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53

Overall Score

NEC MultiSync E243

£180.00
A classic and cheap to run 1920 x 1080 PC monitor
23.8" 1920 X 1080 Pixels LED No Jan 2014
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£198.00
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£213.36
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£213.41
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£223.18
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£224.99
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£225.99
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£239.43
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£240.24
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£268.69
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£276.00
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NEC MultiSync E243 from EAF Supply Chain
£276.00
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NEC MultiSync E243 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync E243 number 442 across all PC monitors.
87
6 Reviews
61
Good
15
Missing Some Features
42
3 Years Old
74
£56 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This NEC PC monitor has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £56 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 PC screens that we have compared it to.
The MultiSync E243 is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Quite slow response time

NEC MultiSync E243 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This PC monitor received a rating of 80% from expert review website macworld.co.uk.

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NEC Has Excellent Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 292 owner and expert reviews (including 41 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

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £180.00 it is more expensive than 55% of PC screens.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC MultiSync E243 and the United Kingdom price of £180.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $292.99 (£381.53).

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Features

Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync E243 has an ECO mode, unlike 94% of LCD screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync E243 does not have a built-in USB hub. 85% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Quite Slow Response Time

PC monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the MultiSync E243 of 6ms is in the slowest 22% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on PC monitors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync E243 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC and DVI

The MultiSync E243 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DVI and AC are also found on this NEC PC screen.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the NEC MultiSync E243 of 178° is in the widest 24% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync E243 is wall mountable, which is unusual. 92% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since January 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this PC display is A+, and the MultiSync E243 has an average running cost of £56 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display 1920x1080, nec display e243wmibk, generic e243wmibk, nec e243wmiwh, nec 1920x1080, nec e243wmibk, nec 250cdm2
Barcodes 00000011333133, 00000060003681, 00000060003682, 00805736051766, 04053162536050, 04053162585355, 05028695110588, 05028695110595, 05052184150410, 07103127931271, 08057360517664

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