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Iiyama GB2488HSUB1 PC Monitor

£199.98
24" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Nov 2015
B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £93.06 Electricity cost over 5 years
Seven industry awards
Not quiet
Not thick
45 Reviews + 7 Awards
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Weight & Dimensions

Not Thick

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was not thick. Website Newegg.com wrote “Kinda flimsy too (I just prefer thicker wires”. They also said “The thickness is fairly normal.” in their review.


Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Experts love this medium monitor and have given it seven awards.

Two expert review sites thought that this LCD screen was good. The writer at website Expert Reviews gave this flatpanel monitor a "Best Buy" award and concluded it was good and the author at review website Hardware.info gave it a "Silver Award" and thought it was great.

Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com all gave this PC screen a "5 Star" award.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl and Hwready.it gave it a "Best Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This medium monitor has an average expert rating of 94% based on eight expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, benchmark.pl and tweakers.net. If all the LCD screens of this type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this PC display is in the top 5%.

Average User Reviews

People who bought this LCD screen rated this PC monitor 77 out of 100 on average.

Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 1,310 owner and expert reviews (including 130 verified purchases), iiyama has good ratings for its PC monitors. iiyama also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

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Audio

Not Quiet

Five customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was noisy. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the iiyama GB2488HSU “Best buy said it was noise isolating in their description” but they scored it 80 out of 100. They also said “You cannot hear the noise beyond” in their review. And also mentioned “Its LOUD”.

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was not quiet. Website Newegg.com said “Wish it was quieter” in their review of this PC monitor although they gave this PC monitor a score of 80 out of 100. They also mentioned “Whens the last time any GPU was dead silent If your playing a game with sound on at a low level, y” in their review. And also wrote “People expect the card to be dead silent”.

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Noisy

Five customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was noisy. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the iiyama GB2488HSU “Best buy said it was noise isolating in their description” but they scored it 80 out of 100. They also said “You cannot hear the noise beyond” in their review. And also mentioned “Its LOUD”.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when this flatpanel monitor was released.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and the GB2488HSU is typical compared to the other 648 LCD screens of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the GB2488HSU will cost £94 over 8 years to run.


Good Picture Quality

Two people who bought it considered that it had good picture quality. Two years ago website Newegg.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Plays wow on ultra and high mix, very quite and dosent run hot, much better than I was expecting, windows index rating of 7.3 for both desktop aero and gaming graphics”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GB2488HSU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this PC display also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Benq GW2760H (£154.98).

It is worth also looking at other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 29UM68 (£199.99), or the Viewsonic XG2401 (£208.71).

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Price

Good Value for Money

Six owners who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com mentioned two years ago “Decent price”. They also said “Frame rates themselves are very pleasing when you consider the price point of this card” in their review. Chris Graham wrote two years ago “Great monitor, great price” .


Power

Features Power Management

The GB2488HSU features power management, as do most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The GB2488HSU has a headphone out. Most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to this PC monitor also have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

The iiyama GB2488HSU is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The GB2488HSU has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The iiyama GB2488HSU has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The iiyama GB2488HSU has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 170 degrees) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. LCD screens of a similar age and type to this PC screen have viewing angles, horizontal of between 80° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Very Fast Response Time

The GB2488HSU has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age. The response times of LCD screens of this age and spec range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.4ms.

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Packaging Content

Has Five Cables Included

The GB2488HSU has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that were launched more than a year ago. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Design

Good Quality

Two owners considered that this PC monitor was good quality. Website Newegg.com scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “Sound Quality”. Three years ago N.mcbrinn said on expert website Amazon “Picture quality is good”.

Good Looking

Three customers considered that this PC monitor was good looking. Website Newegg.com rated the product 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor “Good instructions, good layout, mostly works pretty good”. Amazon Customer wrote “Beautiful screen, I just love it”.

Well Made

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “The card is well build, well packed”. Brian Turner said on expert website Amazon “So far pleased with monitor no dead pixels or light bleed at allvery well built had to do a few tweaks to my liking” and scored the iiyama GB2488HSU a maximum of 5 stars.

Easy to Use the Menus

Six customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It easily ran any game I threw at it on high or better settings” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. They also mentioned “Keeps up with any game I throw at it regardless of settings, assassins creed syndicate, gta v, witcher 3, etc” in their review. And also said “Plays all of my games on ultrahigh settings with at least 60fps”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb gb2488hsu2, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb 350cdm2, iiyama gb2488hsub1, iiyama 350cdm2, iiyama mc3802m, iiyama mc3403m
Barcodes 04948570112883, 04948570114405, 05054230845813, 05054484591719, 05054533591714

iiyama GB2488HSU Review Sources

To prepare this iiyama GB2488HSU 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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