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I have had all 3: the XB241H, the PG248Q and the G2460PG. The only one I liked is the G2460PG. It destroys both the XB241H and the PG248Q. Sure, it doesn't have all the extra features but it's the only one that doesn't have any problems and yet it seems to have the same panel. It has the same good color out of the box, same everything - but without any problems!

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Well my 2nd panel at least does not have any dead/stuck pixels. The BLB is there, but manageable. There's a thin line about 1 inch on the bottom and normal corner bleed in the lower right. My first panel was much better. Colors seem to be okay once calibrated. Out of the box they are terrible. I'll probably keep this one. I just game, check email and surf. So the BLB isn't to noticeable. All movie content is on another monitor. For a dark movie the BLB would def. be noticeable.
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I have had all 3: the XB241H, the PG248Q and the G2460PG. The only one I liked is the G2460PG. It destroys both the XB241H and the PG248Q. Sure, it doesn't have all the extra features but it's the only one that doesn't have any problems and yet it seems to have the same panel. It has the same good color out of the box, same everything - but without any problems!

That green line on the AOC dosen't drive you crazy. I couldn't stand having that strip on my bezel all the time.
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Well my 2nd panel at least does not have any dead/stuck pixels. The BLB is there, but manageable. There's a thin line about 1 inch on the bottom and normal corner bleed in the lower right. My first panel was much better. Colors seem to be okay once calibrated. Out of the box they are terrible. I'll probably keep this one. I just game, check email and surf. So the BLB isn't to noticeable. All movie content is on another monitor. For a dark movie the BLB would def. be noticeable.

 

It was a deal-breaker for me because I sometimes play games that have very dark areas, like Descent 2. So for me, that clouding (the bad backlight uniformity) was impossible for me to ignore.

 

I don't have that problem with the AOC G2460PG, yet I have read that it might use the same panel.

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Good to know. I have returned both Acer and I will receive the AOC tomorrow. I will keep the situation posted after running some UFO and Pixel buddy tests. Fingers crossed!

Regarding the horizontal green line, sure, it would look better fully black. But to be honest, I do not care about it because when I am playing I just look to the screen. I just care about the quality of what is comprised within the 24 inches. I was more pissed off about the blue LED indicator of the Acer.
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The green line is only bright in product photos because the lighting they use is extremely bright. In reality, you'll never notice it. Everyone complains about it because of the way it looks in the product photos.

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Following suggestions from TwoCables, last Saturday I received the AOG G2460PG and I am really happy with it. No blacklight bleeding, no clouding, no weird marks after some days of use, no disconnection issues.... finally I have the monitor I was looking for. It might not look as fancy as the Acer, but as I said before, the only good looking part of a monitor should be what it's comprised within the 24 inches.

The only negative aspects, just to mention them, are that it does not include speakers (usually integrated speakers are crap anyway) and that the power supply is external and the cable is not really long to allow placing it under the desk. I have solved the later issue with two black velcro straps and placing the power supply right behind the monitor pole so it gets hidden pretty well.

If a friend would ask me about which 24inch-144hz-1080p-gsync monitor should buy, I would recommend this AOC hands down!
Edited by SydB12 - 5/3/17 at 2:56pm
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Following suggestions from TwoCables, last Saturday I received the AOG G2460PG and I am really happy with it. No blacklight bleeding, no clouding, no weird marks after some days of use, no disconnection issues.... finally I have the monitor I was looking for. It might not look as fancy as the Acer, but as I said before, the only good looking part of a monitor should be what it's comprised within the 24 inches.

The only negative aspects, just to mention them, are that it does not include speakers (usually integrated speakers are crap anyway) and that the power supply is external and the cable is not really long to allow placing it under the desk. I have solved the later issue with two black velcro stripes and placing the power supply right behind the monitor pole so it gets hidden pretty well.

If a friend would ask me about which 24inch-144hz-1080p-gsync monitor should buy, I would recommend this AOC hands down!


Oh man, I'm very happy to see this! Thank you for the update.

 

External power supplies are actually better because the heat from an internal power supply can actually cause backlight uniformity issues. That's a part of the reason why the XB241H's backlight uniformity is as bad as it is. You may have noticed that lower right corner is different from the upper left (in very general terms). That's due to the power supply: it's behind the lower right corner of the panel.

 

Anyway, I'm very glad to see that this monitor is working out for you.

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Oh man, I'm very happy to see this! Thank you for the update.

External power supplies are actually better because the heat from an internal power supply can actually cause backlight uniformity issues. That's a part of the reason why the XB241H's backlight uniformity is as bad as it is. You may have noticed that lower right corner is different from the upper left (in very general terms). That's due to the power supply: it's behind the lower right corner of the panel.

Anyway, I'm very glad to see that this monitor is working out for you.

Cool, so what I was considering a minor drawback it's actually a smart design decision. I am even happier with it now, thank you!
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Cool, so what I was considering a minor drawback it's actually a smart design decision. I am even happier with it now, thank you!

 

You're welcome! :)

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