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Iiyama GE2788HSB1

£200.02
£171.24 £29 cheaper than 13 days ago
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A very good value for money and award winning 27" PC screen, with average running costs and very good features
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Iiyama GE2788HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the iiyama GE2788HS number 90 across all PC monitors and number 91 in medium monitors.
91
Reviews
35 Reviews + 2 Awards
95
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 35 reviews. This PC monitor has received two awards including a "Value for Money" award from Hardware.info plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However this iiyama PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
The GE2788HS has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £79 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report it is easy to use.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has AC and DVI
1 ms
Black tuner
OverDrive ON / OFF
Speakers and headphones
Blue light reducer

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £200.02 to £171.24 in the last 13 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 53% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Iiyama GE2788HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The experts at review sites Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info both decided that this flatpanel monitor was good value for money and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This iiyama flatpanel monitor received an expert rating of 84 out of 100 from pcformat.pl.

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Good User Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 85% based on 34 user reviews. Over 72% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Iiyama Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 2,957 expert and user reviews (including 845 verified purchases) for iiyama LCD screens and found that on average iiyama has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a iiyama LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who bought it wrote that it was easy to use the menus.

  • The monitor comes with some fairly reserved default settings…
    D. B (Amazon) - April 2016
  • The menu system is simple to navigate…
    D. B (Amazon) - April 2016

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four owners thought this PC monitor was good value for money.

  • Good value and good response time for games, according to teenage user!
  • Got to be honest, giving it a great buy and would suggest to anyone looking for a decent monitor at a decent price to invest…
    Andy Willard (Amazon) - September 2016
  • One of the best 27 inch monitors on the market today at an affordable price…
  • Personally speaking, this is one of the best 27 inch LED monitors on the market today at an affordable price…
  • It was a real disappointment - no better than a cheap unbranded panel…

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Expert review sites Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info highlighted in their review that this iiyama PC screen provided a good bang for your buck.

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at [price] it is in the cheapest 47% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £29 (14%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This PC display has an efficiency rating of B. The GE2788HS has an average 5 year running cost of £79 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in October 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the GE2788HS of 27" is bigger than 79% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC screens.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the GE2788HS of only 1ms is faster than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The GE2788HS's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is in the narrowest 20% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The iiyama GE2788HS's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 88% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GE2788HS has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the iiyama GE2788HS of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 48% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has AC and DVI

The GE2788HS has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DVI and AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Stand Included

The GE2788HS has a stand included, unlike 84% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a stand included.

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Has a Headphone Out

The GE2788HS has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ge2788hsb1 ge2788hsb1, iiyama comkxjh9jvxuak, iiyama ge2788hsb1, iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama 300cdm2

Barcodes:

04948570114610, 05054629899717

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