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Dell E178WFP

Dell E178WFP
alaScore 88

98 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Dell E178WFP. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, 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 Dell E178WFP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 98 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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Consumer review ( review summary for Dell E178WFP


alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Dell E178WFP from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell 17-inch Black Flat Panel LCD Monitor E178FPDell 17-inch Black Flat Panel LCD Monitor E178FP

Mar, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Dell E178WFP


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Dell E178WFP from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell E178FP 17" Flat Panel LCD MonitorDell E178FP 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Mar, 2018

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Flatscreen Upgrade


Bought on special from Dell Refurbished site for under $300. Great deal.

When I purchased my desktop I chose a non-flatscreen monitor. When it started to go I opted for this model. The price was great, the quality great and it was easy to install and configure.

The stand doesn't adjust as high as my 1704FPT

Mar, 2008

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great monitor but really small


the best picture i have seen for a flat panel. the price really would be hard to be beat

really small . but hey its a 17 inch widescreen .not your regular 17 inch monitor there is a big difference.

Mar, 2008

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lots of pros

the monitor stand is a little cheezy, but im not complaining

Mar, 2008

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you should have shopped here wednesday for this


if you are looking to get a 17 inch flat screen monitor. don't look any further this is the one.

monitor has awesome picture very quick assembly and setup. used 5 to 7 day shipping. it was delivered to my door in 36 hours. thats customer service at its best. you cant go wrong with this monitor.


Mar, 2008

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Please with my purchase


Easy to set up and love the extra desk space!


Mar, 2008

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Three times the Praise!


I liked my first monitor so well I bought 2 more for the other computers in the house. Best picture on a monitor iI have ever seen. My desk top has a lot more room to work now. Purchasing this monitor is one thing you can't go wrong with, this one is...

can't list them if there aren't any.

Mar, 2008

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Easy to set up. Price was right!

A little difficult at first for a casual user to adjust monitor settings, but soon figured it out.

Mar, 2008

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Great display for the price


Great color and picture quality.

Trouble seeing all images on a website.

Mar, 2008

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if you want a great monitor this is it. outstanding for the price. completely satisfied.

Feb, 2008

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SE178WFP 17-inch


We bought this monitor for my Server. i receive a email about it and had it within 2 days of ordering it even though it indicated 3-5 days for shipping. It is a Great Monitor for a server for the price. Don't delay Buy it!!!!


Feb, 2008

Product Specifications

Widescreen is better suited to the eye's natural field of vision, which helps to reduce eye strain. The high resolution increases productivity because it can reduce toggling back and forth between windows. In addition, the flat panel design of the E178WFP takes up very little space on your desktop. Whether you are working or playing, wider and flatter truly is better. Dell monitors are sleek, with ultra-thin bezels so they look great in any environment. More than just a pretty face, Dell monitors are designed and built to the highest standards, providing the quality and reliability you expect when you see the Dell logo. The performance of the E178WFP is one more reason why Dell is the world's number one source for flat-panel monitors.

Audio Output

Type: None


Certification:Energy Star 4.0\nTCO '99\nEPEAT Silver
Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:5:4
Contrast ratio (typical):600:1 / 800:1
Display brightness:250 / 300
Display Diagonal:17
Display number of colors:16.77
Display Resolution:1280 x 1024 / 1440 x 900
Display scan frequency (horizontal):30 - 81
Display Technology:TN
Horizontal scan range:30 - 81
Native Aspect Ratio:5:4
Pixel Pitch:0 x 0 / 0.0100 x 0.0100
Response Time:5 / 8
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
Vertical scan range:56 - 76
Viewing angle, horizontal:160
Viewing angle, vertical:150 / 160

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.255mm/0.264mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:600:1/800:1
Image Max H-View Angle:160
Image Max V-View Angle:150/160
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024/1440 x 900
Response Time:5ms/8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (off):2
Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):40

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Silver


Cable lock slot:Kensington
On/Off switch: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:TCO '99 / TCO 99
Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista


Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No


Type: None

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 90
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Other Features

Power Requirements:100 - 240 VAC / 50 - 60 Hz

Ports & interfaces

DVI port: No
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (off):2

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):5.39 / 6
Height (with stand):13.3 / 15
Package weight:10.7 / 13
Weight with stand:11
Width (with stand):15