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Is this a stuck or dead pixel?

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I just received my new Asus VG278HE (Which is awesome), but it appears to have a stuck or dead pixel. I want to say it's dead - it's black over white, red, and green backgrounds - but I think it may just be stuck - it's white over black and blue backgrounds. If it's dead then it's going back to Amazon for a try at another but if it's stuck then I'd at least try to fix it first.

Black over a white background.



White over a black background.


Though in this image it looks green.


Can't get a good picture of it over a blue background, it's really hard to see, but it is visibly white.
    
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Dead pixels are dead. Meaning they will never show color. If it is green or white, then it is stuck.
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That's what I thought but I thought it was strange that it'd change at all. I'm used to stuck pixels staying whatever they're stuck in no matter what. Didn't know stuck pixels were still capable of changing at all.
    
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