Sceptre Introduces 27" 1080p LCD Monitor For Just $399 - HotHardware
Sceptre Introduces 27" 1080p LCD Monitor For Just $399

Sceptre Introduces 27" 1080p LCD Monitor For Just $399

Here's a name you haven't heard in awhile: Sceptre. The company has been making LCDs, TVs and other monitors for years now, but it has definitely been awhile since it was able to product something to take on the offerings out now from Dell, Samsung, Sharp and the rest of the gang. Making a play for business in the "my current LCD is too tiny" sector, Sceptre has introduced a new 27" high-def LCD monitor with a 60,000:1 contrast ratio and an ultra-fast 2ms response time.

The display has a Full HD (1080p, or 1920x1080) resolution, along with an Energy Star 5.0 certification, 400cd/m2 brightness, 50000 hour lamp life, built-in speakers and VGA/DVI/HDMI/Audio Input ports. Best of all, the monitor is selling for just $399, which means the 27" of your dreams is now more accesible than ever.

Sceptre Unveils State-of-the-Art 27-inch High-Def LCD Monitors with Technologically Advanced 60,000:1 Contrast Ratio and Ultra-Fast 2 ms Response Time

World class PC gaming monitors deliver superior performance without compromising sleek aesthetic appeal and eco-conscious design

City of Industry, Calif. - (March 3, 2010) Sceptre, world class manufacturers of high-quality TV and PC monitors, has just released its 27-inch true 1080p LCD widescreen PC monitors featuring industry-impressive 60,000:1 contrast ratios and ultra-fast 2 ms response times for a more realistic and advanced PC gaming experience.

“In the crowded LCD display space, the jaw-dropping performance and stylish design of our monitors are second to none,” said Cathy Chou, vice president of operations, Sceptre. “Specifically designed for the PC gaming community, the unparalleled quality of our high-def monitors creates a more life-like gaming experience that is a cut above the rest. Plus, its energy saving attributes make gamers feel better about indulging in their favorite pastime.”

Perfect for the PC game enthusiast, these widescreen ultra high-resolution monitors keep action crisp and clear to maximize visual stimulation and offer users a top-of-the-line gaming experience – without sacrificing sleek stylish appeal and eco-conscious design. PC enthusiasts can game green with these Energy Star 5.0 complied monitors, which reduce unnecessary energy usage to increase environmental sustainability and prolong monitor life.

  • Contrast ratio 1000:1 (Native) / 60,000:1 (DCR)
  • Response Time 2 ms  (OD)
  • Aspect Ratio 16:9 Wide Screen 
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Energy Star 5.0 complied
  • Brightness 400  cd/m2
  • 16.7 million colors
  • 50,000 hours lamp life
  • Viewing angle: 170° (horizontal) 160° (vertical)
  • Connections port: VGA, DVI, HDMI, Audio In
  • Built-in speakers: 3 watts per Channel

These sleek 27-inch LCD PC monitors are available in black for $399 MSRP at Costco and For more information, please visit

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Although I hate built in speakers this looks like a nice monitor. Great refresh full 1080 res the price is pretty nice to although if I was going to pay that kind of money I would want it to have an 8bit panel, rather than a 6 bit or lower which I bet it is.

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hmm, that is pretty darn good for that price. I may have to get 1 of these to replace my 26" TV I am useing.

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I agree. I don't know why anyone would buy a 27" monitor and not spend money on a decent set of speakers to go with it.

NOTE: NewEgg appears to have this monitor priced at *$329.99* -

NOTE2: NewEgg box may contain cardboard replica and notepad upon arrival.

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LMFAO 3vi1 i got what ur hinting at there xD i was going to say the same thing -.-. (they have done so good(in the past...) it hurts to bash them like this :D)

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