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AMD's New frame pacing drivers are out if anyone is interested..

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3. TET MODE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED WITH THE NEWEST PATCH FROM TOASTYX!!! THANK YOU TOASTYX
http://www.overclock.net/t/1414688/to-everyone-who-ocs-their-monitor-test-mode-is-no-longer-required-new-patch-by-toastyx-is-out

Interesting. I don't see any support for nvidia cards though.
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1. Image retention at 96hx should obviously not be as bad as 120hz however this is going to be varied depending on cable and OC method.

2. There is overclocking methods ALL over this thread. CRU with manual timings(trial and error) seems to be the best. Start with LCD reduced timings and then work your way around.

3. TET MODE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED WITH THE NEWEST PATCH FROM TOASTYX!!! THANK YOU TOASTYX
http://www.overclock.net/t/1414688/to-everyone-who-ocs-their-monitor-test-mode-is-no-longer-required-new-patch-by-toastyx-is-out

4. I don't think there is ANY overclocking methods i have seen where it does not stick. If you use CRU it will definitely stick as it will be a native resolution. Color profiles as well since color management is a stock startup service in the windows registry at all times(only turned off manually or by setting to windows classic or "windows 98 mode")
Thank you sir..No more test mode rules..thumb.gif
 
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So no nvidia support for that yet?
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So no nvidia support for that yet?

Looks like nVidia was also updated: http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-NVIDIA-Pixel-Clock-Patcher

However, I believe you need to re-patch existing drivers if you want to disable test mode. I tried disabling it just now for my previously patched drivers and Windows would not load them anymore.
Edited by sniggleface - 8/1/13 at 11:26am
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Looks like nVIdia was also updated: http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-NVIDIA-Pixel-Clock-Patcher

However, I believe if you need to re-patch existing drivers if you want to disable test mode. I tried disabling it just now for my previously patched drivers and Windows would not load them anymore.

Thanks, +rep
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Great news. I have not yet OC'd again on my new Windows install; glad I waited.
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You should be able to test higher refresh rates after patching your driver by running the nVidia Control Panel, going to the Change Resolution section, and clicking the "Customize..." button. From there you can create custom resolutions and test them out. This is the quickest way to find your maximum monitor overclock.

However, when using this method, these resolutions typically do not work while gaming. Once you find your optimal refresh rate, run the Custom Resolution Utility to create the resolution (make sure the correct monitor is selected in the dropdown!) and uncheck "Include extension block". After rebooting, that resolution should be selectable in the nVidia Control Panel.

One detail missed re. CRU config. The higher Hz entry should be on the top of the resolutions list in the main window of CRU (only 60 is there at first) because this is the default Windows will use each boot. Also, do not remove the 60Hz; it needs to be able to revert back to 60 when you update your GPU drivers.

luisfigueira you say you still play BF2--Forgotten Hope 2 by any chance?
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I've been looking at these sorts of monitors for a couple of years now and finally jumped on the Qnix with a Matte display for $270 which is a pretty amazing deal. I ordered it last night, hopefully it'll arrive early next week.

Along with the monitor I ordered three monitor stands off of Monoprice so that I can get all of my monitors aligned well with higher quality stands. I also ordered three longer dual link DVI-D cables from Amazon.

I currently have 3x HP S2031 monitors which are all at 1600x900 so a total of 4800x900 pixels. I'll swap out the HP monitors with some old ViewSonic 16:10 monitors I have which will match up with the Qnix a little better (they are 1440x900). I'll have a little less horizontal pixels at 4360 put the 1440 vertical pixels sure will be an improvement.
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SO is it true you can't tell the difference between 95hz and 120hz?
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Yup looks like the right one to me. I also bought from GreenSum but I bought the glossy pixel perfect. People say that pixel perfect is a waste of the $20 or so, but I'd disagree, it's good insurance and good for your peace of mind. Got mine over a week ago and noticed I had 40 or so pixels that wouldn't display the green colors and some grays, and GreenSum was quick to allow me to return it, now I just gotta wait til they mail me a replacement.

So you bought the pixel perfect but you ended up having 40 bad pixels in the "pixel perfect" monitor? and now you just returned it?
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