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post #4001 of 4784
Well that sucks and obviously needs to be returned. Get it from one of the ebay sellers that checks them before hand and that shouldn't be an issue.
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Since it turned out to be the case more than once before - are those definitely stuck pixels or possibly dust particles? There were at least two cases before where those were actually dust particles reflecting light and such.

Can you see if these move around in your field of view vs. the screen as you move up and down? Some of these dust cases are from dust behind the lcd screen - not even behind the tempered glass front!
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post #4003 of 4784
Just bought a Potalion 2710QW from BCC with a squaretrade warranty for extra safety. I will report back on how mine turns out. I will also try to post some picture if there isn't any by the time that I get mine. thumb.gif
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post #4004 of 4784
Ok guys! Got my Potalion 2710QW today. Pixel perfect from Bigclothcraft for $329.90 shipped.

Zero dead/stuck pixels, hardly any visible backlight bleed (will comment more when it gets dark out and I can really see), NO AG coating.

The stand is crap. No forward/backward tilt, does swivel but is very wobbly...

Packaging: Wrapped in a couple layers of foam.

GEDC0284.jpg

Box: Stickers with 1080p resolutions were stickered over... along with advertisements of it being a TFT... thinking.gif

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Everything in the package: Note, I think there is a screw loose in my power brick...

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Here are a few shots of it on:

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Here is one in comparison to my 24" TN 1200x1920 Dell:

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Here is a side shot, quite thin. (please ignore dust on desk/speaker...)

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And finally, the back of the monitor, with VESA mounts I believe. Good ventilation, not much else to note.

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In conclusion:
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post #4005 of 4784
Thanks for the pics!!! I didn't really have any time to take/post pics. I'll try to post some tomorrow.
Side note: I wish my desk was big enough to have both my monitors in landscape frown.gif
Edited by Jedi Mind Trick - 6/9/12 at 6:03am
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post #4006 of 4784
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

Well that sucks and obviously needs to be returned. Get it from one of the ebay sellers that checks them before hand and that shouldn't be an issue.

Yeah, hopefully I can get a replacements that's checked before hand. Less than 5 stuck pixels with some dust I can definitely stand, over 200+ stuck pixels I cannot.
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Since it turned out to be the case more than once before - are those definitely stuck pixels or possibly dust particles? There were at least two cases before where those were actually dust particles reflecting light and such.
Can you see if these move around in your field of view vs. the screen as you move up and down? Some of these dust cases are from dust behind the lcd screen - not even behind the tempered glass front!

In the photo those are definitely stuck pixels, dust particles look different, as if there's diffusion going on or if there's a tiny spec of water on the screen and therefore the stuck pixels don't move around as they're really stuck pixels.
    
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post #4007 of 4784
I just got my $323 Perfect Pixel PCBANK monitor... it's absolutely flawless. Stand is kind of wobbly, but it's not a problem if your desk isn't a piece of crap tongue.gif
 
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post #4008 of 4784
Is this compatible with the GTS 450?

If you scroll down on this link: [removed]

It says "DOS Error" frown.gif

Any ideas?

EDIT: realized ebay links are out of the TOS.

This is the pic i am talking about (its on a ebay for sale page)
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Edited by Blazing angel - 6/9/12 at 1:21pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blazing angel View Post

Is this compatible with the GTS 450?
If you scroll down on this link: [removed]
It says "DOS Error" frown.gif
Any ideas?
EDIT: realized ebay links are out of the TOS.
This is the pic i am talking about (its on a ebay for sale page)
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I'm don't know much in terms of video cards, but the Nvidia website says that the gts 450 can support up to a 2560x1600 resolution through a digital output and 2048x1536 resolution through a vga output.
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post #4010 of 4784
Did you actually tried that yourself?
Why apples version has to be active and powered from usb?
It would be a shame if i'll buy a monitor and wrong adapter. I'll have to wait more than a month to get another one.
Edited by mixa3 - 6/10/12 at 4:04pm
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