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HP Compaq LA1905wg

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HP Compaq LA1905wg

$79.00
$69.99 $9.00 cheaper than 18 days ago
HP Compaq LA1905wg
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A good spec and economical to run 19" flatpanel monitor, but representing only middle of the road value for money
19" 1440 X 900 Pixels 3000:1 No Dec 2012
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NEW HP Compaq LA1905WG 19" Widescreen LCD Monitor TFT NM360AA (Brand new, unopened)
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HP LA1905WG HEWLETT PACKARD LCD MONITOR 19" WSCREEN SWIVEL PIVOT TILT DSUB DVI-D (Brand new, unopened)
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Refurbished - HP LA1905wg 19" LCD Monitor Grade A, Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
$70.39
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Refurbished - HP LA1905wg 19" LCD Monitor Grade B, Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
$71.99
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Refurbished - LA1905wg 19" Widescreen LCD
$81.23
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Refurbished - HP Inc. LA1905wg LCD display TFTRefurbished, NM360AT-RFBRefurbished 19in 1440x900)
$194.00
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Used - HP LA1905WG 19-INCH LCD Monitor. (Used) - on
$99.99
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HP Compaq LA1905wg Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the HP Compaq LA1905wg as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 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:
Advanced features: experience 3000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, sharp resolutions to 1440 x 900 and enhanced connectivity from VGA and HDCP compliant DVI inputs, displayport and integrated USB
Kind to the environment: the HP compaq la1905wg is ENERGY STAR qualified, has an EPEAT rating of gold, is TCO 5.0 certified, contains packaging that uses materials with a lower environmental impact and includes a low power panel
Endless options: HP offers a variety of optional products (each sold separately) to help you maximize your monitor investment, including an HP quick release, an HP speaker bar and an HP USB graphics adapter
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1440 x 900 pixels resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

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 $79 to $69.99 in the last 18 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 81% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

HP Compaq LA1905wg In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $9 (11%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the HP Compaq LA1905wg and the United States price of $69.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £80.99 ($80.99).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The Compaq LA1905wg has an average running cost of $65 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,292 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The HP Compaq LA1905wg's display diagonal of only 19" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 90% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1440 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Compaq LA1905wg has a maximum display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. That's 38% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The Compaq LA1905wg's response time of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other PC monitors. It is slower than 34% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Compaq LA1905wg's horizontal viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the narrowest 10% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the Compaq LA1905wg does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Compaq LA1905wg of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 70% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Compaq LA1905wg's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 36% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp nm360a8rfbrefurbished, hp nm360atrfbrefurbished, hp la1905wg, hp 1440x900, hp nm360aa

Barcodes:

00787322327267, 00884420768029, 04056572512164, 04056572534470, 04056572534487, 05052461477247, 05052584211247, 05052584211513, 05397063052103, 05712505891612, 07427450091052

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