HP ZR2740w comparison

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HP ZR2740w

HP ZR2740w
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Dell U2713HM

Dell U2713HM
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Asus PA248Q

Asus PA248Q
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HP DreamColor LP2480zx

HP DreamColor LP2480zx
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HP x2301 Micro Thin LED monitor

HP x2301 Micro Thin LED monitor
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Price $615 at 1 store $549 to $799 at 7 stores $294 to $382 at 7 stores $1,567 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.9 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 1 review 3.0 stars out of 5 reviews 4.0 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 1 review 5.0 stars out of 1 review
Release date October 20, 2011 September 26, 2012 July 25, 2012 June 12, 2008 August 26, 2011
The Bottom Line The HP ZR2740w sacrifices customization to deliver a powerful monitor at a reasonable price. The Dell UltraSharp U2713HM is an excellent monitor that will satisfy both the performance snob and the features diva alike. The Asus PA248Q is a low-priced IPS monitor that doesn't skimp on performance or features. The HP DreamColor LP2480zx is a performance monster that costs too much for the features it offers. The HP x2301's low price, good performance, and sound design make it a new high-water mark for budget monitors.

Basic specs

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Display (projector) technology [Nov 3, 2011 from CDS: Display (Projector)] TFT active matrix
TFT active matrix
TFT active matrix
TFT active matrix
TFT active matrix
Max resolution 2560 x 1440
2560 x 1440
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080
Dot pitch 0.2331 mm
0.23 mm
0.27 mm
0.27 mm
0.265 mm
Input device type Info unavailable Info unavailable None
Info unavailable Info unavailable
LCD Backlight Technology WLED backlight
LED backlight
LED backlight
Info unavailable LED backlight
Viewable screen size Info unavailable 27 in
Info unavailable 24 in
23 in
Digital video standard Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
DisplayPort
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Service & support type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 3 years warranty
1 year warranty
Display (projector) diagonal size 27 in
27 in
24.1 in
24 in
23 in
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