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You are right. I went to my monitor and that is true. This is keeper man. Congrats on first good one unit here! smile.gif Or second one. You are still one hell lucky man thumb.gif

My third one comes today in 8 hours. I am getting nervous tongue.gif

Oh boy....The second one i had was like this. Maybe even better tbh and i still thought it was rubbish because that BLB shows up on EVERYTHING.

Looks OK in the pic but believe me its annoying in real life. It makes everything in the top and bottom right hand corner lighter than everything else.

If thats as good as it gets, i'm still not convinced there are ANY acceptable units out there for me
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Hehe, my THIRD PG279Q came. Guess what? Yeah, yellow glow again.....

Not only that but September 2015 unit so I am not supprised that I have yellow glow biggrin.gif

I was thinking- I will wait till night to show you guys, but guess what? No need- you can see it right here: Top right corner. Do you see how silverish are other corners and how yellow is top right. Yeah..... Glow is of course exagerated by sun light from behind me but you can see glow color just well.

Brigthness: 26, TFT calibration.








Well, thats it. I think I will quit from ASUS lottery. They get my middle finger. I will keep this for a week and then get refund and wait for Acer. I don't know if I want to get another replacement. ASUS so far is one big pile of you know what in terms of Quality of they product. I don't care if AUO make panels like that, it is ASUS who put it on market.
Edited by Benny89 - 11/16/15 at 1:51am
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I don't care if AUO make panels like that, it is ASUS who put it on market.



I agree!
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I agree they should demand better quality control from AUO but I assume they feel they are lucky to even get the panels since there arent many options/suppliers and besides AUO and BenQ
are merged so AUO prolly doesnt need Asus anyway. Its a situation where we the consumer loses & these companies dont give a damn. Unfortunately there isnt enough of us to fight it and return the crappy panels
cause the majority of consumers are either kids that dont know any better or others that just dont care, after all the majority of consumers im sure dont even realize right away that their panel has defects
since they wont pay any attention to it when there is a black screen which is when the glow & bleed is most noticeable.
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post #4705 of 9401
You cannot say "this batch is bad and this batch is good" based on owning 1 or 2 monitors from the batch.

As far as I know a batch of panels is selected and graded based on a few random panels from the batch, other panels in the same batch could be good or bad, so while different batches might be better or worse, it is more likely that they are all pretty much the same and you will get good or bad panels in each, unless asus or AUO actually change something between batches.

Its more likely that you got a bad panel from the first batch and a good panel from the second batch, rather than one batch is better than the other, unless Asus or AUO actually change something in the manufacturing.

Its also not really Asus's fault, because they buy a batch of panels and pay for them, they cannot just throw them in the bin unless they want to make a massive loss, so if AUO actually made the panels properly in the first place there would be no problem, it is 100% AUO's fault.
Edited by Nicholars - 11/16/15 at 2:07am
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Yep, i have actually started looking at Korean monitors because you can pick those up for around £200, 1440p, overclockable to 120hz and IPS. They have minimal IPS glow and come weith a pixel perfect garentee. They use a samsung panel too!

As much as i'd love to have the PG279Q in top condition, i just don't believe it actually exists.

That yellow glow in top right was same as mine and very annoying in all scenarios.
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Yep, i have actually started looking at Korean monitors because you can pick those up for around £200, 1440p, overclockable to 120hz and IPS. They have minimal IPS glow and come weith a pixel perfect garentee. They use a samsung panel too!

As much as i'd love to have the PG279Q in top condition, i just don't believe it actually exists.

That yellow glow in top right was same as mine and very annoying in all scenarios.

Let me know if you find from where those can be ordered- I will take a look on them also.
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Ebay mate. They come from Korea.

Only problems is styling isnt that nice, also they only have single DVI input and nothing else.

VERY cheap though and heard real success stories with the QNix 2710
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I'm telling you guys.
Get the Benq XL2720Z or wait for the Eizo FS2735.
Stop playing lottery and use my trick for perfect overdrive setting on XL2720Z (blur reduction off overdrive trick) or use blur reduction, and stop playing lottery >_>

If Eizo FS2735 freesync version is a success (PCM2 thinks it will be another lottery though!), then maybe a gsync version will come out...
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What is so good about the Benq XL2720Z? Its 1080p so no thanks...
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