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Dell  UltraSharp U3014
7.6 out of 10

Dell UltraSharp U3014

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Reviews and Problems with Dell UltraSharp U3014

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Overall 6
6.0

Rash of defective monitors, finally got a good one. Nice, but not quite as refined as the old 3007Wfp

Joe R., Newegg
31 March 2016
  • Summary: - This series has delivered some really great monitors, however this particular model delivers a meh experience. - Added two eggs, because I finally got a good monitor. Thank you NewEgg!
  • Pros: - The image is very clear and bright - Perseverance paid off and I have a monitor that now works and has a full stack of functioning pixels.
  • Cons: - Noticeable refresh latency in video games (even in Gaming mode) - Monitor stand is not very exciting, the previous models appeared to be more solidly constructed. - First unit had a really obnoxious group of stuck red pixels - Second unit had many stuck pixels (10) - Third unit won't power on (...
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Overall 6
6.0

Quality not as good as it used to be, No Windows XP Drivers

Daniel M., Newegg
23 February 2016
  • Summary: I have always been a loyal Dell customer, some of their products have been bulletproof but it seems the quality has dropped. One of my major hangups with Dell is backwards software support.
  • Pros: Large display, IPS with LED backlight, professional color, USB 3.0 port. 16:10 aspect rare considering everyone is going to 16:9 a TV format. .25 Pitch IPS screen. Excellent color after minor adjustments.
  • Cons: No Windows XP drivers, sometimes blanks and will not restore when used with KVM switch requiring power cycle to get the screen back. Minor, but something to consider if you switch between computers (like me)
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Overall 6
6.0

Overall decent

Christopher F., Newegg
14 October 2015
  • Summary: I don't think I will return it over this because I'm a very casual gamer and I don't often work with a very dark screen, but if I saw this monitor in person I would likely not have bought it. Received rev 6 from newegg.
  • Pros: Having upgraded from a Dell 2408WFP the larger screen is nice, combined with the 2560x1600 resolution. I strongly prefer the 16:10 aspect ratio to the 16:9. Its nice having so much room.
  • Cons: Pretty obnoxious backlight bleed in the bottom corners, especially on the right hand side. When I was playing a game that had a really dark scene, I could not tell what was going on in the bottom right corner at all. After searching the net apparently that just the way it goes, and exchanging wou...
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Overall 6
6.0

DELL U3014 Monitor Update

H R., Newegg
18 May 2014
  • Summary: If anyone knows of a procedure with Dell or any other source to get repair I would appreciate the lead.Still a great fan of NEWEGG. As a product designer I understand failure rate percentages. If you manufacture quality products stand by them for a year min., without the Warranty Game!
  • Pros: I purchased this Monitor 5/31/13 and have really enjoyed using the product. I ordered a second one two months later. They have worked well for 11 months as CAD monitors. They run 24 hrs. a day
  • Cons: After 11 months the first monitor has died. It will only display a vertical line pattern. I would like to seek repair of the unit but have not been successful finding a source. Including Dell. I did the trouble shooting but no success.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent monitor

AB, B&H Photo
10 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I now have a dual 30" monitor set-up for video editing, DVD authoring, HTML coding, and other media applications. I only went with this monitor due to the fact that one monitor was already a Dell 30" (model was no longer available) but this one does the job.
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Overall 6
6.0

It was good while it lasted..

daniel guzman, Amazon
10 March 2014
  • Summary: First off AMAZON ships the A3 revision as of now so thats not the issue, im not an expert but i would say the monitor is excellent.. Great colors used it for gaming and never notice no lag, very nice monitor all around!
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Overall 6
6.0

Some good, some bad

Anonymous, Newegg
18 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought this monitor to replace a Dell 3008WFP. Overall I think the 3008 was a better monitor, but unfortunately it was also the victim of poor quality and finally stopped working after only a few years of use.
  • Pros: I have the A03 version manufactured in November 2013. I haven't noticed any of the problems that previous versions seemed to be plagued with such as lines or backlight bleed. Picture *can* look great, but you have to know what you're doing when you calibrate it. It also helps to have a good video...
  • Cons: The backlight is way too bright and I can't find a way to adjust it without destroying color quality. The monitor has brightness and contract adjustments, but those are primarily for color adjustment and not the actual brightness of the light. When I get my blacks and whites where they look just ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Brilliant display but disappointing customer service from Amazon

D. R. Sossamon, Amazon
25 January 2014
  • Summary: This monitor was purchased January 2014. It is Rev A03. It is connected to a Lenovo T530 laptop PC and docking station via the display port interface. The T530 has a NVIDIA NVS 5400M graphic card that is rated to drive the monitor at its full resolution of 2560x1600.
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Overall 6
6.0

Make sure you order (and receive) the revision number that you want of this product: they're not all the same.

David, Amazon
9 December 2013
  • Summary: I love the A3 version of the monitor. However, I expected the A3 version (Rev A03) as the Amazon.com description previously stated (12/9/2013, 4th bullet in the description: A3 Version Monitor).
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Overall 6
6.0

Seems like Amazon forgot to get rid of the defective ones...

Matt Puterio, Amazon
28 November 2013
  • Summary: Update again: It seems the display still has at least one of the problems- it just went blank again after starting up Windows and before showing the login screen. I may have to send this one back too...
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