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Viewsonic VA2037 PC Monitor

20" 1600 X 900 LED Feb 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £82.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Viewsonic has good LCD screen reviews
Quiet
Not good quality

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Reviews

Viewsonic Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 2,792 expert and owner reviews (including 399 verified purchases) for Viewsonic PC monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has good ratings. We also found that Viewsonic has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VA2037 is £83, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.


Audio

Quiet

Two owners who bought it concluded that it was quiet. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Very quiet and didn't get too hot”.


Good Picture Quality

Two owners reckoned that the Viewsonic VA2037 had good picture quality. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “After effects and on-board graphics only take it so far”. They also said “Good for basic work above standard graphics though” in their review.


Design

Not Good Quality

Two owners reckoned that this PC monitor was not good quality. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Screen quality has a lot of glare” but even so they scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. They also wrote “Runs very hot requiring server quality air flow or a PCI card fans blowing directly on it” in their review.

Well Made

Three owners who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “I have a pretty high end ESX 5 server I built and I wanted to be able to separate the NICs for things like having different networks separated” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars out of 5. They also said “3 CPU pared with the 8 GB RAM is a great combo - Solid Build, DVD is solid - not flimsy like some other All-In-One's i have set up” in their review. P. R. Maccabe wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “They're also exceptionally well made those 'black cherry' wooden housing really are wood despite the fact they look arificial” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Easy to Setup

Two customers concluded that it was easy to setup. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Easy to setup, stand is sturdy, "some" of the acer software is a nice touch” in their review of this PC monitor. They also said “If you want to setup a firew” in their review.

Good Looking

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it was good looking. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Drivers installed beautifully in Hyper V server 2012 in a D 720” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2037. They also mentioned “What a beautiful machine, shame it won't come on” in their review.

Three customers who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Design is clean and slick”. They also said “It has a thin design” in their review. And also wrote “Beautiful design, screen is brilliant”.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was February 2015 when Viewsonic released the VA2037.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic VA2037 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the AOC Q2770PQU, the HP ENVY 24 (£2,398.98), or the Eizo FlexScan EV2736W.

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Display

Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The Viewsonic VA2037 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The Viewsonic VA2037 has a separate H/V sync. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display also have a separate H/V sync.

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Has an HDCP

The Viewsonic VA2037 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to this PC display.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Viewsonic VA2037 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The Viewsonic VA2037 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays of this age and spec. This PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors of a similar type and age to this PC display. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Four customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Cheap, runs cool, quiet and small”. They also wrote “Good price point” in their review. And also mentioned “Cheap enough to buy in quantities”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic va2037aled004, viewsonic va2037aled001, viewsonic va1948aled, viewsonic va2037mled, viewsonic 1600x900, viewsonic g70f
Barcodes 00012301325652, 00088021474857, 00088022177849, 00100177437491, 00115970724594, 00151903394090, 00163120797752, 00168141497865, 00559648536612, 00660685100749, 00724627030355, 00724627046776, 00766907676112, 00766907678031, 00809392587683, 00809392589052, 07669076761128, 07669076780310, 07887117199253, 07887117199260

Viewsonic VA2037 Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VA2037 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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