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NEC MultiSync PA322
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NEC MultiSync PA322 PC Monitor

tomshw.it Editor Recommended
31.5" LED 745mm Oct 2014
Screen Size Display Type Built-In Speaker Width Release Date
Professional Reference 10-bit IPS type with IGZO technology and W-LED Display unites high reliability, uncompromising image quality and highly accurate colour reproduction. The PA322UHD allows... More
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site wrote that this flatpanel monitor was exceptional and gave it their highest award. This PC display received an "Editor Recommended" award from Tomshw.it.

NEC PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens and also specifically for NEC medium monitors and found that in both cases NEC had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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

Most PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the MultiSync PA322 have between one and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the MultiSync PA322 which has five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Two Upstream Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the MultiSync PA322 have between one and three upstream ports, including the NEC MultiSync PA322 which has two upstream ports.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the G237HL ($174.50), or the 326HUL ($449.99) both from Acer or the AOC e2250Swdnk which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the MultiSync PA322 which do not have a built-in speaker, the MultiSync PA322 has a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2260Swhu, the Edge10 ET220a, or the Panasonic PLCD24HD ($1,078.02).

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Two DVI-D Ports

Most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 10 DVI-D ports, including the MultiSync PA322 which has two DVI-D ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

Most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync PA322 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however the MultiSync PA322 has four HDMI ports.

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Two DisplayPorts

The MultiSync PA322 is a two DisplayPort PC display. Most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and three DisplayPorts.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,073.7 million, the MultiSync PA322 has a very many display colour count compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the MultiSync PA322. Similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync PA322 have display colour counts of between 0.21M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 110M.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

The NEC MultiSync PA322 is a five USB 3.0 port PC screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the MultiSync PA322 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The MultiSync PA322 has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this flatpanel monitor. In addition, this PC screen have graphics resolutions of 720 x 400, 832 x 624, 1152 x 870, 2560 x 1440, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA) and 640 x 480 (VGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

This PC monitor's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution amongst all similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of PC monitor the worst resolution is 640 x 350.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the MultiSync PA322 the maximum height adjustments range from 13mm to 850mm. The MultiSync PA322 has a quite high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the MultiSync PA322.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The NEC MultiSync PA322 has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the MultiSync PA322. The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MultiSync PA322 is 30 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 80 centimeters, the NEC MultiSync PA322 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MultiSync PA322. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 50cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 66cm.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080p|720p video mode, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has Three Cables Included

The MultiSync PA322 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync PA322. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "Mini DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most PC screens of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync PA322 are not 3D compatible. The MultiSync PA322 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 27MT93V, the Edge10 ES240d Slim, or the Asus VG236 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The MultiSync PA322 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MultiSync PA322 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the 231C5, the 272P4QPJKEB, or the 241P4QPY all from Philips which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The NEC MultiSync PA322 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MultiSync PA322 also do not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to consider include the U2713H ($682.40), or the U2413 ($450.99) both from DELL or the Acer DA220 which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite High Maximum Power Consumption

Across all the LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync PA322 the maximum power consumptions range from 5.4W to 250W. With a maximum power consumption of 95 Watts, the MultiSync PA322 has a fairly high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MultiSync PA322.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 12 milliseconds, the MultiSync PA322 has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the MultiSync PA322 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 139 kilowatt hours, the MultiSync PA322's annual energy consumption is one of the highest amongst flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the MultiSync PA322. The average annual energy consumption of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 260kWh.

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Very High Power Consumption in Economy Mode

The power consumptions in economy mode of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the MultiSync PA322 range from 0.5W to 48W, and the average power consumption in economy mode is 21W. With a power consumption in economy mode of 48 Watts, the MultiSync PA322 has one of the highest power consumptions in economy mode amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the NEC MultiSync PA322

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this LCD screen was released.

Specification

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1 Award

tomshw.it Editor Recommended

Expert Reviews

26 June 2015

Tomshw.it

I primi monitor Ultra HD erano basati su tecnologia IGZO, simile all'IPS ma con una struttura dei pixel potenzialmente più reattiva. Si trattava di prodotti - di Dell, Sharp e Asus - che... Read more…

Beautiful color accurate display
Easy to connect to source and, navigate menu
Four year warranty
Excellent color, gray-scale, and UHD performance
Wide viewing angles
Massive
Require two people to lift or move
Requires large dedicated desk space
Expensive
Bulky

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 12 October 2015 by Jmvdigital
Jmvdigital would recommend the NEC PA322UHD

In upgrading from a 30" NEC PA301W, the PA322UHD is an immediately noticeable difference in resolution. The 3840px width is incredible. I found the color on my old 301W to be very good, and the... Read more…

4k Uhd
Color Accuracy
Easy To Set Up

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Electricity cost when switched on $84.56
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.56
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0.54T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nec p214588, nec 9v2rzs00, nec p214588p, nec 9v2rza00
Barcodes 00000060003685, 04053162787278, 05028695111585, 05028695112001, 05054629088258
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