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HP L1740

HP L1740
alaScore 88

135 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the HP L1740 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 135 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Going dead left and right.


I work on several computer labs with this monitor, after a few years they die, badly. A coworker of mine had one spark at him.

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Good Monitor


I wanted to get rid of my dying CRT, so I wanted an average flat panel that would get the job done whilst still being able to enjoy good video quality for playing games, movies, and picture editing. I am very pleased with my purchase from New Egg!

Great physical movement range. No dead pixels upon arrival. Great quality

none so far

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good display and easy to set up, the height and pivot adjustments are nice.

could be clearer, I bought this monitor to add as a second monitor for my computer and it just doesn't compare to my Sony monitor.


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Great buy


Amazing quality with VGA, even better with DVI! I bought a new video card around the same time, so the combination of the two new products looks fantastic.

No included DVI cable is a minor "con" because I was able to one cheap.

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Bright and beautiful


It's slick look as well as great adjustability is impressive.

DVI cable not included.

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Excellent product.

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Quality+Price=Excellant Monitor


Would buy this model again. LCD monitors with such a good design, great configurable stand, extra features not found on average 17" LCD's like this one. EXTRAS: such as two USB ports, UP/DOWN/TILT/TWIST/stand with heavy base makes super stable monitor.

Incredibly well designed, great flexibility with incorporated stand, TWO USB ports, Carrying handle built in, extra large stable base. Hp thought of everything when they built this one. NO DEAD PIXELS!!! Thanks again NEWEGG, for the quick 3 day delivery

For the price, features included in the overall design, there are NO cons on this product

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HP L1740


I bought a HP L1740 LCD monitor for my mother. She reads a computer screen using bifocal glasses, which means she has to look up all the time. The L1740 has a base with fantastic adjustment capability. The monitor tilts way down, just like holding a...


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HP L1740 Silver-Black 17" 5ms LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 500:1


I work for a company that has used HP hardware exclusively for years and have seen hundreds of these monitors (am a support analyst). Overall image quality and brightness is great for business. I have only seen one with any dead pixels.

Product Specifications

The HP L1740 Flat Panel Monitor is the "heart and soul" of HP's award-winning flat panel monitor family. Compatible with a broad range of HP desktop PCs, this exceptional monitor offers the best technology, superior ergonomic design, as well as advanced features and functionality. This versatile monitor is designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of business users - from mainstream office applications to more specialized functions - and can be individually customized with optional HP audio and multimedia devices.

Audio Output

Type: None

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Cabinet (Chassis)

Built-in USB Hub: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


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:0.264mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:250cd/m2/300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1/500:1
Image Max H-View Angle:150/176
Image Max V-View Angle:135/176
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/DVI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15) / DVI
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:13ms/25ms/5ms/8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix/PC
Country Kits:Europe/United States/United States / India
Model:L1740/L1740 with Integrated Work Center Stand/L1755
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Carbonite/Carbonite black / Silver/Carbonite black / Silver/Silver / Carbonite black
Compliant Standards:BSMI / CCC / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / FCC / GS / ISO 13406-2 / MIC / MPR II / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / TUV / TUV Ergo / UL / VCCI/BSMI / CCEE / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / DDC/CI / FCC / GS / ISO 13406-2 / MIC / MPR II / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / TUV / UL / VCCI/BSMI / CCEE / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / FCC / GS / ISO 13406-2 / MIC / MPR II / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / RoHS / TUV / TUV Ergo / UL / VCCI/BSMI / CCEE / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / FCC / GS / ISO 13406-2 / MIC / MPR II / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / TCO '03 / TUV / TUV Ergo / UL / VCCI / TCO 03/BSMI / CCEE / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / FCC / GS / ISO 13406-2 / MIC / MPR II / NOM / PC 99 / Plug and Play / TUV / TUV Ergo / UL / VCCI/BSMI / CCEE / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-2B / FCC / GS / ISO 13406-2 / MIC / MPR II / NOM / PC 99 / TCO '03 / TUV / TUV Ergo / UL / VCCI / TCO 03/CE / MPR II / CSA / UL / TUV / VCCI / BSMI / PC 99 / CCIB / DDC-2B / GS / ISO 13406-2 / NOM / CCEE / TUV Ergo / MIC / FCC/FCC / MIC / TUV Ergo / CCEE / NOM
Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy
Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No