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Acer AL1714

Acer AL1714
alaScore 83

159 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Acer AL1714. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Acer AL1714 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Acer AL1714 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Jun, 2018

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Acer AL1714A Silver/Black 17" 6ms LCD Monitor 370 cd/m2 350:1


I do some gameing and it keeps up with all games.

had it in 3 days after ordering.Great job Newegg.right outta box,pluged in it in and works great.NO DEAD PIXs


Apr, 2006

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Not what I expected.


After about 4 hours of play my monitor starts flickering... so I reboot my computer , monitor dosen't work so I turn off the monitor then turn it on again, when It boots up there are lines going up and down on hte monitor and it says no signal, tried...

Good price, worked good for about 4 hours

It quit working

Mar, 2006

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Acer Fixes Problem


This is the best buy that I have seen and highly recommend it.

Arrived in Sept 05, and bought two more of these monitors. Original monitor had grid lines burned into the top of the screen by Feb 06. Went online to Acer's site and filled out a repair request and followed the instructions and sent the monitor to...

All three monitors have no dead pixels and are enjoyable to use. If you want DVI, then don't buy this monitor

Mar, 2006

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Only Working Under XP


Don't pass on this monitor because you have Win2K. Simply boot up in VGA mode and change your refresh rate to 60Hz if you need.

Great Monitor! Especially for the price. To the guy below that said this monitor only works in windows XP, sorry bud. When you swapped out your CRT for this new LCD you left the refresh rate set at higher than 60Hz. LCDs are notoriously picky about...

None yet

Mar, 2006

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Nicest screen i've seen


I love ACER. I have bought many products made by them and have never had a problem. Love Newegg got it the next day after ordering, WOW!!!! Don't know about 2000, but it works with Linux, XP and ME just fine for me. It is so much better than my old...

No dead pixels. Fast respone rate. Crystal clear. Bright. Cheap. Free shipping

No DVI input but can get convertor so no big deal

Mar, 2006

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Does what I needed


I like this monitor, great price & great product. Newegg as always came through with great service & shipping.

Sharp, bright & not a single instance of ghosting no matter the application or game

Runs a little on the hot side

Feb, 2006

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Acer AL1714CB-8 Black 17" 8ms LCD Monitor 370 cd/m2 350:1


As usual, great service from Newegg!!

No dead pixels. Very bright. Sleek and durable. Just an overall wonderful monitor


Feb, 2006

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Bright, no dead pix


Jan, 2006

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newegg is good!


I bought the silver version of this monitor, the more expensive one, it came with a scratch, so I sent it back, no big deal, they sent it to me UPS 3day select, I got the black one instead, but its picture quality is so much better then the silver more...

Great Quality, fast response time, looks very sleek, great settings, and of course acer, No dead pixels ; Neweggs shipping is also a very good pro, it took two-three days to get here


Jan, 2006

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Great LCD No Dead Pixels


As always, Newegg's fast delivery

Excellant color and clarity. Easy setup. Icing on the cake... NO dead pixels


Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

Enhance your vision with the Acer AL1714sm! Incorporating the latest LCD technology, the Acer AL1714sm offers the best visibility, performance and unprecedented value. The high level of brightness 370cd/m2 together with the optimal contrast ratio of 350:1 renders crisp images and enhances legibility. With its fast response time of 14s, the Acer AL1714sm brings remarkable display quality to your desktop!


Audio system:High Definition Audio

Audio Output



Battery Capacity:4400
Battery life (max):2.5
Battery performance:4400
Number of battery cells:6


Certification:ISO 13406-2, UL, EN60950, EN - 55022, MPR 1990, CSA, CB, TUV-GS, FCC-B, CE, TCO'99 / TCO'99 / TCO99


Color of product:Black
Market positioning:Home & Office

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):350:1
Display brightness:220 / 300 / 370
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 17
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1366 x 768
Display scan frequency (horizontal):22 - 82
Horizontal scan range:22 - 82
Pixel Pitch:0.0104 x 0.0104 / 0.264
Response Time:14 / 25 / 6 / 8
Vertical scan range:56 - 76 / 56.3 - 76
Viewable size, horizontal:13.3
Viewable size, vertical:10.6
Viewing angle, horizontal:140 / 160
Viewing angle, vertical:120 / 130

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)/Up to 16.2 million colors
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)/Up to 16.2 million colors
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.264mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:370cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:350:1
Image Max H-View Angle:160
Image Max V-View Angle:120
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:14ms/6ms/8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

AC adapter power:48.8
Power consumption (typical):51


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Plug and Play: Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 20
Tilt angle range:-5 - 20
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100 / 75 x 75


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 3200


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer

Input Device

Type: None


Internal memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory layout:1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Color:Beige/Black/Black / Silver
Compliant Standards:CB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / EN55022 / FCC Class A certified / ISO 13406-2 / TCO '99 / TUV GS / UL / VESA DPMS / TCO 99/ISO 13406-2 / TCO '99 / TCO 99/PC 99/TCO '99 / TCO 99


Audio system:Integrated Stereo Speakers


3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Operational Conditions

Storage temperature (T-T):-5 - 20
Storage temperature range (T-T):-5 - 20

Other Features

Bundled hardware:15-pin D-Sub
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Security Features:Locking device keyhole (cable lock)
Speakers and microphone:2,5W x 2
TV in port: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11b/g

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:1 x VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) / 15-pin D-Sub
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:48.8
Power consumption (typical):51


Processor cache:0.512
Processor cache type:L2
Processor family:AMD Athlon
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor front side bus:667

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Bundled software:eMachines Recovery Management, Adobe Reader, Corel WinDVD, NTI Media Maker
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:Norton Internet Security 2009\nMicrosoft Works 8.5 with Office Home and Student 2007


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:160

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.54 / 6.26 / 7.91 / 8.03 / 9.69
Depth (with stand):8.03
Height:14.7 / 14.9 / 15.4 / 7.99
Height (front):1.06
Height (rear):1.56
Height (with stand):15.4
Weight:10.1 / 12.3 / 5.95 / 7.72 / 9.48
Weight (with stand):7.72
Weight with stand:7.72
Width:14.4 / 14.6 / 15.1 / 15.6
Width (with stand):15.1