Acer Predator X34 vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer Predator X34
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
3x faster response time Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a response time of 4ms, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (10ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Two DisplayPorts Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the Acer Predator X34 is two, but the HP ENVY 34 only has one DisplayPort.
One more USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has four USB Type-A downstream ports, however the HP ENVY 34 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
16% narrower Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a width of 825mm. That's 125.8mm narrower than the HP ENVY 34 (950.8mm).
12 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£98.59 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer Predator X34 only costs £3.68 to run whereas the HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run (2679% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Acer Predator X34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", but the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
Seven more awards
The Acer Predator X34 has 8 awards from expert review sites, however the HP ENVY 34 has 1 award.
11 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.36cm bigger than the Acer Predator X34 (86.36cm).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer Predator X34 (350 cd/m²).
One more HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator X34 only has one HDMI port.
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 2kWh lower than the Acer Predator X34 (91kWh).
Significantly lighter Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a weight of 8kg, whereas the Acer Predator X34 is a 15kg weight PC monitor (7kg heavier).
Shorter Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 374.1mm tall. That's 80.9mm shorter than the Acer Predator X34 (374.1mm).
Shallower Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 93.9mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator X34 is a 308mm deep PC monitor (214.1mm deeper).
Cheaper by £220
The HP ENVY 34 is £220.01 cheaper than the Acer Predator X34.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", whereas the Acer Predator X34 has a rating of "C".
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 90%, whereas the average rating of the Acer Predator X34 is 81% (based on 14 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the Acer Predator X34 is 64% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
1% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer Predator X34 is an 86cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.36cm smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer Predator X34 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (350 cd/m²).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer Predator X34 is one, but the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
3% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer Predator X34 is a 93kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 2kWh higher than the HP ENVY 34 (91kWh).
7kg heavier Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a weight of 15kg, but the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (7kg lighter).
18% taller Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a height of 455mm. That's 80.9mm taller than the HP ENVY 34 (374.1mm).
214.1mm deeper Edit
Acer Predator X34 is 308mm deep, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 93.9mm deep PC monitor (214.1mm shallower).
More expensive by £220
The Acer Predator X34 is £220.01 more expensive than the HP ENVY 34.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Acer Predator X34 has an average expert score of 81%, but the HP ENVY 34 has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 3 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Acer Predator X34 only has an average user score of 64%, but the HP ENVY 34 has an average user rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Vastly slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, however the Acer Predator X34 is a 4ms response time PC monitor (10ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one DisplayPort Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator X34 only has two DisplayPorts.
One less USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the HP ENVY 34 is three, but the Acer Predator X34 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Wider Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 950.8mm wide. That's 125.8mm wider than the Acer Predator X34 (950.8mm).
Fewer sellers
The HP ENVY 34 is only stocked by 13 retailers, but the Acer Predator X34 is stocked by 25 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by five months
The HP ENVY 34 is five months older than the Acer Predator X34.
Higher running costs over five years by £98.59
The running costs of the HP ENVY 34 are £102.27 which is £98.59 more than the Acer Predator X34 over five years. Show assumptions.
Seven less awards
The HP ENVY 34 has only received 1 award, but the Acer Predator X34 has received 8 awards.

Awards

8 Awards
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
legitreviews.com: Recommended
overclockersclub.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Good Product
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

19 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 0.64
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 3.68
Purchase price £ 919.98
Total cost of ownership £ 923.66
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 102.27
Purchase price £ 699.97
Total cost of ownership £ 802.24
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.018T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.018 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
34" 34"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.232 x 0.232
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
86cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
4ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
2
BEST
1
USB 3.0 Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4
BEST
3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
7W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.43W
Typical Power Consumption
0.4W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
93kWh 91kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 477.1mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 197.2mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 950.8mm
Weight
15kg 8kg
BEST
Height
455mm 374.1mm
BEST
Depth
308mm 93.9mm
BEST
Width
825mm
BEST
950.8mm

Technical Details

Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
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