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PostSubject: new pc monitor   Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:49 pm

My 22" 120hz CRT monitor is getting old and uses a lot of power. To reduce my average electricity consumption, I'm thinking of buying a new monitor. But I am not still using a CRT for nothing, so I'm a bit anxious about getting a flatscreen.

Currently looking at the Iiyama ProLite GB2773HS-1, probably gonna buy it tomorrow.  bounce 

www.iiyama.com/gl_en/products/prolite-gb2773hs-1/
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:55 pm

that 27 looks good canner buy that beast.....def more efficient than some blocky crt :-)
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:12 pm

 

Already can't wait to see how it looks and plays  bounce

 
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:46 am

Sheeeeeeeeit !  144 hz I`m jealous   .

Make sure to get a duel link dvi cable,the normal ones won`t work with that monitor.

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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:09 pm

muckyman wrote:
Sheeeeeeeeit !  144 hz I`m jealous   .

Make sure to get a duel link dvi cable,the normal ones won`t work with that monitor.
Thanks for the tip.    Did not think about that. Was planning on using the old vga cable. But from what I read, I now understand it's better to use a correct cable.

Just found out the monitor comes with dual link dvi cable, so I dont have to order a loose one.
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:03 pm

I bought it  cheers 


Now I am poor again  lol! 


It better be awesome or I will send it back cool
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:40 pm

Good we want photos  
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:19 pm

The monitor has arrived. Going to unpack/install tomorrow.  bounce

Looking at the box is awesome  lol!    

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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:40 pm

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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:45 pm

lol! Oh by way canner you only realised now that your crt might be a bit dated
            You def hardcore retro m8y  cool
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:11 pm

sengoksa wrote:
lol! Oh by way canner you only realised now that your crt might be a bit dated
            You def hardcore retro m8y  cool

Actually crt's where already outdated when I bought this one new. It was one of the last new crt's ever going out of a store.

 
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Sun Mar 09, 2014 8:52 pm

Using the new screen now. Still haven't had the big test, a few hours quakelive. So far so good.


BUT... 2 pixels are f'd up. 1 hot and 1 lazy or dead   Sleep , meaning the screen has to be returned anyway. Got pixelwarranty so no worries there. 


In the meanwhile i'm testing the screen to see if i want to trade for a different one or my money back. Although the crt is getting old and uses a lot of power, it still produces better picture. (My crt is high-end model, which I got relatively cheap) However if quake plays fine, I think I will trade.

 
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PostSubject: Re: new pc monitor   Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:27 pm

Back on my old crt again.  lol! 

Packed up the Iiyama for shipment back to the store, with the intention to trade for one wthout bad pixels. Hooked up my old monitor. Then made the decision the Iiyama sucks and I want my money back. The old crt produces a much better quality picture and refreshrate.

 
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