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Viewsonic XG2700-4K
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Viewsonic XG27004K PC Monitor

27" 20000000:1 LED 642.74mm Jan 2016
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The ViewSonic XG2700-4K is a 27 4K Ultra HD LED gaming monitor that delivers stunning definition and color for highly immersive gameplay. With 3840x2160 resolution and SuperClear IPS panel... More
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10 Reasons For

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking. Paul B he wrote “The viewing angle is pretty large, too, though this won’t be an issue for most gamers unless they regularly enjoy having spectators around” in his Viewsonic XG2700-4K review.

One person who reviewed the Viewsonic XG2700-4K considered that it was smooth. Paul B mentioned in his review of this PC monitor this year “If you use an AMD card then you can bring AMD’s FreeSync technology into play as well, helping to smooth the movement out even further”.

One Viewsonic XG2700-4K reviewer who purchased this PC monitor thought it was neat. Paul B said in his review of this PC monitor in October this year “Aside from that, only a neat little Viewsonic logo on the middle of the lower edge of the screen” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer mentioned that it was a good design. A few weeks ago Paul B mentioned on Amazon “As far as gaming monitors go, Viewsonic seem to be playing it cool with the design, there’s a very visible red stripe along the base” in his review of the Viewsonic XG2700-4K.

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Viewsonic LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,099 user and expert reviews for Viewsonic PC monitors and found that on average Viewsonic has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Viewsonic has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Easy to Use

One Viewsonic XG2700-4K reviewer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. In October Paul B gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Menus are clear and easy to navigate, though everything is done through the touch sensitive buttons”.

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most new medium monitors have between one and four USB Type-A downstream ports, including the XG2700-4K which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many recently released PC displays.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC monitor such as the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1 or you might consider a higher rated PC monitor such as the Asus PG348Q ($1,099.99).

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the XG2700-4K has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for the last year. The average vertical viewing angle of latest comparable spec PC displays is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

At 100 percent, the XG2700-4K has a quite large color gamut compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XG2700-4K. The average color gamut of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the XG2700-4K is 82%.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The XG2700-4K has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most common resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that came out in the last year.

A 640 x 350 graphics resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of PC display.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of medium monitors that were launched in the last year range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m². The Viewsonic XG2700-4K has one of the brighter display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Viewsonic XG2700-4K is more than most similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for the last year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on latest medium monitors. The cable included "USB" is also found on this Viewsonic PC display.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other flatpanel monitors that came out in the last 12 months have a built-in speaker, however the Viewsonic XG2700-4K does not have a built-in speaker.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker and we think the LG 34UC88 ($999.00), or the Asus PG348Q ($1,099.99); or the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1 are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Viewsonic XG2700-4K is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the XG2700-4K are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Acer Predator XB271HU ($628.99).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The XG2700-4K does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the XG2700-4K also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 272B7QPTKEB.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for the last year, the XG2700-4K does not have an integrated card reader.

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Fairly High Average Power Consumption

The average power consumptions of PC monitors that have been around for the last year range from 17W to 92W, and the average average power consumption is 32W. At 40 Watts, the XG2700-4K has a quite high average power consumption compared to most of the other new similar spec PC monitors.

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Very High Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

When compared to other PC displays that were released in the last 12 months, the XG2700-4K's power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 33 Watts is one of the highest. Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XG2700-4K have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.21W and 52W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 6.5W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Viewsonic XG2700-4K

Released Eleven Months Ago

Viewsonic released the XG2700-4K eleven months ago.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 by Paul B

As far as gaming monitors go, Viewsonic seem to be playing it cool with the design, there?s a very visible red stripe along the base and the middle of the stand leading up to the monitor. Aside... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $57.83
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Total running cost over 5 years $57.83
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Manufacturer Part Numbers code xg27004, code xg27004k, pumps xg27004, pumps xg27004k, viewsonic 300cdm2, viewsonic xg27004, viewsonic xg27004k
Barcodes 00766907827323

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$ 438.73 $529.99
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$ 699.00 $529.99
Vastly Bigger Viewable Height
One More HDMI Port
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Newer by Three Months
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LG 34UM88 vs Viewsonic XG2700-4K

LG 34UM88 vs Viewsonic XG2700-4K
LG 34UM88 Viewsonic XG2700-4K
$ 659.99 $529.99
One More HDMI Port
Bigger Screen Size
Shallower
Newer by Two Months
$341 More Expensive
9ms Slower Response Time
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