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NEC MultiSync EA274 PC Monitor

27" 25000:1 LED Oct 2013
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
The NEC MultiSync EA274WMi features an extremely thin 27" IPS LED backlight panel with a resolution of 2560x1440 which results in an ultra-modern and slim design. Ambient Light and Human Sensors... More
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15 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

PC display expert review site cw.no scored this LCD screen 83 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this PC screen as brilliant on average.

NEC Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 125 user and expert reviews for NEC PC monitors and found that on average NEC has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that NEC has excellent ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Andrew M. Jones mentioned “Top Quality display” in his NEC MultiSync EA274 review. Andrew M. Jones also wrote “Its quality is excellent at its highest resolution via display port”. Cf mentioned “The build quality is also excellent” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Nice Design

A number of people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat. Andrew M. Jones said on Amazon “The touch controls are neat; My only reservation is that they have put very low quality speakers on a very high quality monitor” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Cf wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon two years ago “Functional, Neat and Solid, High resolution 27" display”.

One NEC MultiSync EA274 reviewer who reviewed the product said that it was ergonomic. Uncanny mentioned in their NEC MultiSync EA274 review on Amazon “6 ms GtG 27 inch LG panel, 8-bit color, sensor buttons, ergonomic stand which can turn from landscape to portrait mode”.

One NEC MultiSync EA274 reviewer said in their reviews that it was good looking. Snowmanpete said in their review of this PC monitor “I really don't understand why I didn't buy this beautiful screen sooner”.

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Robust

Several NEC MultiSync EA274 owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was well made. Snowmanpete mentioned “The monitor is built substantially and holds a considerable weight” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 5 stars. Snowmanpete also mentioned “The included Height Adjustable stand has built in cable management”.

Easy to Use

One NEC MultiSync EA274 owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Snowmanpete wrote “It is a pleasure to use day in, day out with the matt screen definitely being preferential over the glossy coatings provided on the cheaper monitors” in their review.

One NEC MultiSync EA274 reviewer who purchased the NEC MultiSync EA274 concluded that it was easy to setup. B.valentine said in their review of this PC monitor this year “Easy to set up” and gave this PC monitor an excellent rating.

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Good Connectivity

A few NEC MultiSync EA274 owners who bought the product agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Snowmanpete gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their NEC MultiSync EA274 review on Amazon “USB3/2 hub and Audio pass through from DisplayPort and HDMI works fine with Macs”.

Good Size

One NEC MultiSync EA274 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was a good height.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this flatpanel monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price], the LG 34UM65[plb_2272549_price], and the Samsung U28D590D[plb_3828094_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other LCD screens that have been available for more than two years which do not have a built-in speaker, the NEC MultiSync EA274 has a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the PA279[pl_1588541_price], and the PB278Q [pl_1443239_price] both from Asus or the Philips 288P6LJEB[plb_3020740_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The NEC MultiSync EA274 has a quite wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago. The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync EA274 range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 60° and the widest is 180°. At 178 degrees, the MultiSync EA274 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync EA274.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of PC screens that were released more than two years ago is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the MultiSync EA274 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the MultiSync EA274.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The MultiSync EA274 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) (which is also found on this NEC PC display). In addition, this LCD screen have graphics resolutions of 832 x 624, 1920 x 1440, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). The resolution of all comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the MultiSync EA274 are not 3D compatible. The MultiSync EA274 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the BL2710[pl_1729060_price], or the XL2720[pl_1548412_price] both from Benq or the Acer XB280HK[plb_2431334_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the MultiSync EA274, the MultiSync EA274 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 272P4[plb_1489468_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The MultiSync EA274 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.

Other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at include the Asus PA279[plb_1588541_price].

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the MultiSync EA274 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the NEC MultiSync EA274 which has one HDMI port.

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Heavy

The average weight of PC screens of a comparable type and age to the MultiSync EA274 is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 3g to 39kg. The NEC MultiSync EA274 is one of the heavier comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the MultiSync EA274 (5.8 kilograms) amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync EA274 is 0.02kWh and the highest is 29,000kWh. The NEC MultiSync EA274 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (68 kilowatt hours) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The average power consumption in economy mode of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the MultiSync EA274 is 21W. At 35 Watts, the NEC MultiSync EA274 has a quite high power consumption in economy mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the NEC MultiSync EA274

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when NEC released the MultiSync EA274.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
HD Type
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
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Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
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Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output
USB Version
DisplayPort
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
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
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mount Interface
Cable Lock Slot
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
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Input Frequency
Input Voltage
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Operational Conditions
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Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Technical Details
Light Sensor

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 April 2015
Highly adjustable stand
Wide viewing angles
Power saving features
Good grayscale performance
Ergonomic stand
No DisplayPort Out connection for daisychaining monitors
Pricey
Greens are a little off
Alespo zatm) vy cena oproti konkurenci
IPS glow, oznut gamutu na sRGB nen pln dokona 233, potm muste dotykov tlatka zkusmo namknout, nepodporuje 24 Hz

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 25 June 2014 by Michael
Michael would recommend the NEC EA274WMi

I use this display with a late 2011 Macbook Pro and a StarTech TBDOCKHDPBC dock. I compared it side by side with the Apple Thunderbolt 27" and found it to perform equally well, while having more... Read more…

Image Quality
Many options
Easy To Set Up
Reviewed 22 July 2016 by B.Valentine
(Verified Purchase)

Love it, love it. Easy to set up. Everything works as it should.

(Verified Purchase)

Purchased in April 2015, it failed a few months later... turning off at random points, and needing to be restarted. This was replaced under warranty by NEC in July 2015 and operated for a while... Read more…

Reviewed 31 March 2016 by R. Daffern
(Verified Purchase)

Took abit of setting up. turns out my hdmi cable was too cheap/nasty to transmit higher resolution. new cable, all sorted. Great image. easy adjustment. (just wish i bought the next size up with... Read more…

Reviewed 24 January 2016 by Andrew M. Jones
(Verified Purchase)

I use this monitor both at work on a windows PC and at home with a Mac. Its quality is excellent at its highest resolution via display port. Its matt surface is nicely reflection-free . The touch... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $58.33
Electricity cost when on standby $165.07
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Total running cost over 5 years $223.40
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Energy Rating
1.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
37
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 37 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ea274w, ea274wm, ea274wmi
Barcodes 00358097134482, 00805736047523, 03609740147739, 04053162535961, 04053162575165, 05028695110199, 05028695110205, 08057360475230

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