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Iiyama XB2779QS-W1

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hardware.info Silver Award Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning and fully featured 27" flatpanel monitor, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 7 further awards from other expert sites
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 5000000:1 No Feb 2014
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Iiyama XB2779QS-W1 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the iiyama XB2779QS-W1 as follows:
95
Reviews
22 Reviews + 8 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 22 reviews. This PC monitor has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from Megaobzor.com/ plus one other site and an "Original Design" from Almodi.org. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this iiyama PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The XB2779QS-W1 has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report product quality, it is robust and it is reasonably priced.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Iiyama XB2779QS-W1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

This PC screen has received eight awards from expert review sites.

This PC display was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites Megaobzor.com/ and Conowego.pl, both of which concluded that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

The experts at three other expert review sites all endorsed this flatpanel monitor. This PC display received an "Original Design" award from review site Almodi.org and the expert at review website Hardware.info concluded that it was very good and gave it a "Silver Award". This flatpanel monitor also received a "Best Buy" award from review website Expert Reviews.

The editors of three other expert review sites all said that this PC display was very good. Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this PC screen a "5 Star" award and it received a "Great Quality" award from Benchmark.pl.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100 based on 10 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, benchmark.pl and altomdata.dk. This puts this PC display in the top 9% of all the flatpanel monitors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this iiyama LCD screen rated it as 85 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

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Iiyama PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,957 owner and expert reviews (including 845 verified purchases), iiyama has very good ratings for its PC screens. 94% of those that bought a iiyama LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Three customers who purchased the product thought it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was well made.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three customers agreed that the product was good value for money.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The XB2779QS-W1 has an average 5 year running cost of £140 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since February 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The XB2779QS-W1's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 26% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The XB2779QS-W1 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the XB2779QS-W1 of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 40% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The iiyama XB2779QS-W1's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 27% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The iiyama XB2779QS-W1's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 29% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The iiyama XB2779QS-W1 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the XB2779QS-W1 of 178° is wider than 79% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the iiyama XB2779QS-W1 is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this LCD screen.

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Has a Headphone Out

The XB2779QS-W1 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

The XB2779QS-W1 is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

refurbished xb2779qsw1, product xb2779qsb1, product xb2779qss1, iiyama xb2779qss1, iiyama 2560x1440

Barcodes:

00012304996491, 04054842165843, 04948570112845, 04948570112951, 04948570112968, 05052184145515, 05054230641651, 05054230723487, 05054484612544, 05054531190872, 05054629444726

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