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I was suggested this by another member here, but I don't know much about it.

http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=114&cp_id=11401&cs_id=1130704&p_id=10509&seq=1&format=3#specification

Can it be overclocked?
Am I better off with this or should I go with a Korean overclocker like Qnix or X-Star?
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I don't think these can overclock. However you should get much better warranty support. I might have considered something like this if I didn't already have my qnix. Would love to read someones review of this monitor.
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I might even jump on one of these today. I just don't know if I'd be missing out compared to one of those Korean monitors. This monitor seems like a higher quality, and the website looks like it gives a pretty good return/warranty policy.
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Yeah monoprice is pretty awesome. Might be missing out on overclocking, but it looks like a solid monitor. Looking forward to someone getting one of these bad boys.

I especially like this from their description

"As with the previous model, we are standing behind this monitor with a 5-dead-pixel warranty for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase. If you can count five dead pixels, we'll send you a new monitor."
Edited by brightbus - 5/29/13 at 5:03am
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"As with the previous model, we are standing behind this monitor with a 5-dead-pixel warranty for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase. If you can count five dead pixels, we'll send you a new monitor."

I like the "easy return with no restocking fee"
....I assume if I don't like 4 dead pixels I can return it?

And ehh, for me to get >60fps with a 1440....Id have to have SLI 680s. I dont have the money for that! So I think Ill just deal with a 60Hz monitor.
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post #7 of 32
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I took the leap. The monitor in the OP is on its way biggrin.gif

Super excited. But by the end of this shopping spree I'll have spent half my life savings axesmiley.png
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Originally Posted by TehOnlyMITTENS View Post

I took the leap. The monitor in the OP is on its way biggrin.gif

Super excited. But by the end of this shopping spree I'll have spent half my life savings axesmiley.png

You made a mistake mate, sorry to hear.

This monitor is imported from Korea just like all the others. It can't be overclocked.

"As with the previous model, we are standing behind this monitor with a 5-dead-pixel warranty for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase. If you can count five dead pixels, we'll send you a new monitor."

Lol, terrible...the eBay seller many of us have bought from has a 0-2 dead pixel guarantee. Not to mention the perfect pixel model that he sells is $387.

You just paid more for an inferior monitor that could potentially have quite a few more defects.

Hurry up and cancel your order before it's too late. And that's my honest advice...not to mention you can get a 3 year SquareTrade warranty on the Qnix monitors for $38 and they will refund the price of the monitor if it breaks.
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You made a mistake mate, sorry to hear.

This monitor is imported from Korea just like all the others. It can't be overclocked.

"As with the previous model, we are standing behind this monitor with a 5-dead-pixel warranty for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase. If you can count five dead pixels, we'll send you a new monitor."

Lol, terrible...the eBay seller many of us have bought from has a 0-2 dead pixel guarantee. Not to mention the perfect pixel model that he sells is $387.

You just paid more for an inferior monitor that could potentially have quite a few more defects.

Hurry up and cancel your order before it's too late. And that's my honest advice...not to mention you can get a 3 year SquareTrade warranty on the Qnix monitors for $38 and they will refund the price of the monitor if it breaks.
From what I've heard ebay sellers are a pain in the to deal with when you have an issue. You also risk terrible backlight bleed and dead pixels.

I bought from a reputable company with a no Hassel return policy. Its also an updated version of an older monitor that was a rebranded Qnix, so its highly improbable for it to be worse. It seems to me like I wont have to worry about things like a terrible quality bezel, back light bleed, not sitting correctly in the frame, and horrid customer service.

If anyone else agrees with Remmib, please say so, I have about 24 hours to cancel the order.
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Peace of mind, should be much easier to deal with monoprice if you have problems. Be sure to post a review if you can mittens once you get it, pics would be nice too.
Edited by brightbus - 5/31/13 at 3:20pm
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