How's YOUR 2005fpw

Discussion in 'Displays' started by jcll2002, Feb 15, 2006.

How's YOUR 2005fpw

  1. Bleeding

    21 vote(s)
    50.0%
  2. No Bleeding

    3 vote(s)
    7.1%
  3. Ghosting

    4 vote(s)
    9.5%
  4. No Ghosting

    5 vote(s)
    11.9%
  5. Great, No Imperfections

    19 vote(s)
    45.2%
  6. OTHER ~ Explain your thoughts...quality ect

    6 vote(s)
    14.3%
  1. jcll2002

    jcll2002 2[H]4U

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    I was wondering what the general thoughts were on this monitor when it comes to bleeding, ghosting, and just overall quality.

    -jcll2002
     
  2. Mopower

    Mopower Gawd

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    Got mine yesterday. Hopefully I'll get the new one tommorow. I have bleeding on the bottom corners and also the silver part of the case around the monitor is cracked/broken off.

    Crack

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    The bleeding is a lot worse than what the picture shows. The white glow fills up half the screen from the two bottom corners.

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  3. BuudWeizErr

    BuudWeizErr Gawd

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    we have a combined 14 2005FPW's where I work, and amongst the IT dept, 6 of us have either 2001, 2005 or 2405's at home, and only one of the 2005FPW's at work has ever had problems, and it was just a little hint of burn in.

    Aside from those, we have a ton of E176FP's and 1704FPT's (iirc) that we use for our Dell USFF systems, and I haven't seen any problems yet, although those are for the users and they would be slower to notice problems with the screens.
     
  4. Xaeon

    Xaeon Limp Gawd

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    Well, mine already got sent back, but both had bad bleeding. No other problems.
     
  5. jcll2002

    jcll2002 2[H]4U

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    I hate bleeding, because in games like fear, you can really notice it. (which is exactly what Im doing)
     
  6. Selsaral

    Selsaral Limp Gawd

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    Bad backlight bleeding. I am in the process of getting a new one. As long as Dell pays for all the shipping, I don't have a big problem exchanging several until I get a good one. And that's because otherwise I love everything about this monitor, including its price. Also I upgraded to the 5-year warranty which is making me feel safe.
     
  7. phobic

    phobic [H]ardness Supreme

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    Mine is great considering the hassle I went through getting this thing. It took me forever to find someone that shipped this monitor to military overseas addresses. After I found someone, my first shipment got lost/stolen. I found someone else after waiting 2 months for a refund...I ended up paying $600 for it. Oh well.

    Anyway the only complaints I have about this monitor is that I don't know what to do with it since I'm getting a bigger one.
     
  8. Zinn

    Zinn Guest

    I've got minor bleeding on mine. No ghosting at all. The bleeding is really not a big deal, I rarely notice it.
     
  9. Ahriman4891

    Ahriman4891 Gawd

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    I think the bleeding subsides with time. Happened on both my 2405 and 2005 (none had a severe case of bleeding, though). I don't think it's because I "got used to it", since I don't stare at a pure black screen normally ;) So I'd suggest ppl with moderate bleeding not to worry too much.
     
  10. [LYL]Homer

    [LYL]Homer [H]ardness Supreme

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    Some of you would probably say mine is bleeding (can only tell if I really, really look at it), but I play games, watch movies, Autocad work on it and darned if I've ever paid any attention to it.

    Edit: mine is a Dec. 04 unit.
     
  11. Luke1294

    Luke1294 n00b

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    Try #3 comes in tommorow... 1 and 2 had horrible bleeding. Gross.
     
  12. live2sk8

    live2sk8 Limp Gawd

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    I've got 2 Jan 06 models and they are perfect as far as I can tell. I didn't even check for bleeding with a pure black screen but I've never noticed a thing with either of them.
     
  13. jcll2002

    jcll2002 2[H]4U

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    Looks pretty bad...
    15:1 bleeding ratio

    Thats pretty bad
     
  14. Mopower

    Mopower Gawd

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    Well I got my replacement today and the second is even worse on the backlight issue. I mean freaking bad. I was playing Call Of Duty 2 and all could see is this white glow from the bottom left hand corner the whole time. This time I'm getting a refund and saving up to buy a good monitor. Screw this exhange crap. It's obvious that there are more screwed up monitors than there are good ones.