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Overall Score

Planar Systems PXL2780MW

An expensive to run 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor with average features
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LCD No Dec 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display 3D Release Date
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Planar Systems PXL2780MW Review

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Average Features
12
25
$157 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has running costs of $157 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,770 PC screens that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal
Quite wide viewing angle, vertical
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Only one HDMI port

Planar Systems PXL2780MW In-Depth Analysis

Features

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The PXL2780MW does not have a built-in USB hub. 85% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the PXL2780MW of 178° is in the widest 7% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the PXL2780MW which has one HDMI port.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC monitors is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The PXL2780MW's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 13% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Planar Systems PXL2780MW is not Energy Star certified. 64% of flatpanel monitors do are Energy Star certified.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of PC monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the PXL2780MW of 6.5ms is in the slowest 19% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The PXL2780MW has a headphone out, unlike 90% of LCD screens which do not have a headphone out.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Planar Systems PXL2780MW 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. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PXL2780MW has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The PXL2780MW has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this Planar Systems PC monitor.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PXL2780MW will cost $157 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers planar systems pxl2780mw
Barcodes 00810689002253, 04923123152479

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