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my current build is listed below . I want to overclock my qnix evolution 2 2560x1440 monitor using the evga pixel clock oc but I am scared because the evga pixel clock oc software gives me a warning saying I can damage my monitor and it will void the warranty . what are the chances that I will damage my monitor ? and I herd that overclocking the monitor will make the picture look darker what is the highest I should be able to overclock my monitor with out the color quality of the picture changing ?
    
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Discussed ad nauseam in the official thread smile.gif
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General consensus seems to be under 96hz your fine since the parts in the monitor are being ran within spec.
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General consensus seems to be under 96hz your fine since the parts in the monitor are being ran within spec.
I know the monitor is capable of 96hz what I want to know is will the color quality change if I overclock it to 90hz or if that only happens when you overclock it to 96hz or higher . and also the evga pixel oc is giving me a warning saying that overclocking my monitor can do damage and void the warranty . how will the manufacturer know if I overclocked the monitor if I try to rma it if some thing happens to it ?
Edited by orndorf77 - 4/8/14 at 11:01am
    
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I am happy to say I overclocked my qnix evolution 2 2560x1440 monitor to 90hz using the NVidia control panel it is working great the color quality of the monitor did not change
    
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By overclocking it, you will see a gamma shift, meaning that everything on the screen looks darker. This is true especially the higher you overclock your monitor.

At 120Hz, my monitor is significantly darker than when it is at 60Hz, but I use color profiles to make up for it. Make sure you do as well!
    
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By overclocking it, you will see a gamma shift, meaning that everything on the screen looks darker. This is true especially the higher you overclock your monitor.

At 120Hz, my monitor is significantly darker than when it is at 60Hz, but I use color profiles to make up for it. Make sure you do as well!
I overclocked it to 90hz and I don't notice any color change . what montor do you have overclocked to 120hz ? and what kind of color profile's are you talking about do you mean the options like vivid cinema and gaming ?
    
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It's the same monitor as yours (Qnix QX2710 Evo II). For the color profiles, I mean the ones you can use with Windows Color Management (type color management in your Start Menu). See the Qnix thread to get different color profiles (some are specific for 60Hz, 96Hz, 120Hz, etc).



There are several programs to keep the color profile locked in, since opening games can sometimes bring your color profile out of the one set in Windows.
    
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It's the same monitor as yours (Qnix QX2710 Evo II). For the color profiles, I mean the ones you can use with Windows Color Management (type color management in your Start Menu). See the Qnix thread to get different color profiles (some are specific for 60Hz, 96Hz, 120Hz, etc).



There are several programs to keep the color profile locked in, since opening games can sometimes bring your color profile out of the one set in Windows.
how did you get your monitor to 120hz ? also I play mostly call of duty ghosts that caps out at 90 fps would I get any benefit if I overclock my mobitor higher then 90hz ?
    
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I suggest you go to the Qnix thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/1384767/official-the-qnix-x-star-1440p-monitor-club-read-1st-post

The first post has all the information. There won't be a big benefit, but I'm assuming you can probably lower your AA settings to get 120FPS. If you can do this, you will see things twice as quickly as most people would (assuming they have 60Hz monitors), so you can react quicker. There isn't a big difference between 90Hz or 120Hz though, but you'll want to set your monitor in multiples of 12 (such as 96Hz or 120Hz) so that the signal you are getting is more uniform with the signal clock rate.
    
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