I took my CX back at the last moment. I mean, after reading this thread, and reading nothing but concern and disappointment, it scared me enough to just rock out my Samsung NU8000 for another year or two.
This LCD looks great.
I actually have a Samsung 55" NU8000 as well (the TV that got me into this crazy TV buying spree). While I agree that the NU8000 looks great for a non-Quantum Dot Samsung TV, it doesn't hold a candle to the CX. The CX is brighter, faster, has gsync, has perfect blacks, has significantly better HDR (edge-lit zones vs over 33 million individually lit subpixels), etc.
To each their own, but as someone who owns both, let me tell you that the CX is light years ahead of the NU8000 in every respect.
Relatively speaking, it's downright cheap. Perhaps Alienware will do a release at some point and extract the full gaming potential of the panel!
[and hopefully will ship a tub of lube to ease the burn from their likely MSRP...]
People don't seem to understand this. The Samsung Q90T 55" is only $100 less than the CX on Best Buy's website... and that TV has like 50 local dimming zones, no gsync, contrast doesn't even come close to OLED/CX, and then you have the 55" Alienware OLED gaming monitor which is a cool 3k and has LESS features... oh, and the Alienware monitor uses the same LG OLED panel as the C9.
The CX in its current form is a damn good value for the performance it offers.