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So yeah... I'm not sure what to do about it, but the middle few inches started flashing aqua blue pixels instead of the desktop/web page color... somehow it doesn't affect OCN though. It's so weird!
I'm kind of freaked out and unsure what to do about it at this point. Request an RMA/replacement? Or they won't even both about it?
I also have 2 dead pixels since day one, but I've gotten used to it...
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So yeah... I'm not sure what to do about it, but the middle few inches started flashing aqua blue pixels instead of the desktop/web page color... somehow it doesn't affect OCN though. It's so weird!
I'm kind of freaked out and unsure what to do about it at this point. Request an RMA/replacement? Or they won't even both about it?
I also have 2 dead pixels since day one, but I've gotten used to it...
You do know you can just get it replaced don't you? Ultrasharps come with a warranty that says zero stuck/bright pixels or you get a replacement. For 3 years.

Also, sure it isn't your GPU?
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Take a screen shot. If it shows up in the .jpg, it is the video card.
post #4 of 11
RMA, Dell are great with it.

I've RMA'd 3 U2711's, including one with 1dead pixel, they were great all 3 times, had a replacement within 2 days, and they swap it out when they deliver, so no downtime!
    
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My GPU is stock and under water, it would be very weird and sad too... I'm not sure which one I prefer.
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post #6 of 11
How long have you had the monitor? At least in the US, you have 21 days to return the monitor to Dell for a new replacement for any reason. Then you have 3 years - zero dead pixel guarantee to exchange for a "refurbished" monitor.
post #7 of 11
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I see them still, also Shockwave Flash crashes... so full of weirdness after a cleanup.

Here's a screenshot, it should be around the middle of the pot.



EDIT: Had it since it first came out in Canada, I think August/September, I didn't get any additional warranty, don't like them.
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post #8 of 11
Can't believe you are using that size wallpaper, or that theme, on that monitor.
    
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post #9 of 11
I do not see anything out of the ordinary from that screenshot. Can you put another wallpaper? Perhaps a photograph of a landscape?

It seems like your video card is okay. The monitor is looking to be the problem.
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It's my girlfriend that just drew my plant sitting next to my computer.Then she made me a surprise by setting it as my background

As for theme, I'm part of those who believe that Aero takes too much resources even for my sig rig

Alright here's a better one:

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