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NEC MultiSync E171

80

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NEC MultiSync E171

$158.99
NEC MultiSync E171
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A sensationally economical to run and cheap 17" PC display, with very good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels No 5ms Feb 2014 A
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NEC MultiSync E171M-BK 17" LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$158.99
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" 1280 x 1024 5ms VGA/DVI/LED Monitor (60003581) (Brand new, unopened)
$240.41
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NEC MultiSync E171M 17" 1280 x 1024 5ms VGA/DVI LED Monitor (60003582) (Brand new, unopened)
$255.35
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2UU8696 - NEC Display MultiSync E171M-BK 17quot; LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms
$169.95
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NEC MultiSync E171M-BK - T - E171M-BK
$212.91
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NEC MultiSync E171M-BK 17" TN Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$182.65
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NEC Display MultiSync E171M-BK 17 LED LCD Monitor - 5:4 - 5 ms
$188.99
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New NEC E171M-BK Display MultiSync 17" LED LCD Monitor 5_4 5 ms Adjustable Angle (Brand new, unopened) - on
$193.83
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NEW NEC E171M-BK Display MultiSync 17" LED LCD Monitor - 5_4 5 ms Adjustable (Brand new, unopened) - on
$207.12
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NEC MultiSync E171 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync E171 number 552 across all PC monitors.
89
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$17 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of only $17 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 2% of all 3,257 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
It has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an ECO mode
Has a headphone out
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

Should You Buy it Now?

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NEC MultiSync E171 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $158.99 it is cheaper than 68% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync E171 of £66.00 ($66.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $92.99.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The MultiSync E171 is in the cheapest 2% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the MultiSync E171 will cost only $17 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the MultiSync E171 of only 17" is in the smallest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The MultiSync E171 has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the NEC MultiSync E171 of 5ms is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 32% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync E171 of 170° is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 41% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync E171 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC screens is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync E171 of only 170° is in the narrowest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync E171 does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that 81% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC MultiSync E171 of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 79% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync E171 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of PC screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Headphone Out

The MultiSync E171 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC displays which do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec 1280x1024, nec bl4xzs00, nec p194045p, nec p194044p, nec 250cdm2, home e171m, nec e171m, e171mbk

Barcodes:

00000060003581, 00000060003582, 04053162575172, 04053162585331, 04054843766810, 05028695110762, 05028695110779, 05054484596516, 05054484596523, 05054533596511, 05054533596528, 05054629431849, 05054629431856

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