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DELL 1707FP

DELL 1707FP PC Monitor

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17" 1280 X 1024 328.1mm Jun 2015
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Dell UltraSharp 17" (1707FP) and 19" (1907FP) flat panel displays carry forward the value proposition of 1704FPV / 1704FPT / 1905FP - incorporating many advanced features for great performance and... More
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Two Industry Awards

This PC display received a "Best Buy" award from Howstuffworks.com and Thetechlounge.com gave it a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Mac World, Howstuffworks.com and pcworld.com_techhive.com. This puts this PC screen in the bottom 100% of all the flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 85 out of 100.

Running Costs Are Very Low

The 1707FP is one of the cheapest to run PC screens of a similar age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1707FP will cost only £4 over 5 years to run.

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Good Product Quality

Several DELL 1707FP reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers considered that it was good value for money. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “Were especially impressed with its low price”. Howstuffworks.com mentioned ten years ago “It has an affordable price tage, its image quality is better than the average flat-panel display” in their review of the DELL 1707FP and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Howstuffworks.com also mentioned “Affordable price, good image quality, multiple inputs”.

One DELL 1707FP reviewer mentioned that the product was cheap. Expert review site Macworld.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Inexpensive; agile design; adjustable height; good text quality; accurate color out of the box; includes DVI”.

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Nice Design

A number of DELL 1707FP reviewers who purchased it considered that it was a good design. Cnet.com wrote in their review of the DELL 1707FP “With an attractive design, ample adjustability options” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Ten years ago Howstuffworks.com wrote in their review “Adjustment options, sleek and attractive design”.

One DELL 1707FP owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was ergonomic. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com said ten years ago “Monitor for the ergonomically minded can tilt, swivel, pivot, rise” in their review of the DELL 1707FP and rated it 4 stars.

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DELL PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,720 owner and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its PC screens. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its small monitors compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Picture Quality

A few people said in their reviews that the DELL 1707FP had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

A number of customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good in terms of USB connections. Macworld.com said in their review on expert review site Mac World “With its built-in USB hub”. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote ten years ago “Pivot mechanisms also has easy-to-reach USB 2.0 ports on its side” and rated it 4 stars.

One DELL 1707FP reviewer who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Ten years ago Cnet.com mentioned “Great image quality; very adjustable; high degree of connectivity; OSM is easy to navigate; USB hub”.

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Good Size

One DELL 1707FP reviewer who reviewed the DELL 1707FP concluded that it was a good height.

Good Technical Features

One DELL 1707FP owner who reviewed the DELL 1707FP considered that it had good features. Expert website Howstuffworks.com mentioned “It sports a number of useful features” .

Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the DELL 1707FP has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other small monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 1707FP. The average display brightness of small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 1707FP is 240 cd/m².

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1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 720 x 400|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC monitors of this type and age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 328.1 millimeters, the DELL 1707FP is one of the narrowest small monitors that were launched around the same time as the 1707FP amongst PC displays of this age. The narrowest PC screen of a similar spec and age to the 1707FP is 320mm wide, the widest is 480mm, and the average width is 430mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The DELL 1707FP does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 1707FP are not 3D compatible. The DELL 1707FP is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The DELL 1707FP does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 1707FP also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The DELL 1707FP does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other small monitors that were launched around the same time as the 1707FP also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 130 degrees, the DELL 1707FP has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst small monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 1707FP is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 140°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the 1707FP is 150°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 90° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 140 degrees, the DELL 1707FP has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst PC screens of this age.

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Heavy

PC monitors of this type and age have weights of between 800g and 5.8kg. With a weight of 4.1 kilograms, the DELL 1707FP is one of the heavier PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the 1707FP amongst small monitors of this age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the 1707FP the response times range from 2ms to 25ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the DELL 1707FP has one of the slower response times amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Very Tall

When compared to other LCD screens of this age and spec that we have assessed the height of, the DELL 1707FP's height of 457.6 millimeters is one of the tallest. The heights of similar spec PC displays that were released one year ago range from 210mm to 500mm, and the average height is 320mm.

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Very Deep

Across all the PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the 1707FP the depths range from 8.5mm to 380mm. The DELL 1707FP is very deep (371.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the 1707FP.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 1707FP

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the 1707FP.

1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC screens that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

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Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
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Performance
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
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Camera
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2 Awards

Howstuffworks.com Best Buy Thetechlounge.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(5)

Howstuffworks.com

27 June 2006

The Dell UltraSharp 1707FP is about as close to perfection as an LCD display can get. Its attractive, it has an affordable price tage, its image quality is better than the average flat-panel...

Howstuffworks.com

Affordable price, good image quality, multiple inputs and adjustment options, sleek and attractive design
Inexpensive
Fast LCD response times
Both DVI and VGA inputs
Fourport USB 2.0 hub
Color fidelity and overall image quality fall short for dedicated graphics use
Stand seems to transfer desk vibrations to the monitor easily
6bit Color LCD panel (versus 8bit)
Limited viewing angle
Subtle color-tracking errors in the grayscales

Thetechlounge.com

14 June 2006

Dell attempts to hit the sweet spot of value and performance with their 1707FP LCD display. With a retail price of $239 (and sale prices often lower) it is an excellent value when it comes to...

Thetechlounge.com

11 April 2006

Budget-conscious display shoppers won?t be disappointed with this highly flexible 17-inch monitor. With its built-in USB hub, and very good text and color performance, you?ll be staying too close...

27 February 2006

With an attractive design, ample adjustability options, and great image quality, the Dell UltraSharp 1707FP is one of the best 17-inch LCD monitors. Were especially impressed with its low price...

Monitor for the ergonomically minded can tilt, swivel, pivot, rise, and lower...

User Reviews

(13)
Reviewed 25 November 2010 by Stacey Bashford
(Verified Purchase)

Nice small monitor when space is at a premium . Has 4 USB ports which is a nice extra...

Reviewed 13 January 2013 by J. Bartelski
(Verified Purchase)

All products are highly recommended. Dell Ultrasharp for the price is excellent value. For coffee lovers Cafe Direct Machu Picchu is avey good buy...

Reviewed 3 December 2012 by Eddie

Well you have to buy it!, for the price you really cant complain!! I have had my ultrasharp for a year now and its as good as new!! Clear vibrant colours with a simple menu and its a great energy... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by PJ Berry
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent, good value monitor and with expedited delivery. what more do you want...

Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Stevso
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived fast, great service. It has allowed me to expand my laptop screen for a great price. Quality is top. Good stuff...

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