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Even if they got a new shipment of monitors, they are going to sell off the last of the old shipment first. It sounds like you RMA'd for a refund and rebought the monitor, so not surprising you got the same old batch. Hopefully they are willing to pull one of the newer ones off for you.

I would be incredibly hard-pressed to believe they are still sitting on the same shipment of monitors over a month later. Especially with what I'm 99% sure is monitors from the 1st production run because this monitor was released in early November IIRC so October 2015 would be for launch date. And at the rate they've been selling, it's impossible that Dell hasn't made any new monitors in 9 months.

In any event, I'm dropping off both monitors tonight to get shipped back: the original one that was thoroughly tested and the one that arrived yesterday that was supposed to replace it (which I didn't even open as there's no point). For the 3rd monitor, I should be getting one manufactured within the past few months as I specifically said to NOT send me a monitor that has been made older than 6 months ago, and because this one is being treated as a RMA the rep was able to put notes on it that I see in my account. Fingers crossed that 3rd time's the charm.
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