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HP Z27X PC Monitor

27" 1000:1 LED 641mm Jul 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Width Release Date £172.80 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Has a built-in USB hub
Easy to use
26 Reviews + 5 Awards
PC Mag Editor's Choice Elite Award Elite Award Smart Buy
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Five Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most awarded of all the new medium monitors.

The experts at two expert review sites both thought that this HP LCD screen was good. This PC display received a PC Mag "Editor's Choice" award and it received a "Smart Buy" award from review site

The authors at three more expert review sites all said that this HP PC display was good. This LCD screen received an "Elite Award" from both and and gave it an "Elite" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PC, PC Mag, and this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 86%.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 19 user reviews this PC display has an overall user rating of 73 out of 100. 63% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

HP PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,072 owner and expert reviews (including 394 verified purchases), HP has good ratings for its PC screens. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a HP PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The HP Z27x has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other new medium monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Easy to Use

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the HP Z27x was easy to use the menus. mentioned on expert website PC Mag “An impressive settings menu with”. Jim E gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote “Operation of the monitor is very straightforward, with intuitive menus” in his review of this PC monitor.


Released Ten Months Ago

It was July 2016 when this LCD screen was released.


Not Cheap

After checking the price of 302 latest comparable spec PC monitors they range in price from £59 to £2,399. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other latest comparable spec PC monitors.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP Z27x does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new comparable spec PC screens do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the AOC AG352UCG (£790.79); or the Samsung C34F791WQU (£799.96) are also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are High

The average 8 year running cost of the Z27x is £173 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 414 recently released PC displays.


Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP Z27x has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Has an HDCP

The HP Z27x has an HDCP, as do most of the other latest similar spec PC monitors.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 1ms and the slowest is 22ms. The HP Z27x has one of the slower response times (12 milliseconds) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hewlett packard d7r00atabu, hewlett packard z27x, warranty d7r00atabu, hp inc d7r00a4abb, hp inc d7r00atabu, home d7r00atabu, warranty z27x, hp d7r00atabu, hp d7r00atabb, hp d7r00a4abu, hp d7r00a4abb, hp 2560x1440, hp 9jt1za00, hp p197608p, hp 9jt1zs00, hp inc z27x, hp 300cdm2, home z27x, hp z27x
Barcodes 00887758227602, 00887758227657, 00887758227664, 00887758227749, 04053162945586, 08877582277494

HP Z27x Review Sources

To prepare this HP Z27x review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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