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Iiyama GB2888

£359.99
hardware.info Great Value Bit-Tech.net Exceptional Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning and 2 year old 3840 x 2160 LCD screen
28" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 12000000:1 LED Nov 2015
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Iiyama GB2888 Review

With very good reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the iiyama GB2888 number 721 across all PC monitors.
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2 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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1 Year Old
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£111 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This PC monitor has received two awards including a "Recommended" from Expert Reviews and an "Exceptional" from Bit-Tech.net. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £111 over 8 years are in the most expensive 19% of all 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
This iiyama PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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Iiyama GB2888 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The writer at website Expert Reviews conluded that they would endorse this flatpanel monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received an "Exceptional" award from website Bit-Tech.net, confirming their endorsement.

Good Expert Reviews

This LCD screen has an average expert rating of 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews and Les Numeriques.com.

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Iiyama Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 1,342 user and expert reviews (including 113 verified purchases) for iiyama PC monitors and found that on average iiyama has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £359.99 it is more expensive than 80% of PC screens.

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Features

Has a Stand Included

The iiyama GB2888 has a stand included. 87% of LCD screens do not have a stand included.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The iiyama GB2888 has a built-in USB hub. 85% of LCD screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The iiyama GB2888 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The iiyama GB2888 has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama GB2888 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Three HDMI Ports

The iiyama GB2888 is a three HDMI port PC display. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The iiyama GB2888 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. This PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The iiyama GB2888 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the iiyama GB2888 of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 3% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the iiyama GB2888 of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 22% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Iiyama released the GB2888 in November 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this PC screen is B, and the average running cost of the GB2888 is £111 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 2,768 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama gb2888uhsub1c, iiyama 3840x2160, iiyama 3860x2160, iiyama 300cdm2, iiyama bg043iy
Barcodes 04948570114160, 05054629939222, 05055751593252, 05055751598325

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