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NEC E171MBK

74

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NEC E171MBK

£89.00
£79.00 £10.00 cheaper than 30 days ago
NEC E171M-BK
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A bargain price but 4 year old 17" LCD screen, with average running costs and good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Mar 2014
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NEC E171M-BK 17inch LED Backlit Monitor (DVI-D, VGA)
£79.00
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NEC 60003582 - E171M-BK Monitor - 17" LED Monitor 1280 x 1024 50mm Height Adjustable DVI VGA Black Bezel
£235.16
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NEC E171M BK - 17TFT LCD BlackSilver : Screen Rotation : LED Backlight : EPEAT S (Brand new, unopened)
£159.11
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NEC E171M-BK Monitor 60003582 17" LED 1280 x 1024 50mm Height Adjustable DVI VGA (Brand new, unopened) - on
£160.01
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NEC E171M BK - 17TFT LCD BlackSilver : Screen Rotation LED Backlight EPEAT Silve (Brand new, unopened) - on
£162.14
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Used - NEC E171M-BK 17inch LED Backlit Monitor (DVI-D, VGA)
£110.25
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Refurbished - NEC E171M-BK - Box Damage 60003582 Clearance Product Damage. 17" LED Monitor 128 (Refurbished) - on
£118.09
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NEC E171M-BK Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the NEC E171M-BK number 123 in small monitors and number 699 in best selling monitors.
93
Value for Money
Excellent
63
Features
Good Features
66
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an ECO mode
LED backlight technology provides for industry-leading low power consumption and less hazardous materials
Height-adjust, tilt and swivel capabilities add flexibility and comfort to your viewing preferences
Full connectivity, including DVI-D and VGA inputs
Integrated speakers and headphone jack bring additional usability
ECO mode allows you to manually adjust the display's brightness to your liking, saving power and reducing your energy costs
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
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £89 to £79 in the last 30 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

NEC E171M-BK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 687 user and expert reviews (including 115 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its flatpanel monitors. 95% of those that bought a NEC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £79.00 it is cheaper than 92% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £10 (11%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC E171M-BK and the United Kingdom price of £79.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $151.11 (£209.57).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The E171M-BK is in the most expensive 16% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the E171M-BK is £110.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The NEC E171M-BK's display diagonal of only 17" is in the smallest 2% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the E171M-BK is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The E171M-BK's response time of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 26% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the E171M-BK of only 170° is narrower than 86% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The E171M-BK has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The E171M-BK's vertical viewing angle of 170° is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 62% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC E171M-BK's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 47% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The E171M-BK has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec e171mbk

Barcodes:

00000060003582, 00805736052244, 04053162575172, 05028695110779, 05054484596523, 05054533596528, 05054629431856

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