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iiyama XB2779QS-W1

Iiyama XB2779QS-W1 PC Monitor

27" 5000000:1 LED Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Featuring WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution, the XB2779QS can display almost 77% more information on the screen than a Full HD display. Users can create their own workspace by displaying and... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Iiyama has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range compared to other manufacturers.

LED Display

This PC display has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar spec and age to it.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price], and the iiyama GE2788HS[plb_3102730_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XB2779QS-W1, the XB2779QS-W1 has a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at including the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Large Color Gamut

The color gamuts of similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year range from 68% to 120%. The XB2779QS-W1 has a very large color gamut (116 percent) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age.

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Two Headphone Outputss

The iiyama XB2779QS-W1 is a two headphone outputs PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the XB2779QS-W1 only have one headphone outputs.

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Very Big Viewable Size, Vertical

The average viewable size, vertical of PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XB2779QS-W1 is 320mm, and the viewable size, verticals range from 230mm to 800mm. At 596.7 millimeters, the XB2779QS-W1 has a very big viewable size, vertical compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². At 440 candellas per square meter, the XB2779QS-W1 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XB2779QS-W1.

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2560 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The iiyama XB2779QS-W1 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the XB2779QS-W1 the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the iiyama XB2779QS-W1 is more than most flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that are a similar age to the XB2779QS-W1. The cables includeds "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this iiyama PC screen.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The XB2779QS-W1 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The XB2779QS-W1 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the XB2779QS-W1 are also not 3D.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the XB2779QS-W1 do not have a card reader integrated. The XB2779QS-W1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL 2407WFP[plb_3247392_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is D. The XB2779QS-W1 is in the most expensive 13% of all 500 PC displays of a similar age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XB2779QS-W1 will cost £144 over 8 years to run.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Horizontal

When compared to other PC screens that are a similar age to the XB2779QS-W1, the XB2779QS-W1's viewable size, horizontal of only 335.7 millimeters is one of the smallest. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the XB2779QS-W1 have viewable size, horizontals of between 290mm and 800mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The XB2779QS-W1 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC screen.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (max)

The average power consumption (max) of medium monitors that have been available for more than a year is 49W. At 67.3 Watts, the XB2779QS-W1 has a quite high power consumption (max) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the XB2779QS-W1.

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Heavy

The average weight of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of 8.2 kilograms, the XB2779QS-W1 is quite heavy compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

At 98 kilowatt hours, the iiyama XB2779QS-W1 has a very high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XB2779QS-W1 have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 120kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the iiyama XB2779QS-W1

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when iiyama released the XB2779QS-W1.

Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on £141.01
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £143.57
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Energy Rating
0.71T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.71 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama xb2779, iiyama 350cdm2, iiyama xb2779q, iiyama xb2779qs, iiyama 2560x1440, iiyama xb2779qsw1, refurbished xb2779qsw1
Barcodes 04948570112968, 05052184145515

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