iiyama B1780SD
iiyama B1780SD
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Iiyama B1780SD

A classic 1280 x 1024 flatpanel monitor with spectacularly low running costs but poor features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 12000000:1 LED Feb 2014
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Iiyama B1780SD Review

With excellent reviews and very low running costs, we have scored the iiyama B1780SD as follows for Summary.
10 Reviews
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£39 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 97%. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This iiyama PC monitor has running costs of only £39 over 8 years, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
The B1780SD is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels display resolution

Iiyama B1780SD In-Depth Analysis


Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this LCD screen is terrific. Over 83% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Iiyama Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Based on 1,360 expert and owner reviews (including 116 verified purchases), iiyama has very good ratings for its PC monitors.


Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The iiyama B1780SD does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that 84% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Stand Included

The B1780SD has a stand included, unlike 87% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a stand included.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The B1780SD's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 16% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the B1780SD of only 160° is in the narrowest 10% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama B1780SD has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

The iiyama B1780SD has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Iiyama released the B1780SD in February 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The B1780SD has an average running cost of only £39 over 8 years based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 5% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asrockasusantecarcticb b1780sd, asrockasusantecarcticb 250cdm2, iiyama 1280x1024, iiyama b1780sdw1, iiyama b1780sdb1, iiyama 99mdza00, iiyama b1780sd1, iiyama 99mdzs00, iiyama p192441p, iiyama 250cdm2


04055895297741, 04948570113019, 04948570113026, 04948570113095, 04948570113101, 05053959382586, 05054484612537

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