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A 2 year old 2048 x 1536 PC monitor with not very good features and high running costs
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels LED No Jan 2016
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NEC MD211C3 Review

Released 2 years ago, we have scored the NEC MD211C3 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
19 Months Old
£229 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 26?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
It has running costs of £229 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

NEC MD211C3 In-Depth Analysis


NEC PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 284 expert and user reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for NEC PC screens and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a NEC LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MD211C3 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 84% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the MD211C3 is more than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC monitors. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the MD211C3 of 20ms is very slow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 1% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MD211C3 is 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's 52% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC MD211C3 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released 19 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since January 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on passable energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the MD211C3 is £229, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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