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NEC MultiSync E243

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NEC MultiSync E243

$292.99
NEC MultiSync E243
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A sensationally economical to run and classic 23.8" PC monitor, with a reasonable price and very good features
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 5ms Jan 2014 A
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NEC MultiSync E243 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync E243 number 211 across all PC monitors.
95
Reviews
6 Reviews
88
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$23 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This NEC PC monitor has running costs of only $23 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The MultiSync E243 has some great features:
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wall mountable
Height-adjust, pivot, tilt and swivel capabilities add flexibility and comfort to your viewing preferences
Full connectivity, including displayport, DVI-D and VGA inputs
Touch-sensitive OSD controls are integrated into the bezel, making display adjustments easier than ever
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

NEC MultiSync E243 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 61% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $292.99 it seems like great value for money overall.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync E243 of £189.08 ($189.08) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $103.91.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The MultiSync E243 is in the cheapest 7% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MultiSync E243 will cost only $23 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the MultiSync E243 of 23.8" is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 50% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the MultiSync E243 of 5ms is fairly average compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the slowest 74% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The NEC MultiSync E243's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 68% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the MultiSync E243 of 178° is wider than 85% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync E243 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync E243's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is higher than 34% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync E243 does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync E243 is wall mountable, unlike 92% of PC displays which are not wall mountable.

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Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync E243 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of PC displays which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has AC and DVI

The number of cables included found on the NEC MultiSync E243 is more than most PC screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DVI and AC are also found on this NEC PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display 1920x1080, nec display e243wmibk, generic e243wmibk, nec e243wmibk

Barcodes:

00000011333133, 00805736051766, 04053162536050, 04053162585355, 05028695110588, 05028695110595, 05052184150410, 07103127931271, 08057360517664

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