NEC MultiSync MD211
NEC MultiSync MD211
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NEC MultiSync MD211

A Venerable 1600 X 1200 PC Screen
21.3" 2048 X 1536 Pixels LED No May 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date

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NEC MultiSync MD211 Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the NEC MultiSync MD211 as follows for Our Verdict.
Not Currently for Sale
1 Great Feature
3 Years Old
£229 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 18?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of £229 over 8 years, which are in the most expensive 4% of all 1,185 recently released medium monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite slow response time
Only has DisplayPort, DVI and 1 more cables included
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Only 1600 x 1200 pixels display resolution

NEC MultiSync MD211 In-Depth Analysis


NEC Has Excellent PC Display Reviews

Based on 276 expert and user reviews (including 38 verified purchases), NEC has excellent ratings for its PC displays. NEC also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a NEC flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Slow Response Time

At 20 milliseconds, the NEC MultiSync MD211 has a very slow response time compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to this PC display. Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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Only Has DisplayPort, DVI and 1 More Cables Included

The MultiSync MD211 has a greater number of cables included than most recently released medium monitors. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DisplayPort, DVI and USB are also found on this PC monitor.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The MultiSync MD211 has a TV tuner integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other PC monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The MultiSync MD211 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this LCD screen do have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The MultiSync MD211 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this LCD screen has a display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. The best display resolution of all latest comparable spec LCD screens is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was May 2014 when NEC released the MultiSync MD211.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The MultiSync MD211 is in the most expensive 4% of all 1,185 recently released medium monitors that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the MultiSync MD211 is £229.

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NEC MultiSync MD211 Review Sources

To prepare this NEC MultiSync MD211 review we compared this PC monitor to 100 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 707,632 product attributes, 87,892 PC monitor reviews and 7,657,800 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers necmitsubishi electronics md211c2, AAC4002-10971510, generic md211c3, nec md211c3, nec md211c2, nec 800cdm2
Barcodes 00000010971511, 00012303035542, 00042111486175, 00150641565939, 00372796893167, 05028695109742, 05028695109759