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.

15% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², however the Samsung S29E790C is only a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Two more awards
The HP ENVY 34 has 3 awards, whereas the Samsung S29E790C has 1 award.
8 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.

50% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 61kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 30kWh lower than the HP ENVY 34 (61kWh).
3.3kg lighter Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a weight of 4.7kg, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (3.3kg heavier).
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".
Better expert reviews
Based on 3 reviews, the average expert review score of the Samsung S29E790C is 85%, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 80% (based on 9 reviews).
Better user reviews
Based on 56 reviews, the average user review score of the Samsung S29E790C is 94%, whereas the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 88% (based on 8 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is not 3D, however the Samsung S29E790C is. 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.

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.

A lot higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has an annual energy consumption of 91kWh, but the Samsung S29E790C is a 61kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (30kWh lower).
42% heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.3kg heavier than the Samsung S29E790C (4.7kg).
Two months older
The HP ENVY 34 is older than the Samsung S29E790C by two 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".
Lower expert review Score
The HP ENVY 34's average expert rating is 80%, however the Samsung S29E790C's is 85% (based on 3 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 34's average user rating is 88%, however the Samsung S29E790C's is 94% (based on 56 reviews).
4 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.

50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (300 cd/m²).
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Two less awards
The Samsung S29E790C has only received 1 award, but the HP ENVY 34 has received 3 awards.

Awards

3 Awards
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved
tomshw.it: Editor Approved
1 Award
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 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 £ 629.99
Total cost of ownership £ 791.41
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 76.15

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
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 283.8mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 14W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
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
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 HDMI
 HDMI
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 672.8mm
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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