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Iiyama XUB2790HS PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LCD Jan 2014
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Expert Reviews Are Average

This PC monitor received a rating of 75 out of 100 from expert review site erenumerique.fr.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 94 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has a superb overall user rating.

Good Size

A few people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was thin. Ludurkris said “I particularly like the slim outer ridge and square base at the bottom” . Mark R. scored it 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor “The slim bezel was essential for me to match the bezel on the existing monitor”. Last year Mr Keys wrote “There is 9mm of black screen on each side! The ultra slim bezel is correct.” in his review of the iiyama XUB2790HS.

Four iiyama XUB2790HS reviewers who bought this PC monitor considered that it was a good height. Krm gave the iiyama XUB2790HS a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon “The screen swivels and tilts smoothly and the height can be adjusted over a range of about 4" by pressing a lock button on the back of the stand”. Rob said on Amazon “Nice quality - Height and tilt easily adjustable - Superb” in his review of the iiyama XUB2790HS.

One iiyama XUB2790HS owner said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. One customer who reviewed the iiyama XUB2790HS reckoned that it was a good weight.

One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer considered that the iiyama XUB2790HS was good structurally.

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Robust

Several people thought this PC monitor was well made. In October last year James Robertson said in his review of the iiyama XUB2790HS on Amazon “Very happy with it, nicely built and a pleasure to use”. Meadsmat wrote “It was built for me and was waiting for me to buy it”. Rob Ward rated it as excellent and he wrote in his iiyama XUB2790HS review on Amazon “The build quality is very good and the screen can be rotated into a portrait orientation if required”.

Four iiyama XUB2790HS reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was strong and durable. Bayards Books mentioned in October last year “Sturdy, extremely easy-to-assemble construction” in their review of the iiyama XUB2790HS. Colinmass wrote last year “Nice and sturdy, good tilt” and gave the product a very good review score. See Moore wrote in her iiyama XUB2790HS review on Amazon “+ Bright screen, Clear saturated colours+ Great Swivel stand+ Robust Stand+ ASA 100mm SQ Fittings for wall/ bracket mountingCONS”.

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Nice Design

A number of iiyama XUB2790HS reviewers who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Colinmass scored it very highly and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor itself looks like the dogs --------- beautiful looking and nice slim”. Debbie gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “It's beautiful”. Krm gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote “The colours are nice and punchy and the brightness and contrast are visually consistent across the screen, courtesy of the IPS panel”.

A number of iiyama XUB2790HS reviewers considered that the product was aesthetic. Colinmass wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Still looks aesthetically pleasing to the eye” and rated the product as excellent. Ludurkris said “I found this particular model of the Iiyama range to be the most aesthetically pleasing”.

One customer reckoned that it was smooth. Debbie scored it very highly and she mentioned in her review of the iiyama XUB2790HS on Amazon “The colors are vibrant and smooth”.

One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer who purchased the iiyama XUB2790HS concluded that it had a thick frame. Andrew Carmichael rated it 5 stars and he said last year “Really happy with the size and quality on this the thin bezel is perfect too!” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Some people agreed that this PC monitor was good quality. Casey Hodgson said on Amazon “Also, this monitor looks amazing, has fantastic quality” in his review. James gave the iiyama XUB2790HS a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Wonderful quality Monitor, makes Video editing much easier” in his review. Jasen said on Amazon “Good Product - Well Made” in their iiyama XUB2790HS review.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who reviewed the iiyama XUB2790HS reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer mentioned last year “This monitor is clear and the colours are incredible”. Ewan'skindle wrote in their iiyama XUB2790HS review “Colours are clear”. Jon Smith scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “First class monitor with bright and accurate colours”.

One iiyama XUB2790HS owner who bought the iiyama XUB2790HS said that it had a good refresh rate. In October last year Will wrote on Amazon “Bright display, good contrast, good refresh rate” in his review of the iiyama XUB2790HS.

One customer who reviewed the iiyama XUB2790HS thought it had a sharp image. This year Greenst mentioned on Amazon “Won't be going back! The screen is nice and bright with superb sharpness and looks ideal to me 'out of the box' with no adjustment to the picture settings” in their review of the iiyama XUB2790HS and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Several customers reckoned that the iiyama XUB2790HS was comfortable and easy to hold. Greenst wrote in their review in October “The screen is such a nice size that it is quite comfortable using the screen in landscape with 2 x pages visible” . Krm said on Amazon “Although it doesn't lock positively in any position, there is enough friction to hold the screen firmly at whatever height it is set”.

One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use.

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Iiyama Flatpanel Monitors Have Good Reviews

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

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Acceptable Noise Level

One iiyama XUB2790HS owner considered that it was quiet. Krm said in October last year “It's also very quiet even on max volume”.

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed the iiyama XUB2790HS reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year Steve G scored this PC monitor very highly and he mentioned in his iiyama XUB2790HS review “I find the fact it's got VGA DVI and HDMI very useful”.

Good Support

One person who bought the iiyama XUB2790HS thought it had good technical guidance. Ken Hannah wrote “A better hard copy of the instructions would be a bonus” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other PC screens of this age and spec which do not have a built-in speaker, the XUB2790HS has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the NEC MultiSync E243 ($152.97), and the Samsung T24D390 is also worth considering.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Philips 241B4LPYCB ($172.39).

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The iiyama XUB2790HS has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XUB2790HS. The screen sizes of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XUB2790HS range from 50cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 5 milliseconds, the XUB2790HS has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec. Comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the XUB2790HS have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

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

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XUB2790HS is more than most PC displays that were released more than two years ago. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of this type and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this iiyama flatpanel monitor.

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11 Reasons Against

Bad Environmental Credentials

One iiyama XUB2790HS owner who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it did not have good ethical credentials. In October Krzysztof wrote in their iiyama XUB2790HS review on Amazon “SCAM COMPUTERS unethical attitude is occasionally reflected in Amazon feedback as well as on E.y - much worse” and scored it 40 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the XUB2790HS, the XUB2790HS does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Asus Vk248h; or the 231P4Q ($270.99), or the 272C4QPJKAB both from Philips.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years, the XUB2790HS is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Acer XB240H or the Benq XL2411 ($245.99), or the Asus VG248QE ($204.99).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the XUB2790HS do not have an integrated card reader. The XUB2790HS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the DELL U2713H ($682.40).

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

When compared to other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago, the horizontal viewing angle of the XUB2790HS of only 89 degrees is one of the narrowest. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 180°.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 170°. The vertical viewing angle of the iiyama XUB2790HS of only 89 degrees is one of the narrowest amongst LCD screens of this age and type.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

PC screens of this age and spec have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W. With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the XUB2790HS has one of the lower RMS rated audio powers amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the XUB2790HS has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the XUB2790HS. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Only One HDMI Port

The XUB2790HS is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Heavy

The XUB2790HS is one of the heavier PC displays of this spec and age (6.5 kilograms) amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the iiyama XUB2790HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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LCD Display Type

The iiyama XUB2790HS has a better display type than most PC monitors of this age and type. This PC screen has an LCD display type, whereas most LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it have an LED display type.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including a cheaper PC screen such as the iiyama B2280WSD-B1, or the Asus VW24 or you might consider a better rated PC screen such as the Benq BL2411.

If you are looking for a PC display with a better display type then you might want to consider the LG 24GM77 ($249.99) (LED and higher rated); or the Philips 220B4 ($172.08) (LED and cheaper), or the LG 23EN43 (LED and cheaper).

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Average Width

With a width of 622.5 millimeters, the iiyama XUB2790HS has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the XUB2790HS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 622.5mm wide PC monitors currently available including because of it's better review score, the iiyama XB2783HSU.

LCD screens with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the Asus VX279 (622.6mm).

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Expert Reviews

(3)
14 April 2014

L'écran Iiyama XUB2790HS est un 27 pouces à dalle IPS, intégralement recouvert d'une dalle mate. Très agréable à utiliser, l'appareil témoigne aussi d'un certain renouveau de la marque sur... Read more…

24 March 2014

De Iiyama ProLite XUB2790HS-B1 is een prima scherm, maar het onderscheidt zich nergens echt. Het is in veel opzichten vergelijkbaar met de HP EliteDisplay E271i, die wat minder elegant oogt, maar...

19 May 2014

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User Reviews

(76)
Reviewed 11 July 2015 by Colinmass
(Verified Purchase)

Love it love it love it, I recently had to return a Dell 25inch monitor due to compatibility issues (their loss) and the picture was not all that anyway. Before that I had been using a 24 inch Ben... Read more…

Reviewed 8 September 2014 by Ludurkris

I upgraded to this monitor from the Iiyama Pro Lite B2409HDS which I bought in 2009. The original monitor is still working perfectly fine, but I have chosen to upgrade mainly for a larger screen... Read more…

Reviewed 1 February 2015 by KRM
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is quite a revelation compared to the 19" lcd monitor I've been used to for the past 12 years. I spent a fair bit of time reading the reviews and tossing up whether to go for a 24" or... Read more…

Reviewed 9 September 2015 by Isaac V.
(Verified Purchase)

I really do love this board. However, waiting a month after the Skylake launch to get it was poorly planned and frustrating. Maybe that's Intel's fault...

The general design. I love it Based on the heat sinks and Skylake platform as well as the mosfet configuration i don't envision any CPU throttling happening on this board. The overall layout of the bo
Has a ton of nice features
First time using mini-ATX board, and I like that I was able to use full size components for my rig
Working fine out of the box
Bios was not difficult to set up 3200 DD 4 memory at rated speeds
I have three main gripes about the board. First the IO Shield is rather cheap and to go along with that the bracket on the wireless antenna connections is cheap at best. . Second, the general IO on th
I purchased this board for my sons birthday present. (Gaming Computer) along with all the other components from new egg
The build was real simple I used all good quality components. I 5 processor DD 4 3200 Ram from the compatibility list, water cooled cpu rig from corsair, and a corsair modular 750w power supply
The first thing I noticed is that when I turned on the power the case lights and fans turned on for literally one second then died for about 5 or 6 seconds then turned on again
That was it. Fans worked but no Bios. I changed the tried with only one stick of Ram, took the whole rig apart like 4 times thinking i messed up somewhere reseated the CPU twice and spent about 4 hour
Reviewed 17 June 2015 by See Moore
(Verified Purchase)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:: 17th June 2015 + Purchased directly from AMAZON via their Warehouse + New Item, NEVER unboxed! As you can imagine, I am really pleased firstly with the QUALITY of this monitor,... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $33.58
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers xub2790hsb1, iiyama xub2790, iiyama xub2790h, iiyama xub2790hs, iiyama xub2790hsb1
Barcodes 02100001343095, 03610174048066, 04948570112999, 04948570113064, 05054484580669, 05054629419328

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