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Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

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Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby davidjo » 19 Sep 2017, 02:20

Just wondering if anyone Has? If So, how high did you get? How?

What are the chances of breaking mine if I try?
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Re: Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby lexlazootin » 19 Sep 2017, 07:35

Typically Benq's don't overclock well at all, the most you get is like 2HZ it just frame skips if you go higher.

I personally have never busted a monitor from overclocking or heard of anything, it probably could happen i just don't think it would.
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Re: Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby Chief Blur Buster » 19 Sep 2017, 12:13

That said, BenQ/Zowies does custom Hz very well. They are generally fully refresh-rate multisync.

If you need 237.5Hz or 117Hz or whatever, the BenQ/Zowies will usually merrily do them (with no frame skipping) if it's below the maximum Hz.
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Re: Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby Felicity » 10 Aug 2018, 05:24

Just wanted to say that with the latest few nvidia drivers (running a 1070 not OC'd), my friend has been able to achieve a higher than 2hz overclock on this monitor. It's just a modest 6hz, but I think it's impressive considering I have not been able to get more than 2hz out of zowie monitors myself.

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Must be done with CRU of course. It works for me. Image

I have tested it as well and there was no frame skipping or any other similar issues I could find myself, but I'm very amateur at this still. If anyone can find a way to improve on these values, I would love to see it. I was using it in Overwatch with success, though the difference between 240 and 246hz is so minor as to be purely for bragging rights.

I want to corroborate the above post as well, I was able to do custom hz below 240 and above 144 very easily without frame skipping, such as when I was testing 185~ or so with blur reduction.

I want to also note that, when I downgraded to 388 series nvidia drivers and not 398, I was unable to do this. It would just give the out of range error.

Additionally, I used it for multiple days, weeks, without issue. So there are no stability problems with this very modest 6hz increase on scary zowie monitors.
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Re: Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby Falkentyne » 12 Aug 2018, 02:51

Does that overclock still work with blur reduction enabled?
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Re: Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby Felicity » Today, 01:00

Falkentyne wrote:Does that overclock still work with blur reduction enabled?
Sent you a PM, by the way.


I have not tried it with blur reduction enabled and I currently broked my PC doing some risky delidding so it will be a while before I can try it again.
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Re: Has anyone overclocked at benq xl2540?

Postby Felicity » Today, 01:02

Also apparently I can't use PMs until a certain number of posts? So I can't read your PM.

You can contact me on discord Felicity#0001 if you have it, or felicitychevalier@gmail.com.
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