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Hey guys. I just got my monitor back today, and I was a little weary because it only took them one day to fix it. But, good news! No more backlight bleed at all anywhere on the monitor. It doesn't look like they replaced the panel or the bezel, so I have no idea what they did to it, but whatever it was, it worked. Now I can finally play games and watch videos without any annoying light spots on the monitor.
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Hey guys. I just got my monitor back today, and I was a little weary because it only took them one day to fix it. But, good news! No more backlight bleed at all anywhere on the monitor. It doesn't look like they replaced the panel or the bezel, so I have no idea what they did to it, but whatever it was, it worked. Now I can finally play games and watch videos without any annoying light spots on the monitor.
They will have sent you a new monitor once they verified the one you sent them was faulty.
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Anyone have any thoughts to add to the first post as far as calibration advice? I have tried his setting exactly and they were too dim. Everything else is fine, but the brightness only at 27 is very dim to me. Anyone?
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Why not turn up the brightness? It will barely, if at all affect the colors.

When initially turning down the brightness it will seem dim. Do something else for a while, when you come back it should look fine and you will truly be able to enjoy decent black levels (increasing the brightness increases the black level and makes IPS/PLS glow and light bleeding more obvious too).
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Anyone have any thoughts to add to the first post as far as calibration advice? I have tried his setting exactly and they were too dim. Everything else is fine, but the brightness only at 27 is very dim to me. Anyone?
Agree. I set them as you did, and just bumped the brightness to 30. Perfect for me.
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My eyes are sensitive to bright lights so mine is dim. Im keeping at 27 in a light room. When there are no lights on i keep it at 10, but all my other settings stay the same.
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Hey guys. I just got my monitor back today, and I was a little weary because it only took them one day to fix it. But, good news! No more backlight bleed at all anywhere on the monitor. It doesn't look like they replaced the panel or the bezel, so I have no idea what they did to it, but whatever it was, it worked. Now I can finally play games and watch videos without any annoying light spots on the monitor.
glad to hear that you got your monitor fixed, now you get to experience the real prleasure of high res gaming smile.gif
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Been doing homework between IPS and PLS monitors and it found that PLS monitors are better suited for FPS gaming at 1440 with less input lag compared to IPS.

So I'm seeing an open box deal ATM for $515 but the better part of my judgement knows its probably was returned defectively. tongue.gif

I'm not in a hurry so I'm waiting on a good deal to come along the egg. I'll break if I see it new for $599.99. smile.gif

Well here's hoping for a deal even I can't pass up. Will sell an Alienware OptX to compensate some cost. smile.gif
     
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Most of the 2560x1440 IPS/PLS have the same amount of input lag (1 frame & beyond), but there are a few exceptions on each side. See PRAD's reviews for accurate oscilloscope measurements.

PLS: Viewsonic VP2770 (see sig)
IPS: Eizo CG275W & SX2762 both are very expensive and use the typical grainy IPS coating
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I got mine for 649 on amazon but picked it up locally when a retailer price matched it. I have would jump on it!
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