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LG 29UC97 vs Samsung S29E790C

LG 29UC97 vs Samsung S29E790C

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LG 29UC97
Samsung S29E790C

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Cheaper to run by £2.82
Over five years the LG 29UC97 only costs £73.33 to run however the Samsung S29E790C costs £76.15 to run (4% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Samsung S29E790C is 3D, however the LG 29UC97 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.

1ms faster response time Edit
The Samsung S29E790C has a response time of 4ms, whereas the LG 29UC97 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Much better user reviews
Based on 57 user reviews, the average review score of the Samsung S29E790C is 94%, but the average rating of the LG 29UC97 is 80% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
20% slower response time Edit
The LG 29UC97 has a response time of 5ms, however the Samsung S29E790C is a 4ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

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Older by four months
The LG 29UC97 is four months older than the Samsung S29E790C.
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the LG 29UC97 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung S29E790C is 94% (based on 57 reviews).
1 Reason Against
£2.82 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Samsung S29E790C are £76.15 which is £2.82 more than the LG 29UC97 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 71.79
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 73.33
Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 76.15
Purchase price £ 510.70
Total cost of ownership £ 586.85
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
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
29" 29"
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
BEST
 5000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
HDCP
 HDCP
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
0.2826 x 0.2826 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
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
73.66cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
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

Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
14W 14W
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
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
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
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
BEST
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 UKR
 RUS
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
Number of OSD Languages
14 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
28W
BEST
29.1W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
41kWh
BEST
61kWh
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
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.2kg
BEST
10.9kg
Package Height
414mm
BEST
499mm
Package Depth
140mm
BEST
325mm
Package Width
758mm
BEST
775mm
Weight With Stand
6.2kg
BEST
7.2kg
Height (with Stand)
420.9mm
BEST
423.7mm
Depth (with Stand)
225.3mm
BEST
262.6mm
Width (with Stand)
700.9mm 699.5mm
BEST
Weight
5.5kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
316.5mm 313.5mm
Depth
99mm 68.5mm
Width
700.9mm 699.5mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
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
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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