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Iiyama GB2788HS PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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The 27 G-MASTER GB2788HS known as Red Eagle is a real game changer, giving true gamers the competitive edge they need to make split second decisions. It spikes down on your enemies with a... More
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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC, Les and this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 77 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this PC display is outstanding based on 7 owner reviews.

Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed the iiyama GB2788HS reckoned that it had a good experience. Pc wrote “Enjoyable 1080P gaming experience” and gave the iiyama GB2788HS a score of 70 out of 100. Pc also said “Fantastic gaming experience”.

One iiyama GB2788HS reviewer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Barts mentioned “Right click on desktop -> Display Settings -> Advanced Display Settings -> Display adapter properties -> Monitor tab”.

One iiyama GB2788HS owner reckoned that the product was easy to use. Riganello Pasquale said on Amazon this year “It's a pleasure to use it”.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. In December Tsampikos Filippou rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Great build quality”. Tsampikos Filippou also said “Excellent Price-Performance value - Freesync, Black Tuner, Overdrive, 1ms, game profiles - Excellent image quality with minimal to non existent backlight bleed”. Tsampikos Filippou also wrote “It might not be 2K or 4K, yet the image quality is great”.


Two customers mentioned that the product was well made. In December Pc said on PC “Solid performance” in their iiyama GB2788HS review and rated it 4 stars.

One person who purchased the iiyama GB2788HS concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Charles F. Forsyth mentioned on Amazon in December “The matte finish on this monitor will resist scratches and looks great” in his review of the iiyama GB2788HS and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers who reviewed the iiyama GB2788HS thought it was quiet. Pc wrote this year “Ridiculously quiet during idle tasks” . Pc also mentioned “Relatively quiet”. Pc also mentioned “Quiet operation”.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the iiyama GB2788HS had good picture quality.

Nice Design

One person considered that it was good looking. Pc mentioned in their iiyama GB2788HS review on PC “Neutral styling should appeal to a large audience”. One iiyama GB2788HS reviewer said in their reviews that it was a good design. Pc mentioned on PC “Attractive design”.

Iiyama Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

On average iiyama medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all LCD screens produced by iiyama.


Good Technical Features

Several iiyama GB2788HS owners who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had good features. This month Charles F. Forsyth he mentioned “Nice features and specifications at a great price for a gaming monitor” in his review of this PC monitor. Pc wrote in their review of this PC monitor on PC “Strong data protection features”.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price], or the Samsung S27E500C[plb_3063888_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GB2788HS, the GB2788HS has a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think a cheaper LCD screen such as the Samsung S27E650X[plb_2979106_price] or you might consider a better rated LCD screen such as the Philips 258B6QJEB[plb_2910808_price], and the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] are also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 1 millisecond, the iiyama GB2788HS has a very fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the GB2788HS. Across all the LCD screens that were released one year ago the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who bought it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Pc mentioned in their iiyama GB2788HS review “Can become loud under heavy load”.

Poor Support

One person who bought the product concluded that it did not have good technical guidance.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GB2788HS do not have a built-in camera. The iiyama GB2788HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The GB2788HS is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the GB2788HS are also not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The GB2788HS does not have an integrated card reader, although this is within the context that most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on LCD screens that have been available for more than a year.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the iiyama GB2788HS has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst flatpanel monitors of this age. Comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for more than a year have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays of a comparable age and type to the GB2788HS the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°. The GB2788HS has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago.

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At 6.9 kilograms, the GB2788HS is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year. The average weight of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GB2788HS is 5kg.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Iiyama released the GB2788HS over a year ago.


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Expert Reviews

29 May 2016

The Asus X553SA is a lesson in the sacrifices you need to accept when buying a bottom-rung laptop. Parts of the build are basic, the screen has some issues and ? the real kicker ? it doesn't feel...

Solid performance
Excellent warranty
Strong data protection features
Case doubles as a stand
Magnetic cover closure
Ludicrous pricing
Can become loud under heavy load
Component protection could be better
One year warranty is lacking compared to other companies
15 February 2016

Moins polyvalent que le Iiyama ProLite B2783QSU , le G-Master GB2788HS est un excellent moniteur pour le jeu. Sa réactivité hors pair, sa fréquence de rafraîchissement élevée et la...

28 May 2016

Der Iiyama GB2788HS-B1 Red Eagle, wie er voll ausgeschrieben heißt, ist bis auf eine verzichtbare Pivot-Funktion mit allen ergonomischen Möglichkeiten ausgestattet, was einer langen Spielsession...

User Reviews


I haven't been using it for long but this monitor seems fine. However you should not that the Freesync lower range is NOT (as a few reviews here and a few other ressources on the Internet claim)... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2016 by Charles F. Forsyth
(Verified Purchase)

This TN panel monitor delivers, I just set the i-style mode to 'Text' and everything looks great. A nice departure from the shiny black plastic casing and bezels that show myriads of tiny... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Mr. H. Cairns
(Verified Purchase)

Best PC screen you will ever own love it H.C/...

Reviewed 6 April 2016 by DM
(Verified Purchase)

I was dubious about buying this because I hadn't heard of the make. I don't regret buying it at all. great monitor.

Reviewed 5 April 2016 by Tsampikos Filippou

Probably the best 1080P Freesync Monitor out there at the moment. I didn't buy it from Amazon, but I thought I would write a review since there are not many around to find. For the price, none... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $36.32
Electricity cost when on standby $2.30
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Total running cost over 5 years $38.62
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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