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DELL 1704FPT

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DELL 1704FPT

$149.00
DELL 1704FPT
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A low cost and good spec 17" LCD screen, with average running costs
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 12ms Jun 2015
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Dell UltraSharp 1704FPT 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor
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DELL 1704FPT Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good features, we have ranked the DELL 1704FPT number 738 across all PC monitors.
88
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Five USB 2.0 ports
Ultra-thin bezel
Viewing flexibility
Height-adjustable stand
Detachable panel mechanism
USB ports
AS500 sound bar (optional)
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution

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DELL 1704FPT In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $149.00 it is in the cheapest 29% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The 1704FPT has an average running cost of $140 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 3,257 PC monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The 1704FPT's display diagonal of only 17" is very small compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 97% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The DELL 1704FPT has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The 1704FPT's response time of 12ms is slower than 93% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The 1704FPT's vertical viewing angle of only 130° is narrower than 92% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1704FPT does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth keeping in mind that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The DELL 1704FPT's horizontal viewing angle of only 140° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 92% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 1704FPT of only 500 is very low compared to most other LCD screens. It is lower than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five USB 2.0 ports, including the 1704FPT which has five USB 2.0 ports.

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