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AOC M2870V PC Monitor

£155.99
28" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £71.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Does not have good technical guidance
Heavy and bulky
48 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This AOC PC monitor was given a "Gold" award by review sites Pcgameware.co.uk who said that this PC screen was outstanding.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including pcgameware.co.uk and gadgetspeak.com this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 86%. That puts this PC display in the top 17% of all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age.

Excellent User Reviews

M2870V owners on average rated this PC monitor 90 out of 100. Over 73% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

AOC Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 5,597 expert and owner reviews (including 599 verified purchases) for AOC flatpanel monitors and found that on average AOC has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that AOC has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a AOC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Power

Good in Terms of Power Usage

One customer who reviewed the AOC M2870V concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Amazon.co.uk wrote two years ago “Pros low energy use, good cooling, nice for 1080p” however they only scored this PC monitor 1 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person considered that it had good features.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “When ideling 29c when i am playing heavy games like call of duty aw 55c” although they only rated this PC monitor 1 stars.

One person said that the product was thin. Rick mentioned in his review of the AOC M2870V on Amazon “The outer panel border is narrow and not bulky at all”.

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Heavy and Bulky

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “When ideling 29c when i am playing heavy games like call of duty aw 55c” although they only rated this PC monitor 1 stars.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AOC M2870V has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the 25UM65, or the IPS231P both from LG or the Eizo FlexScan EV2455WFS3.

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the AOC M2870V has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors of this type and age range from 10° to 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the AOC M2870V has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The AOC M2870V has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to this PC screen is 6.1ms. The AOC M2870V has a quite fast response time (only 5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC monitor.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The AOC M2870V is wall mountable, as are most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to this LCD screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The AOC M2870V has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the AOC M2870V is more than most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Design

Good Quality

Twelve people said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon.co.uk said “XFX high quality standard” in their AOC M2870V review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Well made (looking) card” in their review. Expertreviews.co.uk scored it 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “This large 1080p screen will give you good image quality on a budget” in their review of the AOC M2870V.

Well Made

Thirteen owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Feels sturdy and well built”. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “It plays with everything on ultimate and gets a solid 50 60 FPS” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “XFX is a solid brand” in their review.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. Amazon.co.uk said two years ago “Reliable, not heating up, performance is pretty good” in their review of the AOC M2870V. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Sam Scriven said “It arrived yesterday and has proven pretty sturdy” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

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Good Looking

Four people who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. Amazon.co.uk said “Beats the GTX 960 and is pretty close to the GTX 970”.

Three owners who bought the AOC M2870V reckoned that it was well designed. Amazon.co.uk said two years ago “Efficient design and uses considerably less power than advertised”. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Sleek black design” in their review.

One owner thought the product was smooth. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Very Fast, have been able to max settings on all my games and play really smooth”.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Thirteen owners who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Run almost all games at the best graphics settings available (At 1080p”. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “UEFI- Secure boot works perfect without modifying any settings” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Runs Fallout 4 just below max settings 1080p” in their review.

Two owners who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk mentioned “8gb of memory and some cool features like Frame Rate control, allowing me to scale back the FPS in games like League of Legends” in their review of this PC monitor. Shahar wrote in the same month “Great and easy to use”.

One person who reviewed the product said that it was easy to setup. Sharon Jenkinson wrote in her review of this PC monitor “Good value for money and easy to set up” .

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Good Picture Quality

Four owners who bought it considered that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Amazon.co.uk said “3D graphics just awesome” in their review of the AOC M2870V but even so they only gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Better than Intel HD 530 graphics, barely” in their review.

Two people thought this PC monitor had clear images. Mr Triggs said two years ago “Big and impressive with great colour and clarity” and rated it 6 stars. Sam Scriven gave the product a score of 7 stars and he said three years ago “Colour and clarity are amazing” in his review of the AOC M2870V.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it had a sharp image. Li S. scored it 6 stars and she wrote on Amazon “But, I fond the sharpness of this monitor” in her review of this PC monitor.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had image ghosting. David scored it 6 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “Brilliant monitor great picture fast response times no ghosting and no input lag”.

One owner who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. William Hill mentioned on Amazon “Great colours, bright and a large screen” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Thirty-four people who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon.co.uk said “Performanceprice is king at this price point” . Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Unless you consider the fact that I didn't shell out a lot of money up front (because the card was so cheap) to be a Pro” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Good price” in their review.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was expensive. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on Expert Reviews “There are also none of the extras you would expect to see on a more expensive screen; there's no USB hub, no height adjustment” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the AOC M2870V 6 stars.

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Audio

Quiet

Nine people considered that it was quiet. Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Quiet as a cat” . Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Runs very cool and is very quiet” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “New, quiet cooling technology” in their review.

Three owners thought this PC monitor was noisy. Amazon.co.uk said “Noise lvl isn't bad at all” but they rated it 20 out of 100. Amazon.co.uk also said “Its is as good a crossfire setup as I have ever had heat and noise wise seems to me” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Low noise on load” in their review.

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Noisy

Three owners thought this PC monitor was noisy. Amazon.co.uk said “Noise lvl isn't bad at all” but they rated it 20 out of 100. Amazon.co.uk also said “Its is as good a crossfire setup as I have ever had heat and noise wise seems to me” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also said “Low noise on load” in their review.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “I would recommend having a case with vents on the side panel, as it will really help keep this thing cool” .


Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The AOC M2870V is a one HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and spec to this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The M2870V is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC screens of this spec and age that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the M2870V is £72.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this PC display was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc 1920x1080, aoc m2870vhe, aoc m2870vq, aoc 50m1
Barcodes 00685417076789, 00685417085583, 04038986184366, 04038986184373, 05053118914146

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