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I'm curious, has anyone who can see the scan lines on this monitor also tried running the Pendulum demo on other new G-Sync monitors like the PG279Q or XB271HU?

I'm doubtful they suffer from the same issue, but I haven't seen anyone try the Pendulum demo on them. It would be good to rule out a possible fault with the new G-Sync module Nvidia is using (iirc, these G-Sync monitors are all the first to support multiple inputs).
Edited by x3sphere - 12/21/15 at 4:22pm
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Just wanted to say thanks for this thread.thumb.gif I want to buy this or the Asus but am concerned about the scan lines like everyone else. Just hoping that if you don't have the scan lines at the start that they won't appear later after the return window. redface.gif
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Please follow up have a Dell 30' also and got the same itch for a 34'
I like to see you compare the two
Thx

Well, got it today..... it's a no contest, the 34" is better in pretty much every way. Colors, PQ, smoothness etc. Wowzers, it's pretty awesome!! Mine OC'd to 95 hz, just a bit of orange glow on the left corners, not enough to bother me too bad, you really only notice it on a black screen where the monitor is blank. I though the loss of height would be an issue but after 10 mins, I didn't even notice! ohh yaa!
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Had my X34 for a couple of days now, and have it setup up as per TFT recommendations which seems pretty reasonable. BLB / Glow is there but its not too bad, the only major issue I had was 100hz OC was flickering a bit in game. It may have been due to the game or the server lag as it was spiking down to 17fps pretty typical for TSW (just using it as a test smile.gif ), but dropping it down to 90hz is fine so far. 95hz is probably fine too, but its not like I was get max frames much into the 80s anyway smile.gif

Just read thru the thread to get a feel for what I might have been seeing, as the flickering was basically black flashes here and there as the framerate spiked while turning etc, they weren't full screen flashes but more like objects coming into view. A quick play again this morning at 90hz had no issues at all, infact it was quite smooth.
100hz was perfectly fine in windows, and even the game load screen / character select and only had slight flashes occasionally so it may have also been the fact I had just re downloaded it fresh.

90hz was what Asus was originally aiming for so anything over that is a bonus I'm guessing, but 90hz maybe better for longevity?

I will say the monitor is amazing and exactly what I'd hoped it would be. Initially I thought wow this thing is soooo wide, but frankly it is just perfect in game, and I find that I don't notice the side of the screen like I did with 27'' monitors. Effectively the sides seem the right distance compared to the top and bottom, so its all nicely in proportion smile.gif
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90hz means you got a monitor that is not up to par. In fact it's well below since most people can hit 95hz from a bad monitor. Correctly working ones do 100hz; I'm on my 3rd and not one has flickered at 100hz. Simple.

If your pc is weak and can't hit 100hz in most games then its your choice but I tend to want what the manufacturer advertised.

Either enjoy your falsly advertised monitor, return it for a refund, or keep taking it back in hopes for a good one. Those are your only three choices. It doesn't matter what popular opinion is but I know if I couldn't do 100hz, that would be the biggest deal breaker for me.
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90hz means you got a monitor that is not up to par. In fact it's well below since most people can hit 95hz from a bad monitor. Correctly working ones do 100hz; I'm on my 3rd and not one has flickered at 100hz. Simple.

If your pc is weak and can't hit 100hz in most games then its your choice but I tend to want what the manufacturer advertised.

Either enjoy your falsly advertised monitor, return it for a refund, or keep taking it back in hopes for a good one. Those are your only three choices. It doesn't matter what popular opinion is but I know if I couldn't do 100hz, that would be the biggest deal breaker for me.

So if the monitor can do 95hz, and you were generally happy with everything else (BLB, no dead pixels etc.) you'd be willing to send it back and roll the dice for 5hz? Whether or not it's false advertising, thats a pure gamble.
Mine can only do 95hz, 100hz seems to be weird in some games but everything else about the monitor is good. No bad scan lines, BLB is acceptable, no dead pixels.... I won't be bothering sending it back as theres a extremely good chance you'll get something worse back.
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90hz means you got a monitor that is not up to par. In fact it's well below since most people can hit 95hz from a bad monitor. Correctly working ones do 100hz; I'm on my 3rd and not one has flickered at 100hz. Simple.

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As I said, never tried 95hz, but given mine sounded better than some of the 100hz reports, I have no doubt it would be fine at 95hz. What I really wanted to know is weather what I did see a 100hz was what others were seeing? Black flashes that looked more like artifacting ?

And yes this PC is powerful enough,

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The Gov- Yes, I would absolutely take it back if it had 100hz flickering.. Would you take back your 144hz monitor if it only did 120hz? Of course you would.

Nico67- One 980Ti isn't powerful. I'd say it's the bare minimum for this monitor.
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Had my X34 for a couple of days now, and have it setup up as per TFT recommendations which seems pretty reasonable. BLB / Glow is there but its not too bad, the only major issue I had was 100hz OC was flickering a bit in game. It may have been due to the game or the server lag as it was spiking down to 17fps pretty typical for TSW (just using it as a test smile.gif ), but dropping it down to 90hz is fine so far. 95hz is probably fine too, but its not like I was get max frames much into the 80s anyway smile.gif

Just read thru the thread to get a feel for what I might have been seeing, as the flickering was basically black flashes here and there as the framerate spiked while turning etc, they weren't full screen flashes but more like objects coming into view. A quick play again this morning at 90hz had no issues at all, infact it was quite smooth.
100hz was perfectly fine in windows, and even the game load screen / character select and only had slight flashes occasionally so it may have also been the fact I had just re downloaded it fresh.

90hz was what Asus was originally aiming for so anything over that is a bonus I'm guessing, but 90hz maybe better for longevity?

I will say the monitor is amazing and exactly what I'd hoped it would be. Initially I thought wow this thing is soooo wide, but frankly it is just perfect in game, and I find that I don't notice the side of the screen like I did with 27'' monitors. Effectively the sides seem the right distance compared to the top and bottom, so its all nicely in proportion smile.gif

They were originally aiming for 75hz (ASUS and ACER) however they will both will do 100hz (if you get a good ACER monitor) not sure what ASUS are doing at the moment.
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Well, You have a point funforfcobra, I just bought another one to try out and will keep the better of the 2. I just wish I could get one locally.
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