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Acer X34 PC Monitor

SweClockers.com Good Product tweaktown.com Editor's Choice legitreviews.com Recommended overclockersclub.com Gold hothardware.com Editor's Choice
34" 3440 X 1440 100000000:1 LED Oct 2015
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The world's first curved gaming monitor that completely immerses you in the game universe. Absolutely stunning. Get immersed in the world's greatest curved gaming display. Your gaming experience... More
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16 Reasons For

Eight Industry Awards

This Acer PC screen has received eight awards from PC screen experts.

This LCD screen received a "Highly Recommended" from both Hardwareluxx.de and Hardwareluxx.ru, both of which decided that this Acer LCD screen was great.

This Acer flatpanel monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Hothardware.com and Tweaktown.com, both of which thought that this PC screen was terrific.

The experts at Legitreviews.com and Allround-pc.com both endorse this PC monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewer at Overclockersclub.com concluded that this flatpanel monitor was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including tweaktown.com, techspot.com, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com this medium monitor has an overall expert rating of 81%.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good refresh rate. Tweaktown.com mentioned two years ago “In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic” in their review and gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars. Tweaktown.com also wrote “Since the introduction of UltraWide monitors, I've yearned for one with a high enough refresh rate that I would use it as my daily driver”.

One Acer X34 owner considered that the product had good picture quality.

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Robust

One Acer X34 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was well made. Overclockersclub.com wrote “Extremely solid c” in their Acer X34 review.

Nice Design

One Acer X34 owner said in their reviews that it was a good design. Overclockersclub.com mentioned in their review of the Acer X34 “Attractive, sleek design” .

Good Size

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was a big size. Expert website Overclockersclub.com mentioned “Its massive size made its presence felt even before I set it all up”.

Easy to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good experience. Overclockersclub.com mentioned last year “Amazing overall gaming experience” in their review of the Acer X34.

Good Product Quality

One Acer X34 reviewer considered that the product was good quality. Last year Overclockersclub.com mentioned “GSync support) with strong performance and image quality” in their Acer X34 review.

Acer Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Acer medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC screens Acer is one of the superior brands.

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LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including the Eizo ColorEdge CS270[plb_2921447_price] which has better reviews; or the HP Pavilion 27[plb_1531344_price], or the LG 27MU67-B[plb_2943626_price] which is cheaper.

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3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Acer X34 is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common display resolution. The best display resolution of all LCD screens of this type and age is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X34 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the X34.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the 34UC87C[pl_2969397_price], or the 34UC97C[pl_3016738_price] both from LG.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider including the AOC U3277PQU[plb_2969583_price].

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Very Big Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the X34 the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm. When compared to other similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the X34, the Acer X34's display diagonal (metric) of 86.4 centimeters is one of the biggest.

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3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The Acer X34 has a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the X34 is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Acer X34 is more than most PC screens that have been available for more than a year. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on comparable spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the X34. The cables includeds "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Acer X34 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. The average response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the X34 is 5.5ms.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than a year do not have a built-in camera. The Acer X34 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The Acer X34 is not 3D. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the X34 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a flatpanel monitor that is 3D then you might want to consider the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Acer X34 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the X34 also do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a card reader integrated to this PC screen and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Cheap

After checking the price of 390 PC displays of this type and age they range in price from £40 to £1,920. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other PC displays of this type and age.

Very High Running Costs

This PC screen has an energy efficiency rating of C. The X34 is one of the most expensive to run LCD screens that have been around for more than a year that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the X34 will cost £142 over 8 years to run.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 93 kilowatt hours, the Acer X34 has one of the highest annual energy consumptions amongst PC monitors of this age. The annual energy consumptions of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the X34 range from 22kWh to 120kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh.

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Specification

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Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
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NVIDIA G-SYNC
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
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8 Awards

SweClockers.com Good Product tweaktown.com Editor's Choice legitreviews.com Recommended overclockersclub.com Gold allround-pc.com Recommended Product hothardware.com Editor's Choice hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware hardwareluxx.ru Excellent Hardware

Expert Reviews

(14)
14 January 2016

The Acer Predator X34 is everything I thought it would be when it arrived on my doorstep. Its massive size made its presence felt even before I set it all up, and once I powered it on, that...

Overclockersclub.com

Ultrawide 3440 1440 resolution
InPlane Switching (IPS) panel
Curved screen increases immersion in most games, while being subtle enough for everyday use
NVIDIA GSYNC
Overclocks to 100Hz
Price
Takes up a lot of desk real estate
No swivel
Maxes at 100Hz instead of 120Hz
Expensive
30 December 2015

Legitreviews.com

If you are looking for a curved monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync support the Acer Predator X34 might be exactly what you are looking for. This monster 34-inch curved display sports an IPS panel with a... Read more…

15 December 2015

Hothardware.com

If you're a PC gamer or into enthusiast computing, how would you describe your ideal monitor? For many, it might go something like a 32 - 34-inch IPS panel with a high refresh rate of 100Hz plus,... Read more…

10 December 2015

Tweaktown.com

In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic, and it's true. But since the introduction of UltraWide monitors, I've yearned for one with a high... Read more…

4 December 2015

Since the first ultrawide display graced our desks in 2013, manufacturers have continued to refine format by introducing new models and features. After releasing the world's first 21:9 consumer... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Spiiicychips
Spiiicychips would recommend the Acer Predator X34

I've been researching this monitor for the longest time and finally got it! It took forever but I was glad to wait since several issues were fixed such as the banding issue in addition to wake... Read more…

Reviewed 9 December 2016 by J. Grizz
(Verified Purchase)

Hey, you there - looking at this monitor. If you clicked on this $1,200 monitor you must have the cash flow to back it up. I purchased this monitor wondering what in the heck I was getting myself... Read more…

Reviewed 6 December 2016 by CaptainMeowMeows | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Once you go G-sync, you'll never want to play on anything else again. There is zero studder, I've never seen gameplay in games like this before, it literally blew my mind when I started using it.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 December 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

There is nothing bad i can possibly say about the monitor. The base for it came off center, but I'm not a little girl so I loosened, reset, and then tightened four screws. It obviously costs a... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Best monitor I've ever had! The switch from 60hz was astonishing and I will never go back! I was skeptical about 144hz and didn't understand it even with watching dozens of Youtube comparison... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £138.45
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £141.01
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer x34, acer x34b, acer x34bm, umcx1aaa01, acer x34bmi, acer x34bmip, acer x34bmiph, acer x34bmiphz, acer umcx1aaa01, visipax umcx1aaa01, visipax prumcx1aaa01, acer america umcx1aaa01
Barcodes 00779184245322, 00888863241781, 04923123159904, 06953041103909, 07432328032020

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