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Viewsonic XG2701

77

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Viewsonic XG2701

£426.98
Viewsonic XG2701
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A fully featured and excellently reviewed 27" PC monitor, with alright running costs but representing only moderate value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 120000000:1 No Jan 2016
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Viewsonic XG2701 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Viewsonic XG2701 as follows:
96
Reviews
8 Reviews
50
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
55
Running Costs
£210 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Viewsonic PC monitor has running costs of £210 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 4% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The XG2701 has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in USB hub
Has a built-in speaker(s)
144Hz refresh rate
AMD freesync technology
Low input lag
Black stabilization for ultimate visibility

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Viewsonic XG2701 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this flatpanel monitor as exceptional on average. 7 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This means that users think this LCD screen is one of the better PC screens.

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Viewsonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

We checked 5,463 expert and user reviews (including 687 verified purchases) for Viewsonic PC displays and found that on average Viewsonic has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 3 years old, however at £426.98 it is more expensive than 84% of PC monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Viewsonic XG2701 and the United Kingdom price of £426.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $341.29 (£473.40).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The XG2701 is one of the less economic to run PC screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XG2701 will cost £210 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Viewsonic released the XG2701 in January 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Viewsonic XG2701 of 27" is bigger than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Very Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Viewsonic XG2701's response time of only 1ms is faster than 94% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Viewsonic XG2701 has a built-in USB hub, unlike 81% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Viewsonic XG2701 of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 57% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Viewsonic XG2701's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Viewsonic XG2701's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. LCD screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Viewsonic XG2701 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Viewsonic XG2701 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Game Mode

The Viewsonic XG2701 has a game mode, which is unusual. 92% of PC screens do not have a game mode.

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Only Has DisplayPort and USB

The Viewsonic XG2701 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on flatpanel monitors. The cables included "DisplayPort" is also found on this PC display.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Viewsonic XG2701 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has an Audio Output

The Viewsonic XG2701 has an audio output, unlike 87% of PC displays which do not have an audio output.

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Viewsonic XG2701

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