LG 29UC97 vs Samsung S29E790C

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LG 29UC97
Samsung S29E790C

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
49% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 29UC97 is a 41kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 20kWh lower than the Samsung S29E790C (61kWh).
Cheaper to run by £1.76
Over five years the LG 29UC97 only costs £46.70 to run however the Samsung S29E790C costs £48.46 to run (4% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
3D compatible Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is 3D compatible, however the LG 29UC97 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.

1ms faster response time Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a response time of 4ms, whereas the LG 29UC97 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Lighter Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a weight of 4.7kg, but the LG 29UC97 is a 5.5kg weight PC monitor (800g heavier).
Better user reviews
Based on 58 user reviews, the average review score of the Samsung S29E790C is 94%, but the average rating of the LG 29UC97 is 85% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Not 3D compatible Edit
The LG 29UC97 is not 3D compatible, whereas the Samsung S29E790C is 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.

20% slower response time Edit
The LG 29UC97 has a response time of 5ms, however the Samsung S29E790C is a 4ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

800g heavier Edit
The LG 29UC97 has a weight of 5.5kg, whereas the Samsung S29E790C is a 4.7kg weight PC monitor (800g lighter).
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Older by one month
The LG 29UC97 is one month older than the Samsung S29E790C.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the LG 29UC97 is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung S29E790C is 94% (based on 58 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
33% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 61kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 20kWh higher than the LG 29UC97 (61kWh).
£1.76 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Samsung S29E790C are £48.46 which is £1.76 more than the LG 29UC97 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 46.70
Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.63
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 48.46
Purchase price £ 376.86
Total cost of ownership £ 425.32
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
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
29" 29"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
BEST
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
HDCP
 HDCP
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
0.2826 x 0.2826 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
BEST
Display Diagonal
73.66cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 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

Thunderbolt Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
14W 14W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Mean Time Between Failures
50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

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

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
Unknown - Click to provide data -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
BEST
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
OSD Language
14 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
28W
BEST
29.1W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
41kWh
BEST
61kWh
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
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.2kg
BEST
10.9kg
Packaging Height
414mm
BEST
499mm
Packaging Depth
140mm
BEST
325mm
Packaging Width
758mm
BEST
775mm
Weight With Stand
6.2kg
BEST
7.2kg
Height With Stand
420.9mm
BEST
423.7mm
Depth With Stand
225.3mm
BEST
262.6mm
Width With Stand
700.9mm 699.5mm
BEST
Weight
5.5kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
316.5mm 313.5mm
Depth
99mm 68.5mm
Width
700.9mm 699.5mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
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
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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