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HP ENVY 34 vs NEC MultiSync EA304

HP ENVY 34 vs NEC MultiSync EA304

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HP ENVY 34
NEC MultiSync EA304

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4" bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 4" bigger than the NEC MultiSync EA304 (30"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

One more HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync EA304 only has one HDMI port.
Cheaper by £79
The HP ENVY 34 is £79.01 cheaper than the NEC MultiSync EA304.
Cheaper to run by £54.97
Over five years the HP ENVY 34 is £54.97 cheaper to run than the NEC MultiSync EA304. Read more
4 Reasons For
8ms faster response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA304 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 8ms faster than the HP ENVY 34 (6ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the NEC MultiSync EA304 is "B", however the rating of the HP ENVY 34 is "C".
User reviews are vastly better
The NEC MultiSync EA304 has an average user review score of 100%, however the HP ENVY 34 has an average rating of 69% (based on 32 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Vastly slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, however the NEC MultiSync EA304 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (8ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Fewer sellers
The HP ENVY 34 is only stocked by 1 store, but the NEC MultiSync EA304 is stocked by 2 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the HP ENVY 34 is "C", whereas the rating of the NEC MultiSync EA304 is "B".
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the HP ENVY 34 is only 69%, whereas the average user rating of the NEC MultiSync EA304 is 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
14% smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA304 has a display diagonal of 30", however the HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor (4" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA304 has one HDMI port, however the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
£79 more expensive
The NEC MultiSync EA304 is more expensive than the HP ENVY 34 by £79.01.
Seven months older
The NEC MultiSync EA304 is older than the HP ENVY 34 by seven months.
More expensive to run over five years by 34%
The running costs over five years of the NEC MultiSync EA304 are £216.39 which is £54.97 more than the HP ENVY 34. Show assumptions.

Awards

2 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 161.42
Purchase price £ 669.99
Total cost of ownership £ 831.41
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 212.80
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.59
Total running cost £ 216.39
Purchase price £ 749.00
Total cost of ownership £ 965.39
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.1T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
34"
BEST
30"
Display Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1600
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1600
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
BEST
 1440p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
333.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
749.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 8.30
Pixel Pitch
0.232 x 0.232 0.25 x 0.25
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
86.36cm
BEST
76.2cm
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms 6ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Flat
 Curved
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:10
 21:9
 16:10
BEST
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
Pixel Density
110ppi Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3
BEST
1
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
DTS Audio Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
12W
BEST
2W
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
-180 - 180 -170 - 170
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
10A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.43W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
62W
BEST
83W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W
BEST
0.7W
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh
BEST
92kWh
Power Consumption (max)
150W 83W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3050 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 4570 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 90 10 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 70 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
9.8kg
BEST
11kg
Height (with Stand)
477.1mm
BEST
602.8mm
Depth (with Stand)
197.2mm
BEST
230mm
Width (with Stand)
950.8mm 686.9mm
BEST
Weight
8kg 8kg
Height
374.1mm 466.6mm
Depth
93.9mm 75.1mm
Width
950.8mm 686.9mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 MHL
 DVI
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 MHL
 DVI
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 48W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Active Display Area (W X H)
749.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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