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NEC MultiSync E171 PC Monitor

17" 1280 X 1024 LED Feb 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
Boost your productivity while being environmentally friendly with the 17 NEC MultiSync E171M, an eco-conscious LED backlit LCD desktop monitor that enhances your computing experience. The LED... More
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7 Reasons For

NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

On average PC displays manufactured by NEC are rated 91%, which is in the top 1% of all PC screen manufacturers that we have analysed.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC screens of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Philips 19B4[plb_1395263_price], or the NEC MultiSync EA193[plb_2073041_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung SMT-1930[plb_3212883_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The MultiSync E171 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other small monitors that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the Edge10 C185k[plb_1972331_price], and the Acer B196[plb_1552685_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq BL902[plb_2048599_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC screens that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1280 X 1024 (SXGA) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 720 x 400|800 x 600 (SVGA)|832 x 624|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1152 x 864 (XGA+)|1152 x 870|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 960, which is typical of many small monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors of this spec and age is 40° and the widest is 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of 170 degrees, the MultiSync E171 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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Narrow

With a width of only 368 millimeters, the MultiSync E171 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The average width of small monitors that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync E171 is 420mm, and the widths range from 100mm to 640mm.

There are a number of alternative 368mm wide PC displays currently available that you might want to consider including the NEC MultiSync LCD175[plb_1600488_price] which has better reviews.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to consider the Acer 176L[plb_2065796_price] (369mm) which is also cheaper.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £4.96

In the last 59 days the price of the MultiSync E171 has increased by £4.96.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago, the MultiSync E171 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Neovo C-17[plb_2287203_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync E171, the NEC MultiSync E171 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years do not have an integrated card reader. The MultiSync E171 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The MultiSync E171 has one of the lowest maximum height adjustments (only 50 millimeters) amongst small monitors of this age. The average maximum height adjustment of comparable spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago is 120mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 50mm to 350mm.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The MultiSync E171 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 43.27 centimeters) compared to most of the other small monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync E171. The average display diagonal of comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync E171 is 48cm, and the screen sizes range from 8.9cm to 440cm.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The average RMS rated audio power of PC monitors that came out more than two years ago is 2.7W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 10W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the MultiSync E171 has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the NEC MultiSync E171

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this PC screen is A. The MultiSync E171 is typical compared to the other 264 PC displays of this age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the MultiSync E171 will cost £25 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this NEC PC monitor was released.

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Electricity cost when switched on £22.43
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Total running cost over 5 years £22.43
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.11 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 3 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec e171, code e171, home e171, nec e171m, nec e171mb, code e171m, home e171m, nec p194044, nec p194045, nec 250cdm2, nec e171mbk, nec bl4xzs00, nec bl4xza00, nec p194044p, nec p194045p, nec 1280x1024
Barcodes 00000060003581, 00000060003582, 04053162575172, 04053162585331, 05028695110762, 05028695110779, 05054484596523, 05054533596511, 05054629431856

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