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post #941 of 25887
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does this mean the standard cable supplied might not be good enough to reach 120hz?

Yes. The cable is pretty thin and cables can affect your overclock. No harm in trying it, if it works it works, but you will generally see slightly better results from what I've read using a better cable gauge with thicker shielding for this application.
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Hello everyone, I recently purchased a 30" Crossover, My question is this: When my monitor is in sleep mode, and when there is silence in the room (late hours) i can hear a light "humming" noise coming from the power brick. Does any of these 2 monitors have a similar issue with the power brick?
post #943 of 25887
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Originally Posted by GoldenTiger View Post

Yes. The cable is pretty thin and cables can affect your overclock. No harm in trying it, if it works it works, but you will generally see slightly better results from what I've read using a better cable gauge with thicker shielding for this application.

Ok thx for clearing that up. So it should be a DVI-D cable right?
post #944 of 25887
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Originally Posted by Beatwolf View Post

does this mean the standard cable supplied might not be good enough to reach 120hz?

the 1 mine came with gets me to 121hz no problem

but the original 1 I had from my catleap only got 110hz ,just luck of the draw I guess
post #945 of 25887
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i should be getting mine tomorrow (today actually as its night time here), cant wait. I think they are driving that thing up in a truck from Köln cause no updates for a while. What sux however, is that I have to RMA my gfx card on monday so not much playing around for me frown.gif
Also with my luck I´m gonna be paying taxes out my ass, especially cause im in Denmark and those tax ****ers catch everything.
Yeah i should get mine too tomorrow we are both from Copenhagen too. And yes i pretty much always have to pay taxes especially when they are shipped with DHL as they are now.

When i try and track it, the newest info says "Customs status updated" don't know what that's supposed to mean, but anyway good luck with yours, crossing fingers i don't have to pay a big one this time around either. thumb.gif
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post #946 of 25887
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Ok thx for clearing that up. So it should be a DVI-D cable right?

Yep smile.gif. This is the cable you'll want (ebay listing by monoprice: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390577751948 monoprice.com listing: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10209&cs_id=1020901&p_id=2686&seq=1&format=2 ). Remember it's not a guarantee it'll help but it sometimes does.
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post #947 of 25887
Its awesome to see all these happy monitor owners such as myself, and seeing so many 100hz+ overclocks. These monitors are hidden gems (well, not anymore lol).
post #948 of 25887
Hi all, just joined to say thanks for the advice in this thread. I bought an X-Star from bigclothcraft for $286 last week and it arrived yesterday. No dead pixels and minimal backlight bleed. Enclosure is a little flimsy, and it sounds like something is rattling around in there, but that's not a big deal. I really appreciate all the info posted here, very helpful!
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May 23rd. Count on it thumb.gif .
Oh indeed they actually have two dates May 16th and 23th don't know which one is the right one, but they said they wanted to reveal it earlier than expected. Also here is a nice thread about the cards if you haven't already looked http://www.overclock.net/t/1389133/vc-nvidia-geforce-gtx-770-780-pictured-780-features-gk110-300-gpu
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post #950 of 25887
Do you guys use a US power cord or the Korean one with the included adapter? I use the US power cord just to be safe.
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