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NEC MultiSync PA272

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NEC MultiSync PA272

$949.00
NEC MultiSync PA272
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A good spec and critically acclaimed 27" PC monitor, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 6ms Oct 2013 C
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NEC MultiSync PA272W 27" Color Accurate LCD Desktop Display, 2560x1440, 1000:1 Contrast, DisplayPort/Mini DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI-D/USB Hub, Black
$949.00
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Nec MultiSync PA272W 27" Color Accurate LCD Desktop Display, Black #PA272W-BK (Brand new, unopened) - on
$979.85
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NEC MultiSync PA272W-BK-SV 27" 2560x1440 LED Backlit LCD Desktop Monitor with SpectraViewII, 16:9 Aspect Ratio, 1000:1 Contrast Ratio, 340cd/m2, Black
$1,249.00
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NEC MultiSync PA272W-BK-SV 27" 2560x1440 LCD Monitor with SpectraViewII, Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
$1,249.00
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NEC Display MultiSync PA272W-BK 27in WideScreen 1 000:1 6ms DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort/USB LED LCD Monitor
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$1,295.95
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27 NEC MultiSync WideScreen 2560x1440 DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort HDMI DVI USB LED LCD Monitor Black PA272W-BK
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Nec Display Solutions Multisync Pa272w-Bk 27 Lcd Monitor - By "Nec Display Solutions" - Prod. Class: Monitor / Display / Projector/Lcd Display / 19 - 29Inch
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Nec Multisync Pa272w-Bk - Led Monitor - 27" - 2560 X 1440 - Ah-Ips - 340 Cd/M2 - 1000:1 - 6 Ms - Hdmi, Dvi-D, Displayport, Mini Displayport - Black "Product Type: Peripherals/Lcd & Led Monitors"
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NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS - MULTISYNC PA272W-BK, 27 LCD MONITOR
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NEC MultiSync PA272 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the NEC MultiSync PA272 as follows:
88
Reviews
2 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$56 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous 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 displays 2018.
This NEC PC monitor has running costs of $56 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The MultiSync PA272 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
99.3% coverage of adobergb color space
Superior screen performance (1000:1 contrast ratio, 2560x1600 native resolution, 350cd/m2 brightness)
14-bit 3d internal programmable lookup tables (luts) for calibration
Five completely customizeable picture modes
MultiProfiler software provides complete control over the five picture modes, including the loading of any ICC profile directly into the monitor for optimal color space matching
DisplaySync pro controls two computers with only one keyboard and mouse
Wide connectivity includes both regular and mini displayport with 10-bit support, 10-bit HDMI, a DVI-D input as well as a USB hub
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $883.99 at Newegg UK 27 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 53% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

NEC MultiSync PA272 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $949.00 it is more expensive than 93% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the NEC MultiSync PA272 of £916.93 ($916.93) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $32.07.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the MultiSync PA272 is $56 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger 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 NEC MultiSync PA272 of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 24% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the MultiSync PA272 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The MultiSync PA272's response time of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 82% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all flatpanel monitors is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the NEC MultiSync PA272 of 178° is relatively average compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 46% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The MultiSync PA272's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 78% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The MultiSync PA272's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is higher than 81% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The MultiSync PA272 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the MultiSync PA272 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Five USB 2.0 Ports

The MultiSync PA272 is a five USB 2.0 port PC display.

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Wall Mountable

The MultiSync PA272 is wall mountable. 92% of PC displays are not wall mountable.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

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

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Has an ECO Mode

The MultiSync PA272 has an ECO mode. 93% of PC displays do not have an ECO mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

60003489 pa272w, nec 2560x1440, nec pa272wsv2, nec 95t4zs00, nec 340cdm2

Barcodes:

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

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