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HP ZR2740w

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HP ZR2740w

HP ZR2740w
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A good spec but 5 year old 27" PC display, with OK running costs
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 12ms Dec 2012
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Used - Grade A HP ZR2740w 27" LED LCD Flat Panel Monitor XW476A TFT Active Matrix #4582 (Used)
$174.93
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Used - ZR2740w 27" LED LCD Monitor - 12 ms
$180.00
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Used - HP Promo ZR2740w 27-inch LED Backlit IPS Monitor
$219.99
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Refurbished - ZR2740w 27" LED LCD Monitor - 12 ms
$239.99
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Refurbished - HP ZR2740w 27" LED-Backlit IPS Monitor XW476A4#ABA (Refurbished) - on
$239.99
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Refurbished - HP ZR2740w 27" IPS LED Monitor Grade B, Refurbished, No Stand (Refurbished) - on
$284.99
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HP ZR2740w Review

With very good features, we have scored the HP ZR2740w as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
60
Running Costs
$210 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better flatpanel monitors are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of $210 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It 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)

HP ZR2740w In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 5 year running cost of the ZR2740w is $210 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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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 display diagonal of the ZR2740w of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the biggest 30% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the ZR2740w is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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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 ZR2740w of 12ms is slower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 94% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP ZR2740w does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that 53% of PC displays also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the HP ZR2740w of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 76% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the ZR2740w of 178° is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 44% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HP ZR2740w's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 31% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The HP ZR2740w has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this HP LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hp 2560x1440hatiswpidviddp, hp xw476atabu, hp xw476a4abu, hp xw476a4abb, hp zr2740w

Barcodes:

00085631975633, 00085631975817, 00885631975657, 00885631975817, 00885631975824, 04054843780069, 08856319756334, 08856319758178

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