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Philips 272G5DYEB PC Monitor

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27" 1920 X 1080 LED Aug 2014
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Dominate the competition like never before. The Philips 27" 272G5DYEB gaming monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology eliminates tearing and stuttering providing the smoothest and fastest gaming... More
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Review of the Philips 272G5DYEB G-Sync 144hz 27 Monitor - By TotallydubbedHD
Philips 272G5DYEB G Sync Monitor Review
Test de l'écran G-SYNC 27 Philips Brillance 272G5DYEB

17 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most highly awarded of all the flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age.

The writer at Pcgameware.co.uk gave this PC display a "Gold" award and thought it was superb and the writer at Techno-labs.com gave it a "High Performance" award and concluded it performed well. Furthermore, the editor of Vido.com.ua conluded that they would endorse this flatpanel monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award.

The editor of one more expert review site said that this PC display was great. Xtremehardware.com gave this PC screen a "Silver" award.

Kitguru.net gave this PC display a "Worth Buying" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, kitguru.net and Les Numeriques.com this medium monitor has an overall expert rating of 84 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this PC screen rated it as brilliant.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it said that it had a good refresh rate. Expert website Pcgameware.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Whilst both being excellent Gaming monitors and both featuring TN panels with a 144Hz refresh rate and ultra low 1ms response time”.

One person said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Expert review site Pcgameware.co.uk mentioned “Are you an Nvidia Graphics Card owner? Are you sick of all that stuttering”.

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Nice Design

One Philips 272G5DYEB owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “It still delivers smooth, stutter-free performance” in their review of this PC monitor.

One Philips 272G5DYEB reviewer who purchased this PC monitor said that it was good looking. In November last year expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review “The Philips 272G5DYEB already has a pretty accurate display.”.

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Robust

One person who bought the Philips 272G5DYEB considered that it was well made. D. G. Allen wrote a few weeks ago “Great monitor, excellent build quality running it on a Geforce GTX970 at 144Hz”.

Good Product Quality

One Philips 272G5DYEB owner who reviewed it considered that it was good quality.

Good Technical Features

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Last year Kitguru.net wrote “Although the Philips 272G5DYEB is lighter on features than some G-Sync displays” in their Philips 272G5DYEB review.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

Philips has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor 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 displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Samsung S27D590[plb_2243830_price] which is cheaper.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other PC monitors that came out more than two years ago which are not 3D compatible, the Philips 272G5DYEB is 3D compatible.

We compared this PC display to all the other 3D compatible PC screens and we think the Benq BL2710[plb_1729060_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of PC displays of a similar age and spec to the 272G5DYEB range from 13mm to 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the Philips 272G5DYEB has one of the higher maximum height adjustments amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The viewable widths of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272G5DYEB range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. With a viewable width of 597.6 millimeters, the 272G5DYEB has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

At 336.15 millimeters, the Philips 272G5DYEB has a fairly big viewable height compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 272G5DYEB. The viewable heights of flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the 272G5DYEB range from 28mm to 630mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of PC monitors of this spec and age range from 28cm to 770cm. At 68.6 centimeters, the Philips 272G5DYEB has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the 272G5DYEB.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Fast SmartResponse

PC monitors that came out around the same time as the 272G5DYEB have smartResponses of between 1ms and 7ms. With a smartResponse of only 1 millisecond, the 272G5DYEB has one of the faster smartResponses amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person who purchased it concluded that it was not cheap. Hexus.net said on HEXUS.net “The Philips 272G5DYEB seems comparatively expensive for a 27in, 1080p TN panel, despite the range of gamer-friendly features being well-implemented”.

Difficult to Use

One Philips 272G5DYEB owner wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good experience.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The 272G5DYEB does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the AOC G2770[plb_2305284_price]; or the Asus PB298[plb_1731108_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the 272G5DYEB do not have a built-in camera. The Philips 272G5DYEB is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272G5DYEB, the 272G5DYEB does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to consider include the DELL U2713H[plb_1518815_price] which is also cheaper.

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Expensive

The cheapeast PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago that we found costs £51 and the most expensive costs £5,421. We think that this Philips PC monitor looks expensive for a flatpanel monitor of a similar type and age.

Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors that came out more than two years ago range from 60° to 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. At only 170 degrees, the 272G5DYEB has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Active

The 272G5DYEB has a fairly high power consumption when active (27.5 Watts) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 272G5DYEB. Across all the LCD screens of this spec and age the power consumptions when active range from 9W to 63W.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 272G5DYEB

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the 272G5DYEB is £48 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Price Increase of £11.00

The price of the 272G5DYEB has increased by £11.00 in the last 30 days.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the 272G5DYEB.

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 have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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5 Awards

vido.com.ua Recommended techno-labs.com High Performance pcgameware.co.uk Gold kitguru.net Worth Buying xtremehardware.com Silver

Expert Reviews

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26 November 2015

Although the Philips 272G5DYEB is lighter on features than some G-Sync displays, it hits a lower price point than many, while incorporating a 144Hz panel. The use of this TN panel does mean worse...

Kitguru.net

20 February 2015

Are you an Nvidia Graphics Card owner? Are you sick of all that stuttering and screen tearing ruining your Gaming experience within your favourite Games? Well fret not, as here we have the Philips...

Pcgameware.co.uk

5 January 2015

The Philips 272G5DYEB already has a pretty accurate display, but its responsiveness and G-SYNC function are excellent. This makes it a very good monitor for gamers, who will appreciate the sharp...

23 December 2014

The Philips Brilliance LCD Monitor with Nvidia G-Sync (272G5DYEB) is a 27-inch gaming monitor that's limited to a 1,920-by-1,080 resolution, but it still delivers smooth, stutter-free performance...

12 December 2014

Coming to market at £499 ($699), the Philips 272G5DYEB seems comparatively expensive for a 27in, 1080p TN panel, despite the range of gamer-friendly features being well-implemented. The decision...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 December 2011 by Victor G.

I wish it had the pixel density for the display that Apple offers on their iPhone. The complaints about the lack of Adobe Flash support are basically moot at this point. Adobe no longer plans to... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2011 by Chris H.

When the iPad was announced, I didn't see the point: it looked like a giant iPhone that couldn't make calls. Of course, I've never been a huge Apple fan anyway, so I didn't really plan on ever... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Damian W
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor i can feel big difference on it. Polecam ten monitor jest swietny...

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by D. G. Allen
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor, excellent build quality running it on a Geforce GTX970 at 144Hz and its faultless. Would strongly recommend.

Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Jarvis 01 | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is great just what I expected from the reviews i have seen elsewhere .The only problem it came with the wrong power cables .it came with a euro cloverleaf and what I call a kettle... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £44.07
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £47.11
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 272G5DYEBuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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