Originally Posted by Malinkadink
I would reckon that one of these 8 bit TNs have better vertical viewing angles at 27" than 6 bit TN that's 24", provided you're sitting 6" further away from a 27" screen than a 24". Still being that its TN it will exhibit those shifts, you at least get no glow, compared to an IPS, and slightly faster response times that equate to an even smoother experience. The color accuracy is very good on these 1440p TNs, but they're masked by an aggressive AG. I'll most likely end up removing the AG coating on this monitor if i do pick it up. I wish it was available locally, the XB271HU is, but $800 is a bit of a tough pill to swallow compared to about $500~ for this.
If the Acer was a guarantee then i would've already gotten one, but we all know that isn't the case. This Dell isn't even a guarantee, but odds are better you get a screen with good uniformity, little to no bleed, obviously no glow, and hopefully no dead pixels. The acer gives you guaranteed glow, probably guaranteed bleed that varies in intensity, as well as still the possibility of debris being sandwiched between the panel and backlight.
I am agree, nowadays, we aren't secured when we buys new monitors. If i went to DELL because i wanted to avoid this lottery panel from ACER and getting very good warranty.
But i would never suspect DELL being part of this process after 2 tries. Had very QC issues (at least 3 dead pixels on both, bleed on right corner only for 1 and 1 refurbished screen.)
Consumers need to know better, or else companies won t change and use bait-and-switch tactics to those unsuspecting consumers.
I didn t exchange by a 3rd one because the trust has been broken with DELL monitor, I paid mostly $700 for a TN and expecting the golden TN display.
Also i was very disappointed by color banding, it kills immersion in games.
Maybe i am an unlucky boy, will see next march with viewsonic.Edited by ToKuten - 2/16/16 at 2:38am