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Barco MDCG-3221

68

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Barco MDCG-3221

Barco MDCG-3221
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money 21.3" LCD screen, with alright running costs
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels No 40ms Dec 2013
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Barco MDCG-3221 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Barco MDCG-3221 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$83 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $83 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2048 x 1536 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
50 more shades of gray
Perfect images
Green performance
Worry-free DICOM compliance
Smaller than average display diagonal
Very slow response time

Barco MDCG-3221 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The MDCG-3221 has an average running cost of $83 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 3,257 LCD screens.

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Features

2048 X 1536 Pixels Resolution

The MDCG-3221 has a maximum display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's 52% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The MDCG-3221's display diagonal of only 21.3" is smaller than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the smallest 17% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Very Slow Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Barco MDCG-3221's response time of 40ms is very slow compared to most other PC screens. It is in the slowest 1% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the MDCG-3221 of 178° is wider than 72% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MDCG-3221 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Barco MDCG-3221 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 30% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Barco MDCG-3221's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,400 is in the highest 19% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

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05499778003682

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