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Well, I just got my last eyefinity monitor in and it has a freaking dead pixel.

This is my second replacement RMA monitor and it still has issues.

At the lower left corner there is a black pixel right next to the start bar.
I've tried everything and it won't change color.

Do I have a dead pixel?

Is there anything I can do about it?
post #2 of 10
Well If its stuck yes, if its dead no. Stuck pixels can usually be fixed by pushing on that pixel with a pen (covered with felt or something safe) with a good amount of force but nothing dangerous. If its stuck black after that its dead. Can't do anything that I know of about dead pixels.
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If it's stuck, try this. http://www.jscreenfix.com/basic.php
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In my experience, a dead pixel is usually a cyan color.. but that doesnt mean that it isnt dead.. I hate to say this, but you might need to RMA it again :/
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Have you tried massaging it?
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Originally Posted by raidmaxGuy View Post
In my experience, a dead pixel is usually a cyan color.. but that doesnt mean that it isnt dead.. I hate to say this, but you might need to RMA it again :/
If its colored it should just be stuck, if its dead its the color your monitor is when its off, black
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post #7 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by razr m3 View Post
If it's stuck, try this. http://www.jscreenfix.com/basic.php
Tried, no success. So probably not a stuck pixel.

Quote:
Originally Posted by raidmaxGuy View Post
In my experience, a dead pixel is usually a cyan color.. but that doesnt mean that it isnt dead.. I hate to say this, but you might need to RMA it again :/
I need to punch something.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Velcrowchickensoup View Post
Have you tried massaging it?
Uh.
Well, I'll try pushing on it or something.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vap0r87 View Post
If its colored it should just be stuck, if its dead its the color your monitor is when its off, black
F*ck.
post #8 of 10
Honestly my new led has 2 dead pixels but I never notice them gaming or with a dark wallpaper, Id just use that monitor as the one which would put the pixels away from you.
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post #9 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vap0r87 View Post
Honestly my new led has 2 dead pixels but I never notice them gaming or with a dark wallpaper, Id just use that monitor as the one which would put the pixels away from you.
Yeah, but I'm really OCD.
This pixel is going to bug the crap out of me for the next few years before college.

Good idea, I think I will move this one to be my right monitor.
No, actually, that would make it even more visible.

/facepalm
post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
I need to punch something.
Buy a piñata. They work rather well for that purpose.
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