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Six Industry Awards
Experts in PC displays rave about this LCD screen and have given it six awards.
The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that this PC screen was great. Hardware.info gave this DELL LCD screen a "Silver Award" and it received a "Silver" award from Uk.hardware.info.
Three other expert review sites thought that this PC display was good. Alphr.com conluded that they would recommend this PC screen and gave it a "Recommended" award and it received a Chinese.vr-zone.com"Editor's Choice" award. This LCD screen also received a "Gold" award from Profesionalreview.com.
The writer at one additional expert review site decided that this PC screen was good. 01net.com gave this DELL PC monitor a "4 Star" award.
Good Expert Reviews
Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, techreviewsource.com and Chip.de the average expert rating of this PC screen is 84 out of 100.
Good Owner Reviews
On average, people who bought this medium monitor rated it as 86 out of 100.
A number of people who purchased the DELL U2913WM reckoned that it was well made. Jonathan Newman scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Dell's build & image quality seem superb”. Two years ago Prince William gave the DELL U2913WM a score of 80 out of 100 and he said “The Dell is certainly built better than my Asus” in his DELL U2913WM review. Prince William also said “It's a solid bit of kit, that can be used in an office”.
A number of customers reckoned that it was good looking. Three years ago Dhruva wrote in their review on Amazon “I bought this as I wanted a monitor for my mac book and though the specs were pretty good.”. Josh Chapman wrote on Amazon “Beautiful display; poor quality monitor” nonetheless he scored the DELL U2913WM 3 stars.
A few DELL U2913WM reviewers concluded that the product was ergonomic.
A number of DELL U2913WM owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was a good design. Hughuk wrote in their review of the DELL U2913WM “The quality of this Dell is very high and the design is excellent” and scored it very highly. Largactil Hat wrote in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “It certainly has good connectivity, adjustability and design”.
A few DELL U2913WM reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was smooth. Hughuk said on Amazon “With a smooth, weighted hight adjustment”. Tolland said on Amazon “The surface is perfectly smooth” in their review of the DELL U2913WM although they only gave it a score of 3 stars.
Good Product Quality
A number of DELL U2913WM owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality. Alan Patterson mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It is now much more difficult to get modern reasonably-priced quality 4” and rated it 5 stars. Alan Patterson also mentioned “The screen quality is very good”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “The monitor looks good and is well made” and rated it 5 stars.
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Good Picture Quality
Several customers who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality. Two years ago Josh Chapman said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The display itself offers good picture quality but, upon closer inspection” however despite that he only gave the DELL U2913WM a rating of 3 stars. Matt mentioned on Amazon “Am I glad I did!The picture quality is stunning” in his DELL U2913WM review and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Two years ago Mike said “It was a transformation in size with very clear high resolution 3D graphics” in his review of this PC monitor and rated the DELL U2913WM as very good.
Eight DELL U2913WM owners agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. A. Tomkins wrote in their review “Otherwise great colours and extremely bright when turned all the way up” nonetheless they only scored the product 2 stars. Alan Patterson said on Amazon “The colours are very good”. Christopher Ramsey gave the DELL U2913WM a rating of 4 stars and he said on Amazon “Side by side the colours are obviously superior and far richer.” in his DELL U2913WM review.
One person who bought it concluded that it had a flickering image. S. P. Kindlen rated it as excellent and said three years ago “Special realised that I was getting sore eyes due to the slight flicker that was only noticeable on black” in their DELL U2913WM review.
Easy to Use
Some customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Two years ago A. Tomkins said in their DELL U2913WM review on Amazon “I found the menus to be reasonably intuitive and easy to use” but in spite of that they only rated the DELL U2913WM 40 out of 100. P. Fludder wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Even brighter than i need, so I usually run it on 60% brightness - easy to use menus”. P. Fludder also said “So easy to use”.
Two DELL U2913WM owners who purchased the product wrote that it had a good experience. Hughuk said last year “The experience is entirely different” in their review. Kevin Jakeman wrote in his review on Amazon “The IPS panel provides a lovely pictorial experience”.
One person who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Mike mentioned on Amazon “Very easy to set up, install the software disk for configuration you can easily change configs to your preference” in his DELL U2913WM review.
Several customers who purchased it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Csingh rated it as very good and said “Lots of connectivity - which is awesome” in their review of this PC monitor.
Several customers said in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM was good in terms of HDMI connections. In November last year Hughuk scored this PC monitor very highly and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A hdmi/hdmi produced an immediate and perfect result”. S. P. Kindlen said three years ago “So it was fiddly getting the HDMI connector in, at one point was for giving in” in their review of the DELL U2913WM and scored it 5 stars.
DELL Has Good PC Monitor Reviews
DELL medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all LCD screens DELL is one of the better rated brands.
Three customers who reviewed the product thought it was a good height. A. Tomkins wrote two years ago “It is much worse than my current monitor which has the same vertical height as this monitor”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The stand provided gives a very good range of height adjustment as well as tilt” in their review of the DELL U2913WM. Csingh said “Looks slick Height adjustability is great” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One DELL U2913WM owner said in their reviews that the product was good structurally. Alessandro Filippi mentioned on Amazon “Color is very good, construction is great”. One DELL U2913WM reviewer wrote in their reviews that the DELL U2913WM was a good size. Awa said on Amazon three years ago “Nice size screen” in their review of the DELL U2913WM.
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was a good width. Christopher Ramsey wrote on Amazon “They have the height of a 27'' with huge width” in his review of the DELL U2913WM and scored this PC monitor 4 stars. One person said in their reviews that it was thin. Matt mentioned “The slim bezel is fantastic, makes the monitor look so premium”.
One DELL U2913WM owner reckoned that this PC monitor was tight. Prince William wrote “This was the same as the Asus panel, which is why I'd advise going for the AOC if money is tight” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.
Good Technical Features
Some DELL U2913WM owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good features. Tolland said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “It has loads of features” but despite that they only rated the DELL U2913WM 60 out of 100. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “Design and Features The U2913WM's AH-IPS (Advanced High Performance IPS) panel is the same panel technology used on the Dell UltraSharp U2713HM%displayPrice% at %seller%” in their review.
One DELL U2913WM owner who reviewed the product said that it had good technical guidance. Andrew Reeves-Hall wrote on Amazon three years ago “I am sure somewhere there has to be a manual or an online tip on it” in his review of the DELL U2913WM.
Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The DELL U2913WM is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the U2913WM have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The DELL U2913WM is a five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port flatpanel monitor.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 278G4DHSD/75[plb_1499355_price], and the Samsung S27D590[plb_2243830_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of PC screens of this type and age is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 60° to 1,800°. At 178 degrees, the DELL U2913WM has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the U2913WM.
Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment
At 487 millimeters, the U2913WM has a very high maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the U2913WM. LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the U2913WM have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.
The DELL U2913WM is a two DisplayPort PC screen.
Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the U2913WM is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the DELL U2913WM has one of the wider vertical viewing angles amongst LCD screens of this age.
Five USB 3.0 Ports
Most PC screens of a similar age and type to the U2913WM have between one and five USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL U2913WM which has five USB 3.0 ports.
Fairly Big Viewable Width
The U2913WM has a quite big viewable width (672.77 millimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. Across all the PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the U2913WM the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
PC screens of a similar age and type to the U2913WM have screen sizes of between 28cm and 770cm. With a display diagonal of 73.02 centimeters, the U2913WM has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the U2913WM.
2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution
The U2913WM has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).
Has Four Cables Included
The U2913WM has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that are a comparable age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens that came out around the same time as the U2913WM. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "USB" are also found on this DELL PC display.
At only 317 millimeters, the U2913WM is quite short compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the U2913WM. The shortest PC monitor of a similar age and type to the U2913WM is 41mm tall, the tallest is 4,800mm, and the average height is 380mm.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the U2913WM, the DELL U2913WM does not have a built-in speaker.
Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the AOC Q2770PQU[plb_2119581_price]; or the LG 29UB65[plb_2148069_price].
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC displays of this spec and age, the DELL U2913WM is not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the 278G4DHSD/75[pl_1499355_price], or the 272G5DYEB/93[pl_3175233_price] both from Philips which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the U2913WM do not have a built-in camera. The U2913WM is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The U2913WM does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.
We compared all the other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader to this LCD screen and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] is also worth considering.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.
Quite Small Viewable Height
At only 283.82 millimeters, the U2913WM has a fairly small viewable height compared to most of the other PC screens that were launched around the same time as the U2913WM. The viewable heights of PC screens of this type and age range from 28mm to 630mm.
Comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the U2913WM have weights of between 3g and 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. At 5.8 kilograms, the U2913WM is fairly heavy compared to most of the other PC displays that were released more than two years ago.
Quite High Maximum Power Consumption
With a maximum power consumption of 90 Watts, the U2913WM has a quite high maximum power consumption compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age. The average maximum power consumption of comparable spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the U2913WM is 52W.
Quite Slow Response Time
At 8 milliseconds, the DELL U2913WM has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the U2913WM. Medium monitors that are a comparable age to the U2913WM have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.
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