OLED takes on LCD

"Does OLED have the clout to take on LCD?"

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OLED takes on LCD

According to our source article, a new generation of super-thin, power-sipping displays is making its way to the market in a bid to usurp LCD's stranglehold on the current market.

New screens that glow on their own are taking on their clunkier liquid crystal display rivals which require powerful backlighting by producing sharper video images for smart phones, game consoles and portable media players. But industry watchers say it will be years before a clear winner,if any, emerges with the clout to outdo LCDs.

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and bi-stable technologies are the most likely challengers to LCDs. An OLED screen uses as much as 40 percent less power than a comparable LCD and could be twice as thin because it does not need backlighting. These technologies are already being used in some smaller portable devices, such as music players from Samsung Electronics and Reigncom and a thin mobile phone from Kyocera.

Sony plans to sell small TVs using the OLED technology later this year.

Analysts reckon Apple's iPhone, which launched in the United States on Friday, may end up using more energy-efficient screens, such as OLED, given the short battery life of its pilot models with LCD screens.

Do you think that OLED has what it takes to take on the mighty LCD?

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08-07-2007, 05:31:37

I'm new at overclocking and I want to know how much I can overclock my PNY 6200 AGPX8 256mb Graphics card?

Here's the specs of it..

NVIDIA® CineFX™ 3.0 Engine
Superscalar GPU architecture
350MHz core clock
64-bit DDR memory interface
400MHz memory data rate
3.2GB/sec. memory bandwidth
1.4 billion texels/sec. fill rate
263 million vertices/sec. setup
4 pixels per clock (peak)
16 textures per pixel (max in a single rendering pass)
Dual 400MHz RAMDACs
Maximum display resolution 2048 x 1536 @ 85Hz
Flat-panel display support with resolutions up to 1920 x 1200

When I first opened the control panel it was already at 500MHz memory clock and It thinks it has SLI like the PCI-E version, At the moment I've overclocked it to 600mhz memory and I think 370mhz core clock.

08-07-2007, 08:19:59

Unlock it to a 6600

(Google 6200 to 6600 unlock)

09-07-2007, 09:03:52

Thing is I keep worrying that it will just bottleneck because its on AGPX8


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