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LG 27MB85R-B
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LG 27MB85RB PC Monitor

27" 5000000:1 LED 643mm Apr 2014
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC screen received an expert rating of 83 out of 100 from playwares.com.

Good Brand

Medium monitors manufactured by LG have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that LG also has good reviews across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP 2211[plb_1397010_price], the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price], or the iiyama B2888UHSU[plb_2367537_price].

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the 27MB85R-B has one of the brighter display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27MB85R-B is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Large Color Gamut

PC displays that came out around the same time as the 27MB85R-B have color gamuts of between 62% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. The 27MB85R-B has a quite large color gamut (99 percent) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the 27MB85R-B.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 27MB85R-B is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the LG 27MB85R-B is more than most flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago. The cables included "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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7 Reasons Against

Expensive

We think this PC screen looks expensive compared to other PC displays of this age and type. The cheapeast PC monitor of this type and age that we found costs £51 and the most expensive costs £5,421.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than two years, the 27MB85R-B does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the NEC MultiSync EA274[plb_2046553_price], the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price], or the Asus PB279[plb_2524515_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen has an energy efficiency rating of C, and the 27MB85R-B has an average 5 year running cost of £85 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 998 medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The LG 27MB85R-B is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 27MB85R-B does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 27MB85R-B also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips C272P4QPKEW[plb_3027868_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 27MB85R-B, the 27MB85R-B does not have an integrated card reader.

Other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the U3014[pl_1655695_price] both from DELL or the Benq BL3201[plb_2558150_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 77 kilowatt hours, the 27MB85R-B has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst LCD screens of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years is 0.02kWh and the highest is 29,000kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 27MB85R-B

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 27MB85R-B over two years ago.

Specification

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £84.93
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Total running cost over 5 years £84.93
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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 68cm27, lg 27mb85, lg 27mb85r, lg 27mb85rb, lg electronics 27mb85, lg electronics 27mb85r, lg electronics 27mb85rb
Barcodes 00012300852586, 00719192194458, 08806084711274

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