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An expensive to run and 2 year old 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED No Mar 2015
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NEC PA272W-SV2 Review

Released 2 years ago,
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£318 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

NEC flatpanel monitors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of C, and its running costs of £318 over 8 years are in the most expensive 3% of all 2,768 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only one HDMI port
Quite slow response time

NEC PA272W-SV2 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

We checked 292 user and expert reviews (including 41 verified purchases) for NEC PC displays and found that on average NEC has excellent reviews. 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 mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,122.89 it is more expensive than 97% of PC screens.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC PA272W-SV2 and the United Kingdom price of £1,122.89 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,549.00 (£2,012.93).

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Has a Stand Included

The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a stand included, which is unusual. 87% of PC displays do not have a stand included.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC PA272W-SV2 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 94% of LCD screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The PA272W-SV2 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 85% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The NEC PA272W-SV2 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of PC monitors which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The PA272W-SV2 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all LCD screens ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the PA272W-SV2 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only One HDMI Port

The NEC PA272W-SV2 is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The PA272W-SV2 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response time of the PA272W-SV2 of 8ms is fairly slow compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the slowest 14% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The PA272W-SV2's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 2% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This NEC PC monitor has been on the market since March 2015.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this NEC PC display is C. The average running cost of the PA272W-SV2 is £318 over 8 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 2,768 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec peripherals pa272wsv2led, code pa272wsv2, nec pa272wsv2
Barcodes 00000060003949, 04053162842410, 05028695112223

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