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Thanks Fatty, I got it updated and the colours do look a lot better. It was so bright out of the box that it was hurting my eyes, don't know why it took me this long to look up calibrating. I was hesitant at first due to having to buy one of those tools and having no idea how to work it. But luckily enough, we have awesome people like you in this community thumb.gif
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Hi, yes that is correct. The main thing though. Make sure to follow step 6 and 7 https://pcmonitors.info/articles/using-icc-profiles-in-windows/ Many people miss that part. They just load the profile and wonder why noting changed. Once done. Sign out or reboot and the new profile should load up. I just noticed I need to update my post. You don't need to do a factory reset on the monitor. I only do that myself when calibrating. Sorry about that and will edit it.

Hope fully you end up with good results and it will look much better to you.
Thank you for the informative post. I'll try your ICC profile! +Rep
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Ive now had the flicker happen to me in gaming. initially I only saw 30secs or so after waking the monitor.
It pops up pretty much instantly when I move my mouse. Then 20-30 secs later it would go off a split second and come back. No big deal I thought.
Then during a gaming session it did it.
So yes, it looks like the A01 is just trash all the way through.
Im going to see what I can come up with Newegg on replacing. I doubt they have A02/A03 in stock. but will see if I get lucky.
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I have a Revision A02 (DGR model with a manufactured date of March 2016). I was using TFT's ICC profile and I thought things looked good.

I stumbled upon Fatty's profile through google and just applied it.

I registered for the site just to say thank you, this looks amazing.
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But the ICC profile doesnt carry over in all games? So the gamma is still an issue in some games?

Also can some of you s2716dg owners comment on the fact that the new revisions has a ligther coat or not???
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But the ICC profile doesnt carry over in all games? So the gamma is still an issue in some games?

I believe that's what ReShade TuningPalette is for.
 
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But the ICC profile doesnt carry over in all games? So the gamma is still an issue in some games?

Also can some of you s2716dg owners comment on the fact that the new revisions has a ligther coat or not???

I know that it greatly improved my experience in Rainbow Six (my primary game)

I am very interested to know the difference between A02 and A03 as well.
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My excitement was short lived with this monitor. First one developed a dead pixel right in the middle of the screen. Got another brand new replacement today. Fire it up. Only to be met with a nice smudge underneath the screen. 2 bad ones in a row. I give up and now getting a refund. As awesome as 1440p 144Hz G-Sync is. Its just not worth it for all the QC problems Dell, Acer and Asus have. Especially considering the prices for these monitors. I am back on my trusty Dell U2415 @1920x1200. I am really bummed and upset with Dell. I like the monitor so much. I was willing to go for a 3rd try. But, then I got to thinking and said screw it.

My poor GTX 1080 @1200p thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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My excitement was short lived with this monitor. First one developed a dead pixel right in the middle of the screen. Got another brand new replacement today. Fire it up. Only to be met with a nice smudge underneath the screen. 2 bad ones in a row. I give up and now getting a refund. As awesome as 1440p 144Hz G-Sync is. Its just not worth it for all the QC problems Dell, Acer and Asus have. Especially considering the prices for these monitors. I am back on my trusty Dell U2415 @1920x1200. I am really bummed and upset with Dell. I like the monitor so much. I was willing to go for a 3rd try. But, then I got to thinking and said screw it.

My poor GTX 1080 @1200p thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
Hi Fatty. I'm sorry to hear the bad news.
Did you order directly from Dell ? My replacement is A03 with June manufactured date. Just like the one it replaced, the monitor is in perfect condition. No dead pixels, no bleeding.
Perhaps, you can request a refund and place an order directly from Dell requesting the latest revision.
EDIT: Ok. I asked my Dell contact, and she said that if you directly order from Dell, all monitors shipped out are the latest revisions which is A03.
Edited by PowerK - 7/20/16 at 8:15pm
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Hi Fatty. I'm sorry to hear the bad news.
Did you order directly from Dell ? My replacement is A03 with June manufactured date. Just like the one it replaced, the monitor is in perfect condition. No dead pixels, no bleeding.
Perhaps, you can request a refund and place an order directly from Dell requesting the latest revision.

I ordered from Best Buy.
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Originally Posted by PowerK View Post

Hi Fatty. I'm sorry to hear the bad news.
Did you order directly from Dell ? My replacement is A03 with June manufactured date. Just like the one it replaced, the monitor is in perfect condition. No dead pixels, no bleeding.
Perhaps, you can request a refund and place an order directly from Dell requesting the latest revision.
EDIT: Ok. I asked my Dell contact, and she said that if you directly order from Dell, all monitors shipped out are the latest revisions which is A03.

I might try warranty replacement through Dell. If they can ship me a brand new one and not a refurb. I will go through them.
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