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90

Samsung S24F350

133 Reviews
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$119.99

24"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$53
Over 5 years
Nov 2017
The top scoring flatpanel monitor under $500, with great features and an spectacularly affordable price
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#2

90

LG 24LJ4540

70 Reviews
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$103.99

23.6"
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1366 X 768 pixels
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$56
Over 5 years
May 2017
A sensationally cheap and very popular 23.6" LCD screen, with very good features and very low running costs
#3

89

LG 25UM58

629 Reviews
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$156.99

25"
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2560 X 1080 pixels
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$58
Over 5 years
Jan 2016
A best selling and award winning 25" PC monitor, with very low running costs and a breathtakingly fair price
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89

Viewsonic VA2855

57 Reviews
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$129.99

23.6"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$67
Over 5 years
Dec 2014
A very popular and affordable 28" PC screen, with very good features and very low running costs
#5

89

HP W2082a

241 Reviews
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$84.99

20"
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1600 X 900 pixels
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$56
Over 5 years
Feb 2015
The top scoring PC display under $100, with very low running costs and very good features
#6

89

Asus VG245

500 Reviews
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$100.00

24"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$86
Over 5 years
Apr 2017
A top-value and best selling 24" PC display, with great features and very low running costs
#7

89

Asus VE198

199 Reviews
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$79.00

19"
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1440 X 900 pixels
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$56
Over 5 years
Oct 2011
An excellent value for money and very popular 19" PC screen, with very good features and very low running costs
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89

Planar PLL2410W

14 Reviews
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$59.99

24"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$75
Over 5 years
Aug 2012
A best selling and top-value 24" PC display, with very low running costs and very good features
#9

89

Asus VN279

104 Reviews
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$178.09

27"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$74
Over 5 years
Sep 2017
A critically acclaimed and best selling 27" PC screen, with very good features and a very low price
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#10

88

Asus VS229

899 Reviews
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$55.00

21.5"
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$65
Over 5 years
Nov 2016
A best selling and astonishingly good value for money 21.5" PC monitor, with two industry awards and very good features
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88

DELL SE2717H

79 Reviews
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$117.99

27"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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Apr 2017
An award winning and very popular 27" PC screen, with great features and a cheap price
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#12

88

Asus VS208

125 Reviews
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$94.78

20"
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1600 X 900 pixels
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$54
Over 5 years
Dec 2011
A classic and low cost 20" PC monitor, with very good features and spectacularly low running costs
#13

88

AOC i2267Fw

40 Reviews
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$104.87

21.5"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$63
Over 5 years
Oct 2016
A very popular and spectacularly cheap 21.5" PC display, with very low running costs and exceptional user reviews
#14

88

Viewsonic VA2746

33 Reviews
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$128.58

27"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$81
Over 5 years
May 2017
A bargain price and very popular 27" flatpanel monitor, with very good features and very low running costs
#15

88

DELL SE2417HG

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$108.99

23.6"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$53
Over 5 years
Mar 2018
A best selling and affordable 24" LCD screen, with excellent user reviews and the latest technology
#16

88

Planar PLL2210W

30 Reviews
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$79.95

21.5"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$54
Over 5 years
Oct 2012
An excellent value for money and very popular 21.5" PC display, with spectacularly low running costs and very good features
#17

88

Asus VE248H

1,685 Reviews
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$129.99

24"
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1920 X 1080 (Full HD) pixels
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$77
Over 5 years
Sep 2015
A very popular and affordable 24" LCD screen, with very low running costs and great features
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88

Asus Ve278

921 Reviews
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$119.00

27"
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$63
Over 5 years
Jul 2014
A best selling and low cost 27" flatpanel monitor, with very good features and very low running costs
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88

HP 24

4 Reviews
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$110.27

24"
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Aug 2017
A top-value and best selling 24" PC display, with very good features and marvellous user reviews
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Acer ED242QR

16 Reviews
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$130.00

23.6"
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$77
Over 5 years
Feb 2018
A very popular and astoundingly highly rated 23.6" flatpanel monitor, with great features and a stunningly cheap price

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What Are The Best PC Monitor Brands?

We looked at the reviews for every PC monitor and used this to calculate the average overall rating of each brand. The top rated PC monitor brand is NEC with an average rating of 90%. Compare all award winning PC monitors.

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NEC PC Monitors 120 $75 - $8,999
90%
1,229 reviews
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Benq PC Monitors 111 $71 - $1,499
88%
16,185 reviews
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Eizo PC Monitors 103 $195 - $4,603
88%
997 reviews
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HP PC Monitors 302 $53 - $4,524
88%
6,447 reviews
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DELL PC Monitors 150 $55 - $3,719
88%
11,871 reviews
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Asus PC Monitors 160 $55 - $2,000
87%
32,532 reviews
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Acer PC Monitors 273 $55 - $2,000
87%
12,930 reviews
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Samsung PC Monitors 458 $55 - $6,811
86%
13,010 reviews
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LG PC Monitors 378 $65 - $2,934
85%
9,991 reviews
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AOC PC Monitors 186 $64 - $939
85%
9,257 reviews
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Viewsonic PC Monitors 172 $54 - $900
85%
5,399 reviews
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Hannspree PC Monitors 42 $79 - $167
83%
571 reviews
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Lenovo PC Monitors 88 $60 - $550
83%
476 reviews
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iiyama PC Monitors 170 $116 - $9,004
83%
1,356 reviews
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Hanns.G PC Monitors 41 $85 - $117
79%
335 reviews
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Philips PC Monitors 268 $85 - $1,019
78%
2,609 reviews
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V7 PC Monitors 23 $89 - $330
74%
108 reviews
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Planar Systems PC Monitors 31 $144 - $2,622
70%
53 reviews
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Fujitsu PC Monitors 51 $937 - $974
67%
26 reviews
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Sony PC Monitors 23 $320 - $7,874
55%
2 reviews
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Neovo PC Monitors 29 $160 - $653
45%
7 reviews
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Medion PC Monitors 24
40%
22 reviews
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Wortmann AG PC Monitors 31
39%
6 reviews
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Barco PC Monitors 30 $1,650 - $9,999

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is 'viewing angle'?
AThe 'viewing angle' of a monitor constitutes where you can see the screen when looking at an angle - a larger viewing angle means it will be easy to see from a variety of positions, whereas a smaller viewing angle means you'll have to be much closer to the dead centre of the monitor to be able to see the screen properly.
QWhy is 'response time' important for a monitor?
AResponse time is how long it takes a signal from the TV box/Computer to be registered on the screen. This is important for playing video games - the lower the response time, the more fluid and responsive the action will be.
QWhat is 'HDMI'?
AHDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is the standard connection used for connecting a monitor to a TV box or Computer. It allows for very high definition signals to be sent to the monitor, allowing the monitor to display the best quality image it can.
QWhy is a built-in camera helpful?
AA built-in camera is very helpful for videoconferencing and skype calls - it means you don't have to use a separate webcam for video calls.

PC Monitor Buying Guide

Finding the right PC monitor is easy if you know the basics about screen sizes, resolution and features. There are some great offers around and with newer technologies and higher resolution models becoming available, prices tend to drop significantly for well established models.

4K computer monitors offer an ultra-high resolution allowing for a huge amount of information to be displayed on the screen. Full HD screens in popular sizes between 19 and 24 inches are now very affordable and many retailers have time-limited deals available so it is always worth comparing prices to find a bargain.

Most computer monitors are from brands including BenQ, Asus, Dell, Hanns G, HP, LG and Samsung. Our buying guide will give you an overview of the specifications and features to look out for so you can buy your next computer screen with confidence.

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Screen Sizes

Computer monitors come in sizes ranging from a tiny 7 inches to a huge 70 inches although sizes between 19 and 24 inches are most common.

For basic web browsing and simple tasks a monitor between 19-21 inches will be sufficient. If you need more space to display photos, watch movies sort have multiple documents open at the same time, a monitor between 22-24 inches will be a good choice for your home or office. Even larger displays in the 40 or 50 inch range can replace a multi-monitor setup and show a number of charts and documents simultaneously.

When choosing a PC monitor, keep the size of your desk and workspace in mind as well. While a very large display might sound appealing it can look out of proportion if your available space is limited.

Aspect Ratio

Most popular monitors have an aspect ratio of 16:9, making them ideal to watch movies and display documents side-by-side. Some monitors have a aspect ratio of 16:10. This gives slightly more space vertically but results in black bars at the top and bottom of the screen when viewing 16:9 movies.

A monitor aspect ratio of 4:3 used to be the norm although this is now less common and widescreen monitors have established themselves as the new standard.

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Resolution

Full HD Monitors

Most monitors today have a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, which is the same as the resolution of Full HD LED TVs. This resolution allows you to play Full HD movies from Bluray and DVD at the best quality.

4K PC Monitors

Ultra high resolution monitors, also known as 4K monitors offer the highest display resolution on the market today. Combined with a large screen size, these UHD monitors offer a huge amount of display space to show a large amount of content at the same time. 4K monitors are ideal for productivity enthusiasts and usually have a native resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels.

Other Monitor Resolutions

Some monitors, usually with an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a display diagonal of 24 inches have a resolution of 1920 x 1200 also known as WUXGA, adding extra vertical pixels to accommodate the higher aspect ratio. Larger monitors, usually between 27 and 30 inches sometimes have a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels.

Before buying a monitor, make sure you check the output resolution of your graphics card to ensure the monitor’s native resolution is supported.

Connectivity

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Display Port

Designed and the successor to DVI, Display is still a relatively new technology and not very commonly found on PC monitors. Display Port technology has been designed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) primarily to connect displays but it can also carry audio and USB data.

HDMI

High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is the current standard to transfer digital images and sound through a single cable. HDMI became popular with widescreen monitors and the fact that it is widely used means you can also connect DVD or Bluray players, games consoles and set-top boxes directly to your monitor. HDMI sockets are most commonly found on laptops but it also possible to connect HDMI to DVI using an adaptor cable.

DVI

Most PC monitors have a DVI socket, which is usually coloured white. Depending on the type, DVI can carry digital signals only (DVI-D) or both digital and analogue signals (DVI-I).

VGA / D-Sub 15

Once the most widely used what to connect computers to monitors, the Video Graphics Array (VGA) socket can still be found on many monitors, although it is now being replaced by HDMI and Display Port. VGA is an analogue-only connection using a 15-pin connector, which is usually coloured blue. Laptops usually use mini-VGA ports instead of a full-size VGA connector.

Picture Quality

Viewing Angle

The viewing angle is measured in degrees from the centre of the monitor and indicates how far you can move either vertically or horizontally for the picture to still be visible. If you are planning to use your computer monitor to watch films the horizontal viewing angle determines how far people can sit to either side of you and still have an enjoyable experience.

Matt & Glossy Screens

Glossy screens became popular as they tend to make colours appear more intense and the image might appear sharper. Glossy screens do have the downside that any nearly light sources or windows will create glare on the screen. If you use your PC monitor in a room where you are able to control the surrounding light, then a glossy screen can be a good choice. If you are working in an office or sit near a window and don’t want to close the blinds when the sun comes out, a matt screen will reduce reflections and glare and will be more comfortable to work with.

Response Time

A fast response time is particularly important when using the PC monitor to play games or watch fast moving sports as it prevents blur and keeps the image crisp. The response time measures how long it takes for a pixels to change it’s colour and brightness. A good monitor will have a response time of 2ms (milliseconds or 1/1000th of a second), while more affordable screen will have a slower response time of around 6-8ms.

Contrast Ratio, Black Levels & OLED Computer Monitors

Contrast ratio describes the difference between the brightest and darkest pixels the computer screen is able to display. Since some of the backlight will always shine through the screen on an LCD display, true blacks are impossible to achieve and you will at best see a very dark grey. To achieve true black which would result in an infinite contrast ratio, we will have to wait for OLED PC monitors to come to market. OLED TVs are already available and it will probably only be a matter of time until we see ultra-thin and even bendable OLED computer monitors.

Have a look at this amazing transparent OLED laptop screen from Samsung - a good indication of what is about to come in the future!

Features

Webcam

Integrated webcams are a common feature and help to reduce the number of cables on your desk. You can make Skype calls or use Google Hangouts without having to connect an external webcam. Keep in mind though, that built-in webcams tend to have an inferior picture quality compared to high quality external webcams.

USB Ports

Some monitors have integrated UDB 3.0 ports making it easy to connect a computer mouse, keyboard or a digital camera to download photos. This is handy if the number of USB ports on your computer is limited or you keep your computer below your desk where it is harder to reach.

TV Tuner

Some PC monitors have a built-in Freeview tuner, which allows you to receive and watch TV programmes on the monitor, even when it is not connected to a computer. Monitors with build-in tuners tend to be more expensive but this can be a good option if your space is limited and you want your monitor to double-up as a TV. Alternatively, you could buy a TV tuner card for your computer. The picture-in-picture function on some monitors lets you watch TV while also displaying you PC desktop at the same time.

Speakers

A few computer monitor have built in speakers. Monitors with built-in TV tuners always have speakers. This can be convenient if you don’t want to buy additional computer speakers but keep in mind that built-in speakers are usually small and don’t have a lot of power. If sound quality is important, it will be a better choice to invest in some good quality external speakers.

VESA/Wall Mountable

The Video Electronics Standards Association has defined a standard called the Flat Display Mounting Interface (FDMI), also known as VESA Mounting Interface Standard (MIS) or simply ‘VESA mount”, which allows flat panel displays including TVs and monitors to be mounted to stands and wall mounts using the same interface. If you are planning not to use the monitor’s stand but mount it, look out for compatibility with VESA mounts.

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Adjustability

Depending on where you want to position the monitor, it will be an advantage to make adjustments to the monitor’s placement quickly. Look for a monitor that’s height adjustable unless you are planning to use an adjustable monitor stand. Some monitors also have tilt adjustments and a swivelling base to improve your set-up.

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PC Monitor Retailers, Prices and Features

Flatpanel Monitor Prices

PC displays range in price from $53 to $9,999 and in total we found prices for 1501 PC displays. A new PC monitor costs on average $466 and 80% of LCD screens are priced between $100 and $900. The Barco Coronis Fusion 6MP is the most expensive PC display that we found at $9,999, and the HP 25e is the cheapest at only $53.

PC Screen Brands - Price Range

Barco PC monitors start at $1,650 and their most expensive PC display costs $9,999. The highest average PC display price out of all brands is Barco PC monitors with an average price of $4,348.

The average price of Sony PC monitors is $3,065 which is the second highest average price of all PC display brands. Sony PC monitors range in price from $320 to $7,874.

The third highest average PC display price out of all brands is JVC LCD screens with an average price of $1,800. JVC LCD screens range in price from $1,800 to $1,800.

PC Display Brands - Average Ratings

We have analysed 9,730 expert reviews and 106,974 user reviews for LCD screens available online and used this data to calculate the average rating for each brand of flatpanel monitor. The top rated PC display brand is NEC with an average rating of 90%. The second best brand is Benq with 88% and the third best brand is Eizo with 88%.

Biggest PC Monitor Retailers

We found 1,401 current offers for PC monitors from eBay making it the biggest PC monitor retailer. That is slightly bigger than the second biggest retailer, Amazon US for whom we found 1,234 current offers for PC monitors. The third biggest retailer is B&H Photo with 446 current PC monitor offers.

When Are Most New PC Displays Released?

The most common period for new PC monitors to be released in is between September and October. If you wait until September 2018 then you might be able to get better features on your LCD screen. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current LCD screens cheaper in September once the latest models have been released. In September 2017 102 new PC screens were released making it the biggest month that year for new PC screen releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new PC display releases was October, with 148 new LCD screens released that month. July was the biggest month in 2015 for new LCD screens, with 97 new LCD screens released that month.

How Fast Do PC Display Prices Drop After Release?

On average PC screens drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $2 on a typical $465 new PC screen by waiting 6 months before buying.

Display Diagonals

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

The display diagonals of PC monitors range from 3.5" to 95". The display diagonals of most LCD screens range from 24" to 28". The NEC E805, which is on sale for $4,399.63, has the biggest display diagonal and is an 80" PC monitor. The PC screen with the smallest display diagonal is the Marshall Electronics V-LCD70W-SH, which is a 7" flatpanel monitor and currently retails for $509.00.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Display Resolutions

'Display Resolution' indicates the maximum resolution that the monitor is capable of displaying. 'Resolution' is the amount of pixels that make up the image displayed on the screen.

We found 2,076 PC screens that are PC screens that have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, which makes this the most common display resolution amongst new PC screens. 1366 x 768 pixels is the second most common display resolution amongst new flatpanel monitors. We found 213 flatpanel monitors that are LCD screens that have a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A larger display resolution means that the image will be more detailed, crisper and contain less visual flaws such as blurring.

Energy Efficiency of PC Monitors

The Energy Efficiency Class of a monitor shows how well it uses energy, and how much is unnecessarily wasted. Products are ranked from G to A++ in terms of how little energy they use compared to the norm.

A is the most frequently found energy efficiency rating amongst new PC screens. We found 409 PC screens that have an energy efficiency rating of A. We found 364 flatpanel monitors that have an energy efficiency rating of B, making this the second most common energy efficiency rating amongst new flatpanel monitors.

A monitor with a better energy efficiency rating will consume less energy whenever they are used, saving you money and making them better for the environment.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Flatpanel Monitors?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying PC monitors. For each retailer it shows the total number of PC monitors where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying PC displays. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 881 of their PC monitor prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of PC Monitors for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for flatpanel monitors by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of flatpanel monitor prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's flatpanel monitor prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 62.9% of their LCD screen prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

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