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Is Ghosting Normal?

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Hello,

I am a little upset right now this is the second monitor I have purchased and it again has ghosting issues. I only notice it when I actually test and try to induce it but when I do it is definitely there.

It is a little frustrating because I have purchased the Samsung BX2450 and the Asus VW246H both with the same issue.

Ghosting is apparent when:

Dragging Firefox Windows (White Trail Behind Black Text)
Moving Things on White Backgrounds
Testing for gaming now

Really frustrated....
    
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It's normal... HOWEVER, a lot of displays don't have it. It's kind of a hit and miss if you just buy random screens. If you don't want ghosting, read the reviews and try to find something that tells about the ghosting.

My main monitor has some ghosting... Doesn't bother me so much.
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I read the reviews for both of these monitors and didn't really see any complaints about ghosting frown.gif
    
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You should look at reviews that actually cover ghosting. If they don't cover ghosting, you don't have any way to know...
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I tried I looked at multiple monitors for days and read every bad review frown.gif

Any ways to get rid of it?
    
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Should I just return it :/ I really don't like having to go through the whole process but I don't like knowing there are problems with my monitor
    
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Originally Posted by Twisterman;11890605 
Should I just return it :/ I really don't like having to go through the whole process but I don't like knowing there are problems with my monitor

I would and have. I got a samsung that they guaranteed wouldn't ghost. But low and behold was the worst ghosting monitor I've ever seen. Sent that right back. Huge hassle on refund.

Went with NEC paying more but much happier. Ghosting is garbage. Some get used to it but I refuse to play on it. Customers choice I suppose.
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They want me to take a video of the issue. What can I use to do that since I don't have a good digital camera :/
    
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post #9 of 20
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Can you see ghosting from this capture?

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYU5MFJOrXU[/ame]
    
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I couldn't tell from that video.
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