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Acer CB290C PC Monitor

29" 2560 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Acer has good PC screen reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
2560 x 1080 pixels display resolution
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The cheapeast PC screens of a similar age and type that we found costs £49 and the most expensive costs £9,999. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive for a flatpanel monitor of a similar age and type.


Acer Has Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 4,262 expert and owner reviews (including 789 verified purchases), Acer has good ratings for its PC monitors. Acer also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in June 2014.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer CB290C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Samsung S32E590C (£448.46), the Asus VG278 (£301.98), and the Philips 272P4 (£458.70) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer CB290C has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display resolution of all flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The Acer CB290C has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC display.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the PC monitors of this age and spec the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Acer CB290C has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer CB290C has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The Acer CB290C has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a similar age and type to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors that have been available for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The Acer CB290C is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer cb290cbmidpr, acer umrb0ee001, acer 2560x1080, acer 300cdm2, acer 100m1
Barcodes 04053162720817, 04713147426799

Acer CB290C Review Sources

To prepare this Acer CB290C review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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