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HP ENVY 34 vs Samsung S29E790C

HP ENVY 34 vs Samsung S29E790C

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HP ENVY 34
Samsung S29E790C

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
15% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display diagonal of 34", however the Samsung S29E790C is only a 29" PC monitor (5" smaller). 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.

Available from 7 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.
One more awards
The HP ENVY 34 has 2 awards, whereas the Samsung S29E790C has 1 award.
6 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is 3D, but the HP ENVY 34 is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Three times faster response time Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a response time of 4ms, however 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.

Cheaper by £166
The Samsung S29E790C is £165.65 cheaper than the HP ENVY 34.
Cheaper to run by £85.27
Over five years the Samsung S29E790C only costs £76.15 to run however the HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run (112% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung S29E790C has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
Significantly better user reviews
Based on 59 reviews, the average user review score of the Samsung S29E790C is 94%, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 69% (based on 32 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
72% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 10ms slower than the Samsung S29E790C (4ms). 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.

£166 more expensive
The HP ENVY 34 is more expensive than the Samsung S29E790C by £165.65.
Five months older
The HP ENVY 34 is older than the Samsung S29E790C by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 112%
Over five years the running costs of the HP ENVY 34 are £161.42 which is £85.27 more than the Samsung S29E790C. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Samsung S29E790C has a rating of "B".
Vastly Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34's average user rating is only 69%, however the Samsung S29E790C's is 94% (based on 59 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 29" PC monitor. That's 5" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (29"). 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.

Fewer sellers
The Samsung S29E790C is only stocked by 2 sellers, but the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 9 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
One less award
The Samsung S29E790C has only received 1 award, but the HP ENVY 34 has received 2 awards.

Awards

2 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
1 Award
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 23 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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 76.15
Purchase price £ 504.34
Total cost of ownership £ 580.49
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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.
0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
34"
BEST
29"
Display Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
BEST
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1080
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
BEST
 1440p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
333.7mm
BEST
283.8mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
749.9mm
BEST
672.8mm
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Pixel Pitch
0.232 x 0.232 0.2628 x 0.2628
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
86.36cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms 4ms
BEST
Color Gamut
99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
110ppi Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

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 14W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-180 - 180 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
10A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.43W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
62W 29.1W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh 61kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
150W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
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
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3050 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 4570 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 70 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 10 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.9kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 499mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 325mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 775mm
Weight With Stand
9.8kg 7.2kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
477.1mm 423.7mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
197.2mm
BEST
262.6mm
Width (with Stand)
950.8mm 699.5mm
BEST
Weight
8kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
374.1mm 313.5mm
Depth
93.9mm 68.5mm
Width
950.8mm 699.5mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
749.9mm
BEST
672.8mm
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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