The ViewSonic VX2457-mhd is a 24 (23.6 viewable) Full HD price-performance monitor built for gaming and entertainment. Equipped with VESA Adaptive-Sync Technology, this monitor's variable refresh...
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The VX2457MHD is one the top selling flatpanel monitor currently available for sale.
Viewsonic Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Viewsonic PC monitors and also specifically for Viewsonic medium monitors and found that in both cases Viewsonic had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £11.09
In the last 60 days the price of the VX2457MHD has dropped by £11.09.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the Samsung LS24E510CS[plb_3844500_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year also have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to consider including the Benq GW2265HM[plb_2954621_price] which has better reviews; or the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD[plb_3341735_price] which is cheaper.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the Philips 246V5[plb_1499524_price] is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.
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Has Four Cables Included
The VX2457MHD has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of this age and type. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.
Very Low Power Consumption in Economy Mode
With a power consumption in economy mode of only 18 Watts, the VX2457MHD has a fairly low power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for more than a year. PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the VX2457MHD have power consumptions in economy mode of between 13W and 48W.
Quite Low Maximum Power Consumption
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD has a quite low maximum power consumption (only 26 Watts) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VX2457MHD. Across all the flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX2457MHD the maximum power consumptions range from 0.45W to 170W.
Very Fast Response Time
The response times of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX2457MHD range from 1ms to 40ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the VX2457MHD has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.
The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is fairly shallow (only 45.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. The average depth of comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX2457MHD is 93mm.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The VX2457MHD does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VX2457MHD also do not have a built-in camera.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX2457MHD are not 3D compatible. The Viewsonic VX2457MHD is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most PC monitors of this type and age do not have an integrated card reader. The VX2457MHD is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of this age and spec.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to it.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
Medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the VX2457MHD has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst LCD screens of this age.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
At only 160 degrees, the VX2457MHD has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VX2457MHD. LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VX2457MHD have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The VX2457MHD has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX2457MHD range from 18° to 180°.
Only One HDMI Port
The VX2457MHD is a one HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other PC screens of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.
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Average Running Costs
Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VX2457MHD will cost £39 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.
Released Over a Year Ago
This PC display was released over a year ago.
At 558.7 millimeters, the VX2457MHD has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.
PC screens with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Philips 246V5[plb_1499524_price] (565mm), or the Viewsonic VG2439[plb_2780347_price] (560.3mm).
Overall this is a very nice and affordable laptop for my work and games, I'd like more storage and wish I had more options. I have been using this laptop for more than a week, and everything works... Read more…
Nice and clean design
Screen is crisp and clear
Wide viewing angles
No keyboard lights
Only 128GB SSD
HDD not 7200rpm
The only problem I have had with this laptop in the few months I've had it was with Windows 10. It kept me at a loading screen while it was updating and I had to manually shut it off after 30 minutes
The laptop was sat at my bedside nightly and would overheat over the night with usage. It was on a stand as well even with the help of a cooler underneath, it seemed to somehow cause the HDD drive to
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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