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Anybody tried the checkers gaming monitor ?

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Went everywhere trying to get a DP cable for the 27" today in CPT. Anyone know where I can pick one up?
 

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Went everywhere trying to get a DP cable for the 27" today in CPT. Anyone know where I can pick one up?
Contact Computer Mania (Tyger Valley), speak to Francois, he should be able to sort you out.

Last time I asked him they had one or two in stock for R299. Pricing could have changed.
 

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Went everywhere trying to get a DP cable for the 27" today in CPT. Anyone know where I can pick one up?
Well we're have you tried?


Should be able to sort you out though
Edit; that should be linkqage, not sure what's happening with my mobile copy/paste

But yeah, there's cafe Viva in Claremont, GTR Computers up north or try computer mania as per Andrew's suggestion
 

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Went to get a couple of the 24 and 27 for myself and a few buddies.
Initial impressions are as previous members stated, on first startup really washed out look and makes you think what did you buy.
I however took the suggestion of some members of tweaking the settings and have got it to where I think it hits the sweet spot.
Im using the HDMI cable with free sync on(144hz) and HDR off.See pics below for settings I changed.I also put my old dell IPS moitor next to it connected to my laptop while the 27inch was connected to my desktop and its seems to be a more or less the same.
Ihave a gtx 1070 so not sure if thats an advantage to the intel graphics.

OSd settings:
Colour display is set to warm
Red and green is set to 49 and blue is 50





I then tested out the other monitors.One 27inch had a dead pixel and I noticed that the blacks on the 24inch have light bleed on black or dont show the black very nicely compared to the 27inch


I even tested both the new 27inched next to each other.one with the settings tweaked and the other straight out the box and you can notice the difference.monitor on the left is with settings tweaked.




 
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Free sync on will do nothing if you're using HDMI with a 1070, get a DP cable then you can enable G-Sync compatibility.
 

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Cant make up my mind on the 27inch😂
Selling mine. Didn't work out with my desk and the desk mount I got to go with it. R3,000 or I'll return it today/tomorrow. No dead pixels. Carefully unboxed and re-boxed, with sanitised hands.

Can meet in Fish Hoek/Constantia/Camps Bay.
 

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Selling mine. Didn't work out with my desk and the desk mount I got to go with it. R3,000 or I'll return it today/tomorrow. No dead pixels. Carefully unboxed and re-boxed, with sanitised hands.

Can meet in Fish Hoek/Constantia/Camps Bay.
 

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Purchased the 27inch, will test it out with some games + videos/images and post feedback. I insisted they test it in store so there's no deadpixels or charger issues.
 

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Yoh, talk about things escalating quickly.

This monitor must be freaken awesome, to warrant this kind of reaction, or have the low price made everyone mad?
 

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Anyone know if the CPT branches still has stock, would like to get one for my nephew.

I see some guys reselling at 3-4k
 

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The text seems extremely blurry, and with seemingly no way to change the screen timing, how would I go about to get the text more crisp on this display?

Also everything looks like a progressive video on this screen. Difficult to explain, it looks like alternating colours on every line of pixels.
 

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Anyone know if the CPT branches still has stock, would like to get one for my nephew.

I see some guys reselling at 3-4k
Checkers in Tokai had a few left in 24 and 27 when i left today around 4pm
 

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The text seems extremely blurry, and with seemingly no way to change the screen timing, how would I go about to get the text more crisp on this display?

Also everything looks like a progressive video on this screen. Difficult to explain, it looks like alternating colours on every line of pixels.
That sounds like scan lines?
 

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