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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

It's up in the air still, but.... May 16th would please me greatly wink.gif. I've been keeping up on rumors pretty well... I appreciate you trying to help and give info though smile.gif. Rep given.
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It's up in the air still, but.... May 16th would please me greatly wink.gif. I've been keeping up on rumors pretty well... I appreciate you trying to help and give info though smile.gif. Rep given.
Thanks mate thumb.gif also really looking forward to them even though they aren't with the Maxwell architecture it sure is nice to have the TITAN cooler.

And the 770 which i think i'm going for is going to be around the same price as the GTX 680 or possibly lower and 5% better performance. You definitely can't go wrong with either 770 or 780 if you ask me biggrin.gif
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I could not see any reason to use that funky adapter unless you had to... /shrug
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ultimate first world problem with my new monitor. almost too big for my desk.
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I could not see any reason to use that funky adapter unless you had to... /shrug
Makes sense...I read about it and it was best to use a US power cord anyways despite that adapter...I think a lot of people did use that adapter though like when you see someone complain about their monitor failing on youtube.
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Makes sense...I read about it and it was best to use a US power cord anyways despite that adapter...I think a lot of people did use that adapter though like when you see someone complain about their monitor failing on youtube.

Use a US power cord. Safer.
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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.

I also use US power cord too. The worldwide converter is nice though if you ever travel haha.
post #958 of 25864
can overclocking the hz of a monitor potentially damage or reduce its lifetime?
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can overclocking the hz of a monitor potentially damage or reduce its lifetime?

Yes. Realistically it shouldn't typically do so by much, but there are exceptions, and for high-res IPS/PLS the only real data points are some U3011/similar models with slight oc's and Catleaps + these with large oc's... so far people's catleaps are trucking along just fine so I'd tend towards thinking it should be fine for the long haul, but that's just my opinion.
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There are plenty of people who have been running overclocked Dell 2209WA's (probably the most popular overclockable monitor aside from the Catleaps) for 3+ years without issue

Qnix 96hz profile for 6500k color temperature and 2.2 gamma

Use whatever brightness you want with my profile.

Default settings are amazing, mine accepts 96hz-120hz. I purchased a matte pixel perfect version form hulstar and it seems to be pixel perfect. Have to do a bleed check still. The panel does not sit perfectly in the bezel

Default gamma averages around 2.0 which is fine, setting the monitor to 96hz raises the gamma to around 2.2-2.3 which is excellent and 120hz raises the gamma to 2.60 which results in some crushing of darker gray shades.

The color temperature remains around 6500k regardless of the hz, as does the peak brightness which stays around 282cdm/2. The contrast ratio is outstanding around 1,000:1 regardless of the hz before and after calibration.

Occasionally thin horizontal blue and white lines flash briefly @120hz so I am using 96hz. I will create ICC profiles for 60 & 120hz later.
Edited by MenacingTuba - 5/9/13 at 7:34pm
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