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Old 07-26-2006, 09:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am looking to purchase a LCD monitor. I read reviews about the dead pixel problem, and I really do not want to have that problem, especially since I was thinking of picking one up off Newegg. Are dead pixels really that big of a problem, and will their extra warranty cover it?

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Old 07-26-2006, 10:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i dont think warranty covers dead pixels but its not a huge problem, very rare inmy experiences

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Thanks, anyone else?
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I've had two dead pixels in my life.

I've owned two LCD monitors.

One on the way, I'll let you know.
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Old 07-27-2006, 09:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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When I bought my PSP about a year or so ago I had 1 dead pixel, but honestly I am very picky when it comes to anything visual so it annoyed the crap out of me to no I took it back and got an exchange with no dead pixels! They are very rare though...but about 95% of all dead pixels for most users don't bother the user at all and "stuck" pixels can be fixed so...don't worry and shoot for that LCD!

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My first lcd was a dell which had like a line of dead pixels. My second one way a hyundai image quest from new egg and that had a stuck blue pixel which only showed up on a dark background. I must say that it is the first thing I see when I turn on my monitor and dead pixels are still very common. I hear samsung seems to have the lowest possiblity of dead pixels. And there is a good 20 inch one with a rebate on newegg. Check it out you might like it.
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Old 07-27-2006, 04:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
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What about that Gateway 19" Widescreen? We sell it at Best Buy and we get it pretty cheap, like 200.

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