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ViewSonic Optiquest Q71

ViewSonic Optiquest Q71
alaScore 83

26 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of ViewSonic Optiquest Q71. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 ViewSonic Optiquest Q71 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 26 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for ViewSonic Optiquest Q71


alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of ViewSonic Optiquest Q71 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Optiquest Q71 17" Monitor (PC/Mac)Viewsonic Optiquest Q71 17" CRT Monitor (Pc/Mac)Viewsonic Optiquest Q71 17" CRT Monitor (Pc/Mac)

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

Optiquest Q71


Bargain-hunting home or small-business users looking for great graphics should check out the Q71.

May, 2000

Consumer review by: (

Kick A** monitor


Very Good Monitor

not one

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: Alyson Maclay (

superior quality


superior quality


May, 2002

Consumer review by: Christa (

17" Montior opinion


Great! Fantastic! Works well with even direct sunlight.

Very deep so you must be close.

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: (

ViewSonic Optiquest Q71 17" Monitor


Excellent video card performance, clarity and warranty.

No Cons against it, we own 3.

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: (

View Sonic Monitor


Great picture quality


Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: James (

This review doesn't really matter now because this monitor is so old.


Display has high refresh rate, is so crisp and I have 1280X1024 res!!!

Fricking thing is huge when there are flat screens everywhere.

Apr, 2002

Consumer review by: N/A (

Do your homework before buying!


Look online for other problems before buying this one you might wanna try a different monitor!

Shipped fast thats it

Died after 4 months of use. I work out of town all week so it only got used on the weekends. Only has a 30 day return policy totally disappointed with newegg on this one

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (

Good monitor for the price.


I work at a company with about 50 computers. This monitor has by far been the most reliable we have used.

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: firefoxrules (

Great price and proformance


Clean graphics, clear display

nothing really bad about this product

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications

With its sharp focus, bright images and high refresh rates, the Q71 is the best value 17" (16.0" viewable) monitor available from Optiquest today. It's ideal for home, business and educational environments that require quality at an affordable price. Designed for applications requiring a large screen, it is the perfect monitor for full office automation including word processing and spreadsheets, as well as graphics, entertainment and web surfing. Add value and distinction to your PC or Mac with the very affordable Optiquest Q71. Additional value-added features include OnView controls for precise settings, including ViewMatch screen-to-print color matching along with Plug and Play, which saves time and effort on system installation. The Optiquest Q71 delivers all the quality, performance and value you've come to expect from Optiquest.

Audio Output

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:17in
Diagonal Size (metric):43.2cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.23mm/0.27mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Compatibility:Mac / PC/Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ViewSonic Optiquest

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:BCIQ / C-Tick / CCIB / CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DEMKO / DHHS / DOC-B / FCC Class B certified / FEMKO / ISO 140001 / ISO 9001 / ISO 9241-3 / MPR II / NEMKO / NOM / PCT / Plug and Play / SASO / SEMKO / TUV GS / UL / VCCI / VDE / VESA DPMS/CE / CSA / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DEMKO / DHHS / DOC-B / EPA Energy Star / FCC Class B certified / FEMKO / ISO 9241 / MPR II / NEMKO / NUTEK / Plug and Play+ / PTB / SEMKO / TUV GS / UL / VCCI-II / VESA DPMS/cUL / DDC-1 / DDC-2B / DHHS / FCC Class B certified / ICES-003 / ISO 140001 / ISO 9001 / MPR II / Plug and Play / UL/EPA Energy Star / MPR III/TUV Ergo / CB / TUV S / NOM / ICES-003 / DHHS / cUL / TUV GS / MPR II / FCC Class B certified

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

Digital Video Standard: None
TV Tuner Presence: No