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Darylrese - monitor is warm or hot after a long time of playing?
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Just RMA'd my second Rog Swift PG278Q within 12 months. 1st developed blurry text and 2nd fails to turn itself on after PC reboot. As much as I love this monitor my patience is running low at the moment.
Seriously considering this Dell for replacement....
TBH I have no problems with Dell using the same panel as swift. I think it's smashing (probably a wrong word). It's just a tendency of rog developing faults that's the issue in my case.
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Hey @Darylrese how is the Dell 27" treating you so far?

Hi mate,

Yes good so far. Unfortunately haven't had much time on it yet due to chores at home and not feeling 100% but still happy with it!

The colours definitely aren't as 'vibrant' or eye popping as the IPS, it definitely has a more washed out look about it overall but its still a very good quality monitor. I still prefer that than the glow on the IPS models. Other than that, all good.

With G-Sync, is there any way to verify its active and working? Its enabled in the NVidia control panel but when I was playing project cars, it went up to around 180fps. That would indicate its not enabled, but I did notice I have vsync in the control panel set to 3d application and the default is enable so will try again with that.

Overall yes still very pleased. Just need to find somewhere decent for 1440p wallpapers that doesn't include a watermark on every one!
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The colours definitely aren't as 'vibrant' or eye popping as the IPS, it definitely has a more washed out look about it overall but its still a very good quality monitor. I still prefer that than the glow on the IPS models. Other than that, all good.

Is there much you can do in the Nvidia contorl panel to play with vibrancy? I've heard that can help with TN and the colours quite a bit.
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Hey

if you bring up the OSD of the monitor you should see the mode the monitor is running, like "2560x1440 144hz @ Gsync Mode" or something like that.


My favourite wallpaper-source:

https://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/downloads/date/widescreen/2560x1440/


regards,
deac
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Hey

if you bring up the OSD of the monitor you should see the mode the monitor is running, like "2560x1440 144hz @ Gsync Mode" or something like that.


My favourite wallpaper-source:

https://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/downloads/date/widescreen/2560x1440/


regards,
deac

Ah yes it says G-Sync mode...thanks!

Also cheers for the wallpaper link, i'll have a look through.
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Is there much you can do in the Nvidia control panel to play with vibrancy? I've heard that can help with TN and the colours quite a bit.

Yes mate, I have set vibrancy to 60% which helps!
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Nice review, many thanks Darylrese! I sent back my pg279q and will consider this one as I am a Dell fan in general.
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Nice review, many thanks Darylrese! I sent back my pg279q and will consider this one as I am a Dell fan in general.

No problem, glad you liked it!

What problems did you have with the PG279Q? Usual glow / BLB no doubt. That's if you were lucky enough to get one without dirt / dead pixels.
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Dead pixel, bits of dirt under screen and massive glow/blb, I posted about it in the other thread a while ago. Not acceptable! Anyways, this is the place to talk about this new Dell, seems very nice!
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Yep all the problems I had then.

Yes if you don't mind going back to TN, this is probably as good as its going to get at the moment. I haven't noticed any issues. No BLB, No dead pixels, No dust, No vertical lines etc. Very happy with my Dell.

After playing with the settings, this is what I think looks good:

Contrast : 50
Brightness : 45
Nvidia Digital Vibrancy: 60%

Will wait for the TFT Central review and adjust them if needed.
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