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Iiyama GB2488HSU

£192.29
(89 reviews)
iiyama GB2488HSU
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A fully featured and multi award winning 24" PC screen, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 6 further awards from other expert sites
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Iiyama GB2488HSU Review

With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the iiyama GB2488HSU number 396 across all PC monitors.
96
Reviews
89 Reviews + 7 Awards
74
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
4 Years Old
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has fantastic expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 93%, based on 89 reviews. This PC monitor has received seven awards including a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC PC displays are also excellent.
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 LCD screens 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced, product quality and it is easy to use.
The GB2488HSU has some great features:
Very fast response time
Low typical contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a headphone out
1 MS
144 HZ
Freesync technology
Black tuner
Speakers and headphones

iiyama GB2488HSU Video Reviews

Iiyama GB2488HSU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst PC screens, this LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded by experts.

Two expert review sites both thought that this PC monitor was very good. The author at website Hardware.info gave this LCD screen a "Silver Award" and decided it was very good and it received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews.

The writers at three other expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was very good. This was from 01net.com, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Two additional expert review sites both decided that this iiyama PC monitor was very good. Benchmark.pl gave this LCD screen a "Good Product" award and it received a "Best Choice" award from Hwready.it.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, hifitest.de and computertotaal.nl this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 93 out of 100. The LCD screen expert review sites think this PC screen is one of the very best PC screens.

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Good User Reviews

On average, GB2488HSU owners rated this PC monitor 84 out of 100. Over 78% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers said in their reviews that the iiyama GB2488HSU was good value for money.

  • This is a lovely screen at a great price…
    Wombat - July 2016
  • Great monitor, great price…
    Chris Graham - March 2015
  • The screen is good value…
    T. Edwards - June 2016
  • Nice features and specifications at a great price for a gaming monitor…
  • It's a bargain price for ultra high definition monitor…
    J. Hart - September 2017
  • Supper quick delivery and very good value will recommend to all…
    KM R. - November 2017

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,104 expert and user reviews (including 372 verified purchases), iiyama has very good reviews for its PC displays. 91% of those that bought a iiyama flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Seven people considered that it was good quality.

  • The image quality is great and the colors seem accurate…
    Amazon Customer - January 2016
  • The monitor speakers are decent quality.
    Amazon Customer - January 2016
  • It has a great picture picture quality although the coloring does ever so slightly tend to favor the green end of the gamut…
    Bignick277 - February 2016
  • That doesn't mean for a second that they don't have a good picture quality…
    Bignick277 - February 2016
  • This monitor does have an excellent picture quality with very good color reproduction.
    Bignick277 - February 2016
  • Picture quality is good…
    N.mcbrinn - September 2014
  • High quality product…
    Mrs Moose - October 2016
  • Screen resolution and quality are near perfect…
    Komalkarir - September 2016

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was easy to use the menus, two owners concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use and two owners reckoned that it was easy to setup.

  • Out of the box settings seem quite good…
    P N. - October 2015
  • It's true the controls are less than intuitive to begin with…
    P R Chester - January 2017
  • Easy to set up…
    Rb - February 2018
  • It's a pleasure to use it…
    Riganello pasquale - January 2016
  • They don't make it terribly clear that the buttons are touch sensitive…
    Wombat - July 2016
  • Great settings out the box…
    Chateau - January 2017
  • It's a great monitor easy to setup great picture…
    J. Hart - September 2017
  • The onscreen menu itself isn't as logical as it could be…
    Komalkarir - September 2016

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had good picture quality.

  • The image quality is great and the colors seem accurate…
    Amazon Customer - January 2016
  • It has a great picture picture quality although the coloring does ever so slightly tend to favor the green end of the gamut…
    Bignick277 - February 2016
  • That doesn't mean for a second that they don't have a good picture quality…
    Bignick277 - February 2016
  • This monitor does have an excellent picture quality with very good color reproduction.
    Bignick277 - February 2016
  • Picture quality is good…
    N.mcbrinn - September 2014
  • Flicker free…
    Chateau - January 2017

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 54% of PC displays, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £192.29 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the iiyama GB2488HSU and the United Kingdom price of £192.29 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $576.66 (£767.48).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display was released in March 2014.

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Features

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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Average Display Diagonal

The GB2488HSU's display diagonal of 24" is fairly average compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 58% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the GB2488HSU of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is faster than 94% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the GB2488HSU of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 15% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on PC displays. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the GB2488HSU of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is narrower than 89% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

The GB2488HSU has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 51% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Headphone Out

The iiyama GB2488HSU has a headphone out, unlike 88% of LCD screens which do not have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

The GB2488HSU is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

iiyama gb2488hsub2, iiyama gb2488hsub1, iiyama gb2488hsu2, iiyama 350cdm2, iiyama 144hz

Barcodes:

04058829182793, 04948570112883, 04948570114405, 05054230845813, 05054484591719, 05054533591714, 05054629983157

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