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10 Reasons For
Running Costs Are Very Low
The U2417H is one of the most economic to run similar spec LCD screens that were released in the last year that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the U2417H will cost only £29 over 5 years to run.
DELL has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other manufacturers.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL U2417H is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.
Two HDMI Ports
The DELL U2417H is a two HDMI port PC screen.
1080p Video Mode
This PC display has a 480p|480i|576p|720p|1080p|576i|1080i video mode, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on new PC screens.
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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
The lowest power consumption when in PowerSave mode of medium monitors that have been around for the last year is 0.21W, the highest is 52W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.8W. At only 0.3 Watts, the DELL U2417H has a fairly low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other new medium monitors.
At only 539.1 millimeters, the DELL U2417H is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year. Flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2417H have widths of between 370mm and 900mm.
If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the LG 24MP88HM[plb_3285147_price] (541mm and cheaper).
At only 321.1 millimeters, the DELL U2417H is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2417H. The shortest medium monitor that is a similar age to the U2417H is 43mm tall and the tallest is 3,000mm.
At only 45.6 millimeters, the DELL U2417H is fairly shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months. Latest PC displays have depths of between 7mm and 610mm, and the average depth is 110mm.
11 Reasons Against
Price Has Increased by £27.41
The price of the U2417H has increased by £27.41 in the last 51 days.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The DELL U2417H does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the U2417H which have a built-in speaker.
Other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the iiyama GE2788HS-B2[plb_3755481_price].
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U2417H, the DELL U2417H is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL U2417H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other latest comparable spec PC displays also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Philips 241B7QPJKEB[plb_3861282_price].
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The DELL U2417H does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the U2417H also do not have an integrated card reader.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
The maximum height adjustment of the DELL U2417H of only 90 millimeters is one of the lowest amongst new medium monitors. The lowest maximum height adjustment of PC monitors that are a comparable age to the U2417H is 10mm, the highest is 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many new medium monitors.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
Most PC monitors that were released around the same time as the U2417H have between two and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL U2417H which has two USB 3.0 ports.
Only Has Two Cables Included
The DELL U2417H has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort are also found on this PC screen.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
The maximum power consumptions of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the U2417H range from 17W to 230W, and the average maximum power consumption is 49W. The DELL U2417H has one of the higher maximum power consumptions (74 Watts) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The DELL U2417H has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U2417H. The response times of new LCD screens range from 1ms to 20ms.
2 Other reasons to consider the DELL U2417H
Released Nine Months Ago
This DELL PC display has been on the market for nine months.
LCD Display Type
The DELL U2417H has a better display type than most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most new comparable spec flatpanel monitors have an LED display type.
There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to consider including the Acer XF240H[plb_3086845_price], or the Viewsonic VP2468[plb_3755408_price] which has better reviews.
PC displays with a better display type that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung S27E510C[plb_2792915_price] (LED and cheaper), or the Benq VZ2770H[plb_3720960_price] (LED and cheaper); or the HP 27er[plb_3809398_price] (LED,lcd and higher rated).
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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