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DELL 2005FPW

DELL 2005FPW PC Monitor

20.1" 1680 X 1050 LCD 472.4mm Dec 2013
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, justechn.com, mymac.com and CNET.co.uk.

DELL Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

On average DELL medium monitors have good reviews as do all PC monitors built by DELL.

Good Picture Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A number of DELL 2005FPW reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote in their review “The Dell 2005FPW has decent image quality and lots of extra features”. Expert website Cnet.co.uk wrote “This 20-inch wide-screen LCD has decent image quality and lots of extras that make it a solid multimedia display”.

Robust

Two DELL 2005FPW owners wrote that the product was well made.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that the DELL 2005FPW was thin. Thetechlounge.com wrote ten years ago “Portrait mode is a bit too slim to truly be useful”.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The 2005FPW is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the 2005FPW have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The 2005FPW is a five USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². The 2005FPW has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 2005FPW.

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Narrow

When compared to other PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 2005FPW that we have checked, the width of the DELL 2005FPW of only 472.4 millimeters is one of the narrowest. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the 2005FPW have widths of between 50mm and 6,500mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One DELL 2005FPW owner who bought the DELL 2005FPW considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Thetechlounge.com mentioned in their review “OSD menu can be awkward” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The DELL 2005FPW does not have a built-in speaker, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 2005FPW also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The DELL 2005FPW is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the 2005FPW are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago, the 2005FPW does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 2005FPW, the DELL 2005FPW does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the DELL 2005FPW is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been available for more than two years the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has an HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Heavy

Medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the 2005FPW have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 8 kilograms, the 2005FPW is one of the heavier flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the 2005FPW amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The 2005FPW has one of the slower response times (12 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. The fastest response time of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the 2005FPW is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 2005FPW

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the 2005FPW over three years ago.

LCD Display Type

The DELL 2005FPW has an LCD display type which is better than most PC monitors of this spec and age. Most similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it have an LED display type.

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Specification

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Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Input Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
VESA Mount Interface
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Power
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Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
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Certification
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Width

Expert Reviews

(9)
25 April 2006

Dells 2005FPW LCD Monitor is without a doubt an excellent value. Not only is it a quality LCD display, but it also is available for a very competitive price. I can remember not too long ago, 20"...

Widescreen 16 10 aspect ratio)
Increased FOV in compatible games
8bit Color TFT Display (as opposed to 6bit)
Integrated 4port USB hub
Integrated wire management
OSD menu can be awkward
Portrait mode is a bit too slim to truly be useful
Not all games are widescreen capable
PC only
Pivoting software not included
22 November 2005

Whats the best thing about going into an Apple store? The hordes of black-shirted dudes with gleaming iPods round their necks? The Genius Bar answering any and every question that might come up in... Read more…

16 August 2005

These wide displays are perfect for working with multiple windows or extremely wide documents and spreadsheets. They are rather expensive, so be sure to look for sales and coupons. If they would...

8 February 2005

Spec: 20.1 in, 0.258 mm, 1680 x 1050, TFT active matrix, PC
Good: Extremely wide screen; highly adjustable; PIP; PBP (picture by picture).
Bad: Pivoting software not... Read more…

8 February 2005

This 20-inch wide-screen LCD has decent image quality and lots of extras that make it a solid multimedia display...

8 February 2005

This 20in. wide-screen LCD has decent image quality and lots of extras that make it a solid multimedia display...

12 January 2006

2005FPW är en 20-tums skärm från Dell i bredbildsformat som bland annat erbjuder bild-i-bild, pivotfunktion och inbyggd usb-hub. Bildkvaliteten får förvisso godkänt, men testarna är inte... Read more…

14 October 2005

Widescreen Displays werden bei den Käufern immer beliebter, bieten sie doch mit einem 16:9 oder 16:10 Seitenformat eine breitere Anzeigefläche als Monitore im 4:3 oder 5:4 Format. Damit sind... Read more…

24 January 2005

Det er ikke bare Apple som har stilige LCD- skjermer i bredformat. Dell sin utgave har flere finesser og langt lavere pris!

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Electricity cost when switched on $68.40
Electricity cost when on standby $14.18
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Total running cost over 5 years $82.58
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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