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AOC U2879VF

$297.90
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An award winning and good value for money 28" PC screen, with satisfactory running costs and great features
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AOC U2879VF 28" Widescreen LED Backlit LCD 4K UHD Monitor
$297.90
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AOC U2879VF 28"Class LED 4K Monitor 3840x2160, 300cd/m2, 10Bit Color, FreeSync, VGA, DVI, HDMI, DP
$315.00
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AOC u2879Vf 28" LED 4K 3840 x 2160 Monitor with FreeSync, HDMI, DP (Brand new, unopened) - on
$350.89
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AOC U2879VF 28" 4K Ultra HD LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$351.60
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AOC U2879VF 28”Class LED 4K Monitor 3840x2160, 300cd/m2, 10Bit Color, VGA, DP (Brand new, unopened)
$386.04
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AOC U2879VF 28" LED 4K 3840 x 2160 Monitor with FreeSync, HDMI, DP - 4K UHD (Brand new, unopened)
$387.44
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$387.85
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AOC U2879VF 4K 28" 3840 x 2160 1ms VGA/HDMI/DVI/DP LED Monitor (U2879VF) (Brand new, unopened)
$508.40
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AOC U2879VF 28" 4K Ultra HD TFT Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$833.05
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$264.95
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Refurbished - AOC U2879VF 28"Class LED 4K Monitor 3840x2160, 300cd/m2, 10Bit Color, FreeSync, VGA, DVI, HDMI, DP
$299.99
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$312.83
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AOC U2879VF Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the AOC U2879VF number 491 across all PC monitors.
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Reviews
111 Reviews + 2 Awards
86
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This AOC PC monitor has running costs of $140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
The U2879VF has some great features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Features Picture-in-Picture support
1ms response time
4K UHD resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $229.99 at B&H Photo 27 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 82% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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AOC U2879VF In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 61% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $297.90 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the AOC U2879VF of £229.99 ($229.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $67.91.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The U2879VF is in the most expensive 6% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the U2879VF will cost $140 over 5 years to run.

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Features

3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The U2879VF has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The U2879VF's display diagonal of 28" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 87% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the U2879VF of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC screens. It is faster than 98% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the AOC U2879VF does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the U2879VF of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 15% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The U2879VF's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 81% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the U2879VF does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The U2879VF's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 52% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The AOC U2879VF features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of PC screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

aoc international u2879vf, info 3840x21601ms, contact u2879vf, u2879vf u2879vf, aoc 3840x2160, pumps u2879vf, aoc u2879vf28, aoc d2nkza00, aoc d2nkzs00, info u2879vf, aoc n163802w, aoc bg038ao, aoc 300cdm2, v20dvivga

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00685417708888, 00779177346210, 00779177346227, 04038986185714, 05057103011469

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