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post #1 of 7
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Hi all. I just received this monitor used on ebay and after setting it up I see this. Is this something to be concerned about or should I just let it go?

Here is a excerpt of the ebay description "Monitor is in excellent condition, no dead pixels or other visual defects. "


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Is that a section of dead pixels on the left hand side?

I would fire it up and play a game and see what happens.

If you are not happy I would send it back
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post #3 of 7
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Is that a section of dead pixels on the left hand side?

I would fire it up and play a game and see what happens.

If you are not happy I would send it back
No. That's just my mouse pointer. I was more concerned about the square in the middle. I can see it when using the monitor.
    
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I would send it back if it is bothering you and you can see it.

It looks like someone may of placed something on the screen during shipping.
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send it back.
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post #6 of 7
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Yes. There is a square.

Ebay Seller has been very responsive and has filed a claim with the shipping carrier.
    
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post #7 of 7
IF that's a new monitor and it's visible in actual use gaming or watching movies etc return it while you can. It doesn't go away and you will see it now that you've noticed it every time your in front of it which will bug you for the lifespan that monitor is on your desk.

Last year when they released the new VG278H there was a problem with an oval shaped back light bleed until QA got better with ASUS. I had to return my first one and the exchange was good. Now my second monitor on my second 3D Vision rig.

You shouldn't have to deal with that for the price you paid and don't settle for less than one that doesn't ruin watching movies or gaming. Seriously. Good luck.
     
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