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DELL E170S

71

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DELL E170S

DELL E170S
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A very economical to run and positively reviewed 17" PC display, with good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Jun 2015
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DELL E170S Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the DELL E170S number 178 in small monitors.
96
Reviews
27 Reviews
61
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£49 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 27 reviews. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This DELL PC monitor has running costs of £49 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
The E170S has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

DELL E170S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 27 owner reviews this PC screen has a superb overall owner rating. 18 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Seven owners who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money.

DELL Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 17,430 expert and user reviews (including 2,863 verified purchases), DELL has excellent ratings for its PC screens. 94% of those that bought a DELL LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the E170S is £49, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the E170S in June 2015.

Features

Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the DELL E170S is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The DELL E170S's display diagonal of only 17" is very small compared to most other PC screens. It is smaller than 97% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The DELL E170S's response time of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 68% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL E170S does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The DELL E170S's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the DELL E170S of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 78% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The DELL E170S's contrast ratio (typical) of only 800 is lower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 7% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell e170sb, dell p409n

Barcodes:

00000085510425, 05397063039425

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