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Iiyama GB2488HSU
GB2488HSUB1

£199.98
iiyama GB2488HSU
93
Reviews
67 Reviews + 9 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good value for money 24" flatpanel monitor, with a great spec. Has a good screen, it's well made and good-looking.
zeden.net Approved Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Iiyama GB2488HSU Price History

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With outstanding reviews and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the iiyama GB2488HSU number 249 in small monitors and number 445 across all PC monitors.

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Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
82
Features
82
Popularity
84
Value for Money
74
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 67 reviews. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC 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 screens 2018.
The GB2488HSU has some great features:
Very fast response time
Low typical contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Has a headphone out
1 MS
144 HZ
Freesync technology
Black tuner

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.4 stars (67 reviews)

40%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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3 5 Star Awards

The iiyama GB2488HSU has received a 5 Star Award from expert review sites Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.
5 Star from Digital Versus 5 Star from 01net.com 5 Star from Les Numeriques.com

Best Buy Award

This PC monitor has received a Best Buy Award from Expert Reviews.
Best Buy from Expert Reviews

5 Further Awards

It's received five Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including zeden.net, hardware.info and benchmark.pl.
Approved from zeden.net Excellent from hardware.info Good Product from benchmark.pl Gold from mod-your-case.de Best Choice from hwready.it

What Are People Saying About the iiyama GB2488HSU?

Picture Quality
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Robustness
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9 Out of 10 People Thought the Iiyama GB2488HSU Was Fairly Priced
  • ... more in the future, as could not justify more all at once. Amazon again, best on price and delivery...
    WelshWizard - Amazon.co.uk 25 Sep 2016
  • ... colour accuracy. The inbuilt speakers are predictably rubbish. Overall a good budget 144Hz monitor...
    P - Amazon.co.uk 28 Oct 2015
  • Top marks to seller. The screen is good value but don't expect too much. Good for gaming (Fallout 4)...
    T. - Amazon.co.uk 29 Jun 2016
  • Value game screen. Top marks to seller. The screen is good value but don't expect too much. Good for gaming (Fallout 4)...
    T. Edwards - Amazon 29 Jun 2016
  • Two People Thought the Iiyama GB2488HSU Was Solidly Made

    Two people thought that the iiyama GB2488HSU was well made.

  • ... regarding light bleed but so far pleased with monitor no dead pixels or light bleed at all very well built had to do a few tweaks to my liking but that ...
    Brian - Amazon.co.uk 31 May 2014
  • Well pleased what a jump from 21 inch viewsonic (5yrs old and only 10,000-1) to this. Ordered on the 25th may arrived from Germany 29th may some main reviews ...
    Brian turner - Amazon 31 May 2014
  • One Person Thought the Iiyama GB2488HSU Was Good in Terms of Size
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    Three People Thought it Had a Good Design

    Two people thought that the iiyama GB2488HSU was good-looking.

  • Beautiful screen, I just love it. Using it for gaming mostly, but it's also fantastic for office work (you wouldn't think it, but 144hz is just so smooooth ...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 15 Feb 2016
  • Beautiful screen, I just love it. Using it for gaming mostly, but it's also fantastic for office work (you wouldn't think it, but 144hz is just so smooooth ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 15 Feb 2016
  • One Customer Thought it Was Difficult to Use
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    One Person Thought the Iiyama GB2488HSU Had Good Technical Features
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought This PC Monitor Produced a High Quality Picture

    Several people thought that the iiyama GB2488HSU has a good screen and had good contrast.

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    Has a Good Screen
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Gaming Monitor Roundup 2014 Introduction If you're considering getting a proper display to get your gaming on, you're probably looking at response time ...
    Bit-Tech.net 20 Jul 2014
  • Beautiful screen, I just love it. Using it for gaming mostly, but it's also fantastic for office work (you wouldn't think it, but 144hz is just so smooooth ...
    Anonymous - Amazon.co.uk 15 Feb 2016
  • Beautiful screen, I just love it. Using it for gaming mostly, but it's also fantastic for office work (you wouldn't think it, but 144hz is just so smooooth ...
    Amazon Customer - Amazon 15 Feb 2016
  • Top marks to seller. The screen is good value but don't expect too much. Good for gaming (Fallout 4)...
    T. - Amazon.co.uk 29 Jun 2016
  • View All Reviews About Screen
    Has Good Contrast
    2 people agree
    No people disagree

    How Good Are Iiyama PC Screens?

    82
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Very fast response time
    Low typical contrast ratio
    Has a built-in speaker
    Has a headphone out
    Ultra High dynamic contrast ratio
    Two HDMI ports
    Average display diagonal
    Only 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
    Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
    Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

    What the Reviews Say

    Two people thought the iiyama GB2488HSU was solidly made
    Three people thought it had a good design
    The vast majority of people thought this PC monitor produced a high quality picture
    Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

    What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the iiyama GB2488HSU of 24" is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 57% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Very Fast Response Time

    The iiyama GB2488HSU's response time of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 7% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The response times of PC screens range from 0.5ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.9ms.

    What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
    Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

    Across all the LCD screens the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the iiyama GB2488HSU of only 170° is narrower than 85% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

    What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Low Typical Contrast Ratio

    This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

    A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

    What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

    The GB2488HSU's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 88% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

    What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Speaker
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    The iiyama GB2488HSU has a built-in speaker. 54% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker.

    What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
    Has a Headphone Out

    The GB2488HSU has a headphone out, which is unusual. 85% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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    Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio

    This PC screen has a 12000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on LCD screens. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

    A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "dynamic contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
    Two HDMI Ports

    The GB2488HSU is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "HDMI port" mean? Less Edit
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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The iiyama GB2488HSU has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 445 out of 1,669 PC monitors.
    84
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the iiyama GB2488HSU, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This PC monitor is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Value for Money of Similar PC Monitors

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    What the Reviews Say

    9 out of 10 people thought the iiyama GB2488HSU was fairly priced
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    Age

    iiyama GB2488HSU Release Date

    December 2015

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    When Are Most New Iiyama PC Monitors Released?

    Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any clear pattern in the release month for new iiyama LCD screens.

    In November 2017, nine new iiyama flatpanel monitors were released making it the biggest month that year for new iiyama PC display releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new iiyama PC display releases was January, with five new iiyama PC displays released that month. August was the biggest month in 2015 for new iiyama PC screens, with 16 new iiyama PC screens released that month.

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    How Fast Do Iiyama PC Monitor Prices Drop After Release?

    iiyama PC displays tend to depreciate faster than most flatpanel monitors.

    Most flatpanel monitors drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. On average iiyama PC displays drop in price by 10% in the first 6 months after release. That means that on a typical iiyama PC monitor costing £355 you could save on average £36 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    67 Reviews
    Best Buy from Expert Reviews 5 Star from Digital Versus Approved from zeden.net 5 Star from 01net.com 5 Star from Les Numeriques.com Excellent from hardware.info Good Product from benchmark.pl Gold from mod-your-case.de Best Choice from hwready.it
    9 Awards

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    iiyama GB2488HSU Specification

    Key Features
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    3D
    Response Time
    Vertical Viewing Angle
    Horizontal Viewing Angle
    Typical Contrast Ratio
    HDCP
    Aspect Ratio
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    HD Type
    Separate H/V Sync
    Digital Vertical Frequency
    Digital Horizontal Frequency
    Vertical Viewable Size
    Horizontal Viewable Size
    Pixel Pitch
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Display Technology
    Display Brightness
    Native Aspect Ratio
    Colours
    Panel Type
    Display Brightness (Typical)
    Ports & Interfaces
    Headphone Out
    HDMI Port
    Headphone Connectivity
    Headphone Outputs
    USB Version
    DisplayPort
    DVI-D Port
    DVI Port
    USB Type-A Downstream Port
    USB Hub Version
    Multimedia
    Built-in Speaker
    Built-in Camera
    TV Tuner Integrated
    Built-in Subwoofer
    Speaker
    RMS Rated Power
    Loudspeaker
    Design
    Colour
    Market Positioning
    Performance
    Card Reader Integrated
    Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
    Thin Client
    Thin Client Installed
    Networking
    Bluetooth
    Ergonomics
    Plug & Play
    Pivot Angle
    Height Adjustment
    Tilt Angle
    Tilt Adjustment
    Swivelling
    Swivel Angle Range
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Cable Lock Slot
    VESA Mounting
    Pivot
    On/off Switch
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Number of OSD Languages
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Cable Lock Slot Type
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Typical Power Consumption
    Standby Power Consumption
    Power Management
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Frequency
    AC Input Voltage
    Certificates
    Certification
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight (With Stand)
    Weight With Stand
    Height (With Stand)
    Depth (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Width
    Packaging Content
    Cables Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Manual
    Other Features
    Display Technology

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    iiyama gb2488hsub1

    Barcodes

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

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