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Philips 272G5DYEB/93
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Philips 272G5DYEB/93 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 LED Aug 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date £73.07 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Not easy to setup
Poor technical guidance
33 Reviews + 6 Awards High Performance Gold Worth Buying Gold

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Six Industry Awards

PC display experts love this LCD screen and have given it six awards.

The editors of two expert review sites both thought that this Philips PC screen was fantastic and gave it one of their highest awards. This PC screen received a "Gold" award from both and

Three other expert review sites endorsed this PC display. This PC monitor received a "High Performance" award from website and website conluded that they would recommend it and gave it a "Recommended" award. This flatpanel monitor also received an "Silver" award. gave this LCD screen a "Worth Buying" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, and the average expert rating of this PC display is 84 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 10 owner reviews this PC display has an average owner rating of 87%. Over 88% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 581 expert and owner reviews (including 40 verified purchases) for Philips PC displays and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 85% of those that bought a Philips flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was quiet. Jja wrote two years ago “When I use my helmet with a face shield its nice and quiet no wind sound” in their review of this PC monitor.


Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good battery life. Adam F. wrote on six years ago “Sure makes it nice mobile long lasting battery tablet pc”.


Good Technical Features

One person said in their reviews that it had good features. Two years ago expert review site said “Although the Philips 272G5DYEB is lighter on features than some G-Sync displays”.



The Philips 272G5DYEB/93 supports NVIDIA G-SYNC, unlike most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age which do not support NVIDIA G-SYNC.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 272G5DYEB/93 has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC display which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Good Value for Money

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Philips 272G5DYEB/93 was expensive. Expert review site mentioned in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “The Philips 272G5DYEB seems comparatively expensive for a 27in, 1080p TN panel, despite the range of gamer-friendly features being well-implemented” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 6 stars. Alan F. said in his review of this PC monitor on “It's expensive” and rated it 8 stars.

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good value for money. mentioned “I'd like to stay at 1080p with my current computer setup as I value FPS over beauty” however they scored it 1 stars. wrote “Sometimes you get what you pay for when you buy ANY product, some are good value for money and others not so much” in their review of the Philips 272G5DYEB/93.

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One customer wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Pit rated it 5 stars and mentioned on “It's much more reliable”.

Good Quality

Two owners who purchased the product mentioned that it was good quality. Six years ago said “Produces High Quality Film”. also said “Excellent design and quality” in their review.

Visually Stunning When Gaming

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. said “Visually stunning when gaming” in their Philips 272G5DYEB/93 review. wrote six years ago “It can be used as an even more portable (and stylish) Netbook computer”. wrote in their review of the Philips 272G5DYEB/93 on expert website Digital Versus “The Philips 272G5DYEB already has a pretty accurate display.” and rated the product 4 stars.

Two people said that the product was smooth. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Smooth gaming performance” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site said “It still delivers smooth, stutter-free performance”.

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was well designed. mentioned “Amazing design” however despite that they rated it 20 out of 100.

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Not Easy to Setup

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not easy to setup. mentioned “Don't Give Up To Setup” in their Philips 272G5DYEB/93 review. One customer said in their reviews that it did not have a good interface. said in their review of the Philips 272G5DYEB/93 “Poor Interface”.

One person who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was not easy to use. wrote “It wasn't intuitive.” in their review of this PC monitor.

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144Hz Refresh Rate

Three people who purchased this PC monitor thought it had a good refresh rate. mentioned “144Hz refresh rate” . One owner thought this PC monitor had a good contrast ratio. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Dark blacks” in their review of this PC monitor however they only rated it 18.2 out of 100.

One customer thought it had good picture quality. Two years ago said “Are you an Nvidia Graphics Card owner? Are you sick of all that stuttering” in their Philips 272G5DYEB/93 review.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 272G5DYEB/93 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to this flatpanel monitor.

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Poor Technical Guidance

One customer considered that the Philips 272G5DYEB/93 did not have good technical guidance.

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Limited Connectivity (video

One person reckoned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Digital Versus said in their review of the Philips 272G5DYEB/93 “Limited connectivity (video”.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 272G5DYEB/93 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this LCD screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC Q2770PQU, or the Asus VG23AH.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The 272G5DYEB/93 has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal (only 170 degrees) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. PC screens of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the 272G5DYEB/93 is £74 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC displays of this type and age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this LCD screen was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb 272g5dyeb, asrockasusantecarcticb 1920x1080, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2, philips 272g5dyeb00, philips 1920x1080, philips p213447p, philips bg014ph, philips 300cdm2, 272g5dyeb93
Barcodes 06951613905142, 08712581720711

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