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Originally Posted by ChevChelios View Post

not yet, pretty much only July (or even August) made batches will have the new firmware pre-installed
?

I'm looking to buy one of these monitors soon, and i'd like to buy one with the updated firmware pre-installed.

The problem however is it will take bloody months before all inventory has been fully used up (aka ill get a monitor which requires a firmware upgrade still) - before I'll get a chance to get stock from the july/august batches ;s
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Originally Posted by theringisMINE View Post

I'm looking to buy one of these monitors soon, and i'd like to buy one with the updated firmware pre-installed.

The problem however is it will take bloody months before all inventory has been fully used up (aka ill get a monitor which requires a firmware upgrade still) - before I'll get a chance to get stock from the july/august batches ;s

Yeah, it's a bit of a pain, but honestly it's not a big issue, you can solve it within seconds if it happens, it's well worth it having this awesome monitor. biggrin.gif

Plus it's not related to this model, but it seems to be rather with G-Sync, as it affects Acer monitors too. thumb.gif
    
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Amazon Spain doesn't have my monitor anymore on stock, and I doubt it's because it's going to be discontinued, so I guess they are waiting for new fixed revisions of this monitor. smile.gif
    
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That was not my point. I answered his questions. He must not fear any damage if he wouldn't sent his unit to the service. That was my intention.
In fact very few units have this problem. Some only in ULMB-mode, some in G-SYNC mode...
He cannot correct this error by updating the software at home. The firmware update needs a special port and tool.
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Maybe about 50% of the times that I minimize or switch from gamemode to fullscreen and viceversa.

It happens a lot, but luckily fixing it takes just a few seconds. tongue.gif

Sounds like you got a very bad unit. I read about 1 time in hours of tabbing. I never saw this issue at my pg279q or xb271hu (and I like tabbing too).

My condolences. :-(
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@theringisMINE
In fact very few units have this problem. Some only in ULMB-mode, some in G-SYNC mode...(

I'm under the impression this quote is completely wrong, and that all of these monitors exhibit the problem. The question is whether the end-users utilise them in a way that triggers it rarely / sometimes / often.

Can anyone else comment on whether its more a 'only a few units exhibit this issue' or whether its a 'systemic to all of these acer/asus panels w/ gsync' issue?
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I'm under the impression this quote is completely wrong, and that all of these monitors exhibit the problem. The question is whether the end-users utilise them in a way that triggers it rarely / sometimes / often.

Can anyone else comment on whether its more a 'only a few units exhibit this issue' or whether its a 'systemic to all of these acer/asus panels w/ gsync' issue?

I am pretty sure it affects all units with G-Sync, but probably people don't notice because they don't switch between Fullscreen and Windowed (or minimize) too often.

I think this issue wouldn't happen if G-Sync was also active on desktop. thumb.gif
    
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https://community.acer.com/t5/Predator-Monitors/Line-down-the-middle-overlapping-image/m-p/445286#M3321

It looks like Acer has already released a firmware to solve these issues. When will be ASUS updating our PG279Q? mad.gif
    
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I have to correct my statement. I found a posting which should clarify the situation:

https://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?84753-Asus-Support-Please-help-me-with-my-PG279Q&p=590116&viewfull=1#post590116

"I apologize for the inconvenience but all monitors (including other brands) that are using the same panel have this issue, this is why Nvidia has released a firmware to address this issue. I'll update everyone again once the firmware is available and let everyone know how to arrange to have your monitor sent in to have the firmware upgraded."

I cannot reproduce it by now (and I tryed it hard). So I won't sent mine in.
Edited by Lahatiel - 7/24/16 at 3:22pm
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My unit has almost 0 issues. Just a slight BLB but that's it. none of the issues explained here and mine was manufactured in October 2015. I also do tab out of bf4 a lot when playing and still no issue here. Don't get any lines or image being cut off or whatever.

The only thing I would really like is if ASUS releases a firmware with some more crosshairs. I want one with just a simple dot in the middle as I find the other ones to big and distracting for me.
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So I've been using my PG279Q side by side with my Dell U3014, both with TFT Central's recommended settings and ICC profiles.

Does anyone else think the colors on the 279Q are extremely washed out? Everything is so much for vivid on my Dell. However, the viewing angles on this thing are leagues ahead of the Dell.

But maybe my Dell is just saturated. I can't tell.
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The only thing I would really like is if ASUS releases a firmware with some more crosshairs. I want one with just a simple dot in the middle as I find the other ones to big and distracting for me.

What is the advantage of using the monitor's crosshair vs, the game's?
Edited by Anoxy - 7/26/16 at 6:30am
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