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Iiyama XUB2790HSB1 PC Monitor

£212.59
£193.13 £19.46 cheaper than 6 days ago
27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £71.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Good quality
Does not have email functionality
79 Reviews
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Does Not Have Email Functionality

Three customers considered that it did not have email functionality. Website Newegg.com said “I can tell you that I asked ASROCK several specific questions in my email and I got a generic” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “Somebody named Eric sent me a form letter email response telling me to do a bunch of things that” in their review. And also said “I sent an email to ASROCK describing my issue”.


Good Picture Quality

Eight people thought the product had good colour saturation. Jon Smith said two years ago “First class monitor with bright and accurate colours” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Amazon Customer wrote also two years ago “This monitor is clear and the colours are incredible”. Ewan'skindle mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Colours are clear, crisp and accurate” in their review of this PC monitor.


Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Expert review site erenumerique.fr scored this PC screen 75 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this flatpanel monitor rated this PC screen as marvellous on average. 58 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 1,310 expert and user reviews (including 130 verified purchases) for iiyama PC displays and found that on average iiyama has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that iiyama has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.


Audio

Quiet

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was quiet. Website Newegg.com wrote “Wi 10 install to M.2 SSD was painless and it's running cool and quiet” in their review of the iiyama XUB2790HS. Krm scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “It's also very quiet even on max volume” in their review of this PC monitor.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency. The XUB2790HS is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC monitors that came out more than two years ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the XUB2790HS will cost £72 over 8 years to run.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two people said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Packaged quite well and comes with an excellent instruction booklet” and scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars. Ken Hannah wrote in April last year “A better hard copy of the instructions would be a bonus” in his review of the iiyama XUB2790HS and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The XUB2790HS has a stand included, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC monitor.

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Has Three Cables Included

The XUB2790HS has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens that have been available for more than two years. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to this PC display, the XUB2790HS does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

The XUB2790HS is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this LCD screen have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since January 2014.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy and Bulky

Two customers who reviewed it said that it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “EXTREMELY well laid out BIOs and more than capable for pushing the limits on a heavy overcloc”.

Steve G said in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “It has a nice heavy duty stand which makes it feel very secure on the desk”.

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Good Size

Seven customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Two years ago Andrew Carmichael wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Really happy with the size and quality on this the thin bezel is perfect too!” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Colinmass mentioned in their iiyama XUB2790HS review on expert website Amazon also two years ago “The monitor itself looks like the dogs --------- beautiful looking and nice slim and BIG”. Will said on expert review site Amazon “The "ultra slim bezel" is somewhere between "wordplay"” in his review of this PC monitor yet he only gave this PC monitor a score of 40 out of 100.

Two customers who reviewed it said that it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “EXTREMELY well laid out BIOs and more than capable for pushing the limits on a heavy overcloc”. Steve G said in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “It has a nice heavy duty stand which makes it feel very secure on the desk”.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XUB2790HS has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the iiyama X2888HS (£189.99) which has better reviews; or the DELL S2715H which is cheaper.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the Philips 277E6EDAD/00 (£194).

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £19.46 (9%)

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Good Value for Money

Fourteen people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Great budget board”. They also said “Was not cheap as I paid 184 instead of 150, getting in too early” in their review. And also wrote “The only board in this price range with power dissipation rating high enough to account for the build I wanted with some room to spare”.


Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC screens of this spec and age is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the XUB2790HS has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the iiyama XUB2790HS's viewing angle, vertical is one of the widest amongst LCD screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor. The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to this PC screen range from 10° to 180°.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The iiyama XUB2790HS has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to this PC display also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The iiyama XUB2790HS has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the iiyama XUB2790HS has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Power

Features Power Management

The iiyama XUB2790HS features power management, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The iiyama XUB2790HS has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Design

Good Quality

Thirteen people concluded that it was good quality. Website Newegg.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Has all the ports I wanted and AsRock solid quality in M-ITX package”. Jasen said in their review of this PC monitor “Good Product - Well Made”. James gave the iiyama XUB2790HS a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “Wonderful quality Monitor, makes Video editing much easier”.

Smooth

Eight owners who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Krm scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The colours are nice and punchy and the brightness and contrast are visually consistent across the screen, courtesy of the IPS panel” in their review of this PC monitor. Colinmass wrote “Still looks aesthetically pleasing to the eye”. Two years ago Debbie scored it 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned in her review of the iiyama XUB2790HS on expert review site Amazon “It's beautiful”.

Two customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Website Newegg.com wrote “Smooth operation” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Debbie said on expert review site Amazon “The colors are vibrant and smooth”.

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Easy to Use

Four owners considered that this PC monitor was easy to use. Website Newegg.com wrote “Easy to use” in their review of this PC monitor. They also mentioned “Amazing bios fan control” in their review. And also wrote “I like that I was able to use full size components for my rig”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Krm rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Although it doesn't lock positively in any position, there is enough friction to hold the screen firmly at whatever height it is set”. Greenst wrote on expert website Amazon “The screen is such a nice size that it is quite comfortable using the screen in landscape with 2 x pages visible”.

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Well Made

Thirteen people considered that this PC monitor was well made. Website Newegg.com wrote two years ago “Worked fine as my first PC build ever, posted on first try” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also said “Has nice heatsinks build in” in their review. And also wrote “What you get here is a solid board”.

Four customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was strong and durable. Colinmass wrote “The quality of the stand is excellent with a decent weight and nice and sturdy, good tilt”. See Moore said “+ Bright screen, Clear saturated colours+ Great Swivel stand+ Robust Stand+ ASA 100mm SQ Fittings for wall/ bracket mountingCONS” .

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Features

Good Features

Eleven owners who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had good features. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Has all the features of the big boards” . They also wrote “Good UEFI features.” in their review. And also said “Has a lot of features, USB 3.03.1, Ultra M.2, Wifi”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama xub2790hsb1, iiyama xub2790hs1, iiyama 1920x1080, code xub2790hsb1, iiyama 99msza00, iiyama 99mszs00, iiyama xub2790s, iiyama p190315p, iiyama 250cdm2
Barcodes 04948570112999, 04948570113064, 05054629419328

iiyama XUB2790HS Review Sources

To prepare this iiyama XUB2790HS 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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