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Acer Predator X34 PC Monitor

overclockersclub.com Gold legitreviews.com Recommended hothardware.com Editor's Choice tweaktown.com Editor's Choice SweClockers.com Good Product
34" 100000000:1 LED Jun 2015
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UltraWide QHD resolution and thirty-four inches of curved 21:9 aspect ratio widescreen give you a truly panoramic view. Adaptive-Sync technology offers stutter-free and tear-free gaming and DTS... More
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23 Reasons For

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than a year ago, this Acer LCD screen is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

The writers at Hardwareluxx.de and Hardwareluxx.ru both wrote that this PC display was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" from both Hothardware.com and Tweaktown.com, both of which wrote that this flatpanel monitor was excellent.

Legitreviews.com and Allround-pc.com both thought that concluded that they would endorse this flatpanel monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewer at one additional expert review site wrote that this Acer PC monitor was exceptional and gave it one of their highest awards. Overclockersclub.com gave this LCD screen a "Gold" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on five expert reviews from sites including tweaktown.com, techspot.com, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 81%.

Running Costs Are Very Low

Whilst this flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency classification of C, the Predator X34 is in the cheapest 1% of all 505 PC displays of this type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Predator X34 is only £4.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who purchased it thought it had a good refresh rate. Expert review site Tweaktown.com mentioned in December last year “In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic” in their review of this PC monitor. Tweaktown.com also mentioned “Since the introduction of UltraWide monitors, I've yearned for one with a high enough refresh rate that I would use it as my daily driver”.

One Acer Predator X34 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality.

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Good Size

One person concluded that this PC monitor was a big size. Expert review site Overclockersclub.com said in December “Its massive size made its presence felt even before I set it all up”.

Robust

One person who purchased the Acer Predator X34 concluded that it was well made. Overclockersclub.com said in December this year “Extremely solid c” in their review.

Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good design. Overclockersclub.com mentioned this month “Attractive, sleek design” in their review of the Acer Predator X34.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good experience. Overclockersclub.com mentioned this month “Amazing overall gaming experience” in their review of the Acer Predator X34.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Overclockersclub.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “GSync support) with strong performance and image quality” .

Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The Predator X34 is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Acer PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.

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£129.92 Price Drop

The price of the Predator X34 has dropped by £129.92 in the last 39 days.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], and the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the Predator X34, the Acer Predator X34 has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price], the Acer XR341CK[plb_2972210_price], and the Asus PG279Q[plb_3066519_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

When compared to other PC screens of this spec and age that we have assessed, the Acer Predator X34's vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees is one of the widest. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that are a similar age to the Predator X34 is 10° and the widest is 180°.

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the Acer Predator X34 has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Predator X34.

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Two DisplayPorts

Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Predator X34 only have one DisplayPort, however the Acer Predator X34 has two DisplayPorts.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 86 centimeters, the Predator X34 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Predator X34. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 is 48cm and the biggest is 600cm.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Predator X34 has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Acer Predator X34 is a four USB 3.0 port PC screen. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Predator X34 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Predator X34 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34. The display brightness of LCD screens that were released one year ago range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

PC monitors of a similar age and type to the Predator X34 have RMS rated audio powers of between 1W and 32W. The Predator X34 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (7 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Acer Predator X34 has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The fastest response time of PC monitors of this age and spec is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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7 Reasons Against

Pricey

The cheapeast PC screens of a comparable spec and age that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £4,106. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive for a flatpanel monitor of a comparable spec and age.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Predator X34 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the Predator X34 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Predator X34 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Predator X34 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC screens with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the LCD screens that came out more than a year ago the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh. The Predator X34 has one of the highest annual energy consumptions (93 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Very Wide

The Acer Predator X34 is very wide (825 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the Predator X34. Across all the comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the Predator X34 the widths range from 340mm to 960mm.

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Heavy

Across all the PC monitors of this spec and age the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg. With a weight of 15 kilograms, the Acer Predator X34 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Predator X34.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer Predator X34

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen was released over a year ago.

Specification

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8 Awards

overclockersclub.com Gold legitreviews.com Recommended hothardware.com Editor's Choice tweaktown.com Editor's Choice SweClockers.com Good Product hardwareluxx.ru Excellent Hardware hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware allround-pc.com Recommended Product

Expert Reviews

(14)
14 January 2016

The Acer Predator X34 is everything I thought it would be when it arrived on my doorstep. Its massive size made its presence felt even before I set it all up, and once I powered it on, that...

Overclockersclub.com

Ultrawide 3440 1440 resolution
InPlane Switching (IPS) panel
Curved screen increases immersion in most games, while being subtle enough for everyday use
NVIDIA GSYNC
Overclocks to 100Hz
Price
Takes up a lot of desk real estate
No swivel
Maxes at 100Hz instead of 120Hz
Expensive
30 December 2015

Legitreviews.com

If you are looking for a curved monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync support the Acer Predator X34 might be exactly what you are looking for. This monster 34-inch curved display sports an IPS panel with a... Read more…

15 December 2015

Hothardware.com

If you're a PC gamer or into enthusiast computing, how would you describe your ideal monitor? For many, it might go something like a 32 - 34-inch IPS panel with a high refresh rate of 100Hz plus,... Read more…

10 December 2015

Tweaktown.com

In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic, and it's true. But since the introduction of UltraWide monitors, I've yearned for one with a high... Read more…

4 December 2015

Since the first ultrawide display graced our desks in 2013, manufacturers have continued to refine format by introducing new models and features. After releasing the world's first 21:9 consumer... Read more…

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Spiiicychips
Spiiicychips would recommend the Acer Predator X34

I've been researching this monitor for the longest time and finally got it! It took forever but I was glad to wait since several issues were fixed such as the banding issue in addition to wake... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2015 by Sad Japanese Man
Sad Japanese Man would recommend the Acer Predator X34

I use it mostly for gaming, and for some productivity and photo editing. It's a great gaming monitor, although, not all games support its ultrawide format, which sucks but hopefully there will be... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2015 by Vbinnie

I"m very happy to got a monitor that works.. I ordered this one from @ a few weeks ago and had a issue overclocking the hz to 100 and it went crazy did some crazy flicking and only went to 95 but... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Enthusiast Gamer Guy

Pros: Curved IPS 34 inch, G-Sync, OC up to 100 mhz Cons: Back Light Bleeding, Flickering, coil whine coming from screen (white backgrounds), Screen Turns on half awake after long sleeps, Scan... Read more…

100hz Refresh
Great picture
G-sync
The Curve Really Works
Reading Light
Price
The Osd Is Hard To Use
100hz In Your Dreams
Difficult To Use
Hard To Set Up
Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Sragsd0416

AVOID THIS MONITOR!!!!!!! DOES NOT provide 100Hz as advertised regardless of cable length or size. The Overclocking (OC) option is ONLY available with a DisplayPort style cable. To restate this it... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £0.64
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £3.68
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Energy Rating
0.018T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.018 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 1 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer x34, pumps x34, acer x34a, pumps x34a, acer 100m1, umcx0eea01, acer bg054, acer bg069, acer bg054a, acer bg069a, acer bg069ac, acer 300cdm2, acer bg054ac, acer 3440x1440, acer umcx0eea01, acer umcx1ee006, warranty umcx0eea01, asrockasusantecarcticb x34, asrockasusantecarcticb hub1, asrockasusantecarcticb x34b, asrockasusantecarcticb hub1u, asrockasusantecarcticb x34bm, asrockasusantecarcticb 100m1, asrockasusantecarcticb x34bmi, asrockasusantecarcticb hub1up, asrockasusantecarcticb x34bmip, asrockasusantecarcticb x34bmiph, asrockasusantecarcticb x34bmiphz
Barcodes 00635131604720, 04058154090220, 04713392114700, 04713392114724, 04713392510885

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