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Anyone familiar with this monitor? This monitor is known for bad capacitor causing dead monitor. I got this one a couple years ago for very cheap, had the power supply board worked on with new caps and it's been working since then.

However the past couple days when it powers on after being in sleep mode for hours, the mid section of the display seems darker than both sides. It's like the back light bulb is taking longer to reach full brightness than it used to. I think it employed CFL? If I leave it on for a few minutes, it starts to look normal and even until the monitor goes to sleep or is powered off.

If it is the CFL starting to go bad, how easy would it be to replace it? Power supply was easy since it was all in the back and I didn't need to remove many screws to get the unit out. The LCD back lighting seems a little harder to get in from what I remember.
    
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i7 2700k Asus P8P67 Deluxe GTX 580 DCII Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Force GT Intel X25V Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 Seagate ST30001DM001 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Seagate ST31000528AS Seagate ST30001DM001 Intel X25V Pioneer BDR-209DBK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Thermalright Venomous X Windows 7 premium 64 bits Soyo Topaz S MT-GW-PRLM24D6 Acer E21H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 OCZ Z series 1000w Mountain Mods UFO case Logitech G5 
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any cheap pad with cute kitty picture Kingwin KB4000 4-in-3 swap bay 
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