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NEC MultiSync E171

£126.96
A cheap to run and 3 year old 1280 x 1024 PC display
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels LED No Feb 2014
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£141.11
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£144.44
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£151.98
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£152.38
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£153.29
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£159.09
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£158.63
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£161.11
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NEC MultiSync E171 Review

With very low running costs but at over 3 years old,
10
Missing Some Features
40
3 Years Old
94
£36 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

NEC flatpanel monitors 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 PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £36 over 8 years are in the cheapest 4% of all 2,768 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels display resolution

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NEC MultiSync E171 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

NEC LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 292 expert and owner reviews (including 41 verified purchases), NEC has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. 95% of those that bought a NEC PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC MultiSync E171 does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that 85% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync E171 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 94% of LCD screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the MultiSync E171 of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 19% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MultiSync E171 is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Headphone Out

The MultiSync E171 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync E171 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since February 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency classification of this PC display is A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the MultiSync E171 is only £36, which makes it one of the cheapest to run LCD screens.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £55 (43%)

There was a cheaper price of £72 on eBay 59 days ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec 1280x1024, nec p194045p, nec bl4xza00, nec p194044p, nec bl4xzs00, nec 250cdm2, nec e171mbk, home e171m
Barcodes 00000060003581, 00000060003582, 04053162575172, 04053162585331, 05028695110762, 05028695110779, 05054484596523, 05054533596511, 05054629431849, 05054629431856

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