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DELL P170S

80

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DELL P170S

$149.99
$89.99 $60 cheaper than 20 days ago
DELL P170S
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A very economical to run and bargain price 17" LCD screen, with very good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Oct 2012
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Dell Professional P170s 468-9272 17-inch Screen LCD Monitor
$89.99
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Dell P170S 17" LCD Monitor New (Brand new, unopened) - on
$143.99
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Refurbished - Dell P170S 17" LCD Monitor Grade B Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
$59.99
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Refurbished - Dell P170S 17" LCD Monitor Grade A Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
$79.99
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Refurbished - Dual Matching Dell P170S 17" LCD Monitor Grade B Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
$89.99
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Refurbished - Dual Matching Dell P170S 17" LCD Monitor Grade A Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
$152.99
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Used - Dell Professional P170S 17-inch Flat Panel Monitor with Height Adjustable Stand
$120.00
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Refurbished - Dell Professional P170S 17-inch Flat Panel Monitor with Height Adjustable Stand
$120.00
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DELL P170S Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the DELL P170S number 529 across all PC monitors.
93
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Running Costs
$48 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $48 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $149.99 to $89.99 in the last 20 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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DELL P170S In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $89.99 it is cheaper than 73% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by $60 (40%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the DELL P170S of £59.00 ($59.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $30.99.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the P170S is $48, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 LCD screens.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The DELL P170S's display diagonal of only 17" is very small compared to most other PC displays. It is in the smallest 2% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the DELL P170S is 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the DELL P170S of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 32% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The DELL P170S's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 71% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the DELL P170S of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 70% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the DELL P170S of only 800 is lower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is lower than 93% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell p170sb, dell p170st, dell p170sf, dell t5knj, dell rx4jk, dell xc3pk, dell ty6w0

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