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NEC MultiSync E171

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NEC MultiSync E171

£66.00
NEC MultiSync E171
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A cheap and astoundingly economical to run 17" PC screen, with good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Feb 2014 A
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NEW NEC MultiSync E171M-BK 17" 5_4 LED Backlit LCD PC Monitor VGA DVI 1280x1024 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£66.00
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NEW NEC MultiSync E171M 17" 5_4 LED Backlit LCD PC Monitor VGA DVI SILVER/WHITE (Brand new, unopened) - on
£66.00
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ODSI Online Digital Solutions
£126.96
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PC World Business
NEC MultiSync E171M - LED monitor - 17"
£135.98
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NEC MultiSync E171M - LED monitor - 17"
£149.98
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Cherrywood AV
£136.10
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Communications Solutions
£141.49
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BT Business Direct
NEC MultiSync E171M 17 1280x1024 5ms VGA DVI LED Monitor
£141.49
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Techdna
£143.39
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Novatech
NEC Display MultiSync E171M 43.2 cm (17") LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms
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£148.62
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NEC Display MultiSync E171M 43.2 cm (17") LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms
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£148.78
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" TN White computer monitor - 60003581 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£154.76
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" TN Black computer monitor - 60003582 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£154.76
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" PC Monitor (Black, 250 cd/sq m, 5 ms) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£155.39
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" PC Monitor (White, 250 cd/sq m, 5 ms) (Brand new, unopened) - on
£160.49
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" 1280 x 1024 5ms VGA/DVI LED Monitor (60003582) (Brand new, unopened)
£160.75
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" 1280 x 1024 5ms VGA/DVI/LED Monitor (60003581) (Brand new, unopened)
£162.18
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NEC MultiSync E171M
£164.17
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NEC MultiSync E171 Review

With very low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync E171 number 144 in small monitors.
77
Value for Money
Very Good
65
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
98
Running Costs
£20 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC displays are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £20 over 5 years are in the cheapest 2% of all 3,255 PC screens 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
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

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £42.50 on eBay 25 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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NEC MultiSync E171 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

NEC PC Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Value For Money

Adequate Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £66.00 it is in the cheapest 2% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC MultiSync E171 and the United Kingdom price of £66.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $138.99 (£192.77).

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this flatpanel monitor is A+, and the MultiSync E171 has an average 5 year running cost of only £20 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheapest to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync E171 in February 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The MultiSync E171's display diagonal of only 17" is very small compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 4% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The MultiSync E171 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 frequently found 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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Average Response Time

The MultiSync E171's response time of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other PC screens. It is slower than 55% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The NEC MultiSync E171's vertical viewing angle of 170° is pretty typical compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 60% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync E171 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The NEC MultiSync E171's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC monitors, the MultiSync E171 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC MultiSync E171 of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 79% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync E171 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Headphone Out

The NEC MultiSync E171 has a headphone out. 89% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec 1280x1024, nec bl4xzs00, nec p194045p, nec p194044p, nec 250cdm2, home e171m, nec e171m, e171mbk

Barcodes:

00000060003581, 00000060003582, 04053162575172, 04053162585331, 04054843766810, 05028695110762, 05028695110779, 05054484596516, 05054484596523, 05054533596511, 05054533596528, 05054629431849, 05054629431856

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