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Originally Posted by Goofy Flow View Post

Look at the bottom of the monitor, there is a label with the serial number and built date.
It's already in the box and on the box there is a sticker with SN but no manufacturing date smile.gif But I plan to have a look one more time tomorrow before it will go back so I can check it. But I expect it is 2015 model.
post #5552 of 6157

Bought one for $699 CAD refurb, no dead pixels, Jan 2015 model.

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guys i ve noticed something on my rog swift...I don't think it's a dead or stuck pixel but a tiny grey stain on a white backgrund...Actually while gaming it's not a problem i can't notice it, but while i'm on the desktop, web browsing for exemble on white background. i can notice it a little if i focus...I ve bought the monitor on amazon 5/10/2015 and i still can return or change it, but my question is, with all the problem i heard about the monitor, should i have to stay with mine (small problem) or change to find the perfect one? If i decide to return the monitor and i obtain real dead pixel or bleed (mine is perfect) or vertical line (mine doesn't have) it could be worste...So my question is, if i return the monitor and receive a new one the 30 days to change it starts with the new one? Or i still have the remaining days of my initial purchase?
post #5554 of 6157
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guys i ve noticed something on my rog swift...I don't think it's a dead or stuck pixel but a tiny grey stain on a white backgrund...Actually while gaming it's not a problem i can't notice it, but while i'm on the desktop, web browsing for exemble on white background. i can notice it a little if i focus...I ve bought the monitor on amazon 5/10/2015 and i still can return or change it, but my question is, with all the problem i heard about the monitor, should i have to stay with mine (small problem) or change to find the perfect one? If i decide to return the monitor and i obtain real dead pixel or bleed (mine is perfect) or vertical line (mine doesn't have) it could be worste...So my question is, if i return the monitor and receive a new one the 30 days to change it starts with the new one? Or i still have the remaining days of my initial purchase?
You should not change it, the risk of getting one thousand times worse is high.
Hold it and enjoy it!
post #5555 of 6157
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guys i ve noticed something on my rog swift...I don't think it's a dead or stuck pixel but a tiny grey stain on a white backgrund...Actually while gaming it's not a problem i can't notice it, but while i'm on the desktop, web browsing for exemble on white background. i can notice it a little if i focus...I ve bought the monitor on amazon 5/10/2015 and i still can return or change it, but my question is, with all the problem i heard about the monitor, should i have to stay with mine (small problem) or change to find the perfect one? If i decide to return the monitor and i obtain real dead pixel or bleed (mine is perfect) or vertical line (mine doesn't have) it could be worste...So my question is, if i return the monitor and receive a new one the 30 days to change it starts with the new one? Or i still have the remaining days of my initial purchase?

It's a dust trapped under the AG coating. Seems also PG289Qs are plagued by this as well. Don't know if they don't have janitor in Asus manufacture. I would change it, from now on you will always be distracted by this if you turn the monitor on. Believe me... I bought mine on Friday and no dead pixel or dust. No BLB whatsoever. But still I'm going to return it because I can't keep with TN technology. Gama/color shift and poor angles are not my cup of a tea. I will try my luck with PG289Q so maybe you could do the same wink.gif
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Guess I got lucky with mine. Had it since day one, no dead pixels, no glow, no pixel inversion, or image degradation. The only thing I can complain about is the TN Panel and the early adopter premium I paid for it.
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post #5557 of 6157
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Guess I got lucky with mine. Had it since day one, no dead pixels, no glow, no pixel inversion, or image degradation. The only thing I can complain about is the TN Panel and the early adopter premium I paid for it.

How much did you pay ?? Btw, did you try pixel inversion in color temp "user mode" ? Because seems I have it only in this mode, if I change to some preset, e.g. warm, it is not there. At least not noticeable in desktop and games. In certain specific test yes, but did not notice in games or desktop. But in user mode it is obvious.
post #5558 of 6157
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How much did you pay ?? Btw, did you try pixel inversion in color temp "user mode" ? Because seems I have it only in this mode, if I change to some preset, e.g. warm, it is not there. At least not noticeable in desktop and games. In certain specific test yes, but did not notice in games or desktop. But in user mode it is obvious.

I only use it in User mode and I've never seen anything out of the ordinary.

I also bought it off Newegg for 810 USD.
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post #5559 of 6157
For those that are interested, I've written a comparison between the TN Swift and the X34. I've located it in my build thread so that I don't spam a large write up in multiple locations.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1554247/build-log-vegas-2015-chromed-copper-tube-gaming-system/60_20#post_24519554
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post #5560 of 6157
Pixel inversion test. My model from July 2015 also has it. I think all TN Swifts have it. Just look at this image and start move your browser window or scroll in horizontal direction (left/right). If there is pixel inversion the squares will flash in pink and green colors. It's pretty obvious. If you scroll vertically this issue is not present.

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