Catleap Q270 - 27" 2560*1440 IPS LED for ~$280

Discussion in 'Video Cards & Monitors' started by Tycn, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Tycn

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    Here.

    There's a massive amount of discussion going on about this on other forums, I'm surprised to see nary a mention over here.

    No anti glare coating which may or may not be a perk.

    http://www.overclock.net/t/1215866/...g-90hz-achieva-shimian-qh270-and-catleap-q270
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1225919/yamakasi-catleap-monitor-club

     
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  2. hairy

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    worth a look i think, wonder how much postage is
     
  3. Lardman

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    Seems like the Yamakasi monitors - apparently they're quite good too.
     
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    There's couple of similarly priced models floating around from Korean eBay sellers but the Catleap seems to have gained the most attention due to the refresh rate and and apparently higher quality stand.

    And that's ~$352 shipped, down from $400 just a week ago.
     
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    What does this mean?

    "All the Catleap monitors seem to hit 85hz+ (97hz 100hz being the highest so far, which is the GPU's limit at this resolution), while my Achieva can't go above 70hz."

    I didn't think desktop resolution/refresh rate was limited by the GPU for some time...like maybe a TNT2 or something? Or by GPU do they mean something else?

    Also it's not clear if it does 1440p @ 85KHz+ or not.
     
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  6. demowhc

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    Its something to do with the video cards ability to run higher pixel clocks, AMD is limited to 330mhz (?) and can run a max of 85hz at native res on those displays, Nv can do 100hz apparently.
     
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    ROFL that ad is full of fail? As if the 5870 doesn't have dual link dvi? So why is it that i can run 1920x1080 3D through my S27A950D via the supplied dvi cable??!?!? o_O
     
  9. Punster

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    Poor mans U2711 IMO.
     
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    would make for a decent 2nd monitor to go with my U2711
     
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    Haha. Up to 10 before it's considered defective according to the Korean standard it seems although people in the OCN thread have been getting a lot less, if at all. Apparently one of the sellers is offering to check for an additional $60 though it becomes a bit less good of a deal at that point.
     
  12. RandomWally

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    Some of us are poor lol. Also NO PIXIE DUST!
     
  13. Domokun

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    Every time I start saving money, this happens... :Paranoid:
     
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    Just for the lolz of lazy people

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    Hahaha my thoughts exactly:thumbup:

    The only input it supports is 1x Dual-Link DVI
     
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    and the Dell is just a poor mans SX2762W-HX, whats your point?
     
  16. Domokun

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    Oh well, I went ahead and purchased one. Call me "cheap", but I just appreciate good value. Here's hoping for no dead pixels! :Paranoid:
     
  17. Ethan W

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    We can't know until someone confirms it in a review, but if the power draw is actually 63W, that should make it a much cooler and more efficient monitor than the U2711's 113W.

    Super keen for this, but I'm going to wait until someone here has one or there's a review. I'll just need to cut some more space into my corner desk. :p
     
  18. sammy_b0i

    sammy_b0i Laugh it up, fuzzball!

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    Full review Domokun, on arrival!
     
  19. Domokun

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    Sure, it should be here early next week. Let me know what you want tested.
     
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    Saw this a while ago. Considering a triple 27" monitor setup for around the price of one U3011.

    The catleap you can apparently get 100Hz out of it.
     

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