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Iiyama B2888UHSU

hardware.info Silver Award uk.hardware.info Silver Digital Versus 5 Star
An award winning and fully featured 28" PC screen
28" 3,840 Pixels 5,000,000 No Jul 2014
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Iiyama B2888UHSU Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the iiyama B2888UHSU number 668 across all PC monitors.
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18 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Poor
81
Fully-Featured
51
3 Years Old
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£92 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
64
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 18 reviews. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Silver" award from Hardware.info plus one other site and an industry award from Digital Versus. Benq PC monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However this iiyama PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
The B2888UHSU has running costs of £92 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,918 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some great features:
Quite large display resolution
Moderately big display diagonal
Fairly fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Iiyama B2888UHSU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This PC display was given a "Silver" award by both review sites Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which said that this iiyama LCD screen was great.

The writer at one additional expert review site decided that this LCD screen was very good. This was from Digital Versus who gave it an "5 Star".

Expert Reviews Are Good

This LCD screen has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on five expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, zdnet.be and 01net.com.

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User Reviews Are Good

On average, B2888UHSU owners rated this PC screen 89%. Over 85% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars.

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Iiyama Has Very Good PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 1,359 user and expert reviews (including 116 verified purchases), iiyama has very good reviews for its PC screens.


Features

Quite Large Display Resolution

The B2888UHSU's display resolution of 8,290,000 pixels is very large compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the largest 4% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the display resolutions range from 76,000 pixels to 34,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 2,500,000 pixels.

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Moderately Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The B2888UHSU's display diagonal of 28" is fairly big compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Fast Response Time

PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 44ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The iiyama B2888UHSU's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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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 iiyama B2888UHSU's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is moderately narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the B2888UHSU of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 49% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The B2888UHSU has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 52% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the B2888UHSU of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 15% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The B2888UHSU features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 3 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the iiyama B2888UHSU is more than most LCD screens. This PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI", "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Average Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

The contrast ratio (dynamic) of the iiyama B2888UHSU of 5,000,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 31% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Iiyama released the B2888UHSU in July 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the B2888UHSU is £92 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,918 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asrockasusantecarcticb b2888uhsu, asrockasusantecarcticb 3840x2160, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, iiyama gb2888uhsub1, iiyama b2888hsub1c, iiyama 3860x2160, iiyama b2888uhsu

Barcodes:

00700461049197, 04016138921854, 04948570113392, 05054484661085

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