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LG 34UC87-M
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LG 34UC87MB PC Monitor

34" LED 2 Jan 2015
Screen Size Display Type Thunderbolt Port Built-In Speaker Release Date
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this PC screen was good. Hardware.info gave this PC display an "Excellent" award.

Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 84%.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 34UC87-M owner who reviewed the product said that it had clear images. Bobby a mentioned on Amazon “Very nice screens, good clarity” in his review.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

LG has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the HP Z Display Z27[plb_2077589_price], the Eizo ColorEdge CX241[plb_2573323_price], and the Fujitsu P27T-7[plb_3367075_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago, the LG 34UC87-M has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think because of it's better review score, the XR341CK[pl_2972210_price], and the Predator X34[pl_2934830_price] both from Acer or the HP ENVY 34[plb_2697216_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The display colour counts of medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M. At 1,073.7 million, the 34UC87-M has a very many display colour count compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the 34UC87-M.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87-M is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the LG 34UC87-M has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87-M.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC screens of this type and age have horizontal viewing angles of between 18° and 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 34UC87-M has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the 34UC87-M which has two HDMI ports.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of PC displays of a similar type and age to the 34UC87-M range from 48cm to 600cm. At 87 centimeters, the LG 34UC87-M has a very big display diagonal compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released one year ago.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of LCD screens of this age and type is 1W, the highest is 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W. With an RMS rated audio power of 14 Watts, the 34UC87-M has a quite high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The 34UC87-M has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all medium monitors that have been around for more than a year the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC87-M is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the 34UC87-M has one of the brighter display brightness amongst similar spec PC displays of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The 34UC87-M is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The LG 34UC87-M is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC screen.

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Pricey

The cheapeast LCD screens of this age and type 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 this type and age.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 34UC87-M, the LG 34UC87-M does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the 34UC87-M, the LG 34UC87-M is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the 34UC87-M, the LG 34UC87-M does not have an integrated card reader.

We think you might also be interested in other PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price], or the UP3216Q[pl_3097112_price] both from DELL or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price].

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Very High Running Costs

This PC display has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 34UC87-M is one of the most expensive to run PC monitors of this age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 34UC87-M is £87.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the 34UC87-M which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The LG 34UC87-M has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (79 kilowatt hours) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the 34UC87-M is 22kWh and the highest is 140kWh.

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Very Wide

The narrowest medium monitor that came out more than a year ago is 340mm wide and the widest is 960mm. The width of the LG 34UC87-M of 830.5 millimeters is one of the widest amongst PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the 34UC87-M.

We compared this PC display to all the other 830.5mm wide PC screens and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 34UC87[plb_2748624_price] is also worth considering.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UC87-M

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.

Two Thunderbolt Ports

The number of thunderbolt ports on the LG 34UC87-M is two. That's average compared to the other seven medium monitors that were released more than a year ago that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 2 thunderbolt port flatpanel monitors currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 34UC87[plb_2748624_price].

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Specification

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Built-In Speaker
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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 6 September 2015 by Luis P.
(Verified Purchase)

The 34" ultrawide curved monitor is the monitor that COULD have been a GREAT monitor but MISSED the mark due to the heavy light bleeding. Had the light bleed not been so pronounced I would have... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2015 by John b.
(Verified Purchase)

Loved the screen but only for my workload...

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by John V.
(Verified Purchase)

The biggest problem is my eyesight, but that is not LG's fault. I would like to see the same monitor at the same resolution, but in a 37-40" version so the text would be larger. I may switch to... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Erikzulu
Erikzulu would recommend the LG 34UC87M (Verified Purchase)

Use: Connected to Mac Pro via Thunderbolt. Mostly used for iPhoto/Photos applications. This is a nice big monitor, uses good amount of space on the desk. I have been looking at the 34UC97 for some... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Bobby A
(Verified Purchase)

Very nice screens , good clarity.

Reviewed 26 October 2015 by Heath
Heath would recommend the LG 34UC87M (Verified Purchase)

I hooked this monitor up to my macbook pro retina mid-2012 through thunderbolt and it worked perfect. later i hooked it up to my Mac Pro 2013 trash can it worked perfect there, too. for each one... Read more…

Reviewed 25 October 2015 by Woody
Woody would recommend the LG 34UC87M (Verified Purchase)

Display is very nice hard to plug in cables joy stick control is strange to use status led is useless it is mounted under the monitor can not be seen unless the monitor is mounted over head...

Reviewed 26 June 2015 by Tucker T.

This tv is so good. It makes my $50 graphics card look like the real deal. Recommended for any scale of avid gamers! xD...

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Casey H.

Keep in mind that 4K means many things. In the case of this monitor, think of it as "Quad HD. HD is 720P; Full HD is 1080P. This monitor is closest to 4 times 720P "Quad HD". 720P is ~1 million... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
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Total running cost over 5 years £86.53
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Energy Rating
0.43T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 34uc87, lg 34uc87m, lg 34uc87mb, lg 3440x1440, certified 34uc87, certified 34uc87m, certified 34uc87mb, certified 3440x1440, lg electronics 34uc87, lg electronics 34uc87m, lg electronics 34uc87mb, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87, asrockasusantecarcticb 34uc87m
Barcodes 08806087298673

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