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I've been thinking about replacing my LG 42LK450 with a Yamakasi Catleap Q270. Where can I purchase one with ZERO dead pixels and little to no backlight bleeding for the lowest price possible? Is the Catleap Q270 monitor the best for the money? I was thinking about purchasing one from here, http://www.ebay.com/itm/Perfect-Pixel-Yamakasi-Catleap-Q270-27-LED-2560x1440-WQHD-S-IPS-Monitor-/140788906603?pt=DE_Elektronik_Computer_Computer_Monitore_Flachbildschirme&hash=item20c7ac3a6b
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That is the exact monitor I bought.
i have zero dead pixels as well as a tiny amount of backlight bleed which is only noticeable on a black screen if im looking for it.
I love mine have no regrets, and am going to be getting another two because I love them so much.
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post #3 of 34
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Originally Posted by Hamy144 View Post

That is the exact monitor I bought.
i have zero dead pixels as well as a tiny amount of backlight bleed which is only noticeable on a black screen if im looking for it.
I love mine have no regrets, and am going to be getting another two because I love them so much.
Did you pay $400 as well? Is that the cheapest for a "perfect pixel" monitor? Thanks for the quick reply BTW.
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Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

Did you pay $400 as well? Is that the cheapest for a "perfect pixel" monitor? Thanks for the quick reply BTW.

I paid $374 a month or two ago, they have gone up in price since then but that seams to be a reasonable price considering the one i bought is now $60 more than it was when I bought
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Originally Posted by Hamy144 View Post

I paid $374 a month or two ago, they have gone up in price since then but that seams to be a reasonable price considering the one i bought is now $60 more than it was when I bought
I should have bought one months ago... oh well. BTW, what's the difference between the Q270 and the Q270 SE?
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The SE has no speakers, but if your sensible you wont use them.
They sound awful.
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post #7 of 34
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The SE has no speakers, but if your sensible you wont use them.
They sound awful.
So the only difference is that the q270 has speakers and q270 does not? Any difference performance/picture wise?
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post #8 of 34
None what so ever.
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post #9 of 34
If you're OCD stay away from all these cheap Korean monitors. They'll always have some defect to be A- panels, it is nearly always the backlight as well.
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If you're OCD stay away from all these cheap Korean monitors. They'll always have some defect to be A- panels, it is nearly always the backlight as well.
I can live with a little bit of backlight bleeding since almost every LCD has some... should I still stay away?
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