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Should You Buy an AOC PC Monitor?

Updated 24 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy an AOC PC Monitor?

AOC is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its .

If you are thinking about buying an AOC PC monitor then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of PC monitor brands is compiled by analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,400 PC monitors.

AOC are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and popular PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $56 for the 24B1 which has a display diagonal of 23.8" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $921 for the AG352UCG6 which has a display diagonal of 35" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3440 x 1440. The average price of a new AOC PC monitor is $228.

AOC are recognised for their wide selection of award winning and popular PC monitors.

Is AOC the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are AOC PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

AOC is ranked the No. 9 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that AOC is the 9th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how AOC PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
AOC PC Monitors

AOC have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a AOC PC monitor being 79%.

The average review score for a AOC PC monitor is 79%.

There's a smaller selection of AOC PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 69 AOC PC monitors currently on the market in the US. AOC PC monitors also tend to be cheaper than most other PC monitor brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of AOC PC monitor is $18 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$228
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
Price Distribution of AOC PC Monitors

What Do the AOC PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every AOC PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for AOC and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

AOC logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
342
4 stars
345
3 stars
47
2 stars
11
1 star
1
AOC logo

User Reviews

5 stars
3,860
4 stars
1,334
3 stars
371
2 stars
190
1 star
298
AOC has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands.

Over 92% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for AOC PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of AOC PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was good in terms of size, and they have won 380+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to AOC PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
77%
3 reviews
84%
7 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
5 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
87%
5 reviews
86%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
505 reviews
61%
413 reviews
69%
374 reviews
65%
248 reviews
63%
253 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
78%
689 reviews
82%
629 reviews
81%
452 reviews
79%
446 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have AOC PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 384 industry awards for AOC PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to AOC to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

AOC has won 384 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
3
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
7
2
Other Expert Sites
361
235
177
140
112
Total
576
384
307
220
194

How Reliable Are AOC PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of AOC PC monitors. 370+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 85% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of AOC PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

85% of reviewers think AOC PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that AOC PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for AOC PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

they are known for making sturdy
relaxedtech.com
especially when delivered in such a gorgeously engineered package
techadvisor.co.uk
With a fantastic build quality
Expert Reviews
The AOC Agon AG251FZ was built to provide lightning fast refresh
monitornerds.com
its solid construction
ign.com
well built
macworld.co.uk
sturdy VESA mo
Digitaltrends.com
I'd love to see it packaged in a more rugged housing
technabob.com
the design is sturdy
uk.hardware.info

NOT RELIABLE

build quality is a little less luxurious to the touch than it is to the eyes
techadvisor.co.uk
this screen's lacklustre image quality isn’t quite up to scratch
Expert Reviews
While the build quality is merely average
macworld.co.uk
First off the stand has broken
Walmart.com
I just received it so I can't tell how durable it will be
amazon.co.uk
The monitor didn't feel sturdy when I moved it into positions it should be going into
Amazon
so I can't comment on the durability
Newegg.com

What is the Best Mid-Range AOC PC Monitor?

AOC Gaming G2590FX

$199.30
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1080P
RESOLUTION
24.5"
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $199.30 is the AOC Gaming G2590FX, which has a Kagoo Score of 79.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (24.5")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in speaker
Built-in USB hub

A multi award winning and fully featured 24.5" LCD screen, with a reasonable price. It has a built-in speaker, a built-in USB hub and a headphone out and features Plug & Play. Purchasers report that has a good screen, it's really well designed and well-built.

93
Reviews
49 Reviews + 6 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers report that AOC Gaming G2590FX has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.

kitguru.net Worth Buying
uk.hardware.info Excellent
ergohacks.com Recommended
pcformat.pl Best Quality
ithardware.pl Recommended
technews.lt Recommended
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What is the Best Budget Choice AOC PC Monitor?

AOC Essential-line E2460SH

$286.16
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AOC Essential-line E2460SH
24"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $286.16 and with a Kagoo Score of 74 the AOC Essential-line E2460SH makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in speaker
Headphone out
HDCP

An award winning and fully featured 24" flatpanel monitor. It has a built-in speaker, a headphone out and an HDMI and features Plug & Play. Our review analysis indicates that has a good screen, it has an outstanding picture quality but has bad sound quality.

92
Reviews
317 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that AOC Essential-line E2460SH has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 85%, based on 317 reviews.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an AOC PC Monitor?
Is AOC the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the AOC PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have AOC PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are AOC PC Monitors?
What is the Best Mid-Range AOC PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice AOC PC Monitor?

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