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DELL S2716DG PC Monitor

$504.99
27" LED Flat 612.5mm Nov 2015
Display Diagonal Display Screen Shape Width Release Date $96.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
A best selling LCD screen
Not easy to use the menus
97 Reviews + 3 Awards
benchmark.pl Good Product hardware.info Excellent uk.hardware.info Excellent
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor received an "Excellent" award from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

Average Expert Reviews

This medium monitor has an average expert rating of 79% based on ten expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, pcgameshardware.de, straitstimes.com and digitalone.com.sg.

Good Owner Reviews

This DELL PC screen has an average owner rating of 88% based on 98 owner reviews. 50 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 85% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

DELL Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 6,246 expert and owner reviews (including 1,109 verified purchases), DELL has good ratings for its PC monitors. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a DELL flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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A Best Selling LCD Screen

The S2716DG is one the best selling flatpanel monitor currently available for sale.

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since April 2017.


Performance

Supports NVIDIA G-SYNC

The DELL S2716DG supports NVIDIA G-SYNC, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC monitor which do not support NVIDIA G-SYNC.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The S2716DG has a stand included. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also have a stand included.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the S2716DG is more than most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This DELL PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that were released more than a year ago. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer who bought it considered that it had good customer support.


Features

Good Features

Three owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features. Newegg.com scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Lots of features” in their review of the DELL S2716DG. Last year expert website Digitalone.com.sg wrote “The Dell 27 Gaming Monitor (S2716DG) has all the features expected of a gaming-oriented display, such as a high 144Hz refresh rate”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It has all the features you would expect from a high end monitor”.


Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The S2716DG has an audio output, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other PC displays of this age and spec, the S2716DG does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL S2716DG has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that were released more than a year ago is 5.3ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. At only 1 millisecond, the S2716DG has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this PC monitor.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 160 degrees, the S2716DG has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to this LCD screen. The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor range from 80° to 180°.

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Design

Good Looking

Fourteen people wrote that it was good looking. Newegg.com said in their review of the DELL S2716DG “Aesthetically pleasing infinity bezel”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Gorgeous picture” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Gorgeous high resolution” in their review.

Ten owners said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Newegg.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Meaning you will have a butter smooth image anywhere from 30 fps up to 144 fps”. Newegg.com also said “G-Sync is butter smooth” in their review. John G. he said on Newegg.com “Since when did buying a monitor become a lottery? As smooth as GSYNC is”.

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it had a thin frame. Last year Eagleuk wrote on Amazon “As with most Dell monitors the ultra thin bezel is a big feature” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. I. Burgoyne wrote “Will be purchasing more of these - excellent value and I love the thin bezel”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Newegg.com rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Good design with cable management”. Jarred Roe said “Build quality is very good metals, hard plastics, sturdy, Nice design, understated” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person mentioned that this PC monitor was ergonomic. In April last year Newegg.com mentioned “Great ergonomics” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good Quality

Twenty people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Newegg.com gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their DELL S2716DG review “Gync, 144hrz, 1440p No dead pixel no back bleed DELL Quality”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Quality Control, No Defects” in their review. Newegg.com also said “Picture quality is gorgious” in their review.

Solid Construction

Seventeen people who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was well made. Last year Digitaltrends.com wrote “Solid construction” however despite that they gave the product a score of 3 stars out of 5. Newegg.com mentioned “Base feels solid” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Newegg.com also said “Good build quality” in their review.

Two people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Seb wrote “The stand is very good, sturdy and neutral colors”. One owner mentioned that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com said “No dead pixels, scratches, anything” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

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Not Easy to Use the Menus

Thirteen owners who reviewed it considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Newegg.com wrote in their DELL S2716DG review “On screen menu doesn't have many options (no built in gamma adjustment”. Newegg.com also said “Every couple days the monitor will go back to its defaulted (and super bright) brightness and contrast even though the settings still say what I set them to” in their review. Newegg.com also said “It forgets it's video brightness settings” in their review.

Four owners said in their reviews that the product was not easy to use. Newegg.com said two years ago “If you go to Nvidia Control panel or AMDIntel equivalent, you can make adjustments there if need be”. Newegg.com also mentioned “The gamma on my panel is substantial out of whack and could not be corrected in NVIDIA Control Panel” in their review. John G. said on Newegg.com “What is a gamer to do? ASUS and Acer panels have terrible Quality Control” and rated it 60 out of 100.

One owner said that it was not comfortable and easy to hold. Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “I need to hold the monitor with one hand while pushing the buttons with the other”. One person who bought the product reckoned that it was not easy to setup. Seb said “It took me roughly 5 minutes to set up”.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

One owner mentioned that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com said “No dead pixels, scratches, anything” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


High Refresh Rate

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. Digitaltrends.com wrote last year “High refresh rate”. Laptopmedia.com wrote “144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time”. Newegg.com wrote in their review of the DELL S2716DG “Excellent resolution and refresh rate” and gave this PC monitor a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. In April last year Newegg.com said “G-Sync This allows your monitor refresh rate to MATCH the fps of your graphics card”. Newegg.com also mentioned “You can set this monitor to a refresh rate that works best with your graphics card” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “G-sync (If you have a Nvidia Graphics Card” in their review.

Three owners said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. P. M. Mcshane said on Amazon “This monitor came with no dead pixels etc, I can't see any colours that shouldnt be there” in their review of this PC monitor. P. M. Mcshane also wrote “Colours for me look good, I did reduce the Gamma, only because I read somewhere you should” in their review. Hunnajones said on Walmart.com also in April last year “Colours are also amazing Cons”.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. In April last year Newegg.com wrote “1440p at 27" offers plenty of screen real estate and decent clarity (particularly for gaming” but despite that they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Newegg.com also said “Text clarity is superb” in their review.

One owner who purchased it said that it had image ghosting. Jarred Roe scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Not sure why they bothered with this as the only difference between the 2 is fast produces over shooting and ghosting so best to keep it to normal” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Price

Expensive

Three owners agreed that it was expensive. Newegg.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Panel uniformity and color are what you would expect from an expensive "gamer" TN” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also said “This is my first "expensive" monitor and I do not have much experience to compare it to anything” in their review.

Seb wrote last year “The previous monitor I bought was the Acer XB271HU, which is roughly 50% more expensive”.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL S2716DG does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC screens of this type and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth considering other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Acer Predator XB271HU, the AOC C3583FQ ($585.44), or the Asus MX27UQ which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00884116197560, 05397063622085

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