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DELL Has Good PC Display Reviews
DELL is one of the better rated PC screen brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
The P2717H is one the most popular PC monitor currently available for purchase.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that were released in the last year.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display and we think cheaper PC displays such as the Lenovo X24[plb_2901251_price], and the Philips 246E7QDAB[plb_3729120_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)
Comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the P2717H have display diagonal (metric)s of between 49cm and 820cm. At 68.8 centimeters, the DELL P2717H has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the P2717H.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The DELL P2717H has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst PC screens of this age. Across all the PC screens that came out in the last 12 months the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions
This PC screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many recently released medium monitors.
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£10.02 Price Increase
The price of the P2717H increased by £10.02 in the last few weeks.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
Most of the other new medium monitors have a built-in speaker(s), however the DELL P2717H does not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Acer CB241HY[plb_3891784_price]; or the Acer XF240H[plb_3086845_price] are also worth considering.
The DELL P2717H is not 3D. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released in the last year are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last year, the DELL P2717H does not have a built-in camera.
The DELL P2717H does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors that were released in the last year also do not have a card reader integrated.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many latest flatpanel monitors.
Quite Small Pixel Density
Across all the similar spec PC monitors that came out in the last 12 months the pixel densitys range from 0.24ppi to 170ppi. With a pixel density of only 82 pixels per inch, the DELL P2717H has a fairly small pixel density compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the P2717H.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many new PC screens.
Only Has Four Cables Includeds
The DELL P2717H has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec PC displays that were released around the same time as it. This DELL LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the P2717H. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
Fairly Slow Response Time
Medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the P2717H have response times of between 1ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the DELL P2717H has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the P2717H.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of 64.04 kilowatt hours, the DELL P2717H has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the P2717H. The average annual energy consumption of PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the P2717H is 46kWh.
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OK Running Costs
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the P2717H will cost £61 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 380 new LCD screens.
Released Nine Months Ago
This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for nine months.
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
0.311 x 0.311
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
2.0, 3.0, 3.1, 2.0/3.0, 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
AC (power) in
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Thin Client Installed
0 - 90
-5 - 21
Swivel Angle Range
45 - 45
VESA Mounting Interfaces
45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
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Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
0 - 5000
0 - 12191
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40
Energy Star Certified
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Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Quick Start Guide
AC, DisplayPort, USB, VGA
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Total running cost over 5 years
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the DELL P2717Huses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the DELL P2717H assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions