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Sounds good, Im about to pull the trigger on this or the 2713HM, the PWM concerns me thats all.. but it has so many good reviews Im thinking that it must be a VERY small percent of people it affects

Well I got it and so far its awesome. It was perfect out of the box. No damage, nothing wrong with the screen and NO dead pixels. I am using a EVGA 660Ti and I am able to play my games with no issues. I have not noticed any ghosting and the PWM is not noticeable. I am experiencing no more eye strain then on my Dell U2410f that I was using. I don't play FPS games so I cant comment on that.
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Well I got it and so far its awesome. It was perfect out of the box. No damage, nothing wrong with the screen and NO dead pixels. I am using a EVGA 660Ti and I am able to play my games with no issues. I have not noticed any ghosting and the PWM is not noticeable. I am experiencing no more eye strain then on my Dell U2410f that I was using. I don't play FPS games so I cant comment on that.

Good to hear! the 2410f is very similar to my 2410 from what i remember so hearing this from you is a MASSIVE plus!

Hows the colors, contrast, black level and etc?
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Good to hear! the 2410f is very similar to my 2410 from what i remember so hearing this from you is a MASSIVE plus!

Hows the colors, contrast, black level and etc?

Well I don't do any kind of major photo work and I don't have a calibrator but it looks good to me.
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I bought an Asus PB278Q recently and returned the first one due to it having too much of a yellow tint half way to 1 quarter on the bottom of the screen. The PB278Q I got in exchange is more even , although it still has the yellow tint at bottom of screen.

So upon further examining the screen, theres some gradient banding issues when doing the www.lagom.nl gradient check.

Here is an image showing the gradient ramp, taken with my SLR. It looks better in real life but do you think this is acceptable for this monitor?

http://imageshack.com/a/img89/2990/cmnu.jpg

In general the monitor has an incredible image, but simple gradients do reveal banding that seem to be a bit uneven in tone. I'm well aware that monitors do have gradient issues but comparing to a cheaper acer monitor in the house, this is worse. However the monitor is better in many other ways.

Compared to the previous PB278Q, i cant personally remember if the previous one had the same issue or not. They both in general have the same great image though for most use.

I work on graphics (3d modelling, photography etc) and this is to replace a 30inch HP which just died on me. It too had gradient issues horizontally, but i dont remember if it had issues vertically.

Can anyone share, confirm their own findings with this image. Thank you.
Edited by DwindleFlip - 3/30/14 at 9:35pm
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I bought an Asus PB278Q recently and there appears to be some gradient banding issues.

Here is a photo taken with my SLR. It looks better in real life (no grain) but there are areas of banding in the gradient. Do you think this is acceptable for this monitor?

http://imageshack.com/a/img89/2990/cmnu.jpg

In general the monitor has an incredible image with photos, movies etc, but simple gradients do reveal banding that seem to be a bit uneven in tone. I'm well aware that monitors do have gradient issues when viewing simple gradient ramps but comparing to a cheaper acer monitor in the house, this is worse. However the monitor is better in many other ways.

Can anyone share, confirm their own findings with this image. Thanks.
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Ordered mine lst night, Will be here Tuesday i believe.. Yay Amazon Prime
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I bought an Asus PB278Q recently and there appears to be some gradient banding issues

This is 100% normal for 99% of monitors, especially once settings are changed. If you want a banding free monitor you will need to buy a high end NEC PA2x2W or P2x2W series monitor.
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Sorry ,will be here Wednesday

I will type up a nice review if you all want
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I've had mine about 3 months now and I am extremely happy with it still. Even more so with the ever adjustable ergotron mount haha. Seriously can't recommend those enough regardless of monitor!
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Just got mine and ive been piddling around in between working on the kitchen

1. Whites are HOLY CRAP bright compared to the 2410, Love it

2. Text is REALLY SHARP

3. HOLY WOW at the size and the resolution.

4. EVERYTHING IS SHARP

5. Colors and everything are easily as good as my 2410 and i havnt really gotten too into calibrating it, i just sorta did a "this looks nice" thing for right now... i might leave it this way as i kinda am liking the slight pop it has even if its not "accurate"
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