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So hesitant to buy one because I've read some people having their monitors die within 6 months to 1 year.
Not being very technical, it would be a pain to try and fix it myself. I know there'd be no chance of the seller honouring warranty on eBay after the 2 months of negative feedback being past - or past their 30 day policy. So now the question is is half price worth the risk of a panel breaking down..
The thread is huge and just wondering if anyone else has had their monitors for a while and it's broken down and what you did? Just take it as a loss and purchase another one?

The price is just too attractive, I guess if I buy one and it breaks down I'll go for a pb278q for $600, and the $300 qnix will go down the drain.
But then again if it works, it's a saving of $300 and maybe I could buy another one 6 months later lol!

Also when I click on the guide to overclock to have a read of what it consists of, nothing happens :/
post #9292 of 25893
Anyone else experiencing this?

When running movies on Amazon.com (I believe the player uses Microsoft Silverlight) and running on 120hz on the Qnix, the screen just shows snowflakes. I have to restart the PC and turn back to 60hz to make it work.
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Try turning off hardware acceleration (both Flash and browser). The driver patch breaks my hardware acceleration when playing flash videos, so simply disabling this makes them work again.
    
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OH yeah baby thumb.gif
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OH yeah baby thumb.gif

Nice work. I did that with my samsung 120fps monitor, it makes pr0n look real thumb.gif

Do you have the tutorial handy? lol.
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Nice work. I did that with my samsung 120fps monitor, it makes pr0n look real thumb.gif

Do you have the tutorial handy? lol.

Tutorial for which portion. If you are happy with MPC-HC then you can just download the entire package from SVP. If you use potplayer or something else then yeah there are a few more steps.

Looks very good on this monitor, but now all my 720p rips looks like crap haha.
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Tutorial for which portion. If you are happy with MPC-HC then you can just download the entire package from SVP. If you use potplayer or something else then yeah there are a few more steps.

Looks very good on this monitor, but now all my 720p rips looks like crap haha.

This is the best most in depth tutorial i have ever found regarding madvr + LAV + SVP(syth) + ffdshow optimization. Now there are several other tweaks i do for my system in madvr but the tutorial gets you to a pretty good starting point. The rest is your preference and tinkering.

http://www.ezoden.com/684/tutorial-htpc
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This is the best most in depth tutorial i have ever found regarding madvr + LAV + SVP(syth) + ffdshow optimization. Now there are several other tweaks i do for my system in madvr but the tutorial gets you to a pretty good starting point. The rest is your preference and tinkering.

http://www.ezoden.com/684/tutorial-htpc

Awesome link, I've just started playing with madvr and this will help a lot. +rep
    
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This is the best most in depth tutorial i have ever found regarding madvr + LAV + SVP(syth) + ffdshow optimization. Now there are several other tweaks i do for my system in madvr but the tutorial gets you to a pretty good starting point. The rest is your preference and tinkering.

http://www.ezoden.com/684/tutorial-htpc

Nice work. I knew it would be appreciated in here lol.
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Interesting... I was actually considering the PB278Q up till now, then thought about looking for a 1440p @ 120hz capable (or close) monitor and after reading up found that these monitors are rated amongst the highest quality of being able to do so.

I'm a huge fan of gloss as I've been sporting HP w2338h's x 4 for the past 4 years. No BLB and perfect blacks across them as well as nice colors. I'm looking to upgrade to a 27" and wondering which of these panels offers the best in gloss/color capabilities, as well as I hear they're guaranteed to at least hit 100hz which I'm sure the diff between 100 and 120 is barely noticeable vice 60/120.

Originally was going to go overlord but I hear better reviews here.

Also Tempered glass vs gloss? Or is it a combined thing or what's the difference?

What I"m doing with the monitors?

Gaming , editing, work , drawing ( comics / characters, other ) 3D , and other things.

Looking @ hooking them on this http://www.wsgf.org/products/freedom-wsgf-edition-ultimate-desk-stand horizontally of course.

Any info or suggestions on which QNIX brand to get would be greatly appreciated.

I also own a PB278q which I use for my second PC... I can tell you this if it helps...after gaming on both I defiantly prefer the Qnix...just because of the almost no input lag and the fact that I can run 80hz makes it feel a lot smoother....also once you use the color profile the Qnix isn't to far off..it gets a ltitle darker but nothing that you cant adjust to.

Anyways hope that helps also Newegg sales them now lol so you can from newegg..
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