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Iiyama GB2788HSB1 PC Monitor

£269.99
27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Oct 2015
B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £79.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Superb value
Strong data protection features
9 Reviews
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk and Les Numeriques.com have rated this PC display on average 75%.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 7 user reviews this LCD screen has a marvellous average user rating. 6 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Iiyama Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

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


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Superb Value

Four owners said that it was good value for money. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Superb value”. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Cheap phones and cheap tablets can often feel almost” in their review of this PC monitor. Charles F. Forsyth wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Great gaming monitor at a very reasonable price!”.


Features

Strong Data Protection Features

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Strong data protection features” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Charles F. Forsyth scored the iiyama GB2788HS the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Nice features and specifications at a great price for a gaming monitor”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor is rated B for energy efficiency. The GB2788HS has an average running cost of £80 over 8 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 648 PC displays of this age and type.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was October 2015 when iiyama released the GB2788HS.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GB2788HS has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to this flatpanel monitor.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the MG248Q (£247.34), or the VG278HV both from Asus and both of which have better reviews; or the LG 29UM67 (£244.98) which is cheaper.

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Design

Solid Performance

Three customers thought this PC monitor was well made. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Solid performance”. They also said “Professional build” in their review. Tsampikos Filippou gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Great build quality”.

Festive and Very Pretty

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Neutral styling should appeal to a large audience” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Festive and very pretty” in their review.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Out

The iiyama GB2788HS has a headphone out. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor also have a headphone out.

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Audio

Quiet Operation

Three people concluded that the iiyama GB2788HS was quiet. Website Pc Advisor.co.uk scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “Relatively quiet”. They also mentioned “Ridiculously quiet during idle tasks” in their review. And also wrote “Quiet operation”.


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The iiyama GB2788HS has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The GB2788HS has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this LCD screen also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The GB2788HS has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this PC display also have an HDCP.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC screen range from 50° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the iiyama GB2788HS has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to this PC display.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

LCD screens of this age and type have viewing angles, horizontal of between 80° and 180°. At only 170 degrees, the GB2788HS has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Very Fast Response Time

At only 1 millisecond, the GB2788HS has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen. The response times of similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as this LCD screen range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.4ms.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama gb2788hsb2, iiyama gb2788hsb1
Barcodes 04948570114603

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