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Forum: Screens and Displays 01-07-16, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By sonicpete
I got a PG279q recently. It didnt have any stuck...

I got a PG279q recently. It didnt have any stuck pixels and ips glow was fairly minimal to be honest. I did have a problem where the screen couldnt handle the pixel clock rate >120hz when Gsync was...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 01-07-16, 09:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,271
Posted By sonicpete
I just read an interesting article which is...

I just read an interesting article which is probably quite newsworthy. Pc perspective are reporting that the rx480 is pulling more power from the PCI express socket and 6 pin connector than PCI...
Forum: Graphics Cards 01-07-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By sonicpete
I spoke to a retailer and they said that Asus...

I spoke to a retailer and they said that Asus strix 1080 and 1070 cards have been trickling into retailers. They are expecting substantial numbers around the 15th. There are huge queues with every...
Forum: Graphics Cards 01-07-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,562
Posted By sonicpete
It's disgusting behaviour. Scan/ocuk are two of...

It's disgusting behaviour. Scan/ocuk are two of the worst offenders. Scan added 80-100 to some of their cards. The worst thing was scan cancelled an order I had and then made the same card available...
Forum: Graphics Cards 30-06-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,562
Posted By sonicpete
And the price. Since the brexit vote there seems...

And the price. Since the brexit vote there seems to be alot of retailers who have increased the price quite a bit
Forum: Graphics Cards 30-06-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,789
Posted By sonicpete
I would buy another 290x for crossfire and save...

I would buy another 290x for crossfire and save the money. I just checked and there was a power color 290x on eBay with an ek block fitted for 220
http://goo.gl/bSN2ow
Forum: Graphics Cards 30-06-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,562
Posted By sonicpete
I talked to scan about preordering one and they...

I talked to scan about preordering one and they said they had 400+ pre orders.
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 28-06-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,618
Posted By sonicpete
I can tell you how they go head to head. I will...

I can tell you how they go head to head. I will put them both on my desk tomorrow. I have both screens. I got a really good MG279Q. The other half uses it on my other computer. I will take some...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 28-06-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,618
Posted By sonicpete
I got a great screen with no dead pixels or...

I got a great screen with no dead pixels or backlight problems but im having problems with pixel inversion. I just googled the problems that people are having. I did google the reported issues and...
Forum: Graphics Cards 28-06-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,596
Posted By sonicpete
After quite a bit of searching I found this...

After quite a bit of searching I found this thread of people with the same issue
https://rog.asus.com/forum/showthrea...with-my-PG279Q
Forum: Graphics Cards 28-06-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,596
Posted By sonicpete
I think its a problem with the GSYNC module on...

I think its a problem with the GSYNC module on the screen. It only happens when gsync is enabled and when it is disabled when the corruption has occured then it goes back to normal. Im going to rma...
Forum: Graphics Cards 27-06-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,718
Posted By sonicpete
I have been having a lot of fun with my MSI gtx...

I have been having a lot of fun with my MSI gtx 1070 Gaming x heres my current progress with firestrike. +100 on core +600mhz on memory. I seem to be hitting a wall at 2075mhz no matter what voltage...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 26-06-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,618
Posted By sonicpete
Great review TTL. It confirmed what i have...

Great review TTL. It confirmed what i have experienced. I love the PG279. Now i have played with GSYNC i dont think i could go back to a monitor without it. I have an MG279q on an AMD build and put...
Forum: Graphics Cards 26-06-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,596
Posted By sonicpete
My screen refresh rate is at 144hz. On advice...

My screen refresh rate is at 144hz. On advice from the forum i havent overclocked it. I am using Gsync and driver version 368.39 64bit drivers for windows 10. I have clean installed windows and...
Forum: Graphics Cards 26-06-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,596
Posted By sonicpete
Update: I have found that the upon exiting out of...

Update: I have found that the upon exiting out of a couple of games the issue has occured. I have also found that some of the games i have tried have started to freeze occasionally. The GTX 1070 is...
Forum: Graphics Cards 26-06-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,596
Posted By sonicpete
Graphics card or screen problem?? Strange issue

I got a Brand new pg279q and a msi gtx 1070. Occasionally i keep seeing a strange issue where on the left hand side of the screen i see part of the middle of the screen. It keeps randomly occuring....
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 24-06-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,171
Posted By sonicpete
Great review. I got my first MSI GTX 1070 Gaming...

Great review. I got my first MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X the other day and i love it. The new cooler is very quiet and keeps the card at only 69c when my card is fully overclocked and over volted. My...
Forum: OC3D News 24-06-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,809
Posted By sonicpete
On such a dark day this cheered me up. So funny..

On such a dark day this cheered me up. So funny..
Forum: Screens and Displays 23-06-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,102
Posted By sonicpete
I got my pg279 yesterday and love it. I don't...

I got my pg279 yesterday and love it. I don't know how I lived without gsync. It was almost strange not seeing tearing. The panel is excellent quality
Forum: Screens and Displays 22-06-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By sonicpete
Thanks for the advice. I have used the calibrated...

Thanks for the advice. I have used the calibrated profile and the screen is a lot better. Its not excessively bright now. Im running it at 144hz. I have set the gsync option and enabled v sync in the...
Forum: Screens and Displays 22-06-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By sonicpete
Asus pg279 gsync - gsync on or off

I just got the awesome asus pg279 gsync monitor and want to get the best out of games using gsync. There appears to be conflicting advice on the web. I have the latest nvidia driver. Are the best...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 20-06-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,123
Posted By sonicpete
http://i.imgur.com/pugBWRl.jpg I got my...

http://i.imgur.com/pugBWRl.jpg

I got my first of two MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X today.. I love the cooler
Forum: OC3D News 17-06-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,194
Posted By sonicpete
I totally agree with you. It's annoying and...

I totally agree with you. It's annoying and unnecessary.
Forum: OC3D News 16-06-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,061
Posted By sonicpete
I agree. I suspect that with the slightly lower...

I agree. I suspect that with the slightly lower clocks Asus and MSI are able to yield more cards for retail. The delay in getting cards to retail would suggest they are having a harder time binning...
Forum: OC3D News 16-06-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,194
Posted By sonicpete
If you have an nvidia card you can keep the...

If you have an nvidia card you can keep the refresh rate as 144hz and set the adaptive vsync to half refresh rate in the geforce control panel.

I'm looking forward to losing many more days of my...
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