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HP DreamColor Z24x 24" Black - computer monitors (1920 x 1200 pixels, LCD, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 12, 1000:1, 5000000:1, 1.073 billion colours)
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HP DreamColor Z24x 24" Black - PC flat panels (1920 x 1200 pixels, LCD, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 12, 1000:1, 5000000:1, 1.073 billion colours)
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10 Reasons For
Expert Reviews Are Average
On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including apcmag.com and alphr.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 70%.
Good Owner Reviews
Based on 15 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 83%.
One person who bought it mentioned that it was reliable. Apcmag.com rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “While performance is paramount, HP's workstation line-up is also claimed to have better reliability, with carefully tested parts backed by a three year warranty” in their review of the HP DreamColor Z24x.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens that are a comparable age to the DreamColor Z24x range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The HP DreamColor Z24x has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.
Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x only have one DisplayPort, however the DreamColor Z24x has two DisplayPorts.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that are a similar age to the DreamColor Z24x is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DreamColor Z24x has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.
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HP Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
HP medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all LCD screens HP is one of the better rated brands.
Quite Many Display Colour Count
The DreamColor Z24x has a quite many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x. Across all the PC displays that were released one year ago the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 160M.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of PC monitors of this age and spec is 280 cd/m². The DreamColor Z24x has one of the brighter display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The DreamColor Z24x is a four USB 3.0 port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.
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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports
Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the DreamColor Z24x which has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The HP DreamColor Z24x does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the DreamColor Z24x.
Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Philips BDM4065UC[plb_2889761_price], the Acer H277HU[plb_2992940_price], or the LG 34UB67[plb_2816657_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DreamColor Z24x does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the DreamColor Z24x also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 241P6VPJKEB[plb_3021583_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the DreamColor Z24x do not have an integrated card reader. The DreamColor Z24x is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x are not 3D compatible. The DreamColor Z24x is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Very High Running Costs
The DreamColor Z24x is one of the least economic to run PC monitors of a similar type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DreamColor Z24x is £96.
Not Cheap Compared to Other Flatpanel Monitors of a Comparable Spec and Age
The price range of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age is from £51 to £5,066. We thought that this LCD screen looks expensive for a PC monitor of a comparable spec and age.
Only LCD Display Type
The DreamColor Z24x has an LCD display type which is better than most LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year. Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago have an LED display type.
An LCD display type is actually the worst display type across all medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.
The best display type across comparable types of PC monitor is LED.
Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the VP2780[pl_2884616_price], or the VG2860MHL[pl_2884615_price] both from Viewsonic or the Asus MG278Q[plb_3037824_price] which has a better Rating.
If the display type of this PC display is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the BDM3270QP[pl_2997136_price] (LED and higher rated), or the BDM3470UP[pl_3020738_price] (LED and higher rated) both from Philips or the LG 34UM67-P[plb_2998881_price] (LED and higher rated).
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
At only 120 millimeters, the DreamColor Z24x has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the DreamColor Z24x. The lowest maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that were released one year ago is 17mm and the highest is 510mm.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Only One HDMI Port
Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the DreamColor Z24x have between one and three HDMI ports, including the DreamColor Z24x which has one HDMI port.
The DreamColor Z24x is fairly heavy (7 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the DreamColor Z24x. The lightest flatpanel monitor of a similar spec and age to the DreamColor Z24x is 2.3g weight, the heaviest is 79kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
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Released Over a Year Ago
HP released the DreamColor Z24x over a year ago.
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The DreamColor Z24x has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
We compared all the other PC displays that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels to this PC screen and we think the FlexScan EV2436[pl_2719035_price], and the EV2455[pl_3381221_price] both from Eizo which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as it.
We compared all the other PC monitors that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this PC screen and we think the 34UM67-P[pl_2998881_price], the 27MP67[pl_2743317_price], and the 27MU67-B[pl_2943626_price] all from LG which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
PC monitors with a higher contrast ratio that might also be worth considering include the XL2730[pl_2752099_price] (12000000:1 and higher rated), or the BL2711[pl_2838535_price] (20000000:1 and higher rated) both from Benq or the Philips 272B4[plb_2512917_price] (20000000:1 and higher rated).
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At 559.4 millimeters, the DreamColor Z24x has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released more than a year ago.
1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1440 x 900, 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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Light-Master would recommend the HP Z24x (Verified Purchase)
Very nice monitor and a great value for color correct monitors. Used my Spyder Pro 4 on it and it rated it as 96% of Adobe RGB. I have another monitor that I also calibrated but it displays much... Read more…
Calibrated to a Delta E of less than 1.0 in the center.
The price to performance ratio is outstanding.
Extreme lower right and left corners of mine are just noticeably green and... Read more…
Got this mostly as a viewer for FCP X and as a second screen in Illustrator and general computing tasks. Sometimes we also use it for lightweight grading in Resolve for smaller projects that dont... Read more…
Pro on a budget would recommend the HP Z24x (Verified Purchase)
I am a student filmmaker and can't afford a proper calibration monitor. So I struggled with getting my videos to look even slightly similar on different devices. then comes along this beauty. I... Read more…
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