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iiyama GB2788HS
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Iiyama GB2788HS PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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The 27 G-MASTER GB2788HS known as Red Eagle is a real game changer, giving true gamers the competitive edge they need to make split second decisions. It spikes down on your enemies with a... More
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12 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Les and this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 80%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, GB2788HS owners rated this LCD screen as excellent. This medium monitor in the top 20% of all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year when ranked by user rating.

Good Product Quality

Some people who reviewed it said that it was good quality. This year Tsampikos Filippou mentioned on Amazon “Great build quality”. Tsampikos Filippou also wrote “It might not be 2K or 4K, yet the image quality is great”.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers said in their reviews that the iiyama GB2788HS had good picture quality.


One customer considered that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. Charles F. Forsyth he said “The matte finish on this monitor will resist scratches and looks great”. One iiyama GB2788HS reviewer concluded that the product was well made.

Iiyama Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

Iiyama is one of the better rated flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and iiyama also has good reviews for its medium monitors.


Easy to Use

One customer said in their reviews that the iiyama GB2788HS was easy to use the menus. Barts rated it 5 stars and mentioned “Right click on desktop -> Display Settings -> Advanced Display Settings -> Display adapter properties -> Monitor tab” in their review of the iiyama GB2788HS.

One person who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use. Riganello Pasquale wrote a few weeks ago “It's a pleasure to use it” .

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Good Technical Features

One iiyama GB2788HS owner said in their reviews that it had good features.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the S27C750, the U28E590D ($369.99), and the S27D850T ($414.99) all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The iiyama GB2788HS has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Samsung LS27D590CS, and the Acer H257HU ($278.99) is also worth considering.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the Philips 258B6QJEB is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the GB2788HS range from 1ms to 40ms. When compared to other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the GB2788HS, the response time of the GB2788HS of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One iiyama GB2788HS reviewer who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The GB2788HS does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the GB2788HS also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the GB2788HS are not 3D compatible. The iiyama GB2788HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung S29E790C.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age, the GB2788HS does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the iiyama GB2788HS has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GB2788HS is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the GB2788HS has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GB2788HS is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°.

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The weights of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the GB2788HS range from 2.3g to 79kg. At 6.9 kilograms, the GB2788HS is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the GB2788HS.

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1 Other reason to consider the iiyama GB2788HS

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market for over a year.


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Expert Reviews

29 May 2016

The Asus X553SA is a lesson in the sacrifices you need to accept when buying a bottom-rung laptop. Parts of the build are basic, the screen has some issues and ? the real kicker ? it doesn't feel...

Solid performance
Excellent warranty
Strong data protection features
Case doubles as a stand
Magnetic cover closure
Ludicrous pricing
Can become loud under heavy load
Component protection could be better
One year warranty is lacking compared to other companies
15 February 2016

Moins polyvalent que le Iiyama ProLite B2783QSU , le G-Master GB2788HS est un excellent moniteur pour le jeu. Sa réactivité hors pair, sa fréquence de rafraîchissement élevée et la...

28 May 2016

Der Iiyama GB2788HS-B1 Red Eagle, wie er voll ausgeschrieben heißt, ist bis auf eine verzichtbare Pivot-Funktion mit allen ergonomischen Möglichkeiten ausgestattet, was einer langen Spielsession...

User Reviews


I haven't been using it for long but this monitor seems fine. However you should not that the Freesync lower range is NOT (as a few reviews here and a few other ressources on the Internet claim)... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2016 by Charles F. Forsyth
(Verified Purchase)

This TN panel monitor delivers, I just set the i-style mode to 'Text' and everything looks great. A nice departure from the shiny black plastic casing and bezels that show myriads of tiny... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Mr. H. Cairns
(Verified Purchase)

Best PC screen you will ever own love it H.C/...

Reviewed 6 April 2016 by DM
(Verified Purchase)

I was dubious about buying this because I hadn't heard of the make. I don't regret buying it at all. great monitor.

Reviewed 5 April 2016 by Tsampikos Filippou

Probably the best 1080P Freesync Monitor out there at the moment. I didn't buy it from Amazon, but I thought I would write a review since there are not many around to find. For the price, none... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $37.20
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $39.56
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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