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Acer Predator X34 vs HP ENVY 34

Acer Predator X34 vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer Predator X34
HP ENVY 34

Top Prices

eBay
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Ebuyer
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Argos
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Standard delivery: £6.95
In stock

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3x faster response time Edit
The Acer Predator X34 has a response time of 4ms, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (10ms slower). 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.

31 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£157.83 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer Predator X34 only costs £3.59 to run whereas the HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run (4396% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Acer Predator X34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", but the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
Eight more awards
The Acer Predator X34 has 10 awards from expert review sites, however the HP ENVY 34 has 2 awards.
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 110 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer Predator X34 is 90%, but the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 69% (based on 32 reviews).
3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator X34 only has one HDMI port.
Cheaper by £55
The HP ENVY 34 is £55.01 cheaper than the Acer Predator X34.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", whereas the Acer Predator X34 has a rating of "C".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer Predator X34 is one, but the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
More expensive by £55
The Acer Predator X34 is £55.01 more expensive than the HP ENVY 34.
6 Reasons Against
Vastly slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, however the Acer Predator X34 is a 4ms response time PC monitor (10ms 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 Acer Predator X34 is stocked by 32 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by eight months
The HP ENVY 34 is eight months older than the Acer Predator X34.
Higher running costs over five years by £157.83
The running costs of the HP ENVY 34 are £161.42 which is £157.83 more than the Acer Predator X34 over five years. Show assumptions.
Eight less awards
The HP ENVY 34 has only received 2 awards, but the Acer Predator X34 has received 10 awards.
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 Acer Predator X34 is 90% (based on 110 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
eteknix.com: Gamer's Choice
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
legitreviews.com: Recommended
overclockersclub.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Good Product
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
vortez.net: Amazing Value
2 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 1.03
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 3.59
Purchase price £ 725.00
Total cost of ownership £ 728.59
Details
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
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.018T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.018 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
0.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
34" 34"
Display Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 333.7mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.232 x 0.232
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
86.4cm
BEST
86.36cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
4ms
BEST
14ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 110ppi

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
2
BEST
1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4
BEST
3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Audio
RMS Rated Power
7W 12W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 10A
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.43W
Power Consumption (typical)
0.4W
BEST
62W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
93kWh 91kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3050
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 4570
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 70
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 477.1mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 197.2mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 950.8mm
Weight
15kg 8kg
BEST
Height
455mm 374.1mm
Depth
308mm 93.9mm
Width
825mm 950.8mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
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