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34" 100000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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19 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

Experts rave about this flatpanel monitor and have given it ten awards.

The writers at Tweaktown.com, Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshw.it all thought that this Acer PC screen was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This LCD screen received an "Innovation Award" from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which decided that this PC screen was pioneering.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all endorsed this Acer LCD screen. This PC display received a Hardmaniacos.com "Recommended" award and the reviewer at Pcper.com thought that it was exceptional and gave it a "Gold" award. Furthermore, the writer at Reviewstudio.net gave this LCD screen a "Best Performance" award and wrote it performed well.

HEXUS.net gave this LCD screen a "Wish List" award and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Innovative" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 86 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including tweaktown.com, digitalone.com.sg, straitstimes.com and reviewstudio.net.

Excellent Owner Reviews

This PC display has an excellent average owner rating based on 18 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

Some Acer XR341CK owners who reviewed it said that it was good quality. In December Chrysovalandes Sophocleous gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the Acer XR341CK on Amazon “Can take advantage of the freesync picture quality is perfect and i must add that the gaming modes are”. Lowyat.net said in their review “Great image quality”. Expert review site Digitalhippos.com wrote in December last year “Right, back to opening the box, right off, I was stunned of how high quality everything was from unboxing to power up” in their review of the Acer XR341CK.

Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. A few weeks ago Emanem mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Keep in mind you'll need a good videocard to use it efficiently” and scored it very highly. Expert website Digitalhippos.com mentioned in their review of the Acer XR341CK “Easy to use menus”.

A number of people concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Edward Skerten said “Some nice features in the settings too” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Jjholst scored the product very highly and mentioned in their review of the Acer XR341CK “I'm honestly not sure if the freesync is turned on or not as there is no option in the menu”.

One person said in their reviews that it had a good experience. In December this year Edward Skerten wrote in his Acer XR341CK review “The picture is fantastic and the gaming experience in ultra wide is a class apart to my old monitor”.

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Nice Design

Some Acer XR341CK reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was good looking. Expert website Reviewstudio.net said “Delivered a series of sleek, polished and beautiful monitors” in their Acer XR341CK review. Expert review site Digitalhippos.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The Acer XR341CK rises above the competion with a stellar stand, gorgeous design”.

Two people said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Hexus.net said in their Acer XR341CK review on HEXUS.net “Acer has made smart design decisions to offer a compl”. Expert review site Reviewstudio.net mentioned “The XR341CK is probably their pinnacle work at this point - a premium screen with a clean, polished design that sports some fanta” in their review.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. Lee gave the Acer XR341CK a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his Acer XR341CK review in December “The pivot of the screen is nice and smooth”.

One Acer XR341CK reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor said that it was well designed. Uk.hardware.info said in their Acer XR341CK review last year “The Acer XR341CK is a very nicely designed monitor which shows reasonably good test results across the board” .

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Good Picture Quality

Several Acer XR341CK owners agreed that it had good picture quality. A. Malik mentioned in their review a few weeks ago “Freesync which is usable by most modern AMD graphics cards means that while the fps is within 30-75 you will not see any visual tearing or experience any vsync lag” and gave it an excellent review.

Two people who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had good colour saturation. Jjholst gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The colours are as good as one might need for anything they might be doing on their computer, unless it is professional work such as photo/video editing; for that”.

One Acer XR341CK owner who bought the Acer XR341CK reckoned that it had a good refresh rate.

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Robust

A few Acer XR341CK reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Jjholst said in their review of this PC monitor “The stand is the best I've ever seen - sturdy and solid metal” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars. Expert review site Tomshardware.co.uk wrote last year “Its panel boasts top-notch accuracy and is built with excellent quality control” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. A few weeks ago Jjholst wrote “Stand, which is equally sturdy, although not as pretty” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product as very good.

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Good Size

One person who purchased it considered that it was thin. Emanem said “It's very slim and the refresh rate is better than average” in their review and scored it 5 stars. One person said in their reviews that the product was a good height. Lee rated the Acer XR341CK 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “Didn't think that through! Height adjustment works well” in his review.

Reasonably Priced

A few customers who bought the Acer XR341CK reckoned that it was good value for money. This month A. Malik wrote on Amazon “I purchased this monitor for £600 - really making this excellent value for money, though it is a premium product”.

Good Technical Features

One Acer XR341CK reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features.

Acer PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Acer PC displays and also specifically for Acer medium monitors and found that in both cases Acer had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

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LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens that are a similar age to it.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think the Eizo FlexScan EV2750[plb_3262622_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The XR341CK has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Eizo FlexScan EV2750[plb_3262622_price].

We compared all the other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], or the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the XR341CK has one of the more display colour counts amongst PC screens of this age. The average display colour count of LCD screens of this age and type is 150M, and the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Acer XR341CK has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the XR341CK the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The Acer XR341CK has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the XR341CK. The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of this age and type is 280 cd/m².

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer XR341CK is more than most PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it. This Acer PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the XR341CK is 5.7ms. With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the XR341CK has one of the faster response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The Acer XR341CK is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC screen. Most of the other LCD screens of this type and age have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The XR341CK is one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the XR341CK will cost £72 over 5 years to run.

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Pricey

The price range of similar spec PC displays that came out more than a year ago is from £46 to £4,106. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other similar spec PC displays that came out more than a year ago.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer XR341CK does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the XR341CK also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XR341CK, the Acer XR341CK is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The XR341CK does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for more than a year also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader which you might want to consider including the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price].

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most PC displays of a comparable type and age to the XR341CK have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the XR341CK which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Wide

The narrowest PC screen of a similar spec and age to the XR341CK is 340mm wide and the widest is 960mm. The Acer XR341CK is one of the widest medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year (825.5 millimeters) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might want to consider the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price] (637.3mm), or the Asus PA328[plb_2731937_price] (734.4mm).

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer XR341CK

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Acer released the XR341CK.

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10 Awards

hardwarecanucks.com Dam Innovative reviewstudio.net Best Performance uk.hardware.info Innovation Award tweaktown.com Editor's Choice pcper.com Gold tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved HEXUS.net Wish List hardware.info Innovation Award hardmaniacos.com Recommended tomshw.it Editor Recommended

Expert Reviews

(21)
29 December 2015

Given its specs list and looks, one would be surprised to find that Acer's XR341CK curved monitor isn't actually classified as a gaming monitor. Instead, Acer is marketing the monitor as a premium... Read more…

Excellent sRGB coverage
Great viewing angles
Great image quality
Excellent contrast
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Lack of adjustability options
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Fungerar endast i 75 Hz ihop med AMDkort
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25 November 2015

AMD?s FreeSync technology didn?t have the easiest birth but its standing has gradually turned around with better monitors, additional capabilities, and a deeper range of options. It almost felt...

Hardwarecanucks.com

14 November 2015

With this "new" generation of monitors, Acer came swinging, and delivered a series of sleek, polished and beautiful monitors. The XR341CK is probably their pinnacle work at this point - a premium...

Reviewstudio.net

12 November 2015

The Acer XR341CK is a very nicely designed monitor which shows reasonably good test results across the board. The possibilities regarding connections is outstanding, the lighting is a nice bonus...

Uk.hardware.info

3 November 2015

Tweaktown.com

I have to admit this: I'm an UltraWide addict. I use two UltraWide monitors on my workstation machine for everyday work, and now I'm just addicted. I've been waiting for the 3440x1440 displays to... Read more…

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User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 23 September 2015 by 2dogs
2dogs would recommend the Acer XR341CK

Keeping this one, best performer I've tried. The extra real estate and curve is perfect for general computing, and terrific for gaming (I'm better orientated). A flat screen is probably better for... Read more…

Quality
Amd Freesync
Engaging
No Need For Scaling
Ultra Wide
Price
Semi Gloss Coating
Some Light Bleed
Reviewed 22 July 2016 by Edward Skerten
(Verified Purchase)

Really pleased with this monitor. Was scepticle after ready horror stories of dead pixels and backlight bleed but went for it anyway. The picture is fantastic and the gaming experience in ultra... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Ok haven't even powered it up yet, looks impressive, no need to fit the stand is good to go straight on the desk. But it takes over half the desk in depth so kind of regretting it as I'll be... Read more…

Reviewed 30 May 2016 by JJHolst | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

This is the sweet spot resolution for acceptable gaming frame rates - way sharper than 1080p but not almost undrivable like 4K. The colours are as good as one might need for anything they might be... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2016 by A. MALIK
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing - I recently brought a HTC vive VR headset and this monitor. I can honestly say for traditional gaming i.e. Battlefield, Call of Duty, this monitor is a more immersive experience than... Read more…

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Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 3440x1440, acer xr341, acer bg056, acer 100m1, apple xr341, acer xr341c, acer bg056a, apple xr341c, acer 300cdm2, acer xr341ck, acer bg056ac, acer p238757, acer xr341ckb, acer p238757p, apple xr341ck, acer 3440x1440, apple xr341ckb, acer xr341ckbm, apple xr341ckbm, acer umcx1eea01, acer xr341ckbmi, acer umcx1ee001, acer xr341ckbmij, apple xr341ckbmi, apple xr341ckbmij, acer xr341ckbmijp, acer xr341ckbmijpp, apple xr341ckbmijp, apple xr341ckbmijpp
Barcodes 00888863155040, 04713147968619, 04713147970605

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