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NEC MultiSync EA274

74

Overall Score

NEC MultiSync EA274

£528.00
NEC MultiSync EA274
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PC Mag Editor's Choice cnews.cz We Want It
An award winning and fully featured 27" LCD screen, with low running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 25000:1 No Nov 2013
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NEC MultiSync EA274 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the NEC MultiSync EA274 as follows:
92
Reviews
51 Reviews + 2 Awards
51
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
63
Age
4 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received two awards including a "We Want It" from Cnews.cz and an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this NEC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The MultiSync EA274 has running costs of £64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report good product quality, that it is robust and excellent design.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Ergonomic office - full height adjustability (130 mm), swivel, tilt and pivot functionality ensures perfect individual ergonomic set-up
Feature set for perfect office use - integrated speakers, headphone jack and USB hub provide excellent options for office communication
Green product concept - eco mode and carbon footprint meter / carbon savings meter, ambient light sensor
Human sensor - detects the presence of a person in front of the screen; display switches on/off automatically depending on the presence of the user
Image display - 27inch 16:9 IPS with LED backlight
DICOM simulation - for straightforward radiological review applications
Free download of multi-display management software - with naviset administrator 2 you can manage all your connected display devices from a centralized location

NEC MultiSync EA274 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this LCD screen. This PC display received a "We Want It" award from review site Cnews.cz and the author at review site PC Mag gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was exceptional.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, cw.no and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 81%.

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Excellent User Reviews

MultiSync EA274 owners on average rated this PC monitor as outstanding. 15 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Six customers who bought the product thought it was good quality.

NEC Has Excellent PC Screen Reviews

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

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four owners who purchased the product considered that it was well made.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was neat.

  • Functional, Neat and Solid, High resolution 27" display…
    CF (Amazon) - May 2014
  • The touch controls are neat; My only reservation is that they have put very low quality speakers on a very high quality monitor…

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £528.00 it is in the most expensive 12% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the MultiSync EA274 will cost £64 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync EA274 in November 2013.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MultiSync EA274 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common 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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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the NEC MultiSync EA274 of 27" is in the biggest 26% of all LCD screens 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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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the NEC MultiSync EA274 of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 80% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all PC monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync EA274 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC MultiSync EA274's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the highest 23% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC MultiSync EA274 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync EA274 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the MultiSync EA274 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 33% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync EA274 has an ECO mode. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has an Audio Output

The MultiSync EA274 has an audio output, unlike 87% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec ea274wmi

Barcodes:

00000060003492, 00000060003493, 00358097134482, 00805736047523, 03609740147739, 04053162535961, 04053162575165, 05028695110199, 05028695110205, 05054629386361, 08057360475230

NEC MultiSync EA274

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