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Dell U2713HM Is this amount of Backlight Bleed acceptable?

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Just got my Dell u2713HM and abit concerned about that yellow spot in the lower left corner.
Those that have dealt with BLB, you guys think this amount is acceptable or should i RMA ?
Thanks for your help! =]
post #2 of 31
I ordered mine last night and won't be shipped out until the 5th of April. I hope it's a new batch. This doesn't look acceptable to me IMO, but I'm not experienced in BLB.
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too much imo
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I was wondering about the amount of bleeding this monitor has. It sounds like something that is fairly common to this type of Dell monitor. Though not too sure on bleeding at all. But, i've read enough to see people talk about it with this and other monitors.
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Does it have any dead pixels? That's really not terrible as far as bleeding goes, certainly not great but I've seen much worse. I bought a 23" LG that bled like a hemophiliac up and down both sides. Black screens looked like an inverted Oreo. That was an instant RMA.

But if you did get a "pixel perfect" panel you'd be rolling the dice sending it back. It may be worth living with.
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If able, I would RMA until I got something better.

I bought a Samsung S27A850D and the first one I got looked like this:

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I took it back to MicroCenter (local) and got the only other one they had in back; the 2nd one is about 99% perfect.

With the first one, no matter how much I tried to tell myself it didn't bug me, it didn't matter...it bugged the bejeezus out of me. If I can see *any* bleed during dark scenes in movies or games then it's unacceptable.

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Does it have any dead pixels? That's really not terrible as far as bleeding goes, certainly not great but I've seen much worse. I bought a 23" LG that bled like a hemophiliac up and down both sides. Black screens looked like an inverted Oreo. That was an instant RMA.

But if you did get a "pixel perfect" panel you'd be rolling the dice sending it back. It may be worth living with.
It is indeed pixel perfect and thats why im hesitant to send it back.
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It is indeed pixel perfect and thats why im hesitant to send it back.
Well, if that's the only thing wrong with it, I'd probably just deal tbh. Unless you bought it from a brick and mortar store it's probably not worth the hassle. Mailing monitors back and forth can take weeks and you may just wind up with another bleeder, or worse dead pixels.

If it really bugs you though go ahead. It's your time and money after all tongue.gif
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Dam my U2711 is perfectly uniform.
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