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Should You Buy an Eizo PC Monitor?

Updated 28 August 2019 by Matthew
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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 it's .

We've collated all the key information on Eizo PC monitors in this handy guide. We've analysed over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,400 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 $261 for the FlexScan EV2216 which has a display diagonal of 22" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1680 x 1050 and go up to $5,739 for the CG319X which has a display diagonal of 31.1" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K). The average price of a new Eizo PC monitor is $1,335.

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. 15 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Eizo is the 15th best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,246 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,235 reviews
#3
United States
94%
94%
8,262 reviews
#4
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,339 reviews
#5
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,646 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,585 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,443 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,032 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,600 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,536 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
333 reviews
#13
China
82%
82%
877 reviews
#14
82%
82%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
560 reviews
#16
Japan
76%
76%
2,367 reviews
#17
75%
75%
340 reviews
#18
GeChic
74%
74%
53 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
170 reviews
#21
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#22
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
427 reviews
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
69%
69%
1 review
#26
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#27
64%
64%
0 reviews
#28
Taiwan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
AG Neovo
61%
61%
1 review
#30
Elo TouchSystems
60%
60%
2 reviews
#31
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
ViewZ
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Viewera
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#40
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
CTL
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
ZOWIE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Mimo Monitors
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
Ikegami
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Crossover
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
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 76%. Eizo also have a number of great features including auto ecoview which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Eizo PC monitor is 76%.

There's a smaller selection of Eizo PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with only 24 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.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Eizo PC monitor is $25 (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
$278
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,949
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$1,335
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,849
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
108
4 stars
37
3 stars
6
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Eizo logo

User Reviews

5 stars
158
4 stars
24
3 stars
5
2 stars
15
1 star
12
Eizo has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 96% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Eizo PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Eizo
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
69%
11 reviews
84%
16 reviews
89%
21 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
25 reviews
91%
9 reviews
88%
18 reviews
94%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
100%
2 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
70%
1 review
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
19 reviews
79%
6 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
90%
2 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
14 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
73%
15 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
90%
10 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
91%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
91%
9 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
17 reviews
80%
2 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
90%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
82%
9 reviews
90%
1 review
ichip.ru logo
81%
11 reviews
77%
4 reviews
87%
3 reviews
76%
2 reviews
81%
7 reviews
86%
8 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
01net.com logo
76%
9 reviews
77%
6 reviews
70%
2 reviews
69%
9 reviews
72%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
495 reviews
61%
423 reviews
69%
380 reviews
63%
252 reviews
65%
240 reviews
58%
86 reviews
Average
81%
796 reviews
78%
689 reviews
81%
630 reviews
78%
447 reviews
80%
444 reviews
87%
147 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Eizo PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 103 industry awards for Eizo PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to Eizo to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Eizo has won 103 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Eizo
hardware.info logo
18
14
17
9
7
8
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
13
2
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
14
8
5
3
prad.de logo
17
5
10
1
4
5
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
9
8
11
2
8
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
2
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
1
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
6
2
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
5
3
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
1
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
4
2
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
01net.com logo
5
4
1
4
3
1
Other Expert Sites
361
234
176
110
143
78
Total
575
385
308
194
220
103

How Reliable Are Eizo PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Eizo PC monitors. 10 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 94% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Eizo PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

94% 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
Built in spectrometer validates colors to match press standards
Bhphotovideo.com
feels well built
Amazon
Great monitor perfect picture well made
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

is easily scratched
amazon.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Eizo PC Monitors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Eizo PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include auto ecoview.

Eizo Auto Ecoview

Eizo PC monitors that feature auto ecoview include the Eizo FlexScan EV2216 ($261).

What is the Ultimate Eizo PC Monitor?

Eizo ColorEdge CG277

$2,190.99
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Eizo ColorEdge CG277
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Eizo ColorEdge CG277
27"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
6ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$60
OVER 5 YEARS
C

For those with an unlimited budget then the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is the best Eizo PC monitor out there. At $2,190.99 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 77.

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

A very economical to run and multi award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with a very good spec. Purchasers report that has a good screen, it has a very sharp image and it's very well made.

96
Reviews
40 Reviews + 4 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Value for Money
Good
89
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has fantastic expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 40 reviews.

Trusted Reviews Recommended
Ephotozine Highly Recommended
alphr.com Recommended
digifotopro.nl Platinum
Eizo CG277 Unboxing, set up and Calibration
Eizo CG277 Unboxing, set up and Calibration
???????????????? EIZO ColorEdge CG277 ??? The RevieWER#91 ??????? 1
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[Coolenjoy] EIZO ColorEdge CG277 Preview
[Coolenjoy] EIZO ColorEdge CG277 Preview
[www.coolenjoy.net] EIZO ColorEdge CG277 Preview
[www.coolenjoy.net] EIZO ColorEdge CG277 Preview
Unboxing of Eizo CG277 Monitor
Unboxing of Eizo CG277 Monitor
Eizo CG277 Monitor Unboxing
Eizo CG277 Monitor Unboxing
Eizo ColorEdge CG277 Unboxing
Eizo ColorEdge CG277 Unboxing

The cheapest price that we could find for the ColorEdge CG277 in the US is $2,190.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Eizo PC Monitor?

Eizo EV2456

$551.69
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Eizo EV2456
Buy Now
Eizo EV2456
24.1"
WUXGA
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A++

At only $551.69 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Eizo EV2456 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Built-in speaker
Built-in USB hub
Very wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

A fully featured and multi award winning 24.1" flatpanel monitor. It has a built-in speaker, a built-in USB hub and an HDMI and features Plug & Play.

97
Reviews
8 Reviews + 4 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
65
Value for Money
Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Eizo EV2456 has terrific expert reviews with an average expert rating of 95%.

uk.hardware.info Ulitmate
hardware.info Ulitmate
benchmark.pl Good Product
prad.de Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the EV2456 in the US is $551.69 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an Eizo PC Monitor?
Is Eizo the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Eizo PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Eizo PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Eizo PC Monitors?
Features to Look Out For On Eizo PC Monitors
Eizo Auto Ecoview
What is the Ultimate Eizo PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Eizo PC Monitor?

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