Some customers who bought this PC monitors agreed that it was good value for money. Charles F. Forsyth said in August this year “Great gaming monitor at a very reasonable price!” in his review of the iiyama GB2788HS. Charles F. Forsyth also wrote “Specifications at a great price for a gaming monitor”. Tsampikos Filippou said this month “Excellent Price-Performance value - Freesync, Black Tuner, Overdrive, 1ms, game profiles - Excellent image quality with minimal to non existent backlight bleed” and gave this PC monitors a score of 5 stars.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama GB2788HS was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk gave the iiyama GB2788HS a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their iiyama GB2788HS review this month “Cheap phones and cheap tablets can often feel almost”.
Easy to Use
Some customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good experience. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Enjoyable 1080P gaming experience” in their review of the iiyama GB2788HS. Pc Advisor.co.uk also wrote “Fantastic gaming experience”.
One iiyama GB2788HS owner who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Riganello Pasquale wrote in August “It's a pleasure to use it”.
One person said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Barts wrote in their iiyama GB2788HS review “Right click on desktop -> Display Settings -> Advanced Display Settings -> Display adapter properties -> Monitor tab”.
Good Product Quality
A few iiyama GB2788HS reviewers reckoned that the iiyama GB2788HS was good quality. Tsampikos Filippou wrote in their iiyama GB2788HS review this month “Great build quality” and rated the product 5 stars. Tsampikos Filippou also said “Excellent Price-Performance value - Freesync, Black Tuner, Overdrive, 1ms, game profiles - Excellent image quality with minimal to non existent backlight bleed”. Tsampikos Filippou also wrote “It might not be 2K or 4K, yet the image quality is great”.
Several customers who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Tsampikos Filippou mentioned “Great build quality” in their review of this PC monitors. This year Pc Advisor.co.uk said in their review of the iiyama GB2788HS “Solid performance”.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the iiyama GB2788HS was easy to damage or scratch. In August this year Charles F. Forsyth mentioned “The matte finish on this monitor will resist scratches and looks great” in his review and rated it 5 stars.
Acceptable Noise Level
A number of people thought the product was quiet. In August this year Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Ridiculously quiet during idle tasks” in their review of this PC monitors. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Relatively quiet”. Pc Advisor.co.uk also mentioned “Quiet operation”.
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Good Picture Quality
Some iiyama GB2788HS owners who bought the iiyama GB2788HS thought it had good picture quality. Tsampikos Filippou said on Amazon “Excellent Price-Performance value - Freesync, Black Tuner, Overdrive, 1ms, game profiles - Excellent image quality with minimal to non existent backlight bleed”. Tsampikos Filippou also said “It might not be 2K or 4K, yet the image quality is great”.
Iiyama Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews
Iiyama medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC displays iiyama is one of the superior manufacturers.
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was a good design. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Attractive design” in their iiyama GB2788HS review. One person who reviewed the iiyama GB2788HS thought it was good looking. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned this year “Neutral styling should appeal to a large audience”.
Good Technical Features
Two customers said that it had good features. Charles F. Forsyth gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and he said in his review of this PC monitors a few weeks ago “Nice features and specifications at a great price for a gaming monitor”. This year Pc Advisor.co.uk and mentioned in their review of this PC monitors “Strong data protection features”.
User Reviews Are Excellent
People who bought this LCD screen rated this PC monitor as outstanding on average.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The iiyama GB2788HS has a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the GB2788HS also have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL S2715H (£200.75), the LG 24MP88HV (£170.50), or the Asus VP278H (£169.99) which is cheaper.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on recently released medium monitors.
Quite Fast Response Time
Across all the recently released comparable spec PC monitors the response times range from 1ms to 20ms. When compared to other new medium monitors, the response time of the iiyama GB2788HS of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
One customer wrote that it was not heavy and bulky. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their iiyama GB2788HS review in August “Can become loud under heavy load”.
One person concluded that it did not have good technical guidance.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The GB2788HS does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
The iiyama GB2788HS is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GB2788HS are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC displays that were launched in the last 12 months, the iiyama GB2788HS does not have an integrated card reader.
We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL U2413 (£262.00) which is also higher rated.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and we think the AOC G2778VQ-27 (£176.34), and the Samsung CF390 (£149.29) which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic XG2401 (£200.81) which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this PC display is too few for you then you might want to consider the U2415 (£186.67) (1920 x 1200), or the U2413 (£262.00) (1920 x 1200) both from DELL which is also higher rated.
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 PC monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the GB2788HS is 65° and the widest is 180°. The GB2788HS has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles (only 160 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age.
The GB2788HS is one of the heavier recently released medium monitors (6.9 kilograms) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Medium monitors that came out around the same time as the GB2788HS have weights of between 2.6g and 33kg.
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Released Eleven Months Ago
It was eleven months ago when this PC screen was released.
Running Costs Are Average
The energy efficiency rating of this PC screen is B. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the GB2788HS is £52, which is typical compared to the other 371 latest medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think the CF390 (£149.29), and the C24F396FHU (£163.39) both from Samsung which is cheaper; or the Viewsonic XG2401 (£200.81) which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
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12000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The GB2788HS has a maximum contrast ratio of 12000000:1. That's 88% less contrast ratio than a 100000000:1 PC screen, which is the most common contrast ratio.
There are a number of other LCD screens that have a 12000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the GB2888UHSU (£311.35), or the GB2488HSU (£192.29) both from iiyama.
If you are looking for a PC display with a higher contrast ratio then you might want to consider the AOC G2778VQ-27 (£176.34) (80000000:1 and cheaper), the Viewsonic VX2757-MHD (£145.95) (80000000:1 and cheaper), or the Asus VP239H (£144.40) (80000000:1 and cheaper).
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