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LG 34UC98-W

LG 34UC98-W PC Monitor

34" LED 2 Jan 2016
Screen Size Display Type Thunderbolt Port Built-In Speaker Release Date
The immersive viewing experience of the 21:9 UltraWide Curved QHD display* is about 1.8x larger than an UltraWide Full HD 21:9 monitor, and about 2.4x larger than a Full HD 16:9 monitor. In MS... More
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8 Reasons For

LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews

LG is one of the superior flatpanel monitor manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and LG also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been around for the last year.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG 34UC98-W has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other latest PC monitors.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VN279H is also worth considering.

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Two HDMI Ports

The LG 34UC98-W is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the 34UC98-W have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

The lowest RMS rated audio power of comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC98-W is 0.5W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 4.8W. The LG 34UC98-W has a quite high RMS rated audio power (14 Watts) compared to most of the other latest PC displays.

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3440 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution of the LG 34UC98-W is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) is also found on this LCD screen. In addition, this flatpanel monitor have graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1600 x 900 and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+) and 2560 x 1080. The worst resolution of all medium monitors that are a similar age to the 34UC98-W is 640 x 350 and the best is 3840 x 2160.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 480p|576p|720i|720p|1080i|1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on new PC screens.

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Short

When compared to other medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months that we have assessed the height of, the LG 34UC98-W's height of only 231.14 millimeters is one of the shortest. The shortest recently released medium monitor is 43mm tall and the tallest is 3,000mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other recently released medium monitors, the LG 34UC98-W is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Acer GN276HL (£259.43), or the Benq Zowie XL2430 (£324.97).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months, the 34UC98-W does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Lenovo X1 (£46.44).

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The 34UC98-W does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 34UC98-W also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering other PC displays which also have an integrated card reader including the 2407WFP, or the 2408WFP both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the 34UC98-W is £91 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run latest LCD screens.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The maximum height adjustments of medium monitors that came out in the last year range from 10mm to 510mm. At only 110 millimeters, the 34UC98-W has a quite low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 34UC98-W.

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Very Wide

With a width of 817.88 millimeters, the 34UC98-W is one of the wider medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the 34UC98-W amongst PC monitors of this age. New flatpanel monitors have widths of between 370mm and 900mm.

If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Acer B346CK (£710.49) (827mm).

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Very Deep

The 34UC98-W is very deep (452.12 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last year. Across all the recently released medium monitors the depths range from 7mm to 610mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 34UC98-W

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this PC display was released.

Two Thunderbolt Ports

The LG 34UC98-W is a two thunderbolt port PC monitor which is average compared to the other six medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months that we have assessed the number of thunderbolt ports of.

There are a number of other 2 thunderbolt port PC screens currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 34UM88C (£616.20).

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Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on £90.86
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Total running cost over 5 years £90.86
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0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 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.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 34uc98, lg 34uc98w, lg 3440x1440, lg electronics 34uc98, lg electronics 34uc98w
Barcodes 00796594217077, 08806087491838, 08806087593297, 08806087593310, 08806087791938

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