Barco MDCG-3221
Barco MDCG-3221
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Barco MDCG-3221

A Venerable PC Screen
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels LCD No Dec 2013
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Barco MDCG-3221 Review

Not Currently for Sale
1 Great Feature
3 Years Old
£103 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 16?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £103 over 8 years, which are typical compared to the other 1,185 recently released similar spec flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Very slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Barco MDCG-3221 In-Depth Analysis


Very Slow Response Time

Across all the latest comparable spec LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 40ms. When compared to other similar age medium monitors that we have checked, the response time of the MDCG-3221 of 40 milliseconds is one of the slowest.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The MDCG-3221 has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (178 degrees) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as this PC display the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Barco MDCG-3221 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in December 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The MDCG-3221 is typical compared to the other 1,185 recently released similar spec flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the MDCG-3221 will cost £103 over 8 years to run.

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Barco MDCG-3221 Review Sources

To prepare this Barco MDCG-3221 review we compared this PC monitor to 100 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 706,879 product attributes, 87,127 PC monitor reviews and 7,989,500 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers barco k9301366a
Barcodes 05499778003682