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Viewsonic VA712b

Viewsonic VA712b
alaScore 83

71 reviews

Apr, 2014

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 70 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 80/100 and users rate it 84/100. The average review date is Apr 6, 2006. We have compared these reviews to 315027 reviews from other Monitors. The alaScore™ for this product is 83/100 = Very good. Last update: Apr 19, 2014.

Review analysis

(Based on 71 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

Nice 17" LCD


Fast shipment. Newegg rocks!

Great LCD for the price. Very bright display, clean design. Very compact on my desktop. Zero dead pixels upon arrival and a snap to set up

The base tilt adjustment leaves a little to be desired

Consumer review by:

Shipping Cost When Item is Bad


pay shipping twice and that raised my overall cost

This monitor is working great and my grandson love it

The first monitor was bad and the second monitor is working great and my grandson love it. My cost went up because I had to pay shipping twice and that raised my overall cost

Consumer review by:

Bought two


Realible, works well, DVI cord, no ghosting

For the money I dont think you cauld ask for more. There are cheaper LCD but not this reliable


Consumer review by:

good gamer LCD's


the speakers are not even needed

I have 3, 2 are great had to RMA 3rd, bad contrast can't against out the strange background lighting, they replaced no problem

bad speakers on both , 1 has good speakers

Consumer review by:

No dead pixels


Bright, colorful, price. No dead pixles, which was a relief seeing that my last LCD had one in the upper right

Controls aren't as well thought-out as my Polyview S17E, and the stand stucks

Consumer review by:

Great Monitor!


Shipping was so fast it made my head spin. Ordered 31OCT and received 02Nov! That was from NJ all the way up here to Northern New Hampshire! Super job Newegg!!

Light weight, great picture, no dead pixels and comes with DVI cable. Bought this monitor for my wife to replace her 6 year old gateway 17" CRT. She loves it


Consumer review by:

nice monitor


had it for over a year and well worth the price

great monitor never had problem with burn in and i leave it on for days. very bright screen and at a great price

annoying when a blue pop up comes on an says analog but not a big deal. speakers are weak and there is no volume control on the monitor

Consumer review by:

ViewSonic Value Series VA712B Black 17" 8ms LCD Monitor 350 cd/m2 350:1 Built-in Speakers


Shipping is always timely with New Egg.

I purchased 12/05 and have truely enjoyed this monitor. Have had absolutly no problems. Great view for the money


Consumer review by:



Great monitor, clear. Built in speakers are great space savers

Case seems kind of thin, flimsy

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the back pannel keeps falling off

great color, built in speakers

the blue pop out on the monitor gets a little annoying and the sound could get a little better but what do you expect. its a monitor

Product Specifications

The 17" ViewSonic VA712b LCD display features ViewSonic's innovative CLEARMOTIV BROADCAST-QUALITY VIDEO WITH DYNAMIC STRUCTURE" TECHNOLOGY to combine an 8ms video response with vibrant, clear images. This value-positioned display brings tech-savvy users all the bells and whistles they crave without the big price tag. OPTISYNC TECHNOLOGY FURTHER ENHANCES THIS DISPLAY'S APPEAL by enabling connections to multiple digital and analog video sources. Enjoy a true multimedia experience with less clutter and components on the desktop with the all-in-one VA712b LCD - great for mixed data, audio, graphics and video content.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


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:350cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:350:1
Image Max H-View Angle:160/176
Image Max V-View Angle:140/173
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1280 x 1024
Response Time:8ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


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

Input Device

Type: None


Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CCC / CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NOM / PCBC / PSB / SASO / TCO '99 / TUV Ergo / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CCC / CE / cUL / FCC Class B certified / GOST / ISO 13406-2 / MPR II / NOM / PCBC / SASO / TCO '99 / TUV Ergo / TUV GS / TUV S / UL / VCCI / TCO 99/TCO '99 / TCO 99

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

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