Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
AOC Razor 23 inch LED monitor review
Posted on 1-Jun-2011 17:06 by M Freitas | Tags Filed under: Reviews


One of my current LCD (I have two plugged into my laptop on a three monitor setup) is an old AOC model. So I was quite happy to have a new AOC Razor LED around here for a couple of months to test.

First because it uses a newer technology, and second because at 23" I'd be crazy to say no. So AOC sent me one of their AOC Razor e2343f2 series displays.

The first thing you notice is how thin this AOC Razor is. At 12.9 mm thin, it's also really light. The monitor is so thing because almost all of the components are on its base, making for a very sleak package.

The company says the mercury free LED saves up to 50% energy when compared with traditional non-LED displays.

All key controls are situated on the base and touch sensitive. They are kept dark until you touch them. The whole design, including the base being a VESA wall mount is really well done.

I got the AOC Razor e2343f2 out of the box and had no problem connecting to my laptop. It actually comes with two HDMI and one analog inputs. It worked really well with Windows 7, and I didn't have to get the CD out of the box. The necessary driver was installed automatically by Windows as soon as I plugged the monitor for the first time.

With a 1920x1080 resolution (60Hz) you are sure to have plenty of space to work on. And space I had. The best thing on this display is how easy it is to work. For example I used it extensively while working on a couple of Microsoft Word documents, and having two full pages side-by-side on the same screen is incredibly productive.





The low response time of 2ms also helped with games, although I felt like having to be "just right" in front of the monitor to prevent some colour changes.

Pros
- plenty of space for work and play
- ultra thin display won't use much space
- multiple digital inputs
- clean design with no visible buttons

Cons
- because it's so large, balance is something you have to pay attention to when positioning the display


More information: http://series.aocmonitor-ap.com/razor/anz/...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Driving an automatic - do you use one foot or both?
Created by geekIT, last reply by Geektastic on 22-Sep-2017 23:25 (134 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


iPhone 8/iPhone X, impressions?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by mattwnz on 23-Sep-2017 00:08 (401 replies)
Pages... 25 26 27


Auckland Airport fuel supply obliterated by digger
Created by Batman, last reply by k1wi on 23-Sep-2017 03:12 (220 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


How to backup/copy an iphone app?
Created by Batman, last reply by scuwp on 19-Sep-2017 19:37 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Mighty Ape Birthday hunt 2017
Created by ThePlague, last reply by joshhill96 on 21-Sep-2017 23:11 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


IOS 11 email client and Office 365 - heads up people
Created by gjm, last reply by mattwnz on 20-Sep-2017 17:15 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


When did we become America
Created by BTR, last reply by Fred99 on 22-Sep-2017 12:12 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Sky blames piracy for lost customers. Sky: it's time to wake up and smell the coffee.
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by Rikkitic on 21-Sep-2017 11:10 (482 replies)
Pages... 31 32 33