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    Xen(Server) VGA passthrough issue

    Having some troubles with (VGA) passthrough on the Intel NUC (haswell i5, D54250WYKH). I know from several reports that performing VGA passthrough works on this NUC but I'm having some difficulties. I've had at least some success using the Xenserver Creedence beta 3, I'm able to hide the PCI...
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    Ethernet cabling in new house? Shielding, Cat 5/6/7/fiber?

    Thanks everyone! Really appreciate the responses. I really can't figure out how I, even in the future, would be limited by 1 Gb/s considering that this will be a vacation house. I could imagine getting 10 Gb/s between my desktop and the fileserver within a few years but that's not something...
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    Ethernet cabling in new house? Shielding, Cat 5/6/7/fiber?

    I was wondering what kind of network cables you would want in a new (small) house? Regular (unshielded) cat6? From what I've heard shielding will result in: 1. Much stiffer cables. 2. Only drawbacks regarding performance unless every piece of cable and device in the network is properly shielded...
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    Is this true? DVI question

    As I said, 1600x1200 @ 60 Hz was considered max before. And 2048x1536 @ 85 Hz requires more bandwidth than 2560x1600 @ 60 Hz so I'm not sure what your point is. Wrong.
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    Is this true? DVI question

    In what sense are they wrong? 1600x1200 @ 60 Hz was at first considered to be the roof of DVI, but reduced blankings have improved on that. I'm not sure about the question, the frequency in which the monitor is displaying the content is the same as the maximum number of frames per second it...
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    Why Eyefinity is not for me.

    Not officially. If I remember correctly you can sometimes do it if the game lets you resize the window in windowed mode, perhaps something to check out but PLP (portrait landscape portrait) setups are not supported by AMD. So the short and official answer is (unfortunately): no.
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    Why Eyefinity is not for me.

    Use the keyboard instead? But not all types of games are suitable for eyefinity. I wouldn't play tetris on eyefinity even if I could... I don't really see the point with games such as civ and eyefinity. At least not in landscape.
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    Why Eyefinity is not for me.

    Isn't that all that eyefinity is made for? You are not supposed to look at the other two monitors, you are supposed to look at them with your peripheral vision. If you want to check something out to the left/right use your mouse (or whatever you use to navigate in the game) just as you would...
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    HDR monitor

    It gives you a higher dynamic range. The different exposures are just a way to capture a high dynamic range with equipment that normally isn't capable of capturing a high dynamic range, to show it you must be able to reproduce it in some way and thats why they need a special backlight.
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    Why do laptops have *good* AG coatings and desktops suck?

    Best explanation I've come across. (although I do not share your opinion on glossy screens displays, I can't imagine any scenario I'd prefer glossy over matte)
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    LED vs CCFL

    If LEDs can be dimmed better than CCFL then thats a huge advantage, and really the only advantage worth mentioning for desktop use in my opinion. Since all LCDs come with backlights designed for solariums you have to turn them down a lot for them to be usable, and since thats a problem with...
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    Unable to turn off 3008WFP if used with DP and 6950

    Hi I've recently bought a new graphic card (AMD 6950), and one specific reason for why I chosed that card was because I wanted to drive my three monitors with one graphic card. This forces me to use displayport for one display and since the 3008WFP has a displayport input I thought I was all...
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    Dell U3011 - What matches up along the side?

    You want 2007FP, not 2007WFP. You do not want widescreen.
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    Seen this? 21.5" and 23" e-IPS are 6bit + A-FRC

    Hmm, I wouldn't think that 60 Hz was anywhere near enough to do dithering. The monitor would just barely be able to switch between the colors completely before the next frame is received. To me it feels like it'd rather be something like conditioning or something, dither on the graphic card...
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    Why do laptops have *good* AG coatings and desktops suck?

    Laptops almost exclusively use TN panels, and for some reason desktop TN panels doesn't seem to be as affected as the more expensive IPS panels. Why that seems to be the case I have no clue but it might be related. And as you pointed out, the AG coating found on many desktop displays just...
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    Seen this? 21.5" and 23" e-IPS are 6bit + A-FRC

    Makes me wonder, how much does it actually cost to produce an 8 bit panel, compared to an 6 bit panel. Now I don't have any real insight in how panels are being made but my gut tells me that it would rather have something to do with the manufacturing and that the 6 bit-panels could share some...
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    'DVI' vs 'VGA with adapter'

    I'd say that it depends more on the monitor than on the person. A lot of monitor manufacturers use cheap components for their VGA input (if they have DVI) and therefor there can be quite large differences. But if it done right I doubt you'd see any difference at all, it's not at all certain...
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    HP L2335 to Dell U3011. Will I regret?

    While PiP is awesome it's also pretty limiting and can be quite annoying and cumbersome if some settings or window are behind the second source etc. Therefor I feel that a capture device is soo much better, where you have a regular window of your second source that you can easily move around...
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    DisplayPort & HDMI

    For the U2311H there will be no difference what so ever between DVI, HDMI and Displayport. My vote goes for DVI.
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    How big is too big?

    Doing cad work on a 1080p monitor? No thanks. As for the how big is too big question, you get used to the size. If you have the desk space for it 24" isn't that much and I really doubt that you will feel that it's too large once you get accustomed to it. I would really recommend at least...
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    is this backlight bleed ok?

    If you feel that the picture is true to how you experience it I'd say that it's better than normal.
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    Any advantage of using displayport over dvi?

    All versions of displayport supports audio but it is not mandatory to implement it (on any version). Since computer monitors seldom come with speakers there is not much point in it for most products.
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    Best 30" sRGB Display?

    If anything there are even less now... Noone is interested in making sRGB displays :( We have the U3010 which has a better sRGB mode, but other than that... Haven't had my eye on NEC and Eizo but their sRGB modes should be good, but they are also quite expensive.
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    Scratch on LCD
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    What to look for when inspecting used 2407WFP?

    On the 2007(W)FP monitors standby time is also counted. So the figure is next to useless if he/she doesn't turn it off completely but lets it sit in standby instead.
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    IPS GLOW .......... how bad it really is?

    I'm not sure what to prefer. I have a S-PVA (2007FP) and two IPS (2007FP and 3008WFP) monitors in front of me and I'm not sure I can say that any of them is better. But it depends... The thing that makes me favor IPS in most cases though is that IPS is fantastic on everything but blacks. VA...
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    This is too funny. Over and out. I'm done feeding this troll.
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    I have explained lots of advantages. You can obviously not look beyond your own needs. 99% of high-end laptops don't have HDMI, maybe gaming-laptops but those are a joke anyway. Since VGA is very common among projectors (especially for presentation work (meaning pretty much all students for one...
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    You don't seem to be aware of much in this topic... Please educate yourself on the subject before stating nonsense such as "From a consumer standpoint, there really is no reason for DisplayPort to exist.". Here you go: The...
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    Oh god. It's not because of licensing (thats just a bonus). It's because of the much better technical design. Also displayport can be used for the laptop display which has potential for a lot of savings compared to todays very aging interconnect.
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    So they took something old (DVI). Made it even worse and thought that would make something great for both worlds? :D Can you tell me how to drive my three year old 2560x1600 display with HDMI? You don't remove the PC from that playground. Displayport has something HDMI don't, the key here is...
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    Since displayport is new and since all other interconnects actually have decent enough performance for all mainstream products you won't really get to see a big difference until displayport is considered mainstream enough to ditch compatibility with DVI/HDMI - or at least focus on...
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    Difference between using hdmi vs. display port?

    From a consumer standpoint, there really is no reason for HDMI to exist. The only reason for why HDMI exists is because stupid consumers wasn't trusted with having multiple cables between their dvd/blu-ray and their HDTV. Displayport on the other hand has some serious technical advantages and...
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    Image scaling in nonnative resolution, inquiry.

    Yes, you need a scaler in the monitor for that and no it is not something that is usually listed - you will have to research every monitor you are interested in. Unfortunately here is no widely used term for it either. If you are looking for a monitor with a greater resolution than...
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    Image scaling in nonnative resolution, inquiry.

    No, you do not have to worry about movies looking bad at all. There are a ton of other things that play a much more important part than native vs. non-native when it comes to 1080p content. You will not be disappointed because of image scaling - you might be disappointed with the black level or...
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    Are we going to see high-DPI desktop monitors anytime soon?

    Internet explorer has independent settings for cleartype so that you can enable it in IE but have it off for the system (if you'd like that), thought it was on by default - at least earlier. Anyway, I don't use IE but one should be aware that there are applications that have it's own settings...
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    Are we going to see high-DPI desktop monitors anytime soon?

    To my knowledge it affects everything that doesn't have it's own controls for cleartype (such as internet explorer). The other setting you are talking about is anti aliasing and has nothing to do with cleartype.
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    Are we going to see high-DPI desktop monitors anytime soon?

    Yes you can (although that you have to calibrate cleartype to turn it off is just retarded, I have a hard time understanding that a human being would actually design it the way it is). However some applications has their own preferences for it.
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    Best Way to Do 3 Displays?

    Performance characteristics in what way? I used two graphic cards (a cheap card for the third display) and when dragging windows and on certain videos that monitor lagged behind the other two. Went with a newer ATi card partly to do away with that. Some onboard solutions can be active at...
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    ZR24W or wait?

    There is nothing to wait for. Buy now and get the most out of it. If anything people are going to miss the 16:10 sRGB option when it disappears.