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HP L1740 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£113 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 27?
NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £113 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,772 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly slow response time
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Should You Buy it Now?
HP L1740 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 2,357 expert and owner reviews (including 505 verified purchases), HP has very good reviews for its PC screens. 89% of those that bought a HP PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £89.99 it is cheaper than 88% of flatpanel monitors.
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The HP L1740 is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The HP L1740 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Fairly Slow Response Time
Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The HP L1740's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 14% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the HP L1740 of only 150° is in the narrowest 8% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.
Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical
The viewing angle, vertical of the HP L1740 of only 135° is in the narrowest 8% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.
Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP L1740 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).
Released Over Four Years Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market since December 2012.
Running Costs Are Very High
Based on passable usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the L1740 is £113, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 2,772 LCD screens.
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