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NEC MultiSync PA272

£921.60
£766.02 £155.58 cheaper than 64 days ago
A critically acclaimed and 4 year old 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED No Sep 2013
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NEC MultiSync PA272 from Adorama
£766.02
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£921.60
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£945.89
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NEC MultiSync PA272 Review

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2 Reviews
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
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3 Years Old
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£188 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%. 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 PC displays 2017.
This NEC PC monitor has running costs of £188 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,768 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
The MultiSync PA272 is missing some features:
Quite slow response time

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

NEC MultiSync PA272 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This LCD screen received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from pcworld.pl. This means that experts think this PC display is one of the better LCD screens.

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NEC Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 292 expert and user reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for NEC flatpanel monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a NEC PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £766.02 it is more expensive than 94% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £156 (17%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC MultiSync PA272 and the United Kingdom price of £766.02 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $974.00 (£1,268.34).

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Features

Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync PA272 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 94% of PC screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC MultiSync PA272 has a built-in USB hub. 85% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The NEC MultiSync PA272 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The MultiSync PA272 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The NEC MultiSync PA272 is a five USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The MultiSync PA272 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this NEC PC display.

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Wall Mountable

The NEC MultiSync PA272 is wall mountable. 92% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the MultiSync PA272 of 6ms is in the slowest 20% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the MultiSync PA272 of 178° is in the widest 20% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The MultiSync PA272's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 19% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

NEC released the MultiSync PA272 in September 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The MultiSync PA272 is in the most expensive 7% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MultiSync PA272 will cost £188 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec display solutions pa272w, necmitsubishi pa272w, nec 2560x1440, nec 95t4za00, nec 95t4zs00, nec pa272w
Barcodes 00000060003489, 00000060003949, 00737300005892, 00805736048124, 00805736048148, 00805736048162, 00805736048186, 04053162606777, 04055895329305, 05028695110229, 05028695112223, 05053959395241, 05054484533429, 08057360481248, 08057360481484, 08057360481620, 08057360481866

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