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72

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Acer 196W

$101.99
A great value for money and cheap to run 1440 x 900 PC monitor
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Feb 2013
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Acer 196W Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Acer 196W number 205 across all PC monitors.
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Good Features
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$46 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
It has running costs of $46 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,770 PC screens that we have compared it to.
This Acer PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1440 x 900 pixels display resolution

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Acer 196W In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $101.99 it is cheaper than 87% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Up by $2 (2%)

There was a cheaper price of $99.99 at Best Buy 79 days ago.

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer 196W has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer 196W has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. PC displays resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 196W has an average 8 year running cost of $46 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,770 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00712196624651, 04053162537057, 04712196624651
$12 Cheaper
11% wider viewing angle, vertical
5% wider viewing angle, horizontal
Higher running costs over five years by $4.02
$23 Cheaper
12% bigger display diagonal
Better selling
Higher running costs over five years by $2.33
5" bigger display diagonal
Cheaper to run by $0.40
Better selling
$27 More Expensive

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