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Overall Score

NEC MultiSync PA272

$999.00
A critically acclaimed 2560 x 1440 PC display with average features
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED No Sep 2013
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NEC MultiSync PA272 PA272W-BK
Nec MultiSync PA272W 27" Color Accurate LCD Desktop Display, Black #PA272W-BK (Brand new, unopened) - on
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NEC MultiSync PA272 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the NEC MultiSync PA272 number 797 across all PC monitors.
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$150 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has very good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This NEC PC monitor has running costs of $150 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,770 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
The MultiSync PA272 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an ECO mode
Has a built-in USB hub
Quite slow response time

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NEC MultiSync PA272 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $999.00 it is more expensive than 92% of PC screens.

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We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync PA272 of £765.69 ($765.69) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $233.31.

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Features

Has an ECO Mode

The NEC MultiSync PA272 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 94% of PC screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The NEC MultiSync PA272 has a built-in USB hub. 85% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Wall Mountable

The NEC MultiSync PA272 is wall mountable. 92% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The MultiSync PA272's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 19% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the MultiSync PA272 of 178° is in the widest 20% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response times of PC displays range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the MultiSync PA272 of 6ms is in the slowest 20% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The MultiSync PA272 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. This PC screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this NEC PC display.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The MultiSync PA272 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The NEC MultiSync PA272 is a five USB 2.0 port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other LCD screens have between one and five USB 2.0 ports.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The NEC MultiSync PA272 features Picture-in-Picture support. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The MultiSync PA272 is one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MultiSync PA272 will cost $150 over 8 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nec display solutions pa272w, necmitsubishi pa272w, nec 2560x1440, nec 95t4za00, nec 95t4zs00, nec pa272w

Barcodes:

00000060003489, 00000060003949, 00737300005892, 00805736048124, 00805736048148, 00805736048162, 00805736048186, 04053162606777, 04055895329305, 05028695110229, 05028695112223, 05053959395241, 05054484533429, 08057360481248, 08057360481484, 08057360481620, 08057360481866

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