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LG 25UM64 PC Monitor

25" Ultra Contrast LED May 2014
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The UltraWide 21:9 aspect ratio makes movies and games more immersive than ever. Need to get some work done, too All of that UltraWide real estate makes it easy to view multiple documents at the... More
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10 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

25UM64 owners on average rated this LCD screen as outstanding.

LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews

On average LG medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PC monitors built by LG.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 25UM64 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the 25UM64 also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Large Color Gamut

With a color gamut of 100 percent, the LG 25UM64 has one of the larger color gamuts amongst similar spec PC displays of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 25UM64 the color gamuts range from 62% to 110%.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The average RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago is 5.1W. The LG 25UM64 has a quite high RMS rated audio power (6 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Video Mode

This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2560 X 1080 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 25UM64 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the 25UM64 the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 to 3840 x 2160.

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Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the 25UM64 the heights range from 41mm to 4,800mm. The height of the LG 25UM64 of only 279.4 millimeters is one of the shortest amongst LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the 25UM64.

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Very Shallow

The LG 25UM64 is one of the shallower PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago (only 39.6 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The depths of similar spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago range from 12mm to 810mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens of a similar type and age to the 25UM64 are not 3D compatible. The LG 25UM64 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 25UM64 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 25UM64 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The LG 25UM64 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the 25UM64 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years is 6.2ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 69ms. With a response time of 14 milliseconds, the LG 25UM64 has one of the slowest response times amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Average Running Costs

The 25UM64 has an average 5 year running cost of £50 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 795 medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 25UM64.

Average Width

With a width of 609.6 millimeters, the LG 25UM64 has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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User Reviews

Reviewed 29 2014 by David V.
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My cons are all very minor and more personal issues than product design flaws but I thought they might be useful information for some. Overall this monitor is well worth the money and performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 12 2014 by John m.

In the manual it states that for the recommended resolution of 2560x1080 a dual link dvi-d cable is required. This information is incorrect. assuming your HDMI ports are 1.4 compliant. If they are... Read more…

Reviewed 7 2014 by Jairo R.
(Verified Purchase)

If you looking for a monitor to watch movies, play games, surf the internet then this monitor is for you. 144 hz gaming monitor is great but TN panel is not that great, the views to the colors are... Read more…

Reviewed 17 2014 by Joseph C.

To game with this screen if that is your forte you will absolutely need a program called Flawless Widescreen. This will solve a ton of issues with scaling and make games actually playable at... Read more…

Reviewed 14 2014 by Anonymous

Note the DVI input will require Dual Link cable for full native resolution display as the screen's native resolution at 2560x1080 exceeds a single DVI link's 1980x1200 limitation. This applies to... Read more…

Good display quality. It's a IPS screen backed by LED backlighting, so it's very bright and energy efficient. I am using this replacing a LCD 24 inch 1980 1200 display as a secondary display on a work
Due to its 21 9 display proportion, this display is superb for displaying two documents side by side. If you have to consolidate two spreadsheets or debug two sections of codes side by side, this disp
The display also support a hardware based Picture By Picture mode which allows you to display two inputs in a 5 4 proportion on the display as the same time
The display also has a lot of input choices for a computer display, sporting 1 DL-DVI, 2 HMDI, and 1 display port 2 audio inputs (in addition to the HMDI
The hardware scaling capability is quite nice on the display, showing original content in 1980 1080 resolution, the scaling is acceptably smooth and jaggedness free, especially in motion videos
There's a "shimmering" effect that washes out the image on the screen if you get close and get to about 45 degrees just above or below the perpendicular line from the screen. This is a bit surprising
The vertical size of this ultra wide similar to a 19 20 inch 16 9 display, so it is definitely probably less suited for tasks like photoshop or a single spreadsheet than movies
Gaming support is lacking, as most game would only support 16 9 proportion in its' most wide configurations
Overall, after some use, I find it is taking some time for me to get used to the ultra-wide form factor of this display. Maybe it is just me, as it took me quite a while to fully adapt to the 16 9 dis
LG does not include a DVI-D cable, a DisplayPort cable, or a second HDMI cable. While acquiring each of these cables is very easy and costs very little money it would have been nice for them to be inc
Reviewed 22 2015 by Jarrod G.

This is a higher resolution monitor so if you plan on gaming with it make sure you have a decent graphics card. Also a program called flawless widescreen makes most games fit nicely to the 21:9... Read more…

Reviewed 21 2015 by Thomas D.
(Verified Purchase)

At the orginial price I don't see it being worth it, but for 200 the added pixels are nice. a 25 - 27 inch 1080p monitor is also a better choice If you like larger sized pixels...

Reviewed 24 2014 by Dallas R.
(Verified Purchase)

If I had the cash, I would go for LG's 34" curved 21:9 1440p equivalent of this monitor. For $1000 USD I imagine it is worth the cost, but I just don't have that much available to me. I would also... Read more…

Reviewed 21 2014 by Jeffret g.

I read a lot about how to use this monitor before I got it and thought I was on track for a simple swap out but that was no the case. I have an MSI R9 270x graphics card and have gone through what... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I previously had two 20" monitors that ran 1680x1050 resolution. I really wanted one monitor to replace them, however if you put them both together I would have needed something that does... Read more…

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 25um64, lg 25um64s
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