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DELL UP2715K PC Monitor

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27" Mega Contrast LED Dec 2014
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Six Industry Awards

This DELL PC screen has received six awards from experts in PC displays.

The expert at Trusted Reviews endorse this DELL PC display and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all concluded that this medium monitor was good. This PC display received an "Ulitmate" award from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info and it received a "Technical Award" from Hardwareluxx.de.

Chip.com.my gave this DELL PC monitor an "Outstanding" award and it received a "Technical Award" from Hardwareluxx.ru.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and pcgameshardware.de the average expert rating of this PC monitor is 83 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this medium monitor on average 89%.

Good Picture Quality

A few DELL UP2715K owners wrote that it had good picture quality. In November Eiffel mentioned “Lightroom CC, to name a few applications, work well with this monitor at 200% scaling (which is the recommended setting unless one has ‘Eagle Vision’), some other applications will not”. In November this year Jim Williams said in his review “Pin sharp graphics”. In November last year Storagereview.com mentioned in their review of the DELL UP2715K “Exceptional image quality”.

One customer reckoned that the DELL UP2715K had a sharp image. In November last year Marek Lewandowski gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Great sharpness and colours for photo-work” in their review of the DELL UP2715K.

One DELL UP2715K owner thought the product had clear images. Pluckybrit gave the DELL UP2715K a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their DELL UP2715K review “Images have a wonderful crisp clarity and the image quality surpasses everything I've seen so far from 4K monitors”.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation.

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Good Product Quality

Five DELL UP2715K reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good quality. Gordan wrote on Amazon “The image quality is superb” in their review of this PC monitor. Huh said “The build quality is amazing”. Just Be Honest Reviews wrote on Amazon “Stunning picture quality”.

DELL Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL PC screens and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The preview hinted at a beautiful 27-incher to be sold under the company's premium UltraSharp brand at an astounding price of $2,500”. Storagereview.com said “Beautiful design”.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. One person who purchased the DELL UP2715K mentioned that it was ergonomic. Storagereview.com mentioned “Great ergonomic stand”.

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Robust

Some people who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Marek Lewandowski said in their review of the DELL UP2715K “Nice build in sound system”. Pluckybrit said in their DELL UP2715K review last year “Deep rich colours and solid blacks are on show straight from the box”.

Easy to Use

A few people who reviewed it said that it was easy to use. This year Eiffel mentioned “One needs to use the two full size display ports on the back to get a 5K image” in their review of this PC monitor. Gordan wrote on Amazon in November this year “AMD 7970+ (but not R9 290/290X!) or higher spec Nvidia Maxwell or later cards) to use this monitor properly” however despite that they rated it 60 out of 100.

One customer wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Pluckybrit wrote in their review on Amazon “On most games with ultra settings and no AA (not required at all) I'm getting between 37-60 fps so perfectly playable” and scored the DELL UP2715K 5 stars.

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Good Support

One person who reviewed it considered that it had good technical guidance. Huh wrote “Any questions I will happily help”.

Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name

The dynamic contrast ratio marketing name of this PC screen is Mega Contrast, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Six USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The UP2715K is a six USB Type-A downstream port PC display. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the UP2715K only have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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

The UP2715K has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the UP2715K. Most of the PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP2715K only have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however this PC monitor has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has an Integrated Card Reader

The UP2715K has an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the UP2715K do not have an integrated card reader.

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LED Display Type

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The UP2715K has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the UP2715K also have a built-in speaker.

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Six USB 3.0 Ports

The UP2715K is a six USB 3.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the UP2715K have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Very High RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the UP2715K the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W. At 32 Watts, the DELL UP2715K has a very high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to the UP2715K.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DELL UP2715K has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the UP2715K.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The UP2715K has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the UP2715K. The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the UP2715K is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The UP2715K has a very many display colour count (1,073.7 million) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec. PC monitors of this age and type have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M.

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2160p Video Mode

The most resolution of the DELL UP2715K is 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of the most common video mode of 1080p.

A 2160p video mode is actually the best resolution amongst all LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago.

Amongst comparable types of PC display the worst resolution is 480p.

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Two DisplayPorts

The UP2715K has more DisplayPorts than most of the PC screens of this type and age. Most of the medium monitors that are a comparable age to the UP2715K only have one DisplayPort, however this PC display has two DisplayPorts.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the DELL UP2715K is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the UP2715K the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL UP2715K has one of the brighter display brightness amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The display brightness of flatpanel monitors of this age and spec range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

At 99 percent, the UP2715K has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the UP2715K. LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the UP2715K have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The viewable widths of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year range from 280mm to 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm. At 596.74 millimeters, the DELL UP2715K has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the UP2715K.

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Very Shallow

With a depth of only 47.9 millimeters, the UP2715K is one of the shallower PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the UP2715K amongst medium monitors of this age. The shallowest PC display that was released more than a year ago is 32mm deep and the deepest is 650mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One DELL UP2715K reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was not good in terms of connectivity. A few weeks ago Eiffel said on Amazon “This monitor is also limited in terms of connectivity” in their review of this PC monitor although they scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100.

Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec PC screens that were released more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The DELL UP2715K is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The UP2715K is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the UP2715K are also not 3D compatible.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of medium monitors that have been available for more than a year range from 20mm to 180mm. With a maximum height adjustment of only 115 millimeters, the DELL UP2715K has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL UP2715K is more than most comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this DELL LCD screen. The cables included DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort and USB are also found on this PC display.

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Heavy

Medium monitors that were released more than a year ago have weights of between 2.3g and 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg. With a weight of 7.1 kilograms, the UP2715K is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the UP2715K.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the UP2715K is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. The DELL UP2715K has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Very High Maximum Power Consumption

PC screens of a comparable age and type to the UP2715K have maximum power consumptions of between 0.45W and 170W. The DELL UP2715K has a very high maximum power consumption (170 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL UP2715K

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the UP2715K over two years ago.

Specification

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Supported Number of Colours Display
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Upstream Port
Multimedia
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
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Thin Client
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Ergonomics
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6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(17)
11 December 2015

To fully leverage the Dell UP2715K at its native resolution requires a compatible graphics card with two DisplayPort 1.2 connections. This is a slight step above most monitor upgrades that are...

Astonishing 5K resolution
Exceptional image quality
Fully adjustable stand
Surprisingly good builtin speakers
Very good performance
Windows sometimes doesn't cope with 5K resolution
Glossy glass screen catches reflections
No HDMI inputs
Expensive
Requires dual DisplayPort signal for 5K
24 November 2015

Sometimes you have to work really hard to achieve something, but that makes reaching your goal even sweeter: our first monitor review from Dell in a really long time has truly been something...

Uk.hardware.info

5 October 2015

Trusted Reviews

What is the Dell UltraSharp UP2715K? The Dell UP2715K is an ultra-high resolution 27-inch monitor that packs in an astonishing 5,120 x 2,880 pixels ? that's 5K resolution. It also has 99% AdobeRGB... Read more…

22 May 2015

The Dell UltraSharp UP2715K is an expensive 27-inch monitor that delivers a beautiful 5K picture along with a robust feature set...

9 May 2015

This is an all work, no play kind of display. Having used it for a while, its colour accuracy and vibrancy is almost second to none. Designers and video editors alike will no doubt have a fun time...

Chip.com.my

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User Reviews

(14)

There is no point in having a 5k resolution at 27" that I can see, windows runs horribly because you have to scale everything up and not all apps do that very well the monitor goes blank in a... Read more…

Reviewed 3 June 2016 by Gordan | 22 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Good: - The 5120x2880 resolution is amazing. - The pixel density is so high that even when running this screen in 3840x2160 (using the single mini-DP input) it doesn't look blurry like other... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2016 by C. Konstantinos
(Verified Purchase)

The best monitor I have ever owned, retina on 27" inch. I am using it with a macbook pro retina 15" 2014, and it works fine. Also, I would like to thank the seller, as my first monitor was... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2016 by Jim Williams
(Verified Purchase)

Pin sharp graphics. Photographic images look, well, like photographs! Desktop publishing is a sheer pleasure with 1:1 scaling. Gaming is good too, this is achieved using an EVGA Geforce GTX 980 SC... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2016 by Rob

Step into a time machine and set it 10 years ahead and this is what you get with this product. If you can power this screen with the two required display ports, this is 'must buy' for keen... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $124.11
Electricity cost when on standby $5.66
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Total running cost over 5 years $129.77
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00700461049265, 04053162584051, 05397063620883

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