SR MBP LCD Screen - How's yours?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by enklined, Sep 22, 2007.

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What's the low-down on your current SR MBP Screen?

  1. PERFECT - no extreme backlight bleeding or yellowing

    17 vote(s)
    51.5%
  2. Yellowing on the bottom of the screen

    14 vote(s)
    42.4%
  3. Extreme backlight bleeding

    2 vote(s)
    6.1%
  1. enklined macrumors 6502

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    #1
    With all the posts about the bad SR MBP LCD Screens, I thought I'd make a poll just to see how bad the problem really is.

    Either way, vote which screen you've CURRENTLY got, and maybe include in your post if you had it replaced, or had the MBP exchanged.
     
  2. Helfeather macrumors member

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    #2
    What exactly is back light bleeding?

    Is this as severe as the yellowing?
     
  3. theman macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    backlight bleeding is basically when the screen should be totally black, but light leeks through. This is a really extreme example of it. [​IMG]

    I am going to get my replacement for a WEek 36 2.2 Glossy Samsung MBP that was badly yellow.
     
  4. xpovos macrumors 6502a

    xpovos

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    #4
    Wow, with my vote for "PERFECT" the stats show as exactly 50/50.

    I've CURRENTLY got a 17" (non-LED, of course) SR, standard 1680x1050. Since your poll didn't specify only LED screens (the title just says "LCD Screen"), I figured I was allowed to vote. The grain visibility on this one is about on par with a last-generation 20" iMac (Core2Duo), which is to say it's visible if you're really looking for it up close to the display, but otherwise perfectly acceptable. The backlighting is as close to perfect on this one as any laptop screen I've seen. On the whole I would even say this screen is better than the high-res I had to return for other (non-screen related) issues.

    I'll also say, though, that I ended up with this particular 17" because my last 17" had severe backlight problems (and tons of other issues), and I ended up with THAT 17" because I went through 3 really, really bad 15" screens and just gave up on the current LED screens until they sort out the new technology.

    All in all, it took me ELEVEN (count 'em) MacBook Pros over the course of a year to get a good one with no issues at all, but it seems that for me, eleventh time's a charm.
     
  5. theman macrumors 6502a

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    #5
    you should have kept up with it. the 13th replacement probably would have come preloaded with leopard.
     
  6. mandoman macrumors 6502

    mandoman

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  7. parthc007 macrumors member

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    London, Ontario
    #7
    Mne is yellow with a dead pxel, 2 days after 2 days of usage
    Getting scren replacement
     
  8. Megatron macrumors regular

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    #8
    Got my SR MBP first day they came out, screen is perfect. LG screen, no dead pixels, no yellow band, very bright. :)
     

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