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

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Is there a correlation between the amount of posts someone has on this forum and their negative opinion of this monitor? :D
 
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Same here maybe a little bigger too, I would love a 38 inch version with something like the LG Ultragear's 5120 x 2160. Though I might have to pony up for a 40 series GPU to go with it.

Yep, that's my only gripe with it. Going from the AW3821 to this... I didn't think I'd really notice the size drop (I didn't notice much going up from the X34 to the AW38) - but man... I really do notice how much smaller it is :(
 
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Yep, that's my only gripe with it. Going from the AW3821 to this... I didn't think I'd really notice the size drop (I didn't notice much going up from the X34 to the AW38) - but man... I really do notice how much smaller it is :(
This was the monitor I was going to upgrade to before I learned of the OLED. (I was using an AW3418DW)
 
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I currently have the 38 inch AW3821DW and ordered the AW3423DW a few days ago. I was hoping I wouldn't notice the size difference too much.

Such a long wait though... ETA Nov 02
 
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It is all dependent to where you live. Apparently Australia/ New Zealand get the monitor in around a week after ordering.

Edit - I ordered June 13th with a expected delivery of October 19th in the UK.
 
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Love it too. I just wished it was a higher resolution is all. In no rush to change :D
That's my only gripe with it and why I'd prefer to hold out for a 38"+ version. I currently have a 34" (3440x1440) ultrawide and I wish it had a slightly higer horizonal resolution. When using apps in split screen they're only 1720 wide and many apps/websites are designed to fit on a 1920 pixel width as a baseline. This means they can often end up being cropped. A 38" (3840+ wide) monitor would be perfect for getting around this problem.
 
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Is there a correlation between the amount of posts someone has on this forum and their negative opinion of this monitor? :D

Probably not but there is a correlation between posts and product opinion and it's a universal rule of thumb - when people don't like a product for any reason, they are more likely to post online about it
 
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It is all dependent to where you live. Apparently Australia/ New Zealand get the monitor in around a week after ordering.

Edit - I ordered June 13th with a expected delivery of October 19th in the UK.

In Australia if your order now it says you're getting it in November

But yes, and I did mention it here, when the monitor launched the dell website was showing the monitor as in stock (not a pre order, actually in stock ready to ship) for about a week or two and then people outside Australia caught on and started ordering from the Dell Australian website so the stock got depleted
 
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Dell support are claiming they'll be sending me a replacement in a few days before collecting the old one (not sure why, it's a paperweight). I'm not sure how true that will be. Unfortunately I don't see to be able to check as the support ticket isn't linked to my account.
In case this is useful to anyone thinking of buying, Dell have now told me the AW3423DW is no longer available and offered me an AW3821DW (LCD with local dimming) instead. I've said no and questioned why they're saying the monitor is not available if they're still selling it on their site. I'm extremely frustrated as they're sending monitors out to people who have not yet paid but are really shafting the people who have already paid but received a defective item. In my case, it's not that it has some scratches or a dead pixel, it just flat out doesn't work, so they've taken my money but not delivered a product.
 
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In case this is useful to anyone thinking of buying, Dell have now told me the AW3423DW is no longer available and offered me an AW3821DW (LCD with local dimming) instead. I've said no and questioned why they're saying the monitor is not available if they're still selling it on their site. I'm extremely frustrated as they're sending monitors out to people who have not yet paid but are really shafting the people who have already paid but received a defective item. In my case, it's not that it has some scratches or a dead pixel, it just flat out doesn't work, so they've taken my money but not delivered a product.
That is kind of crappy of them. I had issues with Dell. I sent back a monitor with very high BLB which even the CS agent said was quite bad. They agreed to send a replacement and collect the bad one. Then 24 hours later they cancelled the replacement and said they can’t send out a replacement and would issue a refund after I sent it back. I then went and bought a LG monitor instead.

If there is issues with my AW3423DW and they pull that crap I will just never use Dell again.
 
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In case this is useful to anyone thinking of buying, Dell have now told me the AW3423DW is no longer available and offered me an AW3821DW (LCD with local dimming) instead. I've said no and questioned why they're saying the monitor is not available if they're still selling it on their site. I'm extremely frustrated as they're sending monitors out to people who have not yet paid but are really shafting the people who have already paid but received a defective item. In my case, it's not that it has some scratches or a dead pixel, it just flat out doesn't work, so they've taken my money but not delivered a product.

Has dell cancelled the aw3423dw?

I wonder why; major flaw?

It sound like they should stop taking orders until they 1) fix the problems or 2) can catch up with productionn
 
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They've got 3 months of manufacturing backlog, I'm assuming they have allocation for that. This means they're prioritising customers who have not yet paid over customers who have paid but have not received a monitor (a screen that does not respond to input is not a monitor). This may be business savvy, but it's a sure fire way to further trash your reputation. Maybe I should try to contact the head of Alienware.
 
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