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23 Reasons For
Six Industry Awards
LCD screen experts love this PC screen and have given it six awards.
This PC display was given a "Silver" award by both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which decided that this medium monitor was very good.
The experts at three additional expert review sites thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. The editor of Alphr.com conluded that they would recommend this PC monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a Chinese.vr-zone.com"Editor's Choice" award. This PC display also received a Profesionalreview.com"Gold" award.
The expert at one additional expert review site decided that this medium monitor was good. This PC display received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.
Expert Reviews Are Good
Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, techreviewsource.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 84 out of 100.
Good User Reviews
On average, people who bought this medium monitor rated it as 86 out of 100.
A number of DELL U2913WM owners who reviewed the DELL U2913WM thought it was well made. Two years ago Alessandro Filippi wrote “Color is very good, construction is great”. Jonathan Newman he mentioned in his review of the DELL U2913WM “Dell's build & image quality seem superb”. Three years ago Prince William said on Amazon “The Dell is certainly built better than my Asus” in his review of this PC monitor.
Several people who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking. Four years ago Dhruva wrote “I bought this as I wanted a monitor for my mac book and though the specs were pretty good.” yet they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 60 out of 100. Josh Chapman wrote “Beautiful display; poor quality monitor” in his DELL U2913WM review but in spite of that he gave this PC monitor a rating of 60 out of 100.
Some DELL U2913WM reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was ergonomic.
Several DELL U2913WM owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was a good design. Hughuk gave it a very good review and mentioned “The quality of this Dell is very high and the design is excellent”. Largactil Hat mentioned on Amazon “It certainly has good connectivity, adjustability and design” in their DELL U2913WM review and scored the product 4 stars.
Two DELL U2913WM owners wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM was smooth. Two years ago Hughuk mentioned on Amazon “With a smooth, weighted hight adjustment”. Tolland wrote on Amazon “The surface is perfectly smooth” in their review however they rated the product 3 stars.
Good Product Quality
A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Alan Patterson said in his review of the DELL U2913WM “It is now much more difficult to get modern reasonably-priced quality 4” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Alan Patterson also mentioned “The screen quality is very good”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the DELL U2913WM on Amazon “The monitor looks good and is well made” and rated this PC monitor as very good.
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Good Picture Quality
Nine people wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM had good picture quality. Three years ago Josh Chapman said on Amazon “The display itself offers good picture quality but, upon closer inspection” in his review of the DELL U2913WM yet he scored it 3 stars. Four years ago Matt mentioned “Am I glad I did!The picture quality is stunning” and gave it an excellent review. Mike mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “It was a transformation in size with very clear high resolution 3D graphics”.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. A. Tomkins mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Otherwise great colours and extremely bright when turned all the way up” but they gave this PC monitor a rating of 2 stars. Alan Patterson mentioned “The colours are very good”. Three years ago Christopher Ramsey mentioned “Side by side the colours are obviously superior and far richer.”.
One person who bought it thought it had a flickering image. S. P. Kindlen wrote in their review “Special realised that I was getting sore eyes due to the slight flicker that was only noticeable on black” .
Easy to Use
Several people said in their reviews that it was easy to use. A. Tomkins said three years ago “I found the menus to be reasonably intuitive and easy to use” in their DELL U2913WM review but in spite of that they gave the product a rating of 2 stars. P. Fludder mentioned in their review “Even brighter than i need, so I usually run it on 60% brightness - easy to use menus” and rated the product as very good. P. Fludder also wrote “So easy to use”.
Some customers concluded that it had a good experience. Hughuk wrote in their DELL U2913WM review two years ago “The experience is entirely different” and scored the product 5 stars. Kevin Jakeman gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote three years ago “The IPS panel provides a lovely pictorial experience”.
One DELL U2913WM reviewer considered that the product was easy to setup. Mike mentioned “Very easy to set up, install the software disk for configuration you can easily change configs to your preference”.
Two customers concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Three years ago Csingh wrote on Amazon “Lots of connectivity - which is awesome”.
A few DELL U2913WM reviewers who bought it thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Hughuk rated it 5 stars and wrote “A hdmi/hdmi produced an immediate and perfect result”. S. P. Kindlen rated this PC monitor as very good and mentioned in their review of the DELL U2913WM “So it was fiddly getting the HDMI connector in, at one point was for giving in”.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens
We calculated the average reviews for all DELL PC displays and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.
A few DELL U2913WM owners wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM was a good height. Three years ago A. Tomkins mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is much worse than my current monitor which has the same vertical height as this monitor” yet they gave the product a score of 2 stars. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The stand provided gives a very good range of height adjustment as well as tilt” in their review of the DELL U2913WM and scored the product very highly. Csingh said in their review on Amazon “Looks slick Height adjustability is great”.
One person who reviewed the product thought it was good structurally. One DELL U2913WM reviewer said in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM was a good size. Awa said in their review of the DELL U2913WM “Nice size screen”.
One DELL U2913WM reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good width. Christopher Ramsey said on Amazon three years ago “They have the height of a 27'' with huge width”. One person who bought it said that it was thin. Four years ago Matt said on Amazon “The slim bezel is fantastic, makes the monitor look so premium” in his review of the DELL U2913WM and scored the product 5 stars.
One DELL U2913WM owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was tight. Prince William wrote in his review “This was the same as the Asus panel, which is why I'd advise going for the AOC if money is tight” .
Some DELL U2913WM reviewers reckoned that the product was good value for money. A. Tomkins wrote in their DELL U2913WM review “I think I will wait for either 4k to be more affordable or a 2nd or 3rd gen of these monitor (or one with a non LG panel in”. Three years ago Ganak Shastri mentioned “As I had to leave with the monitor I kept it as the price was reasonable and I had no time to initiate the return procedure” in their DELL U2913WM review but in spite of that they only rated it 60 out of 100. Hughuk mentioned in their review on Amazon “This 29" beauty is very good value”.
One person who bought it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Largactil Hat mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Ignore the RRP, this is giving the impression of a bargain” in their review and gave the DELL U2913WM a rating of 4 stars.
Good Technical Features
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Tolland mentioned on Amazon “It has loads of features” in their DELL U2913WM review. Expert website Pcmag.com said in their review “Design and Features The U2913WM's AH-IPS (Advanced High Performance IPS) panel is the same panel technology used on the Dell UltraSharp U2713HM%displayPrice% at %seller%”.
One person who bought it considered that it had good technical guidance. Andrew Reeves-Hall rated the product as excellent and he mentioned on Amazon “I am sure somewhere there has to be a manual or an online tip on it”.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys
The DELL U2913WM is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the U2913WM have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the iiyama XB2783HSU[plb_1619965_price] which is cheaper; or the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price], and the DELL U2515H[plb_2680650_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
Across all the similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The DELL U2913WM has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the U2913WM.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The U2913WM has one of the wider viewing angle, horizontals (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 170°.
Fairly High Height Adjustment
When compared to other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago, the DELL U2913WM's height adjustment of 487 millimeters is one of the highest. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this spec and age the height adjustments range from 13mm to 1,200mm, and the average height adjustment is 130mm.
Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal
PC screens that are a similar age to the U2913WM have viewable size, horizontals of between 1mm and 880mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 520mm. With a viewable size, horizontal of 672.77 millimeters, the DELL U2913WM has a quite big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the U2913WM.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)
PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the U2913WM have display diagonal (metric)s of between 28cm and 590cm. The U2913WM has a quite big display diagonal (metric) (73.02 centimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the U2913WM.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
At 300 candellas per square meter, the DELL U2913WM has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago. The dimmest display brightness of PC screens of this age and spec is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².
2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The U2913WM has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all LCD screens of this type and age ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The DELL U2913WM does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price], or the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Like most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM, the U2913WM is not 3D.
If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The U2913WM does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the U2913WM also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], or the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the U2913WM do not have a card reader integrated. The U2913WM is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical
At only 283.82 millimeters, the U2913WM has a fairly small viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM. LCD screens of this age and spec have viewable size, verticals of between 100mm and 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 320mm.
The DELL U2913WM is fairly heavy (5.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U2913WM. Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM have weights of between 3g and 39kg.
Fairly High Power Consumption (max)
The DELL U2913WM has a fairly high power consumption (max) (90 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the U2913WM. The lowest power consumption (max) of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM is 16W, the highest is 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W.
Quite Slow Response Time
At 8 milliseconds, the U2913WM has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM is 1ms and the slowest is 69ms.
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Running Costs Are OK
The U2913WM is typical compared to the other 993 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the U2913WM is £55.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when DELL released the U2913WM.
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