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Dell-ultrasharp-up3214q.34147626
8.1 out of 10

Dell UltraSharp UP3214Q

Great Deal: $2,249.99

Reviews and Problems with Dell UltraSharp UP3214Q

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Overall 2
2.0

Not Ready For Prime-Time

JT3, B&H Photo
7 June 2014
  • Excerpt: This Dell monitor is not ready for prime-time. (1) It is shipped with DP1.1 enabled. This means you just paid $ for a monitor that runs at the snail's-pace of 30Hz. Mr. Dell, seriously, what are you thinking? (2) When I enabled DP1.2 using the monitor's menu to get the monitor to run at 60Hz, the left half of the screen went black. At DP1.2 this monitor is not stable. This monitor is really two panels "stiched" together.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up
  • Cons: Runs At 30hz
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Overall 2
2.0

Really annoying flicker.

inTheMix, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: Well, as an early adopter, I expect a few minor quirks here and there but this monitor is too much. Occasionally it cuts out and requires unplugging (complete hard reset). However, that is actually tolerable compared to the constant flicker at lower brightness. It's constant and consistent and impossible to fix. Soon as the brightness is reduced below 60% the screen noticeably flickers, like an old tube TV. It's inexcusable.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dell selling a monitor with broken firmware

Michael Bendel, Amazon
4 April 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this monitor from Newegg and returned it as basic functionality is broken on this monitor currently. Sometimes your computer will boot to a half screen displaying and get stuck on a black screen when entering sleep mode or changing resolutions. Not acceptable for a $2300 monitor! While Dell has a firmware fix, they refuse to release it as a user-installable update.
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Overall 2
2.0

all up3214q are broken in dp 1.2

Gianni V., Amazon
23 March 2014
  • Summary: So, Dell is officially not supporting their product??! ............................... ............................... issue summary---> when using it at its full native resolution in dp1.2 as intended - half the screen literally is black and non functional on many random boots and logins. switching between applications the 1/2 the monitor turns off. Issue was identified as a firmware issue and was resolved by other manufacturers of the same monitor.
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Overall 2
2.0

terrible product flaws and poor customer service

Gianni Venturi, Amazon
23 March 2014
  • Summary: So, Dell is officially not supporting their product??! ............................... ............................... issue summary---> when using it at its full native resolution in dp1.2 as intended - half the screen literally is black and non functional on many random boots and logins. switching between applications the 1/2 the monitor turns off. Issue was identified as a firmware issue and was resolved by other manufacturers of the same monitor.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not ready

WebFanatic, Amazon
21 March 2014
  • Summary: The picture is great - when it works. I tried with a GTX Titan, SLI 2x 780TI, and Crossfire R9 290X. I could never get it to consistently work due to a significant Displayport 1.2 error that causes black screens on wake from sleep and boot. I tried multiple work arounds and could not get it to consistently work. Dell has a firmware fix but they have not released a user installable version.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great screen, but beware.

Ambrosian Spactor, Amazon
23 March 2014
  • Summary: 1. Monitor has a severe firmware issue- the dell up3214q is the same monitor as the Sharp and the Asus p321q. 2. After months of denials and deflection by Dell, Dell announces they have a new firmware (ChrisM) 3. Dell won't release a user installable firmware fix (ChrisM) - Asus and sharp had same issue but released a user installable firmware that resolved the issue- the other manufacturers were keen on customer service. 4.
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Overall 2
2.0

great when it works

Ambrosian Spactor, Amazon
7 March 2014
  • Summary: unfortunately, there are firmware issues with it. It took Dell took 3 months to acknowledge that there is an issue with this monitor (look for no picture after powering up/sleep in the support forums) - and they refuse to repair or replace it, offering a refurbished one instead. These problems only happen when you try to use the monitor in 4k mst mode (60hz) which is really the only reason worth getting it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Mangelnde Qualitätssicherung. Bei dieser Preisklasse unverzeihlich.

Fairy, Amazon
7 January 2014
  • Summary: Eine 1-Sterne-Bewertung für einen Premium-Monitor dieser Preisklasse? Ist das möglich? Ja, es ist. Ich gebe normalerweise keine 1-Sterne-Bewertungen, aber diese hier ist mir wichtig, um andere Käufer vor einem Fehler zu bewahren. Wer einen Premium-Monitor dieser Preisklasse kauft, erwartet Perfektion. Meine Erfahrung war leider eine andere. Der Monitor hatte mehr defekte Pixel als alle anderen Monitore und LCD-Fernseher die ich bisher gesehen habe zusammen.
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