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HP ZR2740

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HP ZR2740

HP ZR2740
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anandtech.com Editor's Choice Bronze
An award winning and good spec 27" PC monitor, with alright running costs
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 12ms Aug 2013
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Used - Grand B HP ZR2740W 27" WideScreen Screen 2560 x 1440 Resolution With Stand (Used)
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Refurbished - HP ZR2740w 27" IPS LED Monitor Grade B, Refurbished (Refurbished) - on
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Refurbished - HP Promo ZR2740w 27-inch LED Backlit IPS Monitor
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HP ZR2740 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the HP ZR2740 as follows:
87
Reviews
12 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
61
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 12 reviews.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This HP PC monitor has running costs of $210 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The ZR2740 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Stunning at every angle
Productive from the start
Proven over the long-term
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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HP ZR2740 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The ZR2740 is in the most expensive 3% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the ZR2740 will cost $210 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The HP ZR2740's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 18% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The HP ZR2740 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the HP ZR2740 of 12ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 7% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP ZR2740 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP ZR2740 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 5% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the HP ZR2740 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 20% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of PC screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP ZR2740's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 29% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Four USB 2.0 Ports

The HP ZR2740 is a four USB 2.0 port PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp 2560x1440hatiswpidviddp, hp xw476atabu, hp xw476a4abu, hp zr2740w

Barcodes:

00885631975824, 04054843780069

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