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Bought the Rog Swift 9Q for less than market value as it was already open, it was already ready open but it was as good as new.

Very slight bleed at the bottom left corner but considering what some people are getting it's not bad.

Have a look: http://imgur.com/a/QCzEK

What you think?

Yeah, I can see a couple of BLB spots in the lower left corner. the rest looks like IPS glow to me. Not bad IMO. I'm sure it looks way worse in the pictures because of the exposure on the camera.
Edited by Tikerz - 8/25/16 at 3:28pm
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That monitor looks good. At different angles you might see more or less... It looks more like IPS glow.
Something you won't notice playing games etc. Unless you have a really dark scene and look for it, in practice all that will go unnoticed. Good luck
    
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@Tikerz
That monitor looks good. At different angles you might see more or less... It looks more like IPS glow.
Something you won't notice playing games etc. Unless you have a really dark scene and look for it, in practice all that will go unnoticed. Good luck

Thanks. Yes the glow in the corner does go away if I look more straight at it. $599 shipped from Newegg.com if anyone is feeling lucky to try a refurb. I was impressed.

On another note, I'm using zerocool's ICC profile for the XB271HU with brightness set to 25 instead of 28 and it looks perfect. I tried the TFTCentral profile for the PG279Q but zerocool's looked better IMO.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1581181/acer-xb271hu-share-your-experience-and-show-pics/1560#post_24717748
Edited by Tikerz - 8/25/16 at 3:49pm
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I noticed Amazon in the US had stock for just a few minutes the other night and I pulled the trigger, it is still on back order, but I am hoping the wait will be worth it!
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Yesterday I played (and finished) Inside for the very first time in my PG279Q, and I couldn't help but noticing the glow on the right bottom all the time. Very sad, because it's a gorgeous game but it's also very dark, especially at the corners.

This IPS glow scum is a plague. I can't remember a piece of hardware equipment destroying my gaming experience like this in a very long time.
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Yesterday I played (and finished) Inside for the very first time in my PG279Q, and I couldn't help but noticing the glow on the right bottom all the time. Very sad, because it's a gorgeous game but it's also very dark, especially at the corners.

This IPS glow scum is a plague. I can't remember a piece of hardware equipment destroying my gaming experience like this in a very long time.

So don't buy IPS? It's a problem with every single IPS display on the market, unless it's tiny like a cell phone screen. Perhaps try sitting back a bit further.
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Yesterday I played (and finished) Inside for the very first time in my PG279Q, and I couldn't help but noticing the glow on the right bottom all the time. Very sad, because it's a gorgeous game but it's also very dark, especially at the corners.

This IPS glow scum is a plague. I can't remember a piece of hardware equipment destroying my gaming experience like this in a very long time.
Samsung is coming up with a 27" 1440p VA-based 144Hz monitor, maybe you should try that.
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Samsung is coming up with a 27" 1440p VA-based 144Hz monitor, maybe you should try that.

I thought that was to be 1080p? Although either way it's curved right? And no G-SYNC or blur reduction.
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I thought that was to be 1080p? Although either way it's curved right? And no G-SYNC or blur reduction.
I heard a 27" 1440p version is to follow later on. I don't really mind lack of G-sync if the panel offers good quality, because at 144Hz the tearing is already practically non-existent.
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I heard a 27" 1440p version is to follow later on. I don't really mind lack of G-sync if the panel offers good quality, because at 144Hz the tearing is already practically non-existent.

I see a ton of tearing at 100+ Hz and 100+ FPS without any syncing technology. It's always there without any syncing, just less obvious to some I guess.
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