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As I wrote before, I had 2 of them from different retailers and they were different in this regard. Sadly I don't know how to enable the G-SYNC debug screen on the Dell like we can in the Acer, so I couldn't compare firmware versions. The manufacturing weeks in MCCS were different though within the same month on the box (Oct).

Interesting. I have tested 3 PG278Qs and they all had interlace pattern artifacts to varying degrees. I've only tested one S2716DG and would consider the issue to be mild to moderate. It's something most would not notice, but those with sensitive eyes such as mine would notice. Again, I doubt it is entirely absent on any unit - but I don't doubt the intensity can vary. I actually wouldn't consider it a major turnoff on my particular unit to be honest and it's less noticeable than on the PG278Q review sample I had (one used for review) or the XL2730Z.
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I prefer the so-called "grainy" coating of the Dell: no sun / light reflection, easy cleaning (no destruction of the glossy surface when cleaning)!

The Acer's surface is not glossy. It's a very lightly grainy AG coating that is as safe to clean as any other.
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Interesting. I have tested 3 PG278Qs and they all had interlace pattern artifacts to varying degrees. I've only tested one S2716DG and would consider the issue to be mild to moderate. It's something most would not notice, but those with sensitive eyes such as mine would notice. Again, I doubt it is entirely absent on any unit - but I don't doubt the intensity can vary. I actually wouldn't consider it a major turnoff on my particular unit to be honest and it's less noticeable than on the PG278Q review sample I had (one used for review) or the XL2730Z.

I agree, probably all have it but with different degree - as mine did.
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So most people agree with not worth going the lottery route to change from a tn asus rog swift pg278q??
    
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So most people agree with not worth going the lottery route to change from a tn asus rog swift pg278q??

There is little reason to sidegrade from a PG278Q to the S2716DG. Unless you absolutely need the HDMI port for console gaming, or the ROG styling makes you feel physically sick or something. biggrin.gif
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There is little reason to sidegrade from a PG278Q to the S2716DG. Unless you absolutely need the HDMI port for console gaming, or the ROG styling makes you feel physically sick or something. biggrin.gif

ah i meant to this acer ahva 165hz one.
    
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ah i meant to this acer ahva 165hz one.

Haha... Oh yes forgot which thread I was even in there. redface.gif
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Haha... Oh yes forgot which thread I was even in there. redface.gif

I've quit consoles for life though now, #pcmasterrace
    
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Returned mine for suffering from a yellow stain in the bottom right corner, low-ish preset gamma, a pre-set green tint (identical to the PG279Q I had) and matte coating. The quality control and colour quality of these monitors is unacceptable for the price, and I find these monitors too dull compared to my glossy PLS panel (PWM free X-Star @96hz) anyway.

Dell & Acer
Dell S2716DG v Acer XB271HU by Deepinthesky Teslastorm, on Flickr
Now i understand what it means washed colors on S2716dg.
Thanks pictures comparison.

The black is good also on this IPS, I was afraid when someone shared this picture :
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