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@t1337dude what coupon did you find and would you mind sharing? might make me pull the trigger.. biggrin.gif
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I used the TFT Settings. I didn't mind the standard setting, which is what i used for the first hour. I haven't really used the monitor since i've applied the TFT settings. I'll be playing around with the new setting tonight after work.

You can actually use the buttons at the bottom of the monitor to switch between the "Standard" profile settings which is Brightness 50/contrast 50/ gama 2.2/ RGB 50/50/50 or you can switch to the User settings (which is what i copied from TFT). You can also set it as Energy Saver or Movie.

Edit: I will end up calibrating it with a device, but need to let my credit card cool off after building a new rig and getting a new monitor.
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@1440 they are saying 10 dead pixels are acceptable. Do other retailers like Newegg/Amazon have perfect pixel policies?

http://www.acer.co.in/ac/en/IN/content/dead-pixel

This also is for LCD panels... so might not apply?

@Zuolo chances are you're just hearing reports from people who have dead ones.. people who have no dead pixels are too busy gaming biggrin.gif
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hopefully biggrin.gif
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Thanks for your review of the calibration process. Where on the web can I find a good, self-contained, tutorial leading me through what you did here with the i1 Display 3 + HCFR + white LED spectral correction file? I'm interested in learning more about display calibration.

It is actually pretty easy. I install xRite's i1 Profilier and then install HCFR.

When creating a new measurement file in HCFR you select white LED as the display type (not a meter calibration).

Then run a 10 or 20 point scan on the gray scale after changing the OSD options to tune the white point. This way you can see how the change effects the entire range of brightness instead of only 100% white, this display has very flat RGB levels so there is little change with brightness, unlike many monitors. You can also use it to see what changes with brightness, contrast, or other setting. HCFR is quite nice for evaluating a monitor and it is pretty easy to use. The guides I have found are pretty out of date.
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Mine arrived. About to go home and hook her up.....hoping 0 dead pixel.
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Mine arrived. About to go home and hook her up.....hoping 0 dead pixel.

Congrats. When you do make sure to check in with the club thread now open and members list coming.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1549176/acer-predator-xb270hu-owners-club
     
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Recieved mine yesterday and was able to configure it most of the way. I did the Pixel test via Dead Pixel Buddy and noticed one dead pixel on the far right side of my screen. I played some Mass Effect 3 and Far Cry 4 and didn't notice the bad pixel. I also played some 4k/1440p vids on Youtube and wow this monitor is amazing. It is so fluid and vibrant.




Edit: This is before i ajdusted my monitor.

Don't want to be the Debbie Downer but that 2nd pic looks horrible, glow or bleed whatever you want to call it is pretty bad, especially lower right corner. You must be @100% brightness? Hopefully adjustments/calibration can fix that rolleyes.gif

@QuantomPion ... If your ingame glow/bleed looks like jch2k's I'd have to RMA it or stick with the X-Star @120Hz!
 
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@t1337dude what coupon did you find and would you mind sharing? might make me pull the trigger.. biggrin.gif
I used the $20 coupon here. It's supposed to be already expired. Seems to be a discrepancy of sorts because afterwards it said that it was processing an order of $819.99, despite my order confirmation invoice and the grand total upon the final purchase click saying I'd be charged for 799.99. (The coupon basically makes it free shipping, is all).


I really don't want to take any risks - ShopBLT is going by Acer's policy, and that's interesting because Acer seems to have given exceptions to their own dead pixel policy. The idea of opening up my monitor and counting 12 dead pixels and not being able to return it would be awful.
Edited by t1337dude - 4/2/15 at 11:17am
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Here's a stupid question.... at night I leave my computer on but turn the monitor off. When I do this with the Acer, within an hour or so it turns itself back on. Anyone know if there's a way to disable this?

Anyone have any insight as to why the monitor is turning itself on? Anyone else experience this?

It seems rather odd.
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Anyone have any insight as to why the monitor is turning itself on? Anyone else experience this?

It seems rather odd.

As sexy as this monitor is how are you expecting it not to turn itself on (I kid I kid....)

I had no issue with the monitor turning itself on or off with out instructions from my computer or me pushing the off button.
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