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Iiyama XB2485WSUB1 PC Monitor

24.1" 1920 X 1200 5000000:1 LCD Sep 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £92.30 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good product quality
Good picture quality
22 Reviews + 4 Awards Recommended Silver Award 4 Star Silver
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Four Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this PC screen was very good. gave this flatpanel monitor a "Silver Award" and it received a "Silver" award from

The author at websites wrote that concluded that they would recommend this medium monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one more expert review site decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. gave this PC screen a "4 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Six experts from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, and have rated this PC screen on average 77 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 17 user reviews this PC screen has an excellent average user rating. 9 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This PC display in the top 15% of all the similar spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago when ranked by user rating.

Good Brand

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

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Reasonably Priced

One iiyama XB2485WSU reviewer considered that this PC monitor was good value for money. Last year Comical Engineer said in their review of this PC monitor “Excellent quality monitor at a reasonable price”.


Good Product Quality

Several iiyama XB2485WSU owners who purchased the iiyama XB2485WSU concluded that it was good quality. In March last year Comical Engineer said in their review on Amazon “Excellent quality high definition monitor”.

Nice Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Comical Engineer wrote on Amazon “Used on a gaming PC with a fast graphics card this provides high definition and smooth movement” in their review of the iiyama XB2485WSU.

One person who purchased the product thought it was a good design. Comical Engineer said on Amazon “Superb also for graphic design, word processing” in their iiyama XB2485WSU review.

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Good Picture Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

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Good Connectivity

One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of USB connections. C S. said on Amazon “What was an added bonus is the USB hub, this has reduced the amount of wires from the back of the pc” in their iiyama XB2485WSU review and rated it as very good.


Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the XB2485WSU will cost £93 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 LCD screens of this age and type.


Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since September 2012.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama XB2485WSU has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor.

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the MX279H (£145.78), and the VG248QE (£229.83) both from Asus and both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Benq GW2765HT (£279.29).

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the iiyama XB2485WSU is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens that have been available for more than two years the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3440 x 1440 pixels (best).

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the PC displays of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. The XB2485WSU has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The iiyama XB2485WSU has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC monitor.

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Has an HDCP

The iiyama XB2485WSU has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an HDCP.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The XB2485WSU has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama xb2485wsub1a, iiyama 1920x1200, iiyama 300cdm2
Barcodes 00948570111992, 04948570111992, 05053959383446

iiyama XB2485WSU Review Sources

To prepare this iiyama XB2485WSU 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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