to mention the mounting holes are really shallow.
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post #2509 of 25922
Looks like a good stand. The screws that came with my stand were too long, I got some washers to rectify that.
post #2510 of 25922
I am buying that stand. Thanks and +rep the for heads up about it (and the screws) and the pics. Is there a mini usb to activate the ports on the display from the PC?
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