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Viewsonic VG2439MLED PC Monitor

£302.79
£171.42 £131.37 cheaper than 3 days ago
24" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jun 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £61.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Not thick
Does not have a good battery life
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Power

Does Not Have a Good Battery Life

Five owners agreed that this PC monitor did not have a good battery life. Website Newegg.com mentioned two years ago “Integrated battery (not removable by users” but they still gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Audiovideo required tweaking out of the box, ips panel, heavy and bulky, integrated battery” in their review. And also said “The battery either has hysteresis issues or the included wall wart cannot keep up with the power draw”.


Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

LCD screen expert review website gadgetspeak.com scored this Viewsonic LCD screen 80 out of 100.

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 63 user reviews this PC display has an overall user rating of 73 out of 100. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Viewsonic LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

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


Energy

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VG2439M is £62, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Thick

Six people said in their reviews that it was not thick. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It sounds like it has a blown or loose speaker and is very raspy” . They also said “Hard Drive (HD) needs to be replace with a better HD from WD, Seagate, or Solid State the included HD starts to loose performance withing a month of use” in their review. And also mentioned “Seems quite loose in its place”.

Five customers who reviewed the Viewsonic VG2439M agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com wrote “Heavy, awkward, non-standard keys” in their review of this PC monitor. They also said “It's heavy” in their review. And also wrote “It's big and somewhat bulky, though a sacrifice for the 17 inch screen, would beat lugging mini desktop to a lan party”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not thin. Website Newegg.com mentioned “I will say it feels lighter and slimmer (as is the power brick”. They also said “I mean really, not all audio cables are slim and sleek” in their review.

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Heavy and Bulky

Five customers who reviewed the Viewsonic VG2439M agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com wrote “Heavy, awkward, non-standard keys” in their review of this PC monitor. They also said “It's heavy” in their review. And also wrote “It's big and somewhat bulky, though a sacrifice for the 17 inch screen, would beat lugging mini desktop to a lan party”.

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Features

Good Features

Two customers agreed that the Viewsonic VG2439M had good features. Website Newegg.com wrote two years ago “Easy overclocking features” and scored this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Expert website Crowdedbrain.co.uk said five years ago “It has several redeeming features before you even get the screen out the box such as FULL HD support, high energy savings”.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was June 2012 when Viewsonic released the VG2439M.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VG2439M has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper LCD screens such as the Eizo FlexScan EV2416 (£255.74).

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this LCD screen and we think the Asus CP220 (£270.52), or the Benq BL2700 (£273.82) are also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC screens of this age and type.

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Has a Separate H/V Sync

The VG2439M has a separate H/V sync, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to this PC screen.

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Has an HDCP

The VG2439M has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VG2439M has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £131.37 (43%)

The price has dropped from £268.98 to £171.42 in the last 3 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 74% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 26% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Good Value for Money

Twenty-two owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com wrote “Really good machine for the price, runs almost silent, very powerful laptop” in their Viewsonic VG2439M review. They also said “Price and basic specs” in their review. And also wrote “Basic specs and price are still good”.

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it was expensive. Mason V. wrote “I wouldn't be so outraged if this wasn't so expensive” in his review of this PC monitor yet he only gave it a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Robert B. said on expert website Newegg.com “Expensive laptop to have to use external usb keyboard” however he only scored it 2 stars out of 5.

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Audio

Noisy

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Two years ago website Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “The speakers are capable of being quite loud while still maintaining their clarity” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “It makes no noise at all when gaming” in their review. And also said “I have a fix for all the issues end users have been experiencing) are actually quite loud and clear”.

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Quiet

Eight owners concluded that this PC monitor was quiet. Website Newegg.com said “Quiet operation”. They also wrote “Quiet even under HEAVY stress” in their review. And also said “Strong for its price range, quality hardware, easy to upgrade (going to add m.2 SSD), super silent and cool even when pushed to the max”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Two years ago website Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “The speakers are capable of being quite loud while still maintaining their clarity” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “It makes no noise at all when gaming” in their review. And also said “I have a fix for all the issues end users have been experiencing) are actually quite loud and clear”.

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Good Picture Quality

Five people said in their reviews that the Viewsonic VG2439M had good picture quality. Website Newegg.com said “No integrated intel graphics running in conjunction with the nvidia card (OPTIMUS”. They also mentioned “This laptop run everything i throw at it with high fps and crisp graphics” in their review. And also said “Quite frankly a steal at the same retail price as the older model sporting now outdated graphics cards”.


Design

Good Quality

Sixteen people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Website Newegg.com wrote two years ago “Build quality beautiful all around” in their review of this PC monitor. They also said “Excellent build quality” in their review. And also wrote “Good hardware for the price, exceptional build quality overall”.

Easy to Use

Four customers who bought the Viewsonic VG2439M considered that it was easy to use. Website Newegg.com said “Handy Hotkeys” in their review of this PC monitor. Clinton L. wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Newegg.com “Asus, your quality control is simply unacceptable”. Burdette R. said on expert website Newegg.com “With how great this laptop is to use I promise you will be spending a lot of time using it”.

Three people who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Comfortable keyboard and spacious mouse” . They also said “The keyboard is notably comfortable” in their review. And also wrote “The keyboard is responsive and comfortable to type with”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Danish A. wrote two years ago “Again ASUS great job on setting up a great internationla network” .

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “1) Plays games very well at high settings”. They also wrote “I bench-marked Rome Total war on ultra settings with anti aliasing turned on” in their review.

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Well Made

Seventeen people concluded that it was well made. Website Newegg.com scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Great graphics I was a little worried because this was my first gaming laptop (I normally game on custom home built rigs and use laptops for business” in their review of this PC monitor. They also wrote “Hardware seemed solid” in their review. And also said “Solid battery life”.

Six customers thought the product was strong and durable. Website Newegg.com gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “I feel that the case and keyboard are of a very high quality; very sturdy and comfortable to use”. They also mentioned “Material feels nice and sturdy” in their review. And also said “It feels sturdy, with no flexing, creaking, or looseness”.

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Good Looking

Ten people who reviewed the Viewsonic VG2439M thought it was good looking. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “17.3 inch beautiful screen with good viewing angles”. They also said “Beautiful display, no glare” in their review. And also wrote “It's so beautiful in person”.

Six owners who bought it considered that it was well designed. Website Newegg.com wrote “Also the design is sweet” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Nice case design” in their review. And also wrote “The design is beautiful”.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Website Newegg.com mentioned “The touchpad is also nice and smooth, with a minimal bit of texture difference between the palm rest”. They also said “The new egg customer service team is fantastic and the return process is going smooth so far” in their review. Stephen E. wrote on expert website Newegg.com “Overall, fast, smooth and can play games at high graphics settings”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic vg2437mcled, viewsonic vg2439mled, viewsonic 1920x1080, viewsonic 300cdm2
Barcodes 00112840323413, 00766907642117, 00766907642223, 05054629466964, 07669076421176, 07669076422234

Viewsonic VG2439M Review Sources

To prepare this Viewsonic VG2439M 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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