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Viewsonic VG2401mh-2 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 30000000:1 LCD Oct 2015
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The ViewSonic VG2401mh-2 is the ultimate 24" gaming display designed for avid gamers who appreciate the rush of excitement that improved screen performance brings. It features a rapid 144Hz... More
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7 Reasons For

Viewsonic Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 2,061 user and expert reviews for Viewsonic LCD screens and found that on average Viewsonic has good reviews. We also found that Viewsonic has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The VG2401mh-2 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VG2401mh-2 also have a built-in speaker.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the VG2401mh-2 which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

PC screens of this age and spec have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the VG2401mh-2 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The VG2401mh-2 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG2401mh-2. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the VG2401mh-2 has one of the faster response times amongst LCD screens of this age. The fastest response time of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VG2401mh-2 is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The VG2401mh-2 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than a year ago have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most PC monitors that have been available for more than a year have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Viewsonic VG2401mh-2 which has two USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year, the VG2401mh-2 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC screen and we think the DELL UZ2215H[plb_2323495_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The VG2401mh-2 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the VG2401mh-2 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price], or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Viewsonic VG2401mh-2 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VG2401mh-2 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price], or the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.

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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 have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

Across all the LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the VG2401mh-2 the maximum height adjustments range from 17mm to 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. At only 120 millimeters, the VG2401mh-2 has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VG2401mh-2.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VG2401mh-2 the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. The VG2401mh-2 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VG2401mh-2.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the VG2401mh-2 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the VG2401mh-2. The horizontal viewing angles of similar spec PC monitors that were released one year ago range from 18° to 180°.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Viewsonic VG2401mh-2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Viewsonic released the VG2401mh-2.

Running Costs Are Average

The VG2401mh-2 has an average running cost of £60 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

LCD Display Type

The VG2401mh-2 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC displays of a similar age and spec to it.

We compared all the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VN247[plb_1473074_price] is also worth considering.

If the display type of this medium monitor is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Philips 224E5[plb_1499773_price] (LED), or the AOC G2460VQ6[plb_3032738_price] (LED) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Display Technology
Display Brightness
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Ports & Interfaces
Audio Input Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
On/off Switch
Power
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Operational Conditions
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Certificates
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Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Technical Details
Game Mode
Mac Compatibility

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Electricity cost when switched on £59.29
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Total running cost over 5 years £59.29
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vg2401, viewsonic p230940, viewsonic vg2401m, viewsonic p230940p, viewsonic vg2401mh, viewsonic vg2401mh2
Barcodes 00766907778717, 00766907813722, 05052184732654, 05054484779803, 05054533779808, 05054629502068

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