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Philips 272G5DYEB PC Monitor

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27" 1920 X 1080 LED Aug 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Display Type 3D Compatible Release Date
Dominate the competition like never before. The Philips 27" 272G5DYEB gaming monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology eliminates tearing and stuttering providing the smoothest and fastest gaming... More
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Review of the Philips 272G5DYEB G-Sync 144hz 27 Monitor - By TotallydubbedHD
Philips 272G5DYEB G Sync Monitor Review
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17 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor is one of the most awarded by experts in flatpanel monitors of all the comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Gold" award from Pcgameware.co.uk who thought it was marvellous and the editor of Techno-labs.com concluded that it functioned well and gave it a "High Performance" award. Also, the expert at Vido.com.ua conluded that they would recommend this PC monitor and gave it a "Recommended" award.

The writer at Xtremehardware.com decided that this medium monitor was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

This LCD screen received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on nine expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, kitguru.net and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 84%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this Philips LCD screen is exceptional.

Good Picture Quality

One person thought the Philips 272G5DYEB had good picture quality. Expert website Pcgameware.co.uk wrote “Are you an Nvidia Graphics Card owner? Are you sick of all that stuttering” in their review.

One Philips 272G5DYEB owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Expert website Pcgameware.co.uk gave it an excellent rating and mentioned last year “Whilst both being excellent Gaming monitors and both featuring TN panels with a 144Hz refresh rate and ultra low 1ms response time” in their Philips 272G5DYEB review.

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Nice Design

One person thought it was good looking. In November last year expert review site Digitalversus.com gave the Philips 272G5DYEB a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Philips 272G5DYEB already has a pretty accurate display.” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Two years ago Pcmag.com gave the Philips 272G5DYEB a score of 4 stars and said on expert review site PC Mag “It still delivers smooth, stutter-free performance”.

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Robust

One Philips 272G5DYEB owner who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well made. In November this year D. G. Allen mentioned in their review on Amazon “Great monitor, excellent build quality running it on a Geforce GTX970 at 144Hz”.

Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased this PC monitor said that it was good quality.

Good Technical Features

One Philips 272G5DYEB reviewer wrote that this PC monitor had good features. Expert website Kitguru.net rated this PC monitor 80 out of 100 and wrote “Although the Philips 272G5DYEB is lighter on features than some G-Sync displays” in their review of this PC monitor.

Philips Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

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

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

Alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at include the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price] which is cheaper.

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3D Compatible

The Philips 272G5DYEB is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the 272G5DYEB are not 3D compatible.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3D compatible PC displays currently available including the Philips 278G4DHSD[plb_1499355_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the XL2720[pl_1548412_price], or the BL2710[pl_1729060_price] both from Benq.

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Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment

With a maximum height adjustment of 150 millimeters, the 272G5DYEB has a fairly high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC displays that came out more than two years ago. The lowest maximum height adjustment of comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 272G5DYEB is 13mm and the highest is 850mm.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

Across all the PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the 272G5DYEB the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm. The 272G5DYEB has a quite big viewable width (597.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the 272G5DYEB.

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Fairly Big Viewable Height

Across all the medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 272G5DYEB the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. At 336.15 millimeters, the 272G5DYEB has a quite big viewable height compared to most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the 272G5DYEB.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of PC displays of this spec and age is 66cm, and the screen sizes range from 50cm to 770cm. The 272G5DYEB has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.6 centimeters) amongst PC screens of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC display has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on PC monitors of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast SmartResponse

The smartResponses of medium monitors that are a similar age to the 272G5DYEB range from 1ms to 7ms. The Philips 272G5DYEB has one of the faster smartResponses (only 1 millisecond) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One Philips 272G5DYEB owner mentioned that this PC monitor did not have a good experience.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the 272G5DYEB do not have a built-in speaker. The 272G5DYEB is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker which you might also want to consider including the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price], the LG 29UB65[plb_2148069_price], or the AOC Q2770[plb_2119581_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the 272G5DYEB do not have a built-in camera. The 272G5DYEB is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 272G5DYEB, the 272G5DYEB does not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to consider including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL which is also cheaper.

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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 LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the 272G5DYEB has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. LCD screens that were released more than two years ago have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 180°.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Active

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 272G5DYEB have power consumptions when active of between 9W and 63W. At 27.5 Watts, the 272G5DYEB has a fairly high power consumption when active compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the 272G5DYEB.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 272G5DYEB

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released over two years ago.

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 that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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NVIDIA 3D Vision
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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(19)
26 November 2015

Although the Philips 272G5DYEB is lighter on features than some G-Sync displays, it hits a lower price point than many, while incorporating a 144Hz panel. The use of this TN panel does mean worse...

Kitguru.net

20 February 2015

Are you an Nvidia Graphics Card owner? Are you sick of all that stuttering and screen tearing ruining your Gaming experience within your favourite Games? Well fret not, as here we have the Philips...

Pcgameware.co.uk

5 January 2015

The Philips 272G5DYEB already has a pretty accurate display, but its responsiveness and G-SYNC function are excellent. This makes it a very good monitor for gamers, who will appreciate the sharp...

23 December 2014

The Philips Brilliance LCD Monitor with Nvidia G-Sync (272G5DYEB) is a 27-inch gaming monitor that's limited to a 1,920-by-1,080 resolution, but it still delivers smooth, stutter-free performance...

12 December 2014

Coming to market at £499 ($699), the Philips 272G5DYEB seems comparatively expensive for a 27in, 1080p TN panel, despite the range of gamer-friendly features being well-implemented. The decision...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 December 2011 by Victor G.

I wish it had the pixel density for the display that Apple offers on their iPhone. The complaints about the lack of Adobe Flash support are basically moot at this point. Adobe no longer plans to... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2011 by Chris H.

When the iPad was announced, I didn't see the point: it looked like a giant iPhone that couldn't make calls. Of course, I've never been a huge Apple fan anyway, so I didn't really plan on ever... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by Damian W
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor i can feel big difference on it. Polecam ten monitor jest swietny...

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by D. G. Allen
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor, excellent build quality running it on a Geforce GTX970 at 144Hz and its faultless. Would strongly recommend.

Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Jarvis 01 | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is great just what I expected from the reviews i have seen elsewhere .The only problem it came with the wrong power cables .it came with a euro cloverleaf and what I call a kettle... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $33.98
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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