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post #7411 of 25893
Just use a "PSU" cable which fit into your wall socket and plug it in the switching power brick. C13/C14 is what the plug is called.
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post #7412 of 25893
I tried to use PSLED and the website starts freaking out when i try to check out lol. With the x-star is it possible for me to connect it to my video card via the second dvi-i port since my main monitor is already using the dvi-d port with the cable that comes with the x-star monitor?
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post #7413 of 25893
cheers arvida I got it sorted tongue.gif

My monitor looks great, just did a dead pixel check. I have 1 pixel that is grey against a white background, is that dead or stuck? Whats the difference?

Also thank God for this tilting stand, I was sat looking at my monitor with it angled back like 30 degree thinking oh I cant keep using this can I? then noticed it tilts...lol
post #7414 of 25893
Ok, After a late night trying to overclock my QX2710 i've had mixed results.

I am using Windows 8.1 RTM and ATI Radeon HD 4850. However there is no official Catalyst drivers for the HD 4000 series anymore (Thanks ATI). I had to use a modded 12.11 BETA Catalyst driver.
After a long round of installing and un-installing drivers I finally managed to get CCC loaded and the drivers recognized.

I've patched the drivers with the ATI patcher just fine but the CRU have mixed results. I only managed to get CRU to show 80hz on CCC and the windows resolution panel. However if I add anything above 80hz it wont show up at all.

Does that mean that it is as far as it goes in terms of overclocking? I assumed that you could get higher frequencies to at least show up even if the monitor rejected the refresh rate.

Have I missed something in the process?
post #7415 of 25893
Thats probably as far as you can overclock it then.
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post #7416 of 25893
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Originally Posted by $ilent View Post

Hi guys, I got my QX2710 this morning from green-sum.

The monito comes with:

1x MOSTCN switching adapter, which has a small circle plug and an inlet for a 3-pin PSU cable
1x 3 pin to USA plug
1x headphone jack
1x DVI cable

As a UK user whos househould has 3 pin plugs, how do I set this thing up? Do I need to use this switching adapter thing or can I just put my current 1080 3 pin plug into this monitor and plug that straight into the socket in the wall?
Willing to share how much you paid at customs? I'm in the UK and a bit concerned. Apparently green-sum marks it as a gift, so not much, but they say they have had times where customs have stuck a random value on it.
post #7417 of 25893
I recieved my monitor last night from AccessoriesWhole, came with no dead pixels and mininal BLB (not enough to warrant opening it up)

Gotta wait till I upgrade my 570 to start trying to overclock it, but all in all, I got lucky! (except the 61$ customs fee)
post #7418 of 25893
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Originally Posted by mcsmgs View Post

Ok, After a late night trying to overclock my QX2710 i've had mixed results.

I am using Windows 8.1 RTM and ATI Radeon HD 4850. However there is no official Catalyst drivers for the HD 4000 series anymore (Thanks ATI). I had to use a modded 12.11 BETA Catalyst driver.
After a long round of installing and un-installing drivers I finally managed to get CCC loaded and the drivers recognized.

I've patched the drivers with the ATI patcher just fine but the CRU have mixed results. I only managed to get CRU to show 80hz on CCC and the windows resolution panel. However if I add anything above 80hz it wont show up at all.

Does that mean that it is as far as it goes in terms of overclocking? I assumed that you could get higher frequencies to at least show up even if the monitor rejected the refresh rate.

Have I missed something in the process?

IMO, I think the GPU is holding you back. You need more GDDR ram and bus speed. 2GB is recommended, I think that card only has 512MB, right?
post #7419 of 25893
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cookybiscuit View Post

Willing to share how much you paid at customs? I'm in the UK and a bit concerned. Apparently green-sum marks it as a gift, so not much, but they say they have had times where customs have stuck a random value on it.

Yeah it was about £46 I think, I didnt speak to green-sum so I dont know about that marking it as gift stuff comes from lol. I think its about right that, I got stuff before that was more expensive and I think it was like £50-£60.
post #7420 of 25893
Thanks.
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