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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    What's up with people touting glossy as something amazing? The reflections on this get quite distracting and annoying, especially if you want to watch anything on it. I have a BenQ FP241W with anti-reflective coating and I don't notice any sort of 'grain'. Kind of confused here.
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    While your statement is true, the newer components are, in fact, cheaper. Nowhere anywhere did I say they advertised above 60hz. I simply said they are now using cheaper components; which is the truth.
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    Most people are going to be, especially when they receive their monitor to find out the manufacturer is now using cheap components instead. Also, yes, he is right, it is unprecedented. In any case, my Catleap is going back for replacement soon.
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    Yeah I don't have the tempered glass version. It does look a little like dust. Not much I can do about it. Even if it was and I opened it up, I'd probably end up getting more dust in it, don't really have access to a Class 3 clean room. :P
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    Using an old monitor as a media center?

    Hello everyone, not sure if this is the right place but, I am trying to think of a way to turn my old monitor into a sort of media center for some of my devices. Basically the big thing is looking to hook my monitor for cable TV, however it does not have any coaxial input. First let me...
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    Ordered from Green-Sum. Packaging was well done. However that's where the good things end. 1) Opened it up to find WATER INSIDE THE MONITOR PACKAGING. 2) The Stand tilts, but I understand this is normal for all Catleaps. 3) Got 4 dead pixels stacked next to each other. Deal was too...
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    Wasn't looking for a new one but... 2560x1440, IPS, possibility of up to 97 hz, $375, low input lag... when similar models are 2-3x the cost in the USA. Um... yeah, pulled the trigger on the Catleap, way too good to pass up. I'll try to do a comparison between this and my BenQ FP241W (P-MVA)...
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    Achieva Shimian QH270| $400 IPS 2560x1440 Korean Monitor

    HDCP Support at all? So because this doesn't have a scaler, I wouldn't be able to play a game in 1080p or an older game in a lower resolution other than the 1440p one? Is this correct?
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    On-screen volume display how-to.

    Came across this recently. Worked, except the on screen display doesn't work in full screen games. Anyone got a recommendation one that does?
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    So... X25-M or Vertex.

    Is fragmentation the reason performance degrades over time on all SSD drives? Or is this something separate?
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    So... X25-M or Vertex.

    I have been debating on which of these drives to go with and with every new review I see, I change my mind about which drive to choose. So what it comes down to at the moment seems to be: Vertex: 120GB, less expensive per GB, writes advertised as up to 180 MB/s (however this seems to only be...
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    stuck/dead red pixel

    Don't hold your breath. I did 3 RMA's and it took me all of them to get one where the stuck pixels weren't in the center of the screen. The one I have now is about a CM away from the right and is unnoticeable unless on a dark blue background.
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    Thanks Background: EDIT: He also has other variations of this wallpaper. Lol, I don't use the blue stuff, I think it belonged to someone else at some point in time. I found it a while ago and have been too lazy to throw it away.
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    Well here is the picture of my desk: My computer desk doubles as my room desk, so ignore all of my crap on it. :P Here is a picture of the monitor (BenQ FP241W) more close up:
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    Dell 3008WFP vs Gateway XHD3000

    It comes down to: Gateway: Monitor blanking out for a second randomly, occasionally. Dell: Severe backlight bleeding issues. Both have issues no $1400+ monitor should have.
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    quad LCD setup?

    Yup, could use ATI/NVIDIA because if you use more than 2 monitors, windows will handle that. Alternatively you could even use a PCI card. However within Vista (if you ever plan to switch) they won't work unless they are same brands.
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    Program/Method to Resize TV Display

    Unfortunately what you are looking for should be on your graphics card driver options. I know they are for NVIDIA anyways. I am unsure of any program that can do it for you. Typically running the HDTV at its native resolution should prevent any overscanning.
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    720p 1:1 pixel mapping???

    I believe the PS3 has a scaler. On the other hand some monitors have an "Aspect" option which will basically stretch it to fit the monitor, but also reserve its aspect ratio.
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    Calibrate LCD worth it? How do you search?

    LOL. No. TN will never be the same or close to an IPS, not even after calibration.
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    Post your pc screen shots!

    Took this not too long ago. Resized down from 1920x1200
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    Received my 3008WFP today.

    I'd take a random 1 second monitor blackout than that heavy of backlight issues.
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    Anyone recently purchase Dell 2407wfp-hc???

    No those issues haven't been fixed, Dell said they won't. They will just offer a refund.
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    Dead pixel or stucked pixel or neither...?

    Probably stuck. Either way you'll probably want to replace it if you want it gone. I have one on mine and no amount of pixel flashing utilities or tapping will bring it back. Although I guess you could try them beforehand.
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    New Benq to replace fp241w soon

    The place that manufactures the MVA panels they used previously stopped making them. They can't do anything about it, really. Atleast this is what I heard. Who knows, most likely it will be downgraded to a TN, I think some other models have done that like from Dell and such.
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    Your dream monitor - What are the specs?

    Mine: - 30 inch 2560x1600 - S-IPS or better - Dozens of inputs. HDMI/Display port/DVI/VGA/Component/Composite/S-video/Coax/etc - 8 ms or smaller - PiP/PbP with any of said inputs with no restrictions. - 1:1 ratio with no overscan/scaling problems on the first firmware - 0 input lag WITH a...
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    Dell 2408WFP Now Available

    Should we expect a few revisions before they get it right as per usual?
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    Dell 3008FWP for under $$1500!!!

    You want to get a lawyer involved over $100? With a lady who offered a 20% discount on a brand new monitor on accident, and continues to honor it? Pardon me, but that's very assholish. Biting the hand that feeds you all. Tsk tsk, don't be surprised if they don't offer public discounts anymore...
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    frozen pixel+ -does it work?

    I don't think it works. If it's always the same color, how will flashing work when the pixel itself doesn't change colors?
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    frozen pixel+ -does it work?

    I don't think it works. If it's always the same color, how will flashing work when the pixel itself doesn't change colors?
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    Official BenQ FP241W Thread !!! Info, Pictures, Reviews

    Can someone post their hardware/professionally calibrated settings for this monitor?
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    DVI vs Analog question

    There is practically 0 difference in Image Quality between the two connections.
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    Configuring monitor color/etc/etc

    Bad viewing angles and such. Eh, It's a TN. 'Nuff said.
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    New display- annoying pixel.

    I tried the tapping method on a pixel before, it worked.... kind of. It removed the dead pixel from the area and I was happy, except I looked down and somehow the dead pixel moved further away, which made no sense since it wasn't anywhere near the area I was tapping.
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    Official BenQ FP241W Thread !!! Info, Pictures, Reviews

    I just got my 2nd replacement (3rd monitor) and this one was perfect. No dead pixels, it did have a scuff on it I thought was a scratch. :eek: But I was able to clean it off with some water and a towel. :o /relief Third monitor times the charm. As to the guy above me: "After three Express...
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    Gamma settings

    Does anyone actually leave this at default (1.0 [9%] in NVIDIA control panel)? Or do you personally lower it/increase it? Increasing the digital vibrancy, according to the chart below, means I would have to lower the gamma to get it to match. Is this the best way to do it? According to the...
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    There is a big diff gaming at 2560x1600 compared to 1920x1200

    The screen is bigger it will look more blocky. Has to do with pixel size and screen size in relation to the 1920x1200 resolution or something. The lower the resolution and bigger the screen, the more pixelated it will be. 1920x1200 on a 24" will look more crisp. It's like running 1680x1050 on a...
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    Official BenQ FP241W Thread !!! Info, Pictures, Reviews

    Blackouts are problems with digital signals. Working with graphics cards for awhile I have had people who have had blackout issues replace their card and it fixed it. Sometimes replacing the cable works. A lot of times it's an issue with the digital signal in general. Basically the blackout...
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    Official BenQ FP241W Thread !!! Info, Pictures, Reviews

    Obviously you face dead pixels with any monitor. It's the frequency of how often you get monitors with dead pixels. I have ordered around 4 monitors (Different brands even) previous to these 2 with 0 dead pixels. I have a $600 investment in this monitor, you better believe I am going to try to...
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    Official BenQ FP241W Thread !!! Info, Pictures, Reviews

    So I just got my replacement BenQ monitor from NCIX (New) because the original had a light dead pixel directly in the center. My replacement has 2 dead black pixels next to each other about 2 inches down from the top center. And also has a dead red pixel 3 inches from the left. Has the quality...
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    Dell 3008 WFP 30" AVAILABLE NOW $2034

    Doubtful. They would of mentioned an important and wanted feature like that. It would be like not mentioning it has DisplayPort or an S-IPS panel on it.