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Originally Posted by Pragmatist View Post

I got the same kind of transparant tape around the opening of the box as well. Could they have opened it for QC? The monitors have just been released, it doesn't add up with us getting used monitors.....
I'm going to call the store tomorrow and ask them just in case.

That's a possibility. Where did you order from? Mine's from Alternate.
post #2652 of 9443
Hi guys, been following a lot of threads on this monitor since it was announced in June, and held off on the Acer XB270HU and P278Q because of it. However when the price went up at overclockers and it was £200 more than the Acer which was on special I took a plunge on the Acer. I've had all sorts of problems with dead pixels and bleed as well as dirt under the screen (which is inexcusable). At my fourth Acer I think its not so bad but I can't quite decide if I'm perfectly happy with the bleed as it is or to give up and try the Asus (which might be a bit better but costs a lot more), or just say welp I can't have IPS for now and get the P278Q.

Seeing a lot of people discussing the Asus etc here so I was hoping I could get some second opinions. I've taken shots of my monitor and uploaded them to imgur on the link below, but only posted a couple here as I don't want to swamp the board. I'm awful at taking pictures and it is hard, only using my iPhone 6 camera, so is much more overexposed than it should be. Main bleed seems to be on the bottom right, about an inch or two from the right and runs for about 2 inches. One image is at default settings (with 65 brightness) and the other (where glow isn't as bad) is at the settings noted on TFT Centrals review (24 brightness etc).

Was wondering what people thought would be worthwhile, risking the new Asus IPS, getting the TN Swift or going somewhere else entirely for now since I've had such a bad time with the Acer. I'd keep the acer if its just me being over picky though. The way its going I'm almost tempted to wait for dell to do a Gsync IPS but my current screen is a not to great 24" Iiyama from 2011. Bought a new PC in June so wanted a new screen to go with it!

Gallery:http://m.imgur.com/a/AESgA




Thanks all, got to say though I'm disappointed in this Asus having issues would have thought after the time it has taken and the premium they charge it would have been ok!
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ASUS isn't directly responsible for all of the issues. They can't fix AUO's mistakes.
 
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hire outside firm to go in improve standards fire the hillbillys running AU and im sure things will improve then they can say we sell defect free monitors.
post #2655 of 9443
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ASUS isn't directly responsible for all of the issues. They can't fix AUO's mistakes.

The thing is AUO knows the panels have excessive IPS glow, and Asus also knows this, and they've probably attempted to find a resolve for the problem, but AUO probably doesn't care, and Asus needs a competitor to Acer, so they really have no choice either.
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Edit: The transparant tape says Asus on mine and I saw images on new boxes with the same tape.

Yep, I got the Asus tape on both sides, but on one side it was broken with blank tape on top of it.
Edited by Pereb - 10/16/15 at 12:32pm
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I just can't believe that monitor which costs around 900€ is sooooo bad. There is no excuse for dead pixel, glow (ok to some point), bleed, dust and i don't know what else.
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I just can't believe that monitor which costs around 900€ is sooooo bad. There is no excuse for dead pixel, glow (ok to some point), bleed, dust and i don't know what else.

Apparently IPS glow can be solved with an A-TW polarizer, which definitely should be included in an IPS monitor at this price. But that's not something AUO would ever consider.
 
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The price wouldn't be so high if not so many people were considering buying this monitor...
post #2660 of 9443
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Yep, I got the Asus tape on both sides, but on one side it was broken with blank tape on top of it.

I got mine from a Swedish store, and I inspected the box fully now and I didn't find any none Asus tape on it.
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