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post #1 of 42
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i recently purchased this 24" monitor because i've been wanting a good big monitor, but ive run into a problem it seems. The color blening on the monitor is not that great, or maybe i should say the gradient rendering isnt that great, which i didnt notice till after i bought the monitor. Has anyone else purchased this monitor or a smaller one? i'm wondering if this can be fixed somehow.
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post #2 of 42
I have it and I'm about to get a second.

Where'd you buy it from? You might've gotten an old one as that issue has been fixed in all new revisions.
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i got it from circuit city where i work about a month ago. for example when i pull up counter strike, the background picture w/ the ct and t is very very bad looking. the color blending is horrible. i wish i could see another to see if it does the same thing or not.
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Uh that's not the monitor. That's the CS background. It's not high Res. LoL
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post #5 of 42
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no, its hard to explain. i compared it w/ my friends samsung and his doesnt do what mines doing. when i pull up the server list, then exit out, the picture brightens right? well mine takes about a second and a half to finally get it back to normal, its really bad, i think if what you're saying is true about it being fixed in the more recent revisions, im gonna call gateway and ask them to see if i can swap it out for a newer one or something.
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post #6 of 42
What I am saying is true. Google it.

What resolution is he playing at and what resolution are you playing at?

I have no issue with color banding on either Gateway monitors at all.

ElMikeTheMike has one as well, and he hasn't reported any banding issues.

Also, are you using DVI or VGA? I admittedly have no experience with VGA, always use DVI and my settings are always at native res for the desktop.
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post #7 of 42
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yea i'm using dvi. the thing that got my attention about it was my background picture. it has a red to white gradient on it and the banding is really bad on it. i'm playing at 1152x864. Is there any specific website that you can refer me too about the newer revisions not having this problem? i looked at one review and they said the banding was bad for this monitor, but i'm not sure how old the review was.
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post #8 of 42
What's your desktop resolution and what's the size/resolution of your background?

www.hardforums.com -- I think that's the place with the revision review.

These all are factors in how any LCD performs, so it's good to make sure you're at optimal settings to enjoy your panel. I haven't had any sort of issues like that with my LCD.
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post #9 of 42
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ok, i was reading the post about that, but i'm still not completely convinced. They're saying the dell is slightly better than the gateway. i really like this monitor, and i dont want to get rid of it if this problem can be solved. Do you think if i ask gateway to let me trade this in for a newer revision, do you think they'll let me? If i can't i'll just sell it and get something else i guess.
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post #10 of 42
I've had the Dell 24" and the Gateway 24".

The Gateway is better, to me. I'm pretty sure it's either your resolution or an old revision. I experience none of the problems that you do.
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