Barco MDCG-5121
Barco MDCG-5121
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Barco MDCG-5121

An expensive to run 2560 x 2048 PC screen with average features
21.3" 2560 X 2048 Pixels LCD No Aug 2014
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Barco MDCG-5121 Review

Average Features
$142 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

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 $142 over 8 years, which are in the most expensive 8% of all 2,762 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Barco MDCG-5121 In-Depth Analysis


2560 X 2048 Pixels Display Resolution

The MDCG-5121 has a 2560 x 2048 pixels display resolution which is larger than most LCD screens. Most PC displays have a 1400 x 900 pixels display resolution.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 170 degrees, the MDCG-5121 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens. Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MDCG-5121 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Slow Response Time

Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 44ms. With a response time of 36 milliseconds, the MDCG-5121 has one of the slowest response times amongst PC screens of this age.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The MDCG-5121 has an average running cost of $142 over 8 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 8% of all 2,762 PC screens.

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