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DELL U2913WM PC Monitor

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29" 2000000:1 LED 699.8mm Feb 2014
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27 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

Amongst PC monitors of this age and type, this LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

The reviewers at Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info both thought that this PC display was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

An additional three expert review sites all endorsed this flatpanel monitor. This PC screen received a "Recommended" award from Alphr.com and Chinese.vr-zone.com gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was superb. This PC display also received a Profesionalreview.com "Gold" award.

The expert at one additional expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was good. 01net.com gave this PC monitor a "4 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this medium monitor is 84% based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, techreviewsource.com and Chip.de.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, U2913WM owners rated this PC monitor 86 out of 100.

Robust

A number of DELL U2913WM reviewers reckoned that the product was well made. Alessandro Filippi wrote in their review on Amazon in November last year “Color is very good, construction is great”. Jonathan Newman said on Amazon “Dell's build & image quality seem superb”. Prince William mentioned in his review of the DELL U2913WM “The Dell is certainly built better than my Asus”.

Nice Design

Two customers who bought the DELL U2913WM agreed that it was smooth. Hughuk mentioned “With a smooth, weighted hight adjustment”. Three years ago Tolland mentioned “The surface is perfectly smooth” in their review of this PC monitor.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design. Last year Hughuk rated it 5 stars and mentioned “The quality of this Dell is very high and the design is excellent” in their review. Largactil Hat mentioned “It certainly has good connectivity, adjustability and design” in their review of this PC monitor.

A few people agreed that it was ergonomic.

Some people considered that this PC monitor was good looking. Dhruva mentioned “I bought this as I wanted a monitor for my mac book and though the specs were pretty good.” in their review. Josh Chapman wrote “Beautiful display; poor quality monitor” in his review of the DELL U2913WM.

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Good Product Quality

Thirteen DELL U2913WM owners who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Alan Patterson rated the DELL U2913WM 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the DELL U2913WM on Amazon “It is now much more difficult to get modern reasonably-priced quality 4”. Alan Patterson also said “The screen quality is very good”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their DELL U2913WM review on Amazon three years ago “The monitor looks good and is well made”.

Good Picture Quality

Several DELL U2913WM owners who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. Josh Chapman said on Amazon “The display itself offers good picture quality but, upon closer inspection”. Matt wrote in his review of the DELL U2913WM on Amazon “Am I glad I did!The picture quality is stunning”. Two years ago Mike wrote “It was a transformation in size with very clear high resolution 3D graphics” in his review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

A few people who purchased the product thought it had good colour saturation. Two years ago A. Tomkins said on Amazon “Otherwise great colours and extremely bright when turned all the way up” in their DELL U2913WM review. Alan Patterson wrote “The colours are very good”. Christopher Ramsey wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Side by side the colours are obviously superior and far richer.” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One DELL U2913WM reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a flickering image. S. P. Kindlen said in their DELL U2913WM review on Amazon “Special realised that I was getting sore eyes due to the slight flicker that was only noticeable on black” and rated the product 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Several DELL U2913WM reviewers considered that this PC monitor was easy to use. A. Tomkins mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “I found the menus to be reasonably intuitive and easy to use”. P. Fludder said in their DELL U2913WM review three years ago “Even brighter than i need, so I usually run it on 60% brightness - easy to use menus” . P. Fludder also said “So easy to use”.

Several people who bought it reckoned that it had a good experience. Hughuk wrote on Amazon “The experience is entirely different” and gave the DELL U2913WM an excellent rating. Kevin Jakeman mentioned in his review “The IPS panel provides a lovely pictorial experience” .

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Mike wrote two years ago “Very easy to set up, install the software disk for configuration you can easily change configs to your preference”.

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Good Connectivity

Some DELL U2913WM owners who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. In November last year Hughuk mentioned “A hdmi/hdmi produced an immediate and perfect result” in their review of the DELL U2913WM. S. P. Kindlen said on Amazon “So it was fiddly getting the HDMI connector in, at one point was for giving in” in their DELL U2913WM review.

Several customers who reviewed the DELL U2913WM reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Csingh mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Lots of connectivity - which is awesome” in their DELL U2913WM review.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all flatpanel monitors built by DELL.

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Good Size

Several customers thought this PC monitor was a good height. A. Tomkins wrote “It is much worse than my current monitor which has the same vertical height as this monitor” however despite that they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 2 stars. Amazon Customer wrote “The stand provided gives a very good range of height adjustment as well as tilt” in their review. Two years ago Csingh wrote “Looks slick Height adjustability is great” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One DELL U2913WM owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was tight. Prince William scored the DELL U2913WM 4 stars and he said two years ago “This was the same as the Asus panel, which is why I'd advise going for the AOC if money is tight”.

One DELL U2913WM owner who purchased the product considered that it was thin. Matt mentioned in his review of the DELL U2913WM on Amazon “The slim bezel is fantastic, makes the monitor look so premium” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good size. Three years ago Awa said “Nice size screen” in their review but despite that they only scored it 40 out of 100. One DELL U2913WM owner reckoned that it was good structurally.

One DELL U2913WM reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good width. Two years ago Christopher Ramsey wrote “They have the height of a 27'' with huge width” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good features. Tolland wrote three years ago “It has loads of features” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert website Pcmag.com rated this PC monitor 4 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Design and Features The U2913WM's AH-IPS (Advanced High Performance IPS) panel is the same panel technology used on the Dell UltraSharp U2713HM%displayPrice% at %seller%”.

Good Support

One DELL U2913WM reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM had good technical guidance. Andrew Reeves-Hall said in his review on Amazon “I am sure somewhere there has to be a manual or an online tip on it” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The U2913WM is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The U2913WM is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port LCD screen.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the LG 27EA63[plb_1532571_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips 278G4DHSD[plb_1499355_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC screens of this spec and age is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The U2913WM has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the U2913WM.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

LCD screens of this type and age have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The DELL U2913WM has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

PC screens of a comparable age and type to the U2913WM have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. The maximum height adjustment of the DELL U2913WM of 487 millimeters is one of the highest amongst medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two DisplayPorts

The U2913WM is a two DisplayPort flatpanel monitor.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

Most PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the U2913WM have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the U2913WM which has five USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Viewable Width

The viewable widths of similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. The U2913WM has a fairly big viewable width (672.77 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 73.02 centimeters, the U2913WM has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age. The screen sizes of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U2913WM range from 50cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the DELL U2913WM has one of the brighter display brightness amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The U2913WM has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). The worst resolution of all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the U2913WM is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL U2913WM is more than most comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than two years. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this PC display.

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Short

At only 317 millimeters, the U2913WM is quite short compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a comparable age to the U2913WM. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the U2913WM the heights range from 30mm to 4,800mm, and the average height is 370mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM do not have a built-in speaker. The U2913WM is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the AOC Q2770[plb_2119581_price] or the LG 29UB65[plb_2148069_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2913WM, the U2913WM is not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the XL2720[pl_1548412_price], or the BL2710[pl_1729060_price] both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK[plb_2431334_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The U2913WM does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the U2913WM also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The U2913WM does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the U2913WM also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price], or the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Viewable Height

Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2913WM have viewable heights of between 28mm and 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. With a viewable height of only 283.82 millimeters, the U2913WM has one of the smaller viewable heights amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

The lowest maximum power consumption of comparable spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years is 5.4W and the highest is 250W. With a maximum power consumption of 90 Watts, the U2913WM has one of the higher maximum power consumptions amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The DELL U2913WM has a fairly slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. The response times of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2913WM range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL U2913WM

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

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6 Awards

profesionalreview.com Gold alphr.com Recommended hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star uk.hardware.info Silver chinese.vr-zone.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

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12 February 2014

Uk.hardware.info

2013 will be known as the year when PC monitors finally started moving beyond Full HD resolution. Last year we tested a large number of WQHD monitors with 2560x1440 pixels, and today we will... Read more…

When you're multitasking like mad, one monitor doesn't provide enough real estate to display every open window without many of them overlapping and obscuring each other. For this reason alone,... Read more…

7 April 2013

Dell?s novel super-wide monitor has fantastic image quality and a wide range of inputs...

19 February 2013

Dell goes ultra-wide with its UltraSharp U2913WM monitor, which combines sterling image quality with a novel 21:9 aspect ratio...

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Techreviewsource.com

14 February 2013

The Dell UltraSharp U2913WM is s unique 29-inch ultra-widescreen monitor offering a 21:9 aspect ratio and solid IPS color and grayscale quality but it may not be the best choice for gamers...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 February 2015 by Mike
Mike would recommend the Dell U2913WM (Verified Purchase)

It is the perfect size to fit two documents side-by-side. No complaints...

Reviewed 28 October 2014 by Lily the Lawyer
Lily the Lawyer would recommend the Dell U2913WM (Verified Purchase)

Big screen - able to compare two documents side by side. Some distortion given the wide screen, but not super noticeable...

Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Logan
Logan would recommend the Dell U2913WM (Verified Purchase)

This monitor turned out to be better than I had hoped. The extra screen space is great, and after some trial and error I was able to calibrate it to less than 0.3 ?E...

Reviewed 21 June 2013 by Stephen
Stephen would recommend the Dell U2913WM

I just received this monitor and have been setting it up for use with Lightroom. I considered the Dell 24 and 27" Ultrasharp models, and was swayed by some reviews that said this model had better... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2013 by Glenbot
Glenbot would recommend the Dell U2913WM

I use this product for work on a 2011 Macbook Air 11" @ 2560 x 1080 resultion and it is amazing! It has every input you could ever want including Mini Display Port and Display Port. I use a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers u2913w, 2254201, u2913wm, 5397063213771, 539706321377129133771
Barcodes 00042111749522, 00132017729435, 00163120798346, 00639767845854, 00880959692545, 00884116100393, 04053162535688, 05052183139096, 05054629333587, 05397063213771, 08841161003934

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