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Two other expert review sites liked this medium monitor. This PC screen received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info who said it was very good and it received a "Value for Money" award from Hardwareluxx.de.
The writer at one other expert review site concluded that this flatpanel monitor was good. This PC display received a "Best in Test" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.
Good Expert Reviews
On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, altomdata.dk and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 87%. PC screen experts think this PC screen is one of the better PC displays that came out more than two years ago.
Owner Reviews Are Good
U3415W owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor 88%.
Seventeen people agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote “Price wise”. Chris M. gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “If an IPS, 24inch, 2K monitor without costly g-sync is what you want this is THE one to buy”. Chris M. also mentioned “Until we get affordable AMOLED displays this is just the price of getting good color”.
Several customers who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Hanness said “Nothing at all about the monitor feels cheap or flimsy” in their DELL U3415W review and rated the DELL U3415W 5 stars. Karl said in his review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “I was looking at some cheap President's Day sale monitors”. Mc01 mentioned on Amazon “Then saw a great deal Cyber Monday deal on Newegg for this one, which sold me”.
Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was cheap. Dan said in his DELL U3415W review on Amazon “Factory 60hz; from what I heard this is not possible on the (more expensive) LG and some other brands of this panel” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. H wrote on Amazon “I know this is not the most expensive 27" monitor out there.” in their review however they only scored it 1 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A number of people who bought this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality. Bama Bibliophile mentioned in their review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “The dot pitch makes for extremely crisp graphics”. Davepl wrote in their review on Amazon two years ago “The picture quality is excellent and I'm quite picky”. Guy mentioned “Excellent picture quality as can be seen by all the pictures I uploaded”.
Several DELL U3415W reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Mr. Km Flak mentioned “Great colours- good contrast- flicker free- anti-glare coated- solid stand- useful curve display shape- useful 21” in their review however they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Two years ago Paul Kirkham mentioned in his review of the DELL U3415W “Best price compared to similar, colours are generally good, driving games”. The Black Knight wrote on Amazon “Colours look great to my untrained eye” in their review.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had clear images. Ilogical mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Being a big fan of glossy displays, for their crystal clear image that improves my focus” and scored the product 5 stars. Ryan gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “Clarity was excellent”. Tony Duke he wrote on Amazon “The same can be said for a 2k resolution; text clarity is lovely” in his DELL U3415W review.
Some DELL U3415W owners reckoned that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. Chris M. mentioned on Amazon “It has a best in class refresh rate and less than 10ms input lag meaning you will have decently responsive gaming” in his review of the DELL U3415W and gave the DELL U3415W a rating of 5 stars. Imgreenlantern2 said “You get a very nice 8ms refresh rate or 6ms refresh rate with fast mode”.
A number of DELL U3415W owners considered that it had a sharp image. Nico P said “Ideal display for productivity, perfect sharpness on Windows” in their review of this PC monitor. Nico P also mentioned “Color is excellent, so is sharpness”.
A few DELL U3415W owners considered that this PC monitor was good in terms of USB connections. B. Reed mentioned “Contains a very useful 4-port USB 3.0 hub” . Two years ago Drawring Simon said “The usb 3.0 hub is awesome” in their review of this PC monitor. Gordon Halfpipe wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Because of its built-in USB hub with switching, I can maintain a single keyboard, mouse, desktop microphone” and scored it 5 stars.
Nine DELL U3415W reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Andrew Harvey mentioned “The ASUS has HDMI and USB 3.0”. Andrew Harvey also mentioned “It has HDMI and USB 3.0 like the ASUS.”. Bob wrote on Amazon “Super sharp and crystal clear picture (using HDMI connector and graphics card (another great purchase) to push the high resolution” in his review of the DELL U3415W and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Two DELL U3415W reviewers who purchased it mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Sagar Raut mentioned on Amazon “A 25", 2560*1440 IPS panel with 99% sRGB coverage, sleek & minimal looks, with plenty of connectivity ports was too good to refuse”. Schyz mentioned on Amazon “Build quality is excelent, no noticeable light bleeding on my unit and connectivity is great” in their review and scored the product very highly.
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A few customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. Three years ago Andrew Harvey mentioned on Amazon “It also has a very slim bezel (almost none at all!)”. Bob scored it 5 stars and he said in his review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “The bezel is ultra thin and non obtrusive”. Two years ago Drawring Simon mentioned “The bezel is thin and just looks good” in their review of this PC monitor.
A number of DELL U3415W reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was a good height. -Edg- scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their DELL U3415W review on Amazon two years ago “It is height adjustable”. Bikram wrote “This monitor is superior than the LG 34UC97 in that the metal stand is height adjustable and not as ‘loud’ as the LG variant” in their review and rated the product 80 out of 100. Gumbyr1 scored the product very highly and mentioned on Amazon “The height and swivel adjustments are the best out of any of it's competitors”.
Some customers thought the DELL U3415W was thick. Amazon Customer mentioned in their DELL U3415W review on Amazon “The Viewsonic has a thicker frame”. Glenwing mentioned on Amazon “It actually becomes impossible to thread some types of cables through the hole, such as a standard power cable which has a relatively thick connector on the end” in their review of the DELL U3415W and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
Three people wrote in their reviews that it was a good width. Bob wrote in his review of the DELL U3415W “Easier to line up at least 2 full width documents + room for other tools around the edges to spare 3) Curved screen - is it a gimmick? Not really”. Lee Andrews mentioned in his DELL U3415W review in January last year “That extra width makes it a delight”. Two years ago Vaporaction wrote “That additonal width is great for gaming, movies” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
Two DELL U3415W owners who purchased the DELL U3415W thought it was good physically. Chaim Fedida wrote in their review “Need a monitor to daily work with PC? Do not take this resolution, unless the monitor is physically bigger”. Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Robertp mentioned in their DELL U3415W review on Amazon “Not that heavy! The packaging is a work of cardboard art”.
Good Product Quality
A few people who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Picture quality is great”. Bob mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “If you think about it, you'd pay at least that amount if you were to purchase 2 high quality 24" monitors”. Two years ago Dashut mentioned in their review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “Because I would NOT purchase it myself ! Had I not been burnt with a low quality screen and feeling I needed more”.
Easy to Use
A few DELL U3415W reviewers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. In January last year A2reno wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Is quite intuitive to set up”. A2reno also said “One gripe I have is that the controls and menu on the screen is a bit fiddly, although i have this problem with all desktop screens”. Two years ago Amazon Customer said in their DELL U3415W review “The monitor has USB passthrough which is also handy”.
Several DELL U3415W owners who bought it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor as very good and said on Amazon “Settings menu is super easy to navigate with touch buttons at the bottom right of the most monitor on the front”. J. Star mentioned “Set to the max resolution of 2560x1440 (again, on ultra settings) it still stays at 60fps, with occasional dips into the 50s” in their DELL U3415W review and rated it as very good. Jwink mentioned on Amazon “The setup menus are ok in terms of how they are arranged” in their review of this PC monitor.
A few DELL U3415W reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good experience. Chandler Cain said in their review of this PC monitor “Update (November 2015) I am coming back to add to my review of this monitor because I've had such a good experience with it”. Chandler Cain also wrote “In my experience it's just about perfect”. Chris M. said last year “So this will be able to drive Blue-ray or console content with a quite an acceptable experience” in his DELL U3415W review.
Several DELL U3415W owners mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Glenwing mentioned on Amazon “The panel size is very comfortable”. Littlecat said “The Adobe Lightroom just looks more comfortable and gives you more space to work with your pictures” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Steve L said “It didn't take long at all to adjust the settings to where I was comfortable with the size of everything” in his review of this PC monitor.
Two customers who reviewed it said that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Brian Burford wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The only down side was it was a bitch to set up”. Melbgeo mentioned in their review “Brilliant resolution and picture quality, easy to setup and control panel I found very intuitive” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
A few DELL U3415W owners who purchased the product considered that it was good looking. Andrew Harvey mentioned “The display is beautiful” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it as very good. Two years ago Antony Allen said “Menu buttons are touch, with an on-screen display for modifications - looks pretty good! Haven't tried gaming with it yet.”. Bikram mentioned on Amazon “The monitor is absolutely gorgeous, no really… for those of you that don’t know Dell partners with LG” in their review.
Several DELL U3415W reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it had a thick frame. Chris M. scored it 5 stars and he said “Great thin bezel” in his review of the DELL U3415W. Three years ago Glenwing wrote on Amazon “The thin bezel looks very sleek” in their review. Jason Wilson wrote in his review on Amazon “The ultra thin bezel is a huge plus”.
A few people who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. Dan wrote “It's also absolutely stunning in terms of design” and gave it an excellent rating. Lee Andrews wrote in his DELL U3415W review on Amazon “*The design is quite nice, especially for Dell, which I have found in the past to be far more utilitarian than design-conscious” and rated it 80 out of 100. Littlecat mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It's the newest model from Dell with slim bezel design”.
Several people who purchased the product mentioned that it was smooth. In January last year Dan said “Very high, with smooth adjustment in between” in his review and scored this PC monitor very highly.
Some DELL U3415W reviewers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was ergonomic. Glenwing said on Amazon “I appreciate the broad range of ergonomic adjustment” in their review and scored it 80 out of 100. M. Thomsen wrote “Plan to later use desk mounts for ergonomic height adjustments”.
A few people concluded that the product was well made. Alan Patterson wrote “Great stand, picture, build quality”. Alan Patterson also mentioned “Built in speakers are decent too”. Allen said “Am able to drive both these at their full 2560 x 1440 resolutions, plus the built in display of my 15" mid-2012 MacBook Pro at full "more space" 2560 x 1600”.
A number of DELL U3415W owners who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was strong and durable. Malibu Pete wrote on Amazon “Is very sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor. Scire scored it very highly and wrote in their review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “Still sturdy and stable; good physical adjustments; USB 3.0 hub/ports”. Two years ago Sterling G. Wells mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The stand is nice and sturdy and the picture quality in the middle of the screen is phenomenal”.
Several DELL U3415W owners mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. Three years ago Andrew Harvey wrote “The Dell seems to have better reliability reports and reviewers claim the display is better” in his review of this PC monitor. T. Gaydos gave the DELL U3415W an excellent rating and mentioned in their DELL U3415W review on Amazon “I was in the market for a new monitor after my trusty 1920 x 1200 Samsung finally bit the dust after many years of service”.
One customer thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Vaughn rated the DELL U3415W 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review two years ago “My screen arrived, very well packaged, no damage, no dead pixels (as I've come to expect from the UltraSharp series of monitors”.
A few DELL U3415W reviewers said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Dwayne Morris wrote on Amazon in January last year “The box was huge; I had to help my FedEx person carry it, not that heavy though”. Jwink rated the product 4 stars and wrote in their DELL U3415W review on Amazon last year “A quick setup guide”. Jwink also mentioned “The quick setup instructions and the instructions on the CD could be better written”.
DELL Has Good PC Screen Reviews
We checked 5,073 expert and owner reviews for DELL PC monitors and found that on average DELL has good ratings. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
Acceptable Noise Level
Some DELL U3415W owners who reviewed the DELL U3415W wrote that it was quiet. Bikram scored it 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Also if you work in a dead silent room the monitor does make a faint”. Two years ago J. Reade mentioned on Amazon “I like the fact that the soft touch button can be tagged to give a quiet confirmatory beep when I turn it on or off” in their review of this PC monitor.
A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was noisy. Bikram mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “Noticeable electric buzzing noise near the front Dell logo, this is not something that 99% of people will notice”.
Good Technical Features
Some people wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Davepl wrote “Near Perfect - No color bleed even at curved corners, crisp picture, nice features”. Gordon Halfpipe rated this PC monitor as excellent and he wrote “Fantastic work screen with outrageously useful features”. Jwink wrote “Cumbersome menus with some features quirky and easier to use than others”.
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Hardwareluxx.de highlighted in their review that this LCD screen was good value for money.
Good Sound Quality
Some customers who bought it considered that it had good sound quality. J. Reade wrote on Amazon two years ago “Sound quality is very good for a monitor” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review. Lee Andrews gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review on Amazon “*The display has built-in speakers with adequate sound quality”.
Good Environmental Credentials
One DELL U3415W reviewer reckoned that the DELL U3415W was good in terms of power usage. Richie F. said in his DELL U3415W review on Amazon three years ago “Very energy efficient, uses less than 20W at the plug”.
This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 29UM65[plb_3356557_price] which is cheaper.
3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL U3415W has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
A 3440 x 1440 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U3415W.
The worst display resolution amongst similar types of LCD screen is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
Unlike most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the U3415W which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the DELL U3415W has a built-in speaker(s).
Alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper PC display such as the LG 29EA93[plb_1469655_price] or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the iiyama XB2776QS[plb_1490325_price].
Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider include the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price].
Four Mini DisplayPorts Quantitys
The DELL U3415W is a four mini DisplayPorts quantity PC screen.
Two DisplayPorts Quantitys
The DELL U3415W is a two displayPorts quantity PC monitor.
Very Big Viewable Size, Horizontal
The DELL U3415W has one of the biggest viewable size, horizontals (798.2 millimeters) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been around for more than two years have viewable size, horizontals of between 1mm and 820mm.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)
With a display diagonal (metric) of 86.5 centimeters, the DELL U3415W's display diagonal (metric) is one of the biggest amongst similar spec PC displays that came out around the same time as the U3415W. Comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the U3415W have display diagonal (metric)s of between 28cm and 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
When compared to other comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the DELL U3415W's RMS rated power of 18 Watts is one of the highest. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U3415W is 5.5W.
3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions
The DELL U3415W has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The resolution of all similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the U3415W ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.
Quite Fast Response Time
At only 5 milliseconds, the DELL U3415W has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U3415W. Flatpanel monitors of this age and type have response times of between 1ms and 69ms.
Has Four Cables Includeds
The DELL U3415W has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the U3415W. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.
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Comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago range in price from £43 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than two years ago.
Running Costs Are Very High
The U3415W has an average 8 year running cost of £144 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type.
The DELL U3415W is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays of this spec and age are also not 3D.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The DELL U3415W does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the U3415W also do not have a built-in camera.
It is worth considering other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price].
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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type, the DELL U3415W does not have a card reader integrated.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might want to consider including the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to it.
The average weight of PC screens of this type and age is 4.9kg. The DELL U3415W is one of the heavier medium monitors that were released more than two years ago (8.4 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite High Power Consumption (max)
At 130 Watts, the DELL U3415W has a quite high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U3415W the power consumption (max)s range from 15W to 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W.
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