A pixel response time of 1 ms means speed without the smear for an enhanced gaming experience. Fast-moving action and dramatic transitions will be rendered smoothly without the annoying effects of...
This flatpanel monitor has an exceptional average owner rating based on 9 owner reviews.
AOC Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors
Based on 4,380 owner and expert reviews, AOC has excellent reviews for its PC displays. AOC also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.
Across all PC monitors, the U2879VF is one the best selling products currently available for purchase according to Amazon sales data.
Good Picture Quality
A number of customers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. In October this year Mantagtj said “Good monitor shame about the outputs direction, lovely colours, flicker free”. Mantagtj also wrote “GREAT MONITOR - Full Colours - vivid - great on PS4”.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to it.
Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at include the DELL UZ2315H ($242.99), or the iiyama B2780HSU-W1 which has better reviews.
+6 More reasons for
Very Many Display Colour Count
The U2879VF has a very many display colour count (1,073.7 million) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U2879VF. The average display colour count of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to the U2879VF is 150M, and the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the U2879VF is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the U2879VF the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.
Quite Big Viewable Width
The viewable widths of PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the U2879VF range from 280mm to 800mm, and the average viewable width is 530mm. At 620.9 millimeters, the AOC U2879VF has a fairly big viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.
Quite Big Viewable Height
The U2879VF has a fairly big viewable height (341.28 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U2879VF. The average viewable height of PC displays that came out around the same time as the U2879VF is 320mm.
Quite Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of PC monitors of a similar age and type to the U2879VF is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the AOC U2879VF's response time is one of the fastest amongst PC screens of this age and type.
8 Reasons Against
One customer who purchased the AOC U2879VF reckoned that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. This year Mantagtj mentioned on Amazon “In a years time I have had this problem where the hdmi plug pulls downward on the back”.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the U2879VF have a built-in speaker, however the U2879VF does not have a built-in speaker.
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the U2879VF, the U2879VF does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Philips 241P6, or the DELL UZ2315H ($242.99).
Not 3D Compatible
The U2879VF is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the U2879VF are also not 3D compatible.
LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 which is also higher rated.
+5 More reasons against
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The U2879VF does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
Medium monitors that came out around the same time as the U2879VF have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°. The U2879VF has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2879VF.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the AOC U2879VF has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the U2879VF. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors that are a comparable age to the U2879VF is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
1 Other reason to consider the AOC U2879VF
Released Over a Year Ago
This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
4K Ultra HD, HD
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 80
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 140
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Colour of Product
-3.5 - 23.5
Plug and Play
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE
A 28-inch TN screen is the cheapest way to put Ultra HD on the desktop. Today, we're looking at a new example from AOC: the U2879VF. It includes FreeSync for gaming enthusiasts and a factory... Read more…
I'm powering this monitor with a 6700k @ 4.6GHz and a Fury X.
Coming from an ASUS PB278Q, the added resolution and Freesync more than makes up for the loss of an IPS display.
I highly recommend... Read more…
GREAT MONITOR - Full Colours - vivid - great on PS4 and PC tho GTX970 wont power everything on full and 4k that is for the newer cards really its time to update, hoping when the ps4k comes out... Read more…
Great monitor okay for 4k gaming if you can handle it on your pc i have 980 ti and i still struggle would be better if it was bigger as 4k realy noticeable the bigger the screen hard to notice... Read more…
@ $0.10555233 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Hide electricity usage and price
Water cost when switched on
@ $0.0015066844 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price $per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Hide water usage and price
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the AOC U2879VFuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the AOC U2879VF assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions