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DELL 2005FPW

DELL 2005FPW PC Monitor

20.1" 1680 X 1050 LCD 472.4mm Dec 2013
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, justechn.com, mymac.com and CNET.co.uk this PC display has an overall expert rating of 84%.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL PC screens and also specifically for DELL medium monitors and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.

Good Picture Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A number of DELL 2005FPW reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote in their review “The Dell 2005FPW has decent image quality and lots of extra features”. Expert website Cnet.co.uk wrote “This 20-inch wide-screen LCD has decent image quality and lots of extras that make it a solid multimedia display”.

Robust

Two DELL 2005FPW owners wrote that the product was well made.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that the DELL 2005FPW was thin. Thetechlounge.com wrote ten years ago “Portrait mode is a bit too slim to truly be useful”.

Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 2005FPW have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the 2005FPW which has five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL 2005FPW is a five USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the DELL 2005FPW has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the 2005FPW. Comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the 2005FPW have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Narrow

The average width of similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years is 580mm. When compared to other flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the 2005FPW that we have checked the width of, the DELL 2005FPW's width of only 472.4 millimeters is one of the narrowest.

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9 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One DELL 2005FPW owner who bought the DELL 2005FPW considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Thetechlounge.com mentioned in their review “OSD menu can be awkward” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the 2005FPW, the 2005FPW does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 2005FPW is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the 2005FPW are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the 2005FPW do not have a built-in camera. The 2005FPW is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the 2005FPW, the 2005FPW does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL 2005FPW has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. Across all LCD screens of a comparable age and type to the 2005FPW the best display resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has an HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Heavy

With a weight of 8 kilograms, the DELL 2005FPW is quite heavy compared to most of the other PC screens that came out more than two years ago. The lightest LCD screen that has been available for around the same time as the 2005FPW is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the 2005FPW is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. At 12 milliseconds, the 2005FPW has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 2005FPW

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over three years.

LCD Display Type

The 2005FPW has an LCD display type which is better than most PC screens of this type and age. Most LCD screens that are a comparable age to it have an LED display type.

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Specification

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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
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Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Port
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USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Power
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Power Consumption (standby)
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Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Width

Expert Reviews

(9)
25 April 2006

Dells 2005FPW LCD Monitor is without a doubt an excellent value. Not only is it a quality LCD display, but it also is available for a very competitive price. I can remember not too long ago, 20"...

Widescreen 16 10 aspect ratio)
Increased FOV in compatible games
8bit Color TFT Display (as opposed to 6bit)
Integrated 4port USB hub
Integrated wire management
OSD menu can be awkward
Portrait mode is a bit too slim to truly be useful
Not all games are widescreen capable
PC only
Pivoting software not included
22 November 2005

Whats the best thing about going into an Apple store? The hordes of black-shirted dudes with gleaming iPods round their necks? The Genius Bar answering any and every question that might come up in... Read more…

16 August 2005

These wide displays are perfect for working with multiple windows or extremely wide documents and spreadsheets. They are rather expensive, so be sure to look for sales and coupons. If they would...

8 February 2005

Spec: 20.1 in, 0.258 mm, 1680 x 1050, TFT active matrix, PC
Good: Extremely wide screen; highly adjustable; PIP; PBP (picture by picture).
Bad: Pivoting software not... Read more…

8 February 2005

This 20-inch wide-screen LCD has decent image quality and lots of extras that make it a solid multimedia display...

8 February 2005

This 20in. wide-screen LCD has decent image quality and lots of extras that make it a solid multimedia display...

12 January 2006

2005FPW är en 20-tums skärm från Dell i bredbildsformat som bland annat erbjuder bild-i-bild, pivotfunktion och inbyggd usb-hub. Bildkvaliteten får förvisso godkänt, men testarna är inte... Read more…

14 October 2005

Widescreen Displays werden bei den Käufern immer beliebter, bieten sie doch mit einem 16:9 oder 16:10 Seitenformat eine breitere Anzeigefläche als Monitore im 4:3 oder 5:4 Format. Damit sind... Read more…

24 January 2005

Det er ikke bare Apple som har stilige LCD- skjermer i bredformat. Dell sin utgave har flere finesser og langt lavere pris!

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.11
Electricity cost when on standby $13.50
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Total running cost over 5 years $78.61
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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