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I need to start looking into this as I was playing with Afterburner and got it up to 2126, but out of game it seems to just sit at something like 1535 when idle now.
I vaguely recall Gaming App and maybe Gpuz showing 500 a few times but not since I started playing with afterburner.
I tried closing AB, launching gaming app and setting to silent, and still stayed at 1500 and fan speed around 40%.

I bios hacked my card and changed the 2d and 3d clocks. But i think there are 3 states of clock speeds. Like 2d idle, light 3d like watching movie and browsing and then full 3d like gaming or benching. As far as i remember
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Can somebody explain what "fast" mode does and whether or not I should be using it?
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Can somebody explain what "fast" mode does and whether or not I should be using it?

I can't really explain it but it will do more damage than good. Leave it on normal on all gaming screen. Im pretty sure it will create more overshoot. Try it out with the ufo test.
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This model seems rather bad...

Suddenly headphone output in right channel stopped working. I tried like 100 different methods to make it work.

By the way, I do not think this panel is 1 ms (with OD) and 5 ms native. My AOC G2460PQ has same specs regarding input lag, hz and response time but it feels much much faster, even with OD off.
Edited by Matroxx - 8/25/16 at 10:29am
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Well well. Look here. It has developed the same problem as my last one. Yes the butt cheeks have made a return. 5 brand new replacements and I am done. Cant do it any more. They are a complete POS. And to the ones that have good ones. You won the damn lottery and lucked out. Seeing I am 0-5. At this rate. Maybe 1 out of every 10 or so is a good one.


https://s16.postimg.io/bg5hdlgbp/IMG_0078.jpg
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Dang, shouldnt have bought this ether...
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I've had the monitor for two weeks now. Seems to be okay, just not as vibrant as my VA benq's but Gsync is absolutely mesmerizing.
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Well well. Look here. It has developed the same problem as my last one. Yes the butt cheeks have made a return. 5 brand new replacements and I am done. Cant do it any more. They are a complete POS. And to the ones that have good ones. You won the damn lottery and lucked out. Seeing I am 0-5. At this rate. Maybe 1 out of every 10 or so is a good one.


https://s16.postimg.io/bg5hdlgbp/IMG_0078.jpg
Jeez. You sure it's not something environmental? Magnets in the area or bad electrical outlet?
We've had a user here at work have burn in on 2 monitors in a row and turned out it was a faulty power outlet.
It's just weird its not there and then comes lately, and in that pattern.

So far mine has been fine. I didnt get around to another in depth pixel check but last i knew just still that one in the corner.
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Yes the butt cheeks have made a return

Lol, the asscheeks again :-) Could you possibly test the monitor with a different PC??
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Jeez. You sure it's not something environmental? Magnets in the area or bad electrical outlet?
We've had a user here at work have burn in on 2 monitors in a row and turned out it was a faulty power outlet.
It's just weird its not there and then comes lately, and in that pattern.

So far mine has been fine. I didnt get around to another in depth pixel check but last i knew just still that one in the corner.

Nah. I tried another power outlet in a different room. Another pc. Even thought it could be my 1080. Tried all the display ports. Still there. I also have my main pc that is using this monitor on a UPS. I contacted Dell to let them know about my displeasure. I was not taking it out on them since they don't make them. The chat reps. themselves. I even told them I give up and Dell wins. I don't even care about a replacement at this point etc. They asked kindly if they could see the pictures I had already taken. I let them see them. Next thing I know. They set up for another new replacement with out me even asking.

Its definitely the monitor. My first 2 did not have this issue. So, I know for sure what they are suppose to look like. I think what is happening. QC just passed a lot with bad panel uniformity that develops over time when new. I bet they just fire them up. Run test patterns. If nothing is seen right then and there. It goes in the box. I could easily see this happening. Since my last 3 with this issue was fine for the first few hours. Then develops.

Here is another picture that shows it real clearly. Picture attached.



This is normal and what it should look like with the picture below. Someone sent me the picture to compare. Even using my ICC profile and same brightness setting.

http://imgur.com/a/8n1rk

Kick myself in the ass for not keeping the first one. Had I known all of this was going to happen. Nothing else was wrong with it. At the same time. That dead pixel right in the middle really bothered me. I always wanted to remove it and always caught my eye. I was also worried about more dead pixels possibly popping up in the center.
Edited by FattysGoneWild - 8/25/16 at 4:47pm
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