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Dell S2716DG

Dell S2716DG
alaScore 91

170 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 reviews of Dell S2716DG. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback, but comments are divided on the price.

usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Dell S2716DG is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Dell S2716DG from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on People are impressed by the price. The design also gets good feedback, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability.

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92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell S2716DG 27-Inch TN LED Gaming 16:9 Widescreen monitor with Nvidia G-Sync QHD (2560 x 1440DP) 144Hz HDMI 1.4, Display Port 1.2 210-AGULDell S2716DG 27-Inch TN LED Gaming 16:9 Widescreen monitor with Nvidia G-Sync QHD (2560 x 1440DP) 144Hz HDMI 1.4, Display Port 1.2 210-AGUL

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (

Dell S2716DG


Gaming monitors have been experimenting with their specifications for a couple of years, but now it feels like big-brand panels are settling into more of a rhythm: 1440p panels with G-Sync or AMD FreeSync are beginning to dominate.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : AkG / Eber (

Dell S2716DG G-SYNC Gaming Monitor Review


NVIDIA's G-SYNC is about two years old and in most respects, it has aged gracefully. The technology has undergone a number of different evolutions,

There has been a lot of excitement surrounding Dell’s S2716DG and with good reason. This monitor represents their first foray into adaptive

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Brad Bourque (

Dell S2716DG review


High refresh rate ; Solid construction ; Versatile stand

Poor black levels and contrast ; Inaccurate gamma ; Bland color ; Too expensive for its mediocre performance

Consumer review (

Great Spec on paper but very bad QA


I bought this monitor because of the specs, Very doesn't have many other with the same spec and the ones it does cost a small fortune. I was extremely excited when it arrived till the moment I turned it on... from then on all I felt was disappointment....

Apr, 2018

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Great value G-Sync Monitor


I bought this monitor for my husband who uses it for work as well as gaming. He is extremely happy with the performance of G-Sync with his GeForce GTX 1070 and would happily recommend this monitor to anyone who needs a smooth and crisp gaming experience.

Nov, 2017

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Dell S2716DG Monitor


Item extremely well packaged. Very well built with pleanty of functionality. No dead pixels on power up. Coloour and contrast require adjusting from factory setup, other than that monitor is extremely pleasing to view. Used for flight simulation no...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (

Perfect choice for a gamer


Nothing to add.Very good quality and performance. Overwatch in 2k and 144 hz looked stunning.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (

Dell S2716DG


Great picture quality and refresh rate

The buttons on the underside of the screen are worthy of a tutorial all of their own

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (

Love it.


JL had the best price by a mile. Beautiful monitor, no flaws, zero dead pixels. Took me a couple of days to get used to the small text at 100% zoom, I don't like to alter Windows scaling, but I'm quite comfortable with 100% now. 144Hz in gaming looks...

Oct, 2017

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Fantastic monitor for gaming, look no further!!!


Was recommended this monitor to suit my g sync enabled graphics card. The 2k picture mixed with 144hz synced video play is just next level, no games console on the best tv can compare! Note this monitor will need colour settings adjusted in order to...

Sep, 2017

Product Specifications


Certification:FCC, UL / RoHS, TCO Displays / TCO, RoHS
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver


Cable lock slot:Y
Chassis Type:Mini Tower / SFF
Colour of product:Black
Feet colour:Black/Silver
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Small Business / Home Office, Small Business
Market positioning:Gaming
Number of 2.5" Bays:1 / 2
Number of 3.5" Bays:1 / 2
Number of 5.25" Bays:1 / 2
Placement supported:Horizontal/Vertical / Vertical


3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color gamut:82
Colour gamut:82
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:350
Display brightness (typical):350
Display diagonal:68.6
Display number of colours:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:TN
HD type:2K Ultra HD / Quad HD
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel pitch:0.233 x 0.233 / 0.311 x 0.104
Response Time:1
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:2560 x 1440
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 170
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 170


Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
LED indicators:Power
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On/off switch:Y / Yes
Pivot:Y / Yes
Plug and Play:Y / Yes
Power LED:Y / Yes
Swivelling:Y / Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
VESA mounting:Y / Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Expansion slots

PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots:2
PCI Express x1 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x16 slots:1 / 2
PCI Express x4 slots:1
PCI slots:1


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.024 / 1.7 / 1.74 / 64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1902 / 0x1912 / 0x412 / 1912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 4600 / Intel® HD Graphics 510 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Logistics data

Master carton height:45.4
Master carton length:70.5
Master carton weight:10.1
Master carton width:21.4
Number of cartons per pallet:12
Number of layers per pallet:2
Pallet height:102.8
Pallet length:121.9
Pallet weight:141.2
Pallet width:101.6
Quantity per layer:6
Quantity per master carton:1
Quantity per pallet:12


Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x DIMM / 4x DIMM


Built-in Camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):N / No
TV tuner integrated:N / No


Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wake-on-LAN ready:Y
Wi-Fi:N / Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 10668 / -15.2 - 12192 / 0 - 12192
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048 / -15.2 - 5000 / 0 - 5000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):-40 - 65 / 10 - 80 / 20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40 / 10 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60 / -40 - 65

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW
Optical drives quantity:1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Cables included:AC / AC, DisplayPort, USB
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display brightness:350
Display diagonal:68.6
Display included:Y
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Type:LED
Drivers included:Y
Manual:Y / Yes
Panel Type:TN
Quick start guide:Y
Stand included:Y / Yes
User Guide on CD-ROM: No
Viewing angle, horizontal:160
Viewing angle, vertical:170

Packaging Data

Package depth:705.1
Package height:453.9
Package material:Corrugated cardboard, Expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam, Polyethylene (PE)
Package weight:10.1
Package width:214.1


AMD FreeSync:N
Audio output channels:5.1
Compatible processor series:Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium / Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium
Dell E-Value Code:S2716DG
Motherboard chipset:Intel H110 / Intel H81 / Intel Q170
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS
Product Type:PC

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y / Yes
Audio output:Y / Yes
Built-in USB hub:No / Y
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / 2
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / Y
Number of upstream ports:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 6
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:4
USB version:3.0 / 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Current rating:1.5
Power consumption (max):90
Power consumption (PowerSave):32.63
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):47
Power Supply:180 / 240 / 255 / 300
Power supply input frequency:50 - 60
Power supply input voltage:100 - 240


Bus type:DMI / DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N / Y
FSB Parity:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1333,1600,1866,2133 / 1866,1333,2133,1600 / 2133,1333,1600,1866
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 1x8+2x4, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.3 / 3.40
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Pentium G
Processor frequency:2.7 / 3.2 / 3.3 / 3.7
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:G4400 / i3-6100 / I5-4460 / I5-6400
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-4400 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop Series / Intel Pentium G4400 series For Desktop
Processor Socket:LGA1151 / Socket H3 (LGA 1150) / Socket H4 (LGA 1151)
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / R0 / S0
System bus rate:5 / 8
Tcase:65 / 71 / 72.72
Thermal Design Power (TDP):47, 51 / 47, 54 / 51 / 65 / 84

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 22
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Demand Based Switching:N
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Fast Memory Access:N
Intel FDI Technology:N / Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:N
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Processor ARK ID:80817 / 88179 / 88185 / 90729
Processor code:SR1QK / SR2BY / SR2DC / SR2HG
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, SSE4.1
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2013D / PCG 2015C

Recycling data

Corrugated cardboard content per package:2.83
Expanded polyethylene (EPE) foam content per package:22.6
Polyethylene (PE) content per bag:52.9


Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO


Card reader integrated:N
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:175 / 274 / 293 / 436.3 / 5.56 / 55.6 / 92.6
Depth (with stand):20 / 200.3
Height :175 / 290 / 350 / 36.2 / 362.5 / 380
Height (with stand):41.6 / 416.3
Package weight:10.1
Weight:4.4 / 4.48 / 4.81 / 8 / 8.5 / 8.9
Weight (with stand):6.88
Weight with stand:6.88
Width:154 / 292 / 360 / 436.3 / 61.2 / 612.5 / 92.6
Width (with stand):61.2 / 612.5