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Iiyama XUB2790HS PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $56.31 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Good value for money
Good quality
79 Reviews

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This medium monitor received an expert rating of 75% from

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 94 owner reviews this LCD screen has a marvellous average owner rating. Over 76% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Iiyama Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Iiyama has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC monitor range compared to other brands.


Good Value for Money

Five people who purchased the product agreed that it was good value for money.

Three years ago Ludurkris gave the product a score of 7 stars and said on Amazon “Provide fantastic monitors and at an affordable cost”. Ludurkris also said “The larger screen is really impressive and the panel display is of a very high quality for the price you pay” in their review. Richard Lay said “Great screen at a good price”.

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One person wrote that the product was cheap.

Krzysztof scored this PC monitor 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “For budget monitor it's not bad”.


Good Quality

Eleven iiyama XUB2790HS reviewers wrote that it was good quality.

Rob rated this PC monitor 6 stars and he said “Nice quality - Height and tilt easily adjustable - Superb”. Rob Ward he said on Amazon “High quality, non-reflective general purpose monitor”. Rob Ward also said “The build quality is very good” in his review.

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Good Looking

Eight iiyama XUB2790HS owners concluded that the product was good looking.

Mr. E. Lucente mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Games look beautiful, nice contrast”. Mr. M. Poole mentioned “I am so HAPPY with this massive, beautiful screen” in their iiyama XUB2790HS review and gave the product a score of 8 stars. Ludurkris gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I found this particular model of the Iiyama range to be the most aesthetically pleasing”.

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Well Made

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama XUB2790HS was well made.

Two years ago Meadsmat wrote “It was built for me and was waiting for me to buy it”. Bayards Books mentioned on Amazon “Sturdy, extremely easy-to-assemble construction and steady stand offering choice of landscape or portrait orientation” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. James Robertson said “Very happy with it, nicely built and a pleasure to use” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Strong and Durable

Four iiyama XUB2790HS reviewers who bought it thought it was strong and durable.

See More: wrote “+ Bright screen, Clear saturated colours + Great Swivel stand + Robust Stand + ASA 100mm SQ Fittings for wall/ bracket mounting CONS” and scored it 7 stars. Colinmass gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of the iiyama XUB2790HS on Amazon “The quality of the stand is excellent with a decent weight and nice and sturdy, good tilt”.

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Thin Frame

One person who reviewed the product considered that it had a thin frame.

Andrew Carmichael said two years ago “Really happy with the size and quality on this the thin bezel is perfect too!” in his review of this PC monitor and rated the product 8 stars.

Easy to Use

One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer concluded that the product was easy to use.


One iiyama XUB2790HS owner who purchased it considered that it was smooth.

Debbie scored it 7 stars and she mentioned in her review of the iiyama XUB2790HS “The colors are vibrant and smooth”.

Comfortable and Easy to Hold

Two iiyama XUB2790HS owners who purchased it mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Krm mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Although it doesn't lock positively in any position, there is enough friction to hold the screen firmly at whatever height it is set” .

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One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was rough.

Krzysztof mentioned on Amazon “After rough calibration by eye picture-printer relation is close enough for me”.

Good Colour Saturation

Eight iiyama XUB2790HS owners agreed that the iiyama XUB2790HS had good colour saturation.

Ewan'skindle mentioned two years ago “Colours are clear” . Also two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “This monitor is clear and the colours are incredible”. Krm wrote “The colours are nice and punchy” in their iiyama XUB2790HS review.

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Sharp Image

One person who purchased the product concluded that it had a sharp image.

Good Refresh Rate

One iiyama XUB2790HS owner said in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate.

Will mentioned two years ago “Bright display, good contrast, good refresh rate”.



One person wrote in their reviews that the iiyama XUB2790HS was quiet.

Krm wrote in their iiyama XUB2790HS review “It's also very quiet even on max volume”.

Weight & Dimensions

Good Structurally

One person concluded that it was good structurally.

Good Size

One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer who reviewed the iiyama XUB2790HS thought it was a good size.

In April last year Greenst mentioned on Amazon “The screen is such a nice size that it is quite comfortable using the screen in landscape with 2 x pages visible”.

Heavy and Bulky

One iiyama XUB2790HS reviewer considered that the iiyama XUB2790HS was heavy and bulky.

Two years ago Steve G wrote “It has a nice heavy duty stand which makes it feel very secure on the desk” in his review of the iiyama XUB2790HS.


Good Technical Guidance

One person who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good technical guidance.

Last year Ken Hannah gave the iiyama XUB2790HS a rating of 78.130502252763 out of 100 and he said “A better hard copy of the instructions would be a bonus”.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XUB2790HS has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Philips 273E3, or the AOC Q2577PWQ ($327.32) which has better reviews.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider include the Asus MX259 ($188.99).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the XUB2790HS has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the XUB2790HS. The viewing angles, horizontal of PC displays of a similar spec and age to the XUB2790HS range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Fast Response Time

LCD screens of this type and age have response times of between 1ms and 40ms. With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the iiyama XUB2790HS has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays that are a comparable age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the iiyama XUB2790HS is more than most LCD screens that were released around the same time as it. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XUB2790HS. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC display.

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Did Not Have Good Ethical Credentials

One person who purchased this PC monitor considered that it did not have good ethical credentials.

Krzysztof mentioned “SCAM COMPUTERS unethical attitude is occasionally reflected in Amazon feedback as well as on E.y - much worse”.

Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

Most PC screens of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the XUB2790HS which has one HDMI port.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium monitor has been on the market for over three years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers iiyama iixub2790hsb1, iiyama xub2790hs1, iiyama 99mszs00, iiyama 99msza00, iiyama xub2790s
Barcodes 04948570112999, 04948570113064, 05054629419328

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Expert review Rating is Worse