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Iiyama XB3070WQSB1 PC Monitor

£499.99
30" 2560 X 1600 5000000:1 LED Jul 2014
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £189.72 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Inferior picture quality
Not robust
9 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Inferior Picture Quality

One iiyama XB3070WQS owner who bought the iiyama XB3070WQS reckoned that it did not have good colour saturation. Expert website Digitalversus.com said in their iiyama XB3070WQS review three years ago “Unfortunately, some of the colours were pretty far off” .

One iiyama XB3070WQS owner wrote in their reviews that the product did not have image ghosting. Chris mentioned in his review of the iiyama XB3070WQS on Amazon “There is a little bit of noticable ghosting, so this monitor is not perfect for gaming.”.

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This PC screen received a "Recommended" award from websites Pcfoster.pl who said that this iiyama LCD screen was good.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both said that this PC display was good. HEXUS.net gave this PC screen an "Approved" award and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, benchmark.pl and prad.de this medium monitor has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

Good Brand

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


Design

Not Robust

One iiyama XB3070WQS owner who bought the iiyama XB3070WQS said that it was not well made. Eddie wrote in his review of the iiyama XB3070WQS on Amazon “No dead pixels, no other visible defects, well put together frame/stand”.

Difficult to Use

One person who bought this PC monitor considered that it was not easy to use. Hexus.net wrote on HEXUS.net “In practice the UHD resolution, 3,840x2,160 pixels, is impractical for professional usage since most productivity applications fa”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person said in their reviews that it was a good size.


Price

A Bit Expensive

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama XB3070WQS was not good value for money. Expert website Hexus.net mentioned “The iiyama ProLite XB3070WQS is available just north of the £650 making it a pricey piece of display technology” .

Not Cheap

LCD screens of a comparable age and spec range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec.


Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The XB3070WQS has a stand included. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years also have a stand included.

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Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XB3070WQS is more than most flatpanel monitors of this age and type. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "DisplayPort" and "Mini DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when this LCD screen was released.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago, the iiyama XB3070WQS does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The XB3070WQS has a headphone out, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Only One HDMI Port

The XB3070WQS is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB3070WQS has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Asus MG279Q (£499.99), the NEC MultiSync EA244 (£499.99), and the Eizo FlexScan EV2736 (£500.99) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Display

2560 X 1600 Pixels Display Resolution

The iiyama XB3070WQS has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At 178 degrees, the XB3070WQS has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The XB3070WQS has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC monitor also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The XB3070WQS has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Energy

High Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor is rated C for energy efficiency, and the XB3070WQS is one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XB3070WQS will cost £190 over 8 years to run.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama xb3070wqsled, code iixb3070wqsb1, iiyama xb3070wqsb1, code xb3070wqsb1, iiyama 2560x1600, iiyama b1jlzs00, iiyama b1jlza00, iiyama p201825p, iiyama 350cdm2
Barcodes 00013686013639, 04948570113286, 05054531404542

iiyama XB3070WQS Review Sources

To prepare this iiyama XB3070WQS 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 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 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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