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Iiyama GB2488HSUB1

£264.79
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning 1920 x 1080 PC monitor with a best buy award from one expert review website
24" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 12000000:1 LED Nov 2015
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Iiyama GB2488HSU Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the iiyama GB2488HSU number 937 across all PC monitors.
91
53 Reviews + 7 Awards
14
Poor
8
Missing Some Features
66
1 Year Old
32
£94 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has outstanding expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 53 reviews. This PC monitor has received seven awards including a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £94 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced.
This iiyama PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal

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Iiyama GB2488HSU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Silver Award" from website Hardware.info who decided it was very good and it received an Expert Reviews "Best Buy" award.

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

The authors at two other expert review sites both thought that this LCD screen was very good. This flatpanel monitor received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl and Hwready.it gave it a "Best Choice" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Eight experts from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, 01net.com and kuzniewski.pl have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 94%. If all the flatpanel monitors are ranked by average expert review score then this LCD screen is in the top 5%.

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Average Owner Reviews

Users have rated this PC screen on average 77 out of 100.

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Iiyama PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two people reckoned that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £264.79 it is more expensive than 69% of flatpanel monitors.


Features

Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the flatpanel monitors the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The GB2488HSU's response time of only 1ms is fairly fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 5% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the GB2488HSU which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GB2488HSU has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the GB2488HSU is more than most flatpanel monitors. This iiyama PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The GB2488HSU has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The GB2488HSU's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 15% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The GB2488HSU's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in November 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this flatpanel monitor is B, and based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the GB2488HSU is £94, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb gb2488hsu2, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb 350cdm2, iiyama gb2488hsub1, iiyama gb2488hsub2, iiyama gb2488hsu2, iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama 350cdm2, iiyama mc3802m, iiyama mc3403m
Barcodes 04948570112883, 04948570114405, 05054230845813, 05054484591719, 05054533591714

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