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Is this what you are looking for?


Yes!! The only problem is that tab is not "click-able". It is grayed out and I cannot access the positioning controls. Why is this?

You are having issues with the screen image being cut off, right? How I found that it was the monitor casing which was cutting off the image was I picked up my screen and turned it upside-down while on. The screen internally shifted downwards and I was able to see the lines of the screen that were previously cut off. Panel play is the worst
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I'm thinking of doing the same (2 qnix on ergotrons). Which seller did you go with?

I went with excellentcastle.
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No direct comparison review has been made yet between the QNIX and the catleap, apple cinema display, etc.. Speculations are that they are just as good or better as the catleaps, as suggested here: http://www.overclockers.ru/lab/53718_5/Korejskij_demping_v_nishe_PLS_reshenij._Obzor_i_testirovanie_monitora_QNIX_QX2710.html#19

Things we do know: They are the most inexpensive 27" 1440P monitor at the moment. They have a high quality display. They have varrying magnitudes of ability to OC. Their price has been rising.

I meant between the QNIX and X-Star or whatever.
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There also are no direct comparisons between the Qnix and X-Star. It seems some think the Qnix overclocks better, but its speculation.
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There also are no direct comparisons between the Qnix and X-Star. It seems some think the Qnix overclocks better, but its speculation.

I got an X star for $286 and it came with no dead pixels that i can tell. Will try to see if i can find BLB but straight out of the box, it looks great. I am almost certain these monitors are the same but ill find out when i try to OC later tonight for the real test. I think because this started with thw qnix, everyone just went with that one and it caught on. So far, im already happy with the purchase. Purchased from bigclothcraft. Took 5 days to deliver to So Cal.
Edited by sammysamsam - 5/6/13 at 3:02pm
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I just ordered from Green-Sum, I hope he sticks with what he promised and sends me a matte version (the add dosent say which one is it) by normal EMS shipping company and marks it with 200$. smile.gif

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Brand-New-QNIX-QX2710-LED-Evolution-27-2560x1440-WQHD-Samsung-PLS-Monitor-/140961485035?pt=AU_comp_monitor&hash=item20d1f590eb


Now, a couple of questions for the guys who already did it:

- Is the overclocking procedure really worth it?
- Are the benefits noticeable?
- What about the downsides, are there any?

Cheers
post #707 of 25891
Well this is somewhat subjective first of all as some perceive the difference better than others. I can't really tell a whole lot of difference so far in terms of "smoothness" or what have you tbh but I think I do already notice much less eye strain after gaming for a long time. Also it depends on GPU and what you play as ideally you want your GPU to be outputting fps numbers not lower than the Hz value for the best experience.

No known downsides. All we really have to go on though is overclocked Catleaps and such that are still humming along after over a year.
Edited by wrigleyvillain - 5/6/13 at 3:20pm
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Well this is somewhat subjective first of all as some perceive the difference better than others. I can't really tell a whole lot of difference so far in terms of "smoothness" or what have you tbh but I think I do already notice much less eye strain after gaming for a long time. Also it depends on GPU and what you play as ideally you want your GPU to be outputting fps numbers not lower than the Hz value for the best experience.

No known downsides. All we really have to go on though is overclocked Catleaps and such that are still humming along after over a year.

I dont know about anyone else but the simple increase to 75hz like the crt days which will stop any eye strain i get currently with my current 60hz monitor is priceless. Anything higher is just a bonus.
post #709 of 25891
If I had the money or resources I'd do a comparison of my catleap to the x-star and qnix. But summer is here and I have to find a summer job for now. rolleyes.gif

Unless I can find a deal where a seller will sell me a x-star and a qnix for 300 each. If I can get one of them to agree to that then I'll do it. thumb.gif
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post #710 of 25891
Just got my Matte Qnix QX2710 today from Hulustar and its Awesome. Have OC profiles set to 60/96/120 all working well with zero dead pixels that I could find in 15 mins of looking. Blacklight bleeding is ver minor. Overall super awesome deal for 317.
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