Anyone else get a Catleap?

Discussion in 'Video Cards and Graphics' started by Dice144, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. The Sauce

    The Sauce Diamond Member

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    After reading about this for a few days I'm even more confused. There are several different companies making all different models, they are all written in broken english so there is no good way to differentiate them and they all seem to be coming from fairly dodgy resellers. Don't even really have a grasp on this and definitely not feeling confident enough in any of this to make a purchase..but I'm interested.
     
  2. mple

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    There's a wealth of information over at the OCN forums in the display subforum. Sellers that have a great track record include green-sum and dcsamsungmall. I hear some sellers even offer to check the panel for defects before shipping out. You do have to pay first before he opens and inspects your monitor though.
     
  3. vshah

    vshah Lifer

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    are these VESA mountable?
     
  4. Ashenor

    Ashenor Golden Member

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    Day 3, beat normal mode Diablo 3, so logged some hours in already with it.

    I must say this is the best thing i have bought in awhile, the game looks and plays so great at 2560x1440 with everything maxed out, same with Tera.

    My other one should be here tomorrow or the next day.

    It looks night and day difference from my 23" Dell Monitor i was using for gaming.
     
  5. Ashenor

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    Anyone know if a 460 can run these? Roommate has one, does it have the right DVI port to run these or does he need to upgrade?
     
  6. Joseph F

    Joseph F Diamond Member

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    Why are you bitching so much about the power cable? You could probably walk into any local computer shop, and walk out with 10 of them for a dollar.
     
  7. blastingcap

    blastingcap Diamond Member

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    Are you always this uncharismatic? What is wrong with you that you called what I wrote "bitching"? It's a real issue and I was informing people of FREE or cheap ($2 for the international adapter) workarounds, rather than buying the $24 adapter on ebay like some people suggested on other forums. Or buying a $10 cord like you're suggesting. (Edit: misread you to say $10 for one, not 10 for 10. Even if you could find them at that price, which I doubt considering how much of a markup my local PC parts stores charge, free is still cheaper than ANY dollar amount.)
     
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  8. Joseph F

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    http://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/2009/3/15/128816193246706286.jpg


    Insults are not allowed in VC&G.

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  9. blastingcap

    blastingcap Diamond Member

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    Wtf is wrong with you? Grow up.
     
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  10. Destiny

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    The GTX 460 can run it for sure at 2560x1440p... he may have to tone down some settings though and his frames per second may be lower if he wants to keep some settings high/ultra... You can always make adjustments for better fps...
     
  11. Joseph F

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    Just wait, you'll get it eventually. :thumbsup:

    I don't
    know what you think you are doing, but please stop it.

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  12. biostud

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    I was considering the Hazro brand from UK, but now I leaning towards the Samsung S27A850T or waiting for the S27B970. I would really like Dell, HP, LG and Samsung to show of their 2012 line of 27" IPS monitors.
     
  13. blastingcap

    blastingcap Diamond Member

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    Skimmed your post history. Did not see much adding of value to threads, and your attitude shines through loud and clear. Congrats, you're the first forumer I've ever ignored at any forum going back several years.


    Hi,

    Next time, please do not engage people like this, even if you believe you are completely in the right or are the "aggrieved party". It just adds to the existing thread derail. Just report them and forget them.

    Just a friendly reminder, for you and everybody, for future reference.

    Moderator jvroig
     
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  14. Ashenor

    Ashenor Golden Member

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    Thanks, do you know off hand if it has the DVI port on the 460 that is need for the monitor? The higher pin one?

    Thanks
     
  15. blastingcap

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    Unless the monitor comes with anything other than a DVI-D connector, you must use the DVI-D connector (either one) to link the monitor to the 460. VGA or HDMI don't count. Displayport does count but I don't think 460s come with those anyway, plus you would need an expensive dual-link adapter ($80+).

    Images of DVI-D port: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Visual_Interface
     
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  16. Ashenor

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    Dual Link was the one i was thinking. At work and can't tell if the 460 has the Dual link or not to hook it up.

    Thanks
     
  17. blastingcap

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    They are pretty much all dual-link DVI-Ds these days. Even my ancient 6800XT had a pair of dual link DVI-Ds IIRC.

    (Edit: Meant to say dual-link DVI-Ds at the end of the sentence up there; fixed it.)
     
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  18. Ashenor

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    Ah ok cool thanks was not sure.
     
  19. SickBeast

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    I'm gonna look into getting a bigger armoire so I can get one of these displays. They look awesome.
     
  20. Destiny

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    For sure it has a DVI-D (Dual Link)... I used to own a GTX 470.
     
  21. felang

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    So I went ahead and ordered the Acheiva Shimian "perfect pixel" (even if they don´t actually check the monitor it was only an extra $15 so I went for it). Total cost $319.99. I ordered Monday night and it arrived in Florida at about 11:00 a.m. today (shipped by DHL). Less than 48 hour turnaround, ordered from Red Cap BTW.

    Now I have to wait about a week for my freight forwarder to get it from FL to Central America where I live. I´ll be sure to update my post with my opinion once I get it.
     
  22. Ashenor

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    You will love it, currently waiting on my 2nd one which i promptly ordered after i got my first.
     
  23. Zebo

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    I would not call these Korean resellers dodgy. First of all they all have 99.5% or better reseller ratings and beyond that Koreans are very honorable ppl.

    All you need to know is they all use same panel with similar or same electronics - so you are left between choosing superlatives like all metal construction of Crossover or pivot/hight stand of Crossover - or cheap in Shimian or Catleap - or Small bezel like Crossover and Catleap - or reported lowest lag by a little PCBANK. etc etc etc

    I'd rate them like this

    1. Crossover pivot model - smaller bezel, good Vesa stand, aluminum and metal construction. $370
    2. Catleap base model - Cheap, many models/options, smaller bezel, but wobbly stand and all plastic - $320
    3. PCBANK - lowest lag (12ms vs 15 for others) looks like ass and stand is low $310
    4. Shimain - not very attractive, rounded bezel - $300

    If you don't need a good stand just pick which one seems most attractive to you - $300 is price for risk/lack of solid warranty. You could pay $1000 for apples and get those things.
     
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  24. Zebo

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    I have a dozen power cables along with hundreds of others zip tied in a tub in my garage. Surprised if anyone doesn't have one that's into electronics or visiting these forums. Non issue.
     
  25. Mad_dawg

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    Can't get any better gaming experience than this monitor...

    http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/7483/bf320120517143440543.jpg