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NEC AccuSync AS172

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NEC AccuSync AS172

NEC AccuSync AS172
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An amazingly economical to run but 4 year old 17" LCD screen, with good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Jan 2014
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NEC AccuSync AS172 Review

With very low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the NEC AccuSync AS172 number 359 in small monitors.
63
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
95
Running Costs
£29 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only £29 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Rapid response technology delivers virtually uninterrupted, undistorted viewing of high-speed, full-motion video
Carbon footprint meter helps track and calculate the reduction of green gas emissions
EPEAT silver compliance
ENERGY STAR 6.0 and TCO 6.0
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

NEC AccuSync AS172 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 687 expert and user reviews (including 115 verified purchases) for NEC PC displays and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings. 95% of those that bought a NEC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The AccuSync AS172 is in the cheapest 7% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the AccuSync AS172 will cost only £29 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

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

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Features

Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The AccuSync AS172 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the AccuSync AS172 of only 17" is very small compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Average Response Time

The response time of the AccuSync AS172 of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 47% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The NEC AccuSync AS172's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 69% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the AccuSync AS172 of 170° is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 38% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AccuSync AS172 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the AccuSync AS172 of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 75% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec as172bk

Barcodes:

00012302492575, 00805736052039, 08057360520398

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