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NEC MultiSync PA272 PC Monitor

£921.60
27" LED Flat 640.4mm Sep 2013
Display Diagonal Display Screen Shape Width Release Date £187.16 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has an ECO mode
Has a built-in USB hub
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 223 expert and owner reviews (including 29 verified purchases), NEC has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. NEC also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a NEC PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Not Cheap

We checked 513 LCD screens of this type and age and they range in price from £49 to £9,999. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this type and age.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync PA272 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC display.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync PA272 has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since September 2013.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC MultiSync PA272 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£850.79); or the Asus PQ321QE (£879.99), or the LG 31MU97 (£793.36).

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen has an energy efficiency rating of C, and the MultiSync PA272 is one of the least economic to run PC screens of a comparable type and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the MultiSync PA272 will cost £129 over 8 years to run.


Power

Features Power Management

The MultiSync PA272 features power management. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years also feature power management.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The MultiSync PA272 features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the MultiSync PA272 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC monitor. The average viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The MultiSync PA272 has an HDCP. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the NEC MultiSync PA272 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The MultiSync PA272 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. The cables included "DVI" and "Mini DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions pa272wbksv, nec pa272wbksv, nec 2560x1440, nec 340cdm2
Barcodes 00012301574371, 00737300005892, 00805736048124, 00805736048148, 00805736048162, 00805736048186, 04053162606777, 04055895329305, 05028695110229, 05053959395241, 05054484533429, 08057360481248, 08057360481484, 08057360481620, 08057360481866

NEC MultiSync PA272 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC MultiSync PA272 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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