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post #41 of 579
a sample of 2 is nothing

ive seen people try both and get worse acers
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post #42 of 579
That's possible because there is just so much variation across samples, it's unbelievable how different two units of the same model can be. I've tried 12 of the Asus and almost 10 Acers and my impression is that the Acer almost always has very little backlight bleed while for the Asus this is more of a lottery, and uniformity is a big lottery for both but with much better chances for the Acer and much better uniformity in the best case for the Acer. There are annoying uniformity defects on the Asus that are difficult to capture in a uniformity chart, such as a dark blob near the lower right corner and a dark horizontal band in the lower half. And the dark top 1/5 on the Asus looks really bad, even on a good one, because there's a lot of brightness loss combined with a warmer color temperature. The Acer has the brightness loss but little color temperature deviation at the top.
post #43 of 579
Any updates on this? I've been going back and forth on the Acer XB271HU and the ASUS PG279Q and I'm about to return my fifth screen between the two brands. :/ Really eager to not play this QC lottery game anymore...
post #44 of 579
nothing so far


Im sick of waiting or guessing and will try my first XB271HU next week or the week after that
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post #45 of 579
Countdown got removed once again and its now "coming Soon"which means its delayed again, again, again.
post #46 of 579
The countdown removed. Is 7 months of waiting not enough? And 2 weeks before the announcement the countdown is removed which was ticking there for half a year... 'da f.
Most likely they just can't get stable 165hz on every unit and the panel lottery is over the top....... I might just go with the new AOC. But I want Viewsonic!
post #47 of 579
LOL at this monitor. Unbelievable that it has taken this long and still the same vapor ware. They have already lost a lot of customers from these delays who just went with an Acer or Asus instead, myself included. Let's say the issue really is getting a stable 165hz, ViewSonic management are complete morons. If they were smart, just accept 144hz (or even 120hz) and sell the monitor for $500-$600 totally undercutting Asus and Acer and forcing some serious competition and motivation for proper QC. Who needs 165hz aside from competitive gamers - who all prefer TN anyway.

A good quality 120hz IPS 1440p g-sync monitor for $600 would be an auto-buy for me.
post #48 of 579
165 Hz is so not worth the delays lol, especially since ULMB @ 120 Hz is the best option at such high frame rates (as long as there are no dips below 120). Plus this is an IPS monitor; good luck maintaining response times below the required 6.06 ms without significant overshoot artifacts.
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post #49 of 579
I've been waiting for months for this monitor, but the price point was always the question. If it comes in close to the competing asus and acer I will certainly buy, but not for $1200+. That is insane. I'll wait until the end of this month and if it has not released yet then I will have to start the lottery with acer or asus. Probably leaning towards acer as it seams to have slightly better QC.
post #50 of 579
I'm getting the TN Dell instead. Although the viewsonic will be available by the end of August.
Will save a lot of money and TN vs AHVA is no big difference.
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