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Just set up my QNIX, no dead pixels or noticeable bleed. However, i can only OC it to 81hz, at 82 or higher the entire screen is just a mess of scrambled colours, static and lines. From what i have read people tend to notice some lines showing up when an OC is not stable, not the entire screen freaking out. Anyone have any advice on what could be the issue? or what i could do to get up to 96 or 120hz?

I had read that replacing the cheap included DVI cable can help?

I am running the screen off a GTX460 (yes due to be replaced) in Windows 8 64 if that makes a difference,
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Originally Posted by OQOQ View Post

Just set up my QNIX, no dead pixels or noticeable bleed. However, i can only OC it to 81hz, at 82 or higher the entire screen is just a mess of scrambled colours, static and lines. From what i have read people tend to notice some lines showing up when an OC is not stable, not the entire screen freaking out. Anyone have any advice on what could be the issue? or what i could do to get up to 96 or 120hz?

I had read that replacing the cheap included DVI cable can help?

I am running the screen off a GTX460 (yes due to be replaced) in Windows 8 64 if that makes a difference,


lower your pixel clock. on the left side of cru try 48 32 12, on the right side try 231

try that for 96hz

sry dont have a pic right now on my laptop eating dinner.

Speaking of cables Im tired of the one that came with the monitor, for some reason I cant get it to screw in to the monitor, it screws in to the gfx card fine.

Also i'd like to get the other 3 hz and be at 120.

Is this cable my best bet? http://www.amazon.com/Monoprice-24AWG-Dual-DVI-D-Cable/dp/B003L11FIQ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1382479080&sr=8-2&keywords=monoprice+dvi+dual+link

was just reading the comments on this one even though its 28 awg (thinner) The first comment is a guy saying these work for 120hz better than other cables, it is like 10$ cheaper too I might go for it over the monprice one.

http://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-Plated-Ferrites-Copper/dp/B007NJ0S1W/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1382479800&sr=8-8&keywords=24awg+dvi+dual+link

went ahead and ordered it for 8$ and free prime shipping (no tax yay idk what is up with amazon some times they charge tax some times they don't) should be here Thursday i'll update on how it works
Edited by HardwareDecoder - 10/22/13 at 3:19pm
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post #8453 of 25887
Any other thoughts/experiences with the text's sharpness/readability? I plan on using this monitor for web development.

Looking forward to a new a monitor with sharp text because my current monitor(apple cinema display 23") has such a heavy anti-glare coat on it... Makes the text fuzzy/sparkly... I realize that they're a two screen options. One being matte and the other being glossy. If I go with glossy I wouldn't have to worry about any anti-glare coating or would I?
Edited by semajha - 10/22/13 at 7:21pm
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post #8454 of 25887
The text looks perfectly fine for me with the matte coating.
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I've always preferred matte for color accuracy but since I'll be using my apple display as a secondary display, I can use that for color reference. I want to have the sharpest and best text display possible so I'm pretty sure on the glossy.

What's the deal with tempered glass?
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i am thinking of buying either the QNIX QX2710 or X-STAR DP2710LED.

my computer is Alienware m17x R3 i7 2920XM w/ Radeon HD 6990m 2GB (8.851.2.0 GPU driver)


it has HDMI out and mini display port out.


my question is is it possible to overclock the QNIX or X-STAR?
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I've always preferred matte for color accuracy but since I'll be using my apple display as a secondary display, I can use that for color reference. I want to have the sharpest and best text display possible so I'm pretty sure on the glossy.

What's the deal with tempered glass?

The other day someone's tempered glass fell off their monitor. Underneath was a matte panel. So from that sample size of 1, it seems the tempered glass models just have a sheet of glass over a matte panel.
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I've always preferred matte for color accuracy but since I'll be using my apple display as a secondary display, I can use that for color reference. I want to have the sharpest and best text display possible so I'm pretty sure on the glossy.

What's the deal with tempered glass?

Tempered glass is supposed to be a sheet of glass over a glossy panel. I assume the person got a matte panel due to the short supply of glossy panels.
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i am thinking of buying either the QNIX QX2710 or X-STAR DP2710LED.

my computer is Alienware m17x R3 i7 2920XM w/ Radeon HD 6990m 2GB (8.851.2.0 GPU driver)


it has HDMI out and mini display port out.


my question is is it possible to overclock the QNIX or X-STAR?

From what I read, multi-input monitors will overclock, but it has to be over the DL-DVI port on the monitor. I haven't seen anyone try it via DisplayPort. I can confirm that the DL-DVI port will work with an active DL-DVI to mini-DP adapter, though I'm unsure if it supports overclocking.

I've tried using a passive DL-DVI to DP adapter with another DP to mini-DP adapter and I could not get the patched 120Hz option to show up on CCC, it would only show up when I attached the cable to my 7950's DL-DVI port.
    
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The other day someone's tempered glass fell off their monitor. Underneath was a matte panel. So from that sample size of 1, it seems the tempered glass models just have a sheet of glass over a matte panel.

Na, mines a glossy with tempered glass bought from accessorieswhole. Definitely not matte underneath the glass, i messaged and confirmed before buying as well.
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how successful have people been with the tape mod in removing BLB? The pictures in the OP don't show anything at all on how to properly do it..... I'm starting to get annoyed at my blb.
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