HP ENVY 34 vs Samsung S29E790C

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HP ENVY 34
Samsung S29E790C

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
15% bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a screen size of 34", however the Samsung S29E790C is only a 29" PC monitor (5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

15% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², however the Samsung S29E790C is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Expert reviews are better
The HP ENVY 34 has an average expert review score of 90% based on 3 reviews, however the Samsung S29E790C has an average rating of 85% (based on 4 reviews).
16 Reasons For
3D compatible Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is 3D compatible, but the HP ENVY 34 is not 3D compatible. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

283.8mm bigger viewable height Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a viewable height of 283.8mm, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownmm viewable height PC monitor (283.8mm smaller).
Bigger viewable width Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 672.8mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 672.8mm bigger than the HP ENVY 34 (672.8mm).
More display colour count Edit
Samsung S29E790C is 16.77M display colours, but the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownM display colours PC monitor (16.77M less).
Three times faster response time Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a response time of 4ms, however 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.

Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 14W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 14W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (14W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Vastly higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a maximum height adjustment of 100mm, however the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (100mm lower).
50% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 61kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 30kWh lower than the HP ENVY 34 (61kWh).
3.3kg lighter Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a weight of 4.7kg, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (3.3kg heavier).
Shorter Edit
Samsung S29E790C is 313.5mm tall. That's 60.6mm shorter than the HP ENVY 34 (313.5mm).
25.4mm shallower Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 68.5mm deep PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 93.9mm deep PC monitor (25.4mm deeper).
36% narrower Edit
Samsung S29E790C is 699.5mm wide. That's 251.3mm narrower than the HP ENVY 34 (699.5mm).
Cheaper by £400
The Samsung S29E790C is £399.97 cheaper than the HP ENVY 34.
Cheaper to run by £53.81
Over five years the Samsung S29E790C only costs £48.46 to run however the HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run (111% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung S29E790C has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
Much better user reviews
Based on 58 reviews, the average user review score of the Samsung S29E790C is 94%, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Not 3D compatible Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is not 3D compatible, however the Samsung S29E790C is. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

72% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 10ms slower than the Samsung S29E790C (4ms). 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.

A lot higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has an annual energy consumption of 91kWh, but the Samsung S29E790C is a 61kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (30kWh lower).
42% heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.3kg heavier than the Samsung S29E790C (4.7kg).
60.6mm taller Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 374.1mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Samsung S29E790C is a 313.5mm tall PC monitor (60.6mm shorter).
28% deeper Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a depth of 93.9mm. That's 25.4mm deeper than the Samsung S29E790C (68.5mm).
A lot wider Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 950.8mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Samsung S29E790C is a 699.5mm wide PC monitor (251.3mm narrower).
£400 more expensive
The HP ENVY 34 is more expensive than the Samsung S29E790C by £399.97.
Two months older
The HP ENVY 34 is older than the Samsung S29E790C by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 111%
Over five years the running costs of the HP ENVY 34 are £102.27 which is £53.81 more than the Samsung S29E790C. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Samsung S29E790C has a rating of "B".
A lot Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34's average user rating is 80%, however the Samsung S29E790C's is 94% (based on 58 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
5" smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 29" PC monitor. That's 5" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (29"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (300 cd/m²).
Fewer sellers
The Samsung S29E790C is only stocked by 12 retailers, but the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 14 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung S29E790C is 85%, whereas the average expert rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 90% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
1 Award
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.63
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 48.46
Purchase price £ 300.00
Total cost of ownership £ 348.46
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
34"
BEST
29"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 283.8mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 672.8mm
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.232 x 0.232 0.2628 x 0.2628
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal
86.36cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms 4ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 14W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-180 - 180 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.43W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
62W 29.1W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh 61kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
150W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.9kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 499mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 325mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 775mm
Weight With Stand
9.8kg 7.2kg
BEST
Height With Stand
477.1mm 423.7mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
197.2mm
BEST
262.6mm
Width With Stand
950.8mm 699.5mm
BEST
Weight
8kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
374.1mm 313.5mm
BEST
Depth
93.9mm 68.5mm
BEST
Width
950.8mm 699.5mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 672.8 x 283.8
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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