World first QD-OLED monitor from Dell and Samsung (34 inch Ultrawide 175hz)

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They accepted my RMA for a single dead red pixel as well. (Wonder why it's always the red ones, anyone got a different colour?)

However, hearing people complain about the fan noise, I'm tempted to cancel it, I've never heard the fan on mine, and other than the dead pixel it's flawless

To be honest the pixel is only really noticeable when you're looking for it on a pure red screen, it's not visible at all in normal use

I wouldn't worry if you are happy about fan noise then don't worry about it. Everyone has a different environment, some rooms are noisier than others so they maybe don't hear the fan anyway, some people have super quiet rooms where the noise is more obvious there are so many factors and even peoples hearing comes into play - as we age our hearing becomes worse and we notice fewer high frequency sounds
 
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I wouldn't worry if you are happy about fan noise then don't worry about it. Everyone has a different environment, some rooms are noisier than others so they maybe don't hear the fan anyway, some people have super quiet rooms where the noise is more obvious there are so many factors and even peoples hearing comes into play - as we age our hearing becomes worse and we notice fewer high frequency sounds
Thumbs up pal. Been a while since you posted something that somewhat makes sense :p :cry:
 
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Oh I didn't he was on here. @PCM2 only question from the video, why are you using P3 for SDR? I run sdr/sRGB for normal, use win+alt+b for hdr and that switches to HDR1000 and auto flips the colorspace to P3. win+alt+b when done and it auto flips to sdr + sRGB
 
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Oh I didn't he was on here. @PCM2 only question from the video, why are you using P3 for SDR? I run sdr/sRGB for normal, use win+alt+b for hdr and that switches to HDR1000 and auto flips the colorspace to P3. win+alt+b when done and it auto flips to sdr + sRGB

This is explained in the calibration section of the written review. Well worth reading the written review as well as just watching the video - a lot more technical detail there. It is primarily because I like to explore the full capabilities of the monitor with the native gamut, whilst separately exploring how it performs with sRGB emulation. It is personal preference as to which experience a user prefers.
 

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Mine arrived yesterday. No dead pixels thankfully. Fan noise isn't too bad.
The image shift by a few pixels every now and then is a bit annoying. Surely that's not going to help much anyway given that most pixels will be the same as they were before the image moved.
 
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Is QD-OLED expected to find its way into more monitors soon? Would be nice to see other screen sizes and resolutions.
 
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Is QD-OLED expected to find its way into more monitors soon? Would be nice to see other screen sizes and resolutions.

Not really. Just a 49inch next year along with the current 34. Samsung owns the tech so others can't make QD OLED without buying the panels off them.

This year: 34, 55, 65
Next year: 34, 49, 55, 65, 77
 
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there's also Samsung's own equivalent to the Dell planned, believed to be with adaptive-sync as opposed to the G-sync module:

That sounds more interesting. I have seen comments about the screen coating, anyone notice it. It would also be nice if they offered it in full 4K resolution too.
 
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Two weeks in and I've decided to keep this one.

I would still swap to an imaginary model without the fans, but there's no knowing when that will be, and this one is just too good not to use in the meantime.

I've mostly been playing No Man's Sky which seems to have decent HDR, and Star Citizen, which does benefit nicely from the contrast.
 
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That is a shame if true. Not everyone wants ultra wide or to be sat two foot from a TV!
What are you expecting? It's Samsung.
If even LG can't figure out that there's no doubt plenty of enthusiast who would jump on gaming capable 32" 4K OLED monitor there's less hope of Samsung understanding that.
 
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What are you expecting? It's Samsung.
If even LG can't figure out that there's no doubt plenty of enthusiast who would jump on gaming capable 32" 4K OLED monitor there's less hope of Samsung understanding that.
It makes you wonder who is doing their market research. The other alternative is it's just not economical to produce that particular combination.
 
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It makes you wonder who is doing their market research. The other alternative is it's just not economical to produce that particular combination.
Those market researches propably belong to those whose result is determined before hand to fit political religious agendas, personal obsessions/pet project of some boss etc.

Though use of non-standard subpixel layout with one subpixel kicked to own line makes me think there might be issue in making those quantum dot patches of "filter" (really converter) small enough.
Or maybe that less than optimal for PC use subpixel layout was also decided by those same deciding market research results.
 
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