The whitescreen seems to involve a subtle timing issue that only occurs in a fractional percentage of screens. We haven't been able to isolate it because our blinky-stuff guru has never been able to get his hands on a unit that demonstrates the problem.
Since you have one, let's trade. Send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a link to this thread. The folks there will get you a replacement and arrange return shipping for the one you have now.
When you void a product warranty, you give up your right to sue the manufacturer if something goes wrong and accept full responsibility for whatever happens next. And then you truly own the product.