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Should You Buy an Eizo PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 24 May 2021
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should you buy an Eizo PC Monitor?

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

We've collated all the key information on Eizo PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 200,000 user and expert reviews and over 3,800 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,500 PC monitors to impartially compare each PC monitor brand.

Eizo are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $209 for the EV2456 which has a display diagonal of 24.1" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and go up to $2,279 for the ColorEdge CG248-4K which has a display diagonal of 23.8" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new Eizo PC monitor is $1,286.

Eizo are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning PC monitors.

Is Eizo the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Eizo 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.

Eizo is ranked the No. 14 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Eizo is the 14th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
LG
South Korea
95%
95%
17,888 reviews
#2
Taiwan
95%
95%
24,654 reviews
#3
Taiwan
95%
95%
26,159 reviews
#4
United States
94%
94%
19,555 reviews
#5
Taiwan
94%
94%
6,585 reviews
#6
HP
United States
93%
93%
9,492 reviews
#7
South Korea
91%
91%
14,953 reviews
#8
Taiwan
91%
91%
19,328 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
90%
90%
669 reviews
#10
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
12,062 reviews
#11
China
87%
87%
1,712 reviews
#12
MSI
86%
86%
1,705 reviews
#13
Netherlands
82%
82%
3,705 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
1,320 reviews
#15
78%
78%
74 reviews
#16
Alienware
United States
77%
77%
1,644 reviews
#17
Gigabyte
75%
75%
274 reviews
#18
ELO
75%
75%
4 reviews
#19
Sceptre
74%
74%
436 reviews
#20
GeChic
72%
72%
181 reviews
#21
V7
72%
72%
34 reviews
#22
Japan
71%
71%
3,138 reviews
#23
Aopen
68%
68%
7 reviews
#24
Japan
67%
67%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
2 reviews
#26
67%
67%
649 reviews
#27
Japan
66%
66%
0 reviews
#28
AG Neovo
65%
65%
1 review
#29
Viotek
64%
64%
11 reviews
#30
Viewera
63%
63%
0 reviews
#31
Taiwan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#32
61%
61%
0 reviews
#33
Tatung
61%
61%
0 reviews
#34
Elo TouchSystems
60%
60%
5 reviews
#35
DoubleSight
59%
59%
0 reviews
#36
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#37
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
AVUE
57%
57%
0 reviews
#39
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Eizo 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
Eizo PC Monitors

Eizo have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Eizo PC monitor being 77%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Eizo PC monitor is $35 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

The average review score for a Eizo PC monitor is 77%.

There's a smaller selection of Eizo PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 18 Eizo PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Eizo PC monitors also tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$244
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $13,699
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$1,286
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $6,349
Price Distribution of Eizo PC Monitors

What Do the Eizo PC Monitor Reviews Say?

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

Eizo logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
144
4 stars
43
3 stars
16
2 stars
4
1 star
0
Eizo logo

User Reviews

5 stars
612
4 stars
125
3 stars
41
2 stars
39
1 star
37
Eizo has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 90% of expert reviews and 86% of user reviews for Eizo PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Eizo PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was solidly made, easy to use and a good size. Their PC monitors have also won 130+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Eizo 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 AOC Asus Benq Philips LG Eizo
prad.de logo
60%
17 reviews
69%
44 reviews
70%
28 reviews
66%
20 reviews
77%
40 reviews
81%
27 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
89%
31 reviews
89%
29 reviews
92%
32 reviews
91%
13 reviews
91%
33 reviews
94%
3 reviews
Techradar logo
80%
22 reviews
79%
19 reviews
79%
29 reviews
78%
23 reviews
84%
11 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
78%
24 reviews
84%
28 reviews
87%
12 reviews
79%
17 reviews
74%
13 reviews
100%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
81%
29 reviews
75%
13 reviews
79%
17 reviews
76%
17 reviews
87%
3 reviews
93%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
86%
19 reviews
90%
10 reviews
94%
7 reviews
90%
10 reviews
88%
26 reviews
92%
12 reviews
kitguru.net logo
83%
30 reviews
84%
28 reviews
80%
7 reviews
82%
19 reviews
playwares.com logo
81%
8 reviews
79%
13 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
81%
15 reviews
Chip.de logo
75%
8 reviews
82%
19 reviews
79%
5 reviews
66%
7 reviews
77%
27 reviews
81%
11 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
83%
32 reviews
84%
1 review
80%
19 reviews
81%
24 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
86%
40 reviews
89%
6 reviews
89%
2 reviews
86%
23 reviews
91%
2 reviews
PC Mag logo
73%
18 reviews
79%
16 reviews
76%
21 reviews
72%
5 reviews
77%
11 reviews
70%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
78%
21 reviews
82%
17 reviews
79%
11 reviews
75%
17 reviews
75%
2 reviews
Digital Versus logo
80%
17 reviews
91%
14 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
76%
11 reviews
100%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
88%
10 reviews
91%
14 reviews
84%
2 reviews
89%
9 reviews
90%
18 reviews
88%
5 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
82%
19 reviews
75%
10 reviews
73%
15 reviews
80%
5 reviews
72%
5 reviews
90%
1 review
gadgetreview.com logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
19 reviews
90%
10 reviews
77%
11 reviews
computertotaal.nl logo
86%
13 reviews
88%
12 reviews
87%
6 reviews
83%
8 reviews
87%
6 reviews
100%
1 review
topnewreview.com logo
80%
17 reviews
80%
9 reviews
76%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
82%
4 reviews
komputer.dk logo
86%
19 reviews
84%
14 reviews
93%
4 reviews
84%
7 reviews
Other Expert Sites
63%
753 reviews
61%
636 reviews
69%
443 reviews
64%
342 reviews
68%
284 reviews
60%
121 reviews
Average
80%
1,155 reviews
82%
971 reviews
82%
723 reviews
79%
590 reviews
81%
522 reviews
87%
192 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Eizo PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 137 industry awards for Eizo PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Eizo to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Eizo has won 137 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards AOC Asus Benq Philips LG Eizo
hardware.info logo
23
22
21
17
19
10
kitguru.net logo
28
28
6
18
prad.de logo
11
20
13
7
12
9
uk.hardware.info logo
20
13
12
9
11
4
greentechreviews.ru logo
26
19
17
ua.gecid.com logo
11
19
2
12
3
altomdata.dk logo
13
13
8
7
1
Expert Reviews logo
14
7
8
5
2
5
tomshardware.com logo
8
9
14
2
4
chip.com.my logo
8
12
11
3
3
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
10
11
2
3
HEXUS.net logo
14
9
5
7
1
megaobzor.com/ logo
16
1
13
2
xfastest.com logo
6
16
7
3
prohardver.hu logo
3
3
1
21
2
gamezoom.net logo
16
1
10
1
benchmark.pl logo
6
2
7
10
3
xtremehardware.com logo
11
4
4
5
3
Digital Versus logo
4
9
7
2
1
2
Les Numeriques.com logo
6
9
5
2
1
2
Other Expert Sites
390
466
210
136
115
94
Total
644
692
337
279
220
137

How Reliable Are Eizo PC Monitors?

We checked over 200,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Eizo PC monitors. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 97% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Eizo PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

97% of reviewers think Eizo PC monitors are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

features a built in colour correction device that will automatically periodically check that the monitor is
Ephotozine
reliability that you can certainly get on an enterprise model
monitornerds.com
ink as the proofing process becomes much more reliable
Bhphotovideo.com
feels well built
Amazon
the build quality is excellent
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

is easily scratched
amazon.co.uk

What is the Ultimate Eizo PC Monitor?

Eizo ColorEdge CG279X

$2,049.00
Adorama
Eizo ColorEdge CG279X
Buy Now
Eizo ColorEdge CG279X
27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
13ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
WIDE-
GAMUT
LED
$55
OVER 5 YEARS
B

For those with an unlimited budget then the Eizo ColorEdge CG279X is the best Eizo PC monitor out there. At $2,049 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 77.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (27")
Built-in USB hub
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

An economical to run and award winning 27" LCD screen, with a very good spec. Owners report that this LCD screen has a great video quality, good features and it's well made.

95
Reviews
19 Reviews + 3 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Value for Money
Good
95
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Eizo ColorEdge CG279X has very good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 19 reviews.

Expert Reviews Recommended
digifotopro.nl Gold
prad.de Very Good
Unboxing EIZO CG279X ColorEdge
Unboxing EIZO CG279X ColorEdge

The cheapest price that we could find for the ColorEdge CG279X in the US is $2,049.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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