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16 Reasons For
Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. A Customer mentioned in their review of the iiyama B2780HSU on Amazon “Great Value” and scored the product 99 out of 100. K. D. Driver said on Amazon “All in all a good monitor with an excellent price tag” in their review of this PC monitors and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
Excellent User Reviews
On average, B2780HSU owners rated this PC display as brilliant. This puts this LCD screen in the top 19% of all the flatpanel monitors of this age and type when ranked by average user review score.
Medium monitors produced by iiyama have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that iiyama also has good ratings across its entire range.
Good Product Quality
One iiyama B2780HSU owner reckoned that it was good quality. K. D. Driver gave this PC monitors a rating of 5 stars and said “The picture quality is excellent and easily adjusted to suit individual tastes” in their review.
Good Picture Quality
One iiyama B2780HSU owner considered that it had good picture quality. K. D. Driver wrote in their review on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent and easily adjusted to suit individual tastes”.
One person who purchased this PC monitors thought it was well made. El President said on Amazon “Solid design Great picture” and scored it 99 out of 100.
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One iiyama B2780HSU reviewer thought the iiyama B2780HSU was a good design. Two years ago El President rated it 99 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Solid design Great picture”.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays that came out more than two years ago.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC screen such as the AOC i2367 (£134.23) or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the AOC I2460 (£201.35).
Has a Built-In Speaker
The B2780HSU has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 221TE5LB, or the Asus PB238 (£169.77).
Other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the Asus PB238Q.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the B2780HSU is more than most LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC|Audio (3.5mm)|DVI|USB|VGA are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the B2780HSU is 63cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm. At 69 centimeters, the iiyama B2780HSU has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the B2780HSU.
Fairly Big Viewable Width
At 597.6 millimeters, the iiyama B2780HSU has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago. Across all the similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the B2780HSU the viewable widths range from 1mm to 890mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.
Fairly Big Viewable Height
PC displays that are a similar age to the B2780HSU have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm. With a viewable height of 336.2 millimeters, the iiyama B2780HSU has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years.
Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the B2780HSU has one of the faster response times amongst LCD screens of this age. LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the B2780HSU have response times of between 1ms and 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.
9 Reasons Against
Difficult to Use
Some people wrote in their reviews that it was not easy to use. Joe Turley wrote in his review of the iiyama B2780HSU on Amazon “The Menu buttons are very difficult to use”. Joe Turley also wrote “Very painful and frustrating to use”.
Two people who bought this PC monitors considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Joe Turley mentioned in his review of the iiyama B2780HSU two years ago “Frustrating Menu Buttons”. Joe Turley also said “The Menu buttons are very difficult to see & operate as they are underneath the screen rather than on the side”.
Price Increase of £19.01
In the last 37 days the B2780HSU has increased in price by £19.01.
Not 3D Compatible
Most LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the B2780HSU are not 3D compatible. The B2780HSU is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the XL2420 (£199.99), or the XL2411 (£199.64) both from Benq or the Asus VG248QE (£219.97) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The iiyama B2780HSU does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the B2780HSU also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the HP EliteDisplay S231 (£271.00) which also has a higher Rating.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the B2780HSU, the iiyama B2780HSU does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on LCD screens of this age and spec.
Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment
Across all the similar spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the B2780HSU the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 1,300mm. At only 110 millimeters, the B2780HSU has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
The lightest PC display that has been available for a similar time to the B2780HSU is 3g weight and the heaviest is 39kg. The B2780HSU is one of the heavier comparable spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years (8 kilograms) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.
4 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2780HSU
OK Running Costs
The B2780HSU is typical compared to the other 795 comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the B2780HSU is £66.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This iiyama PC monitor has been on the market for over four years.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the iiyama B2780HSU is 5000000:1. That's 75% less contrast ratio than the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 20000000:1.
We compared all the other PC displays that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio to this PC display and we think a cheaper PC screen such as the iiyama E2482HS (£149.64) or you might consider a higher rated PC screen such as the HP EliteDisplay S231 (£271.00), and the LG 25UM65 (£199.99) are also worth considering.
PC monitors with a higher contrast ratio that might be worth considering include the HP Pavilion 23 (£158.39) (10000000:1 and cheaper) or the LG 27MP75 (10000000:1 and higher rated).
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as it.
We compared all the other PC displays that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels to this PC monitor and we think the Philips 242G5, and the Benq BL2405 (£132.00) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
PC monitors with a more display resolution that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung S24C650 (1920 x 1200 and cheaper); or the Asus VS24 (£144.72) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), or the Eizo ColorEdge CX240 (£164.62) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 80
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 80
0.3113 x 0.3113
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Technology (CI)
Headphone Out Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Audio Input Port
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Integrated Card Reader
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Windows 2000, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows Vista Business
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