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I guess in a dark room there is a bit of BLB on the very top corners very very minimal and not noticeable when in use or gaming. I'm very pleased with this display. I'm hoping by this being a May 2016 build that Acer has possibly gotten their QC in order.
Agreed. My X34 is the best IPS/PLS monitor I have ever owned, in terms or BLB/glow, and I have had a lot of them. Extremely pleased as well.
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How about coil whine? If you have the monitor at 100hz then browse internet, can you hear buzzing from the screen in a quiet room?
Edited by Nicholars - 7/25/16 at 3:19am
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How about coil whine? If you have the monitor at 100hz then browse internet, can you hear buzzing from the screen in a quiet room?

I'll have to give it a try. I don't browse on my rig. Gaming exclusively. I also wear headphones so even if it did it wouldn't bother me haha.
 
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Hey guys, trying to decide between this and the Asus PG348Q.

Anyone have experience with both?

Coming from a first gen 27" ROG Swift.
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Hey guys, trying to decide between this and the Asus PG348Q.

Anyone have experience with both?

Coming from a first gen 27" ROG Swift.

They both have "exactly" the same LG panel, it boils down to a few things

- Asus PG348Q.has swivel (however due to viewing angles on IPS not hugely useful but nice.).
- X34 looks better, well "most" seem to favor the X34 as its more refined looking and less try hard gamery, that's however subjective.
- Asus PG348Q has better on screen menu controls, you get used to the clunky Acer controls but it takes time!
- Asus PG348Q usually a bit more expensive and not as widely available.

I believe Acer is a little further along in the QC department ironing out problems with more recent manufactured units over Asus, but that's just based on forum observations.

Really there is next to nothing in it, go with your gut or flip a coin tongue.gif
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Hey guys, trying to decide between this and the Asus PG348Q.

Anyone have experience with both?

Coming from a first gen 27" ROG Swift.
Get which ever one you can find cheaper. thumb.gif
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i saw this o nsale at 999$ at costco and BARELY missed it (sold out as I was trying to PM) what is the deal on the new one how much when is it coming?
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Hey guys, trying to decide between this and the Asus PG348Q.

Anyone have experience with both?

Coming from a first gen 27" ROG Swift.
I am betting Asus will have better QC.
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I am betting Asus will have better QC.
That's what I thought too, until I read through the Asus thread. All my previous monitors have been Asus also, it's nice to see Acer really step up this last year or two. They use to be known and the lower quality brand, now they are top notch.
Edited by Swolern - 7/26/16 at 7:47am
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I am betting Asus will have better QC.
A few years ago I bought a ROG MARS II for $1900Aud which was faulty then RMA'd for another which was faulty also. The thing that got me was the cards were numbered and I got one from each end of the limited production run and both had issues with the fan shroud not clearing the fan and loose decorative pieces interfering with the cooling fans that made them both sound like whipper snippers.

Ever since then, I have had no faith in ASUS QC.
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