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LG 27UD88W PC Monitor

£683.47
27" LED Flat 615mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal Display Screen Shape Width Release Date £102.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in USB hub
Good technical guidance
Good for making skype calls
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Good Technical Guidance

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Newegg.com wrote last year “New AVX instruction set made a noticeable difference in transcoding times”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This LG PC screen was released in April 2017.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 3,721 expert and user reviews (including 757 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its PC monitors. LG also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a LG flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 27UD88-W has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 27UD88-W is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 27UD88-W is £103 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 621 medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.


Smart TV

Email Functionality

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it had email functionality. Newegg.com wrote last year “Email notification is not part of the linux management package.”. One owner who reviewed the product said that it was good in terms of connectivity. Newegg.com mentioned “Plenty of connectivity with 4 US 3, SD card reader, HDMI, etc”.


Power

Good Battery Life

Two owners who bought the product reckoned that it had a good battery life. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Does what it says it will, tracks sleep and steps, long battery life”. Newegg.com also said “A good starter android, reasonable battery life, lightweight, handles well” in their review.


Features

Good Features

Four owners said in their reviews that the product had good features. Newegg.com said “Security features” in their LG 27UD88-W review however despite that they scored it 1 stars. Newegg.com also wrote “All the typical Xeon features such as ECC support, virtualization technology” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Cheap, nice features like RAID, SATA Express” in their review.


Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The 27UD88-W features Picture-in-Picture support. Most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to this flatpanel monitor also feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

Two customers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was lightweight. Newegg.com wrote last year “Very sleek, lightweight design that does not have too many bells” in their review of the LG 27UD88-W. One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was good structurally.


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The 27UD88-W has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The 27UD88-W has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays that have been available for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Good for Making Skype Calls

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good for making skype calls. Newegg.com wrote “From google play, installed chromecast, youtube, skype” in their LG 27UD88-W review but even so they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the LG 27UD88-W had good picture quality. Newegg.com said “Has integrated graphics too”. Newegg.com also wrote “Slightly better graphics over 3 5 7” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Picture quality is excellent” in their review.

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Newegg.com mentioned “All of those configurations support the full resolution and refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they only scored the product 18.8 out of 100.

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Audio

Quiet

Three customers who bought it agreed that it was quiet. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor last year “Quiet stock heatsinkfan” although they only rated this PC monitor 1 stars. Newegg.com also mentioned “Extremely quiet and runs cooler than my old stock 7 920” in their review. Newegg.com also said “Runs cool and Quiet all” in their review.


Design

Well Designed

Two people considered that it was well designed. Last year Newegg.com wrote “Design and functionality” although they rated the product 18.8 out of 100. One customer who bought the LG 27UD88-W concluded that it was good looking. Newegg.com mentioned “Everything functions beautifully as far as the computer itself”.

Good Quality

Six people who reviewed the LG 27UD88-W reckoned that it was good quality. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Great handling, quality construction, super sharp resolution” although they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Newegg.com also mentioned “Supposedly Xeon quality, actually cheaper than all 4th gen Core 7 with at most 0.1GHz deficit of either baseturbo frequency; perfect choice if no overclocking is involved” in their review. Newegg.com also said “First of all, I am a ASUS fan - usually I just love the high quality of ASUS products” in their review.

Easy to Setup

Three owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to setup. In April last year Newegg.com said in their review of the LG 27UD88-W “Upon receiving and setting up this monitor, I happily fou”. Newegg.com also wrote “Very easy to setup - just plug in” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Easy to set up, comes with it's own equipment to hook up to your computer's GPU, etc” in their review.

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Newegg.com said “Easy to use bios and raid configuration”. Newegg.com also wrote “Extremely easy to use” in their review. Newegg.com also said “3D 2 software can be configured to email disk alerts, which is really handy for remote or headless setups” in their review.

Two owners said that it was easy to handle. One owner who bought it thought it was easy to assemble. Last year Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I needed to build a economy machine for this purpose” nonetheless they only scored it 1 stars.

One owner said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Newegg.com mentioned “Also the menu for adjusting settings is ve” in their review of the LG 27UD88-W.

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Well Made

Eight people wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Newegg.com said in their LG 27UD88-W review “This is the first machine that I've built for myself” but even so they only rated it 18.8 out of 100. Newegg.com also mentioned “Great for a budget build” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “I haven't built this rig too long ago.” in their review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. In April last year Newegg.com said “Easy set-up, wide screen, no glaring, sturdy, mountable”.

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Price

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Expensive

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was expensive. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the LG 27UD88-W “Equivalent in performance to a 4770 while being less expensive”.

Good Value for Money

Fourteen people who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money. Newegg.com mentioned “For the price, I think this is a great little tablet” yet they only gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Newegg.com also mentioned “First thing first, giving it a cons because of its price is not a cons” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “This so called budget chip is above par compared to the previously branded core 2 duos” in their review.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was expensive. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of the LG 27UD88-W “Equivalent in performance to a 4770 while being less expensive”.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192199750, 04058154130575, 08806087593259

LG 27UD88-W Review Sources

To prepare this LG 27UD88-W review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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