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NEC E171MBK

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NEC E171MBK

$151.11
NEC E171M-BK
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A fully featured and affordable 17" PC display, with OK running costs and plenty of owner recommendations
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Mar 2014
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" TN LED Monitor
$151.11
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" LED Desktop Monitor, 1280x1024 Resolution, 1000:1 Contrast Ratio, 250cd/m2 Brightness, 5ms Response Time
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$157.99
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NEC E171M-BK 17-Inch Screen LCD Monitor
$159.15
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NEC E171M-BK 17IN LED BACKLIT LCD MONITOR, 1280 X 1024, HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE STAND, DIGITAL / AN
$183.72
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NEC E171M-BK 17IN LED BACKLIT LCD MONITOR, 1280 X 1024, HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE STAND, DIGITAL / AN
$202.31
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NEC E171M-BK 17IN LED BACKLIT LCD MONITOR, 1280 X 1024, HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE STAND, DIGITAL / AN
$209.42
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NEC E171M-BK (005)
$313.80
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NEC E171M-BK Desktop Monitor with LED Backlighting
$169.95
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NEC E171M-BK Desktop Monitor with LED Backlighting
$179.95
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NEC E171M-BK Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the NEC E171M-BK number 560 across all PC monitors.
94
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Running Costs
$88 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
It has running costs of $88 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
This NEC PC monitor has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an ECO mode
LED backlight technology provides for industry-leading low power consumption and less hazardous materials
Height-adjust, tilt and swivel capabilities add flexibility and comfort to your viewing preferences
Full connectivity, including DVI-D and VGA inputs
Integrated speakers and headphone jack bring additional usability
ECO mode allows you to manually adjust the display's brightness to your liking, saving power and reducing your energy costs
ENERGY STAR 6.0 and TCO 6.0
NaViSet administrator 2: free software solution that greatly eases administration and management of larger display device installations

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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.
There is a 54% 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.

NEC E171M-BK In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Brilliant Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $151.11 it is in the cheapest 30% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC E171M-BK of £79.00 ($79.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $72.11.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the E171M-BK is $88 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the E171M-BK of only 17" is very small compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 97% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The E171M-BK has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. PC displays resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The E171M-BK's response time of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 51% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the NEC E171M-BK of only 170° is narrower than 81% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The NEC E171M-BK has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the E171M-BK of 170° is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 38% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The NEC E171M-BK's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 47% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The E171M-BK has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of PC monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec e171mbk

Barcodes:

00000060003582, 00805736052244, 04053162575172, 05028695110779, 05054484596523, 05054533596528, 05054629431856

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