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DELL P170S

DELL P170S
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An economical to run but 5 year old 17" PC screen, with good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Oct 2012
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DELL P170S Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the DELL P170S number 476 in small monitors.
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Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
63
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 63?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Get low typical power consumption1 and high environmental standards in this 17" monitor for everyday professional use. key features include:- superb viewing area: 17" viewable image size (vis) and 1280 x 1024 maximum resolution, plus full-screen support for lower resolutions
Adjustable for ergonomic comfort: tilt, swivel, raise or lower the p170s to fit virtually any viewing situation, including landscape or portrait formats (dependent upon graphics-card support)
High environmental standards: compliance with ENERGY STAR 5.0 and EPEAT gold standards; reduced-halogen construction; and 26 percent less typical power use than the previous model
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution

DELL P170S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The P170S has an average running cost of £59 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since October 2012.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the DELL P170S of only 17" is in the smallest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the DELL P170S is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the DELL P170S of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 51% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC displays is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the DELL P170S of only 160° is narrower than 72% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the DELL P170S of only 170° is in the narrowest 30% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the DELL P170S of only 800 is lower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is lower than 93% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell p170sb, dell p170st, dell p170sf, dell t5knj, dell rx4jk, dell xc3pk, dell ty6w0

DELL P170S

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