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Are there any X34A owners here that have experienced excessive backlight bleeding \ scanlines \ dead pixels?
Am considering getting X34A and most major issues written here are on X34.
Thanks a lot in advance! smile.gif
post #2102 of 3062
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Originally Posted by yairh View Post

Are there any X34A owners here that have experienced excessive backlight bleeding \ scanlines \ dead pixels?
Am considering getting X34A and most major issues written here are on X34.
Thanks a lot in advance! smile.gif

I believe the X34A uses the exact same panel. It's the rotating stand that sets it a apart from the original X34. Unless the X34A has more stringent quality control for some reason I would think risk of defects would be approximately the same.
post #2103 of 3062
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Originally Posted by yairh View Post

Are there any X34A owners here that have experienced excessive backlight bleeding \ scanlines \ dead pixels?
Am considering getting X34A and most major issues written here are on X34.
Thanks a lot in advance! smile.gif
my panel has a build date of March 2016 and has a little backlight bleed but none of the other defects you mention. I am very happy with my purchase.
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post #2104 of 3062
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Originally Posted by Bloodbath View Post

my panel has a build date of March 2016 and has a little backlight bleed but none of the other defects you mention. I am very happy with my purchase.

Mine was a March 2016 as well. For kicks, if you don't mind, could you change your background to a solid, medium color (i.e. gray) and check for a dark band of pixels, about an inch thick, across the top?
post #2105 of 3062
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Originally Posted by yairh View Post

Are there any X34A owners here that have experienced excessive backlight bleeding \ scanlines \ dead pixels?
Am considering getting X34A and most major issues written here are on X34.
Thanks a lot in advance! smile.gif

My display has a May 2016 build date. Its perfect other then very slight bleed in the bottom left hand corner. Having owned several IPS panels this is not a QC issue but more of a common panel defect with IPS in general. But out of all the display's I've had this one is by far the best. I'm not sure the "a" model even exist in the US. I spoke to a rep in the US who has never even heard of it. Mine still says X34 and it was built only 2 month's ago.
 
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post #2106 of 3062
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Just got in my Acer X34 & STRIX 1070 SLI in today. So pumped!! Any good X34 settings for the best PQ, or is default the way to go?

Actually haven't calibrated mines since I got it and I think it looks amazing with the out of the box settings. Don't think I'll even bother to calibrate it cause I like it as is.

I guess if you're using it for work as well you would want to calibrate it. TFT central may have some calibration settings, you should maybe check there.

Pretty sure someone has posted some settings in this thread if you do a search.
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This was a bad day... So I just moved and managed to shatter the panel on my X34. Apparently some of the weight of the monitor was on my center channel speaker. When I pulled the speaker forward the Predator as well as 2 other 27" monitors went with it. The other 2 went face first on to the floor (and somehow survived without a scratch). I tried to grab the Predator and managed to get it by the top bezel but my elbow hit the screen just right that it shattered. Damn. This was several weeks ago now and I already picked up a refurbished unit for $1,000 from Acer's eBay store. Now I'm debating what to do with the broken one. I'm sure it's worth something in parts so I may just try to sell it and see what I can get. Anybody have any better ideas? I'm sure a warranty wouldn't cover this and I seriously doubt it would be worth sending in for repair given that the panel is by far the most expensive part anyway.

Oh well, at least I can honestly say I like the monitor enough that I bought a second one.
 
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post #2108 of 3062
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This was a bad day... So I just moved and managed to shatter the panel on my X34. Apparently some of the weight of the monitor was on my center channel speaker. When I pulled the speaker forward the Predator as well as 2 other 27" monitors went with it. The other 2 went face first on to the floor (and somehow survived without a scratch). I tried to grab the Predator and managed to get it by the top bezel but my elbow hit the screen just right that it shattered. Damn. This was several weeks ago now and I already picked up a refurbished unit for $1,000 from Acer's eBay store. Now I'm debating what to do with the broken one. I'm sure it's worth something in parts so I may just try to sell it and see what I can get. Anybody have any better ideas? I'm sure a warranty wouldn't cover this and I seriously doubt it would be worth sending in for repair given that the panel is by far the most expensive part anyway.

Oh well, at least I can honestly say I like the monitor enough that I bought a second one.
life throws you a lemon you make lemonade or something...
I say get it repaired and then you'll have two.
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Mine was a March 2016 as well. For kicks, if you don't mind, could you change your background to a solid, medium color (i.e. gray) and check for a dark band of pixels, about an inch thick, across the top?
yes I can do that as soon as I get home from work.
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Originally Posted by yairh View Post

Are there any X34A owners here that have experienced excessive backlight bleeding \ scanlines \ dead pixels?
Am considering getting X34A and most major issues written here are on X34.
Thanks a lot in advance! smile.gif

It appears more recent manufactured units have far less issues than the earlier ones. Mine was also manufactures March 2016, zero dead pixels, does 100hz, minimal backlight bleed and or IPS glow.
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