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Acer B346CK PC Monitor

£711.78
34" 3440 X 1440 100000000:1 LED Feb 2016
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £139.73 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a stand included
Has a built-in USB hub
Acer has good LCD screen reviews
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Pricey

The price range of LCD screens of a comparable age and spec is from £50 to £3,769. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec.


Reviews

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 4,262 user and expert reviews (including 789 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was February 2016 when Acer released the B346CK.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer B346CK has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than a year do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC monitors of this spec and age have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Acer B346CK which has two HDMI ports.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The Acer B346CK has a stand included. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago also have a stand included.

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Only Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer B346CK is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this Acer PC monitor. The cables included DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer B346CK has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the Asus PG279Q (£695.36), or the Acer XR341CK (£699.99) both of which have better reviews; or the Eizo EV2750BK which is cheaper.

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor has an energy efficiency rating of C. The B346CK is one of the least economic to run medium monitors that were released more than a year ago that we have analysed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the B346CK is £140.


Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer B346CK has a maximum display resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays of a similar age and type to this flatpanel monitor the best display resolution is 3840 x 2400 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC screens of a similar age and spec to this flatpanel monitor range from 50° to 180°. The Acer B346CK has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC display is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 80° to 180°. At 178 degrees, the Acer B346CK has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Acer B346CK has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor. The fastest response time of PC monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer B346CK has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb b346ckbmijphzx, warranty umcb6ee018, acer umcb6ee018, warranty b346ck, acer b346ck, 3440x1440
Barcodes 00888863297085, 04058154023068, 04713392274886

Acer B346CK Review Sources

To prepare this Acer B346CK review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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