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I seriously can't believe they have *dropped* in price. They have only gotten *more* popular and look at what happened with IPS prices before. Despite not being able to OC they were hovering around $400 on eBay before these PLS hit and ones that could do 120Hz were like $800-1000.
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Does that korean monitor is already ok to use when you get it? How about all these IPS glows, BLB etc? I don't know about monitors, I wouldnt know what to do (and definitely wouldnt open it up and fix that myself) when this new monitor would have white glows all around, or messed up colors and things like that tongue.gif

Oh, and I almost forgot - I need the screen as matte as possible, glossy is a mirror in my room. Do they happen to do things like sending glossy screen instead of the matte? tongue.gif
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Does that korean monitor is already ok to use when you get it? How about all these IPS glows, BLB etc? I don't know about monitors, I wouldnt know what to do (and definitely wouldnt open it up and fix that myself) when this new monitor would have white glows all around, or messed up colors and things like that tongue.gif

Oh, and I almost forgot - I need the screen as matte as possible, glossy is a mirror in my room. Do they happen to do things like sending glossy screen instead of the matte? tongue.gif

No the colors (and contrast ratio) are generally really good and can be made better with ICC profiles from other users with these displays. Some do have some back light bleed so do some Asus and Dells. It can be fixed but does requiring opening it generally.

And yeah some people have reported that they got the wrong type based on what they ordered but it is not a common occurance. If you are in the States you should look at ipsledmonitors.com. Stand behind their units and have warranty etc not requiring you to return it to Korea.
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Is their any advantage paying the extra $30 or $40 for a Pixel Perfect from green-sum?

I did spring for the pixel perfect from green-sum, but it's hard to say if its just a marketing ploy or if they actually test it. I bought it on Thursday 25th, and received it Monday the 29th.

For what its worth, mine did end up having 0 dead pixels, and fairly minimal back light bleed. If $30 doesn't break the bank for you and if it makes you feel more comfortable for it to potentially be perfect, I'd say go for it.
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Is their any advantage paying the extra $30 or $40 for a Pixel Perfect from green-sum?
FWIW I ordered the pixel-perfect monitor from green-sum and I can't see any dead pixels and there is almost no backlight bleed (basically none).
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Is their any advantage paying the extra $30 or $40 for a Pixel Perfect from green-sum?
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I did spring for the pixel perfect from green-sum, but it's hard to say if its just a marketing ploy or if they actually test it.

This thread just goes in circles over and over again but I guess that's because it's attracting a lot of people that have never been to OCN. Even so it's simple forum edict to at least read through the first post...
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Q: Is it worth it to buy a pixel perfect monitor?
A: No. All evidence as of now suggests that probability of receiving a monitor with no or little dead pixels is random, even if purchasing a 'pixel perfect' monitor. It seems that it is a marketing ploy for them to get more money.

Not to mention this has been discussed in probably about 50% of the 502 pages that we currently have.

Also if you look closely at a lot of the "pixel perfect" monitors they can still have a policy that allows you to have a "flawless" monitor with up to 5 dead pixels. Pixel policy listed within the sellers description is what you really need to look for.

For example the monitor I got for $285 from accessorieswhole only allowed for up to 3 dead pixels.
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I hope the price going down is only a sign of increased demand and even greater supply + competition and NOT the fact that he sold his best monitors first (pixel perfect/BLB-wise) and now is left to sell the ones in the worst condition.

It seems like it might be the latter because of "Limited quantity available".
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I think what many of you are reporting as dead pixels is actually just dust inbetween the outer surface and the actual panel and is most likely fixable but not if your a tech noob and are scared of opening the case(this is an overclocking forum after all). Remember when you first got a PC and you were scared to take the side door off and look inside thats what I hear when you are all scared to fix your black light bleed or cant tell the difference between a dead pixel or some dust and just need to get in there and blow some air on it. If its a pixel its going to have the definite dead pixel shape its gonna look exactly like one dead pixel in a grid its not gonna be some big blurry shape thats shrouding 10 pixels first of all that shape is bigger than a pixel and with a dead pixel its either stuck on or stuck off its not gonna be inbetween(at least individual color pixels) this is the kind of thinking that if you had thought about what you were observing would lead you to the conclusion its just dust.

Also matte vs glossy, matte really tones and pastels the colors and makes them all wrong the right approach is the old sony one with a glossy anti glare coating that made the panel slightly darker but kept it nice and clear while also providing anti-glare like i got on this sony gdm-f900. Yeah I'm probably the only one this QNIX is gonna be a step down for me in quality but its still the best of lesser LCD technology for the price. So glossy with an antiglare coating is the way to go for me I wonder if its possible to spray one on or do they still sell those anti glare films you can just cut and put on there? Still I think the best solution is just to shutter your room and buy some curtains. Glossy is the only way to go because thats the way the monitor is supposed to look not all pastel and hazy looking. Im not installing sweetfx to get rid of all that horrible directx fog just to add it on my monitor afterwards.

Also HDMI is a flawed concept dvi is definitely the way to go(more wires no audio(audio requires more power more interference) and if your going to get a cable with data on it you probably want silver plated copper wires. I know everyone is gonna tell me its bs and buy monoprice but I think this is finally the example that is completely killing you computer weenies its digital it either works or it doesnt argument because the cable is having a direct effect to the oc-ability of this monitor.

Silver requires less energy because it has a stronger electron sea thats why its so shiny and the most conductive metal known. It also does wonders in the analog world which is a superior science because it requires a higher degree of manufacturing. It was because analog failed in its early days because we didnt have the manufacturing technology that digital was created as a workaround in telephone aka telecommunications because its easier to transmit a digital signal and then re assemble an analog copy down the line and amplify that then to try to amplify and maintain the signal integrity of an analog signal over extreme distances but if you could pull it off with analog techniques you would have a higher level of skill and basically be a god of electrical design tho even today it may still not be possible.

Digital is an easier to manage lesser more controlled technique(a workaround, let that sit on your chest some) that ultimately creates a less refined signal because its not a smooth natural curvy wave its a system of locks switching back and forth. I switched out my sata 2 cable for sata 3 and my hdd performance improved(digital weenies can never explain this which will always lead them to attack and say its just placebo effect and your making it up yet they cant tell you the exact mechanism of any chip involved). There are audio guys that say switching out the sata cable changes the way audio sounds played back in your pc even THX engineers have said this very same thing yet cnet and every computer weenie its digital moron has tried to pound it into the ground.

Also seems to me that maybe the thicker monoprice cables are too much copper and may be attenuating the signal too much copper to drive up and down for the given source that's why many experience poor results(if this isnt the reason then it must be inferior construction). The electricity flows on the outside of the wire so you want slow drawn wire in a hydrogen atmosphere(got this from george cardas) so that the outer surface is smooth because wire drawn in oxygen drawn quickly as most manufacturers do to make a cheap product will cause cracking on the surface which will scatter electrons flowing along its length creating noise and influencing higher rates of signaling. Think about this if CAT wire such as cat6 tops out at 600mhz and we are talking about belden some of the best networking wire in the world then to what spec does your sata 3 cable need to be designed to handle 600MB/s 600x8mhz at least or the spec of your dvi cable all be it with lower signalling bandwidth but many more conductors all tightly bunched together with very little shielding.

I did enjoy the plastidip post finally some real information which has lacked allot in this thread. Oh well back to the bourgeois braggers(10 words or less posters) about how great they are for buying a monitor and the wussies scared to crack the case to fix their back light bleed(also scared to overclock and how smart is it to oc a panel that seems to artifact at 110hz just short of 120hz without opening the panel and putting some heatsinks or possibly fans also on the inside to cool the chips that are rendering that dvi signal? before you add heat and cause it to artifact seems to me cooling these chips would be of paramount concern but no one even thinks about this which i find funny) but they are so happy with their purchase(fake bourgeois patting themselves on the back and probably lying about how many dead pixels they have).
post #5019 of 25935
What dvi cables are people generally buying with this monitor? Or are most using the one that came with it?

Here's an amazon DVI link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/electronics/202506011/ref=pd_zg_hrsr_e_2_6_last
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There is another post on slickdeals about the qnix for $269 like someone posted above. Prepare for the wave of noooobssss who wont read the op!
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