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post #101 of 5321
It looks likes dust/dirt rolleyes.gif

Can you actually remove it by rubbing or smth? There are 2 things visible there- 1 line and 1 dot, is that correct?
post #102 of 5321
Yeah, it's behind the screen, can't shift it.
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Not happy to see it in a Dell to be honest. looks like you will need to replace it, that should be no problem at all if you provide this picture.

I would say- just test it for pixel inversion if you can notice it ingame/desktop and if it has some extensive blb. If it doesnt, get it replaced and keep it if it has no dust/dead pixels.

With this Dell I would be willing to have it replaced as many times as it needs to, to get a dead pixel-free and dust free one, as long as all other areas are good- like no flickering in gsync mode, no pixel inversion, no horizontal lines, no extensive blb etc.
Edited by Stars - 10/31/15 at 9:31am
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Question for people who already got theirs

How long does it take to switch from g-sync mode to ULMB ?
Can you have two separate brightness setting for ULMB and g-sync modes ?
Is there any indicator of g-sync mode working on monitor ?
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Question for people who already got theirs

How long does it take to switch from g-sync mode to ULMB ?
Can you have two separate brightness setting for ULMB and g-sync modes ?

I would think the answers to these two questions are universal for all G-SYNC monitors. In NVIDIA Control Panel, you can set individual games to use a specific monitor technology; G-SYNC and ULMB are available options. So when launching games, they can automatically enable G-SYNC or ULMB depending on which setting you use.

As for two separate brightness settings, all I can say is that I normally run my monitor (which is NOT this Dell) at 144 Hz. When I switch to 120 Hz, it automatically enables ULMB (since I had previously enabled it at 120 Hz) and the last brightness setting I set it to (which is a much higher setting).
 
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Can anyone compare image quality to PG279Q? Would be great to see it!

Shame to see first one getting already dirt under screen.... QC this days is just...ehhhh....
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Is the panel in this the same AUO one (M270Q002) as used in the PG278Q Swift? That would certainly explain the poor QC... AUO make their panels very sloppy. Does that mean it has the identical AG coating and also same pixel inversion issue that the Swift had? If so, I fail to see any reason to get remotely excited about this unfortunately. It looks better than the Swift and Dell have superior CS for sure, but if it's basically a Swift with Dell branding... meh...
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I'm fairly interested in this monitor after trying the ASUS PG279 twice and having problems with both. IPS on that panel has far too much backlight bleed / glow.
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post #110 of 5321
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Hmmm.. Well, for those gaming freaks that need those insane refresh rates above quality, this is just another late to the party TN panel isn't it? What's going to be unique about this one? If it was IPS, 100hz, 29" and came without BLB, flicker, and firmware bugs for 799 I would buy it despite the DELL label.

Agree on almost all points. $800.00 for a gaming monitor? The pricing for gaming labeled monitors is ridiculous.
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