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Acer X34 PC Monitor

£704.40
34" 3440 X 1440 100000000:1 LED Sep 2016
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £141.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Nine industry awards
Extremely solid c
Unacceptable noise level
125 Reviews + 9 Awards
legitreviews.com Recommended overclockersclub.com Gold eteknix.com Gamer's Choice hothardware.com Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

This LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded of all the PC displays that came out in the last year.

The writers at websites Hardwareluxx.de and Hardwareluxx.ru both said that this PC screen was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both said that this Acer PC screen was terrific and gave it their highest award. Hothardware.com and Tweaktown.com both gave this PC display an "Editor's Choice" award.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Legitreviews.com and Allround-pc.com, both of which concluded that this PC display was good.

The author at websites Overclockersclub.com wrote that this LCD screen was terrific and gave it their "Gold" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including 01net.com, techspot.com, tweaktown.com and tek.no the average expert rating of this medium monitor is 81%.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 116 user reviews the average user rating of this medium monitor is 90 out of 100. 79 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 82% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Acer Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Based on 4,255 user and expert reviews (including 791 verified purchases), Acer has good reviews for its PC displays. Acer also has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Lekker Design

Thirty-nine customers who bought the product wrote that it was good looking. Rob R. gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Awesome, amazing, beautiful, Acer”. Rob R. also wrote “Produces bright beautiful colors and sharp text” in his review. T. Iverson wrote “The 6bpp looks a bit washed out by comparison and for my use case, I'd rather pretty than fast” in their review of the Acer X34 and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Thirteen people said in their reviews that it was smooth. Last year T. Iverson said on Amazon “NVIDIA G-Sync is so amazingly smooth, I'll never buy a monitor that doesn't have it after trying it here” in their review of this PC monitor. Misty said “With 100mhz overclock and G-Sync enabled Battlefield 4 run at a blistering 60fps on Ultra video settings and my other less fancy games are silky smooth” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Snake Boogie scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com in April last year “Have a smooth refresh rate is fantastic”.

Four owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well designed. Last year Overclockersclub.com mentioned “Schickes Design”. Overclockersclub.com also said “Attractive, sleek design” in their review. In the same month Deus Machina mentioned “It is very well designed and constructed.” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners considered that this PC monitor was neat. Clifford W Coleman wrote “Gsync is pretty neat” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Apinrut wrote on Amazon “The thin foam cloth thingy that protects the screens didn't look like it was covering the screen neatly like how you'd expect from a new never opened box” and rated it 80 out of 100.

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Extremely Solid C

Twenty-nine people who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was well made. Overclockersclub.com wrote “Extremely solid c” in their review of this PC monitor. Strat79 gave the Acer X34 a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “The stand is very solid”. Strat79 also wrote “It is very minor and not really noticeable unless you are intentionally looking for it with a solid black background” in their review.

Six customers wrote that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Rob R. said on Amazon “The base is very sturdy and the forward facing red feet look great”. Northtexan95 said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The stand is very sturdy though I have mine on a arm hovering over my desk”. In April last year Dmg wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The stand feels sturdy, appears stylish”.

One person who purchased it concluded that it was reliable. Last year Frozen Walt Disney mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “They haven't figured out the manufacturing process to make reliable screens that don't have issues” although they only scored the product 3 stars out of 5.

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100hz and GSync Support) With Strong Performance and Image Quality

Twenty-seven customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality. Overclockersclub.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “100hz and GSync support) with strong performance and image quality”. Pr mentioned on Amazon “Excellent quality, really sturdy base”. Michael Bendel wrote on Amazon “Build quality is excellent, feels very sturdy” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Easy to Use

Fourteen owners agreed that it was easy to use. Michael Parks rated the product a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned “Right? Make sure to use DisplayPort if you want the fast refresh rate, HDMI is locked to 60hz”. Northtexan95 wrote on Amazon “Fortunately, I don't have to use them often” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Pcmaster said in their review of this PC monitor “You can setup upto three gaming profiles (setting different properties) and it comes in handy” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Seven people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Talk Development wrote on Amazon in April last year “##Looks much better after changing the settings!” in their review of this PC monitor. Scott Simmons said “The buttons on the bottom of the screen make navigating through the on-screen menus a real chore” in his review of this PC monitor. Steven Bittick said on Amazon “The only con as others have pointed out is the menu is a pain to navigate.”.

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup. In April last year Rob R. said on Amazon “The monitor comes with both HDMI and DP cables in the box and is very easy to set up” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Last year Cournwallace mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “This thing is easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor. John J. Floro mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “This montor arrived on time, in great shape and was super easy to set up” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One customer said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Dmg said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “On the LG the far edges of the wide screen always feel as if the edges are just out of range of comfortable visibility” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Other

Top Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the X34 is one the most popular PC monitor currently on sale.

Only Released Eight Months Ago

As one of the newer PC displays, this PC screen is likely to use more advanced technology.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three people who reviewed the product concluded that it had good technical guidance. Mrp mentioned on Amazon “The only con is the manual”. Werefrog said in April last year “It does come with a quick start guide which is really all you need with a little patience”. Last year David mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “My monitor was manufactured may 2016 if thats any help, i believe most of the issues have been resolved at this point”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was thin. R. Lozano said on Amazon “The viewing angles are also quite narrow, though a bit better than TFT displays”. Colin mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Very slim bezels around the panel itself, no reflection in a dark room”.

Two customers who bought it thought it was heavy and bulky. Pcmaster rated this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “It was a hefty price tag and deals were not to e found or were sold out prematurely”. Mark said in April last year “Even with a hefty overclock, my gtx 970 does not provide an optimal experience with this display” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

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

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good structurally. Remote741 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “The subtle curve feels just right for peripheral viewing distance and the overall construction is superb, from the all steel base to the attractive, yet subtle Predator badge”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Deus Machina scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “From the LED underglow, to the lovely body and stand”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed the product thought it had good features. Northtexan95 wrote “This monitor has several features that now fall into that category for me”. Dmg rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Highly desirable features, combined with gaming oriented features, makes this the perfect monitor for my use”. Jr1 said two years ago “I would give 5 stars for the great features.” however despite that they gave it a score of 20 out of 100.


Performance

Supports NVIDIA G-SYNC

The Acer X34 supports NVIDIA G-SYNC, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to this PC display do not support NVIDIA G-SYNC.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer X34 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other LCD screens that were released in the last 12 months.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus MX34 (£683.65), the Eizo EV2456 (£516.69), or the AOC AG271QG (£549.99) is also worth considering.

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Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer X34 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.

This PC display's display resolution (3440 x 1440 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all recently released PC monitors.

The worst display resolution across similar types of PC display is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer X34 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released in the last 12 months also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer X34 is more than most PC displays that were released around the same time as it. This Acer LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Angles De Vision Ouverts

Thirteen people reckoned that the product had good picture quality. Overclockersclub.com said in their Acer X34 review “Angles de vision ouverts”. Expert review site Eteknix.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Have you invested a small fortune in a high-end gaming PC, with one or more of the fastest graphics cards on the market” . Mrp gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This is 2x the size, costs less than 2 of those old CRT(s), with a lot more options and much better image quality”.

Nine customers thought this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. Expert website Tweaktown.com said in their review of this PC monitor “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”. Tweaktown.com also wrote “In nearly all of my display reviews, I state that I'm a huge resolution and refresh rate fanatic” in their review. Michael Bendel wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Ultrawide and 100 Hz refresh rate - incredible experience”.

Two people who purchased this PC monitor said that it had a wide viewing angle. Charles mentioned “The colors and viewing angle is also pretty amazing for a TN, was thoroughly shocked”. J. Grizz rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The viewing angle is awesome and the 100HZ overclock was done easily”.

One owner reckoned that it had a flickering image. Aaronmylius mentioned “It's so faint I can't even really see it which is awesome! 100hz no problem and no dead pixels/color banding/flickering/scan lines”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it had a sharp image. Jonathan Martinez mentioned “This is my first time on a 1440p monitor from 1080p and the extra sharpness is actually appreciable” and rated this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars.

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Poor Sound Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. Joseph B. wrote “The built-in speaker's sound quality is not good when using the Display Cable vs HDMI” in his review of this PC monitor.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Eleven people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was expensive. Strat79 wrote on Amazon “I was amazed on how well it matched up to my much more expensive professional monitors”. Last year Mike wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Those options were just way to expensive.”. Pacificapinch gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Yes it is expensive” in their Acer X34 review.

Eight customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good value for money. In April expert website Eteknix.com wrote “The main reason it is good value for money, however, is that it's almost £200 cheaper than th” in their review of this PC monitor. Solwood mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Great monitor, steep price.” and rated it 80 out of 100. Remote741 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “If you can swallow the price, you won't be disappointed”.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was noisy.

One person who bought this PC monitor thought it was not quiet. Xitomatl mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I have no "coil whine." This monitor is silent for me regardless of what is displayed or the refresh rate” but in spite of that they still gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer X34 does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other PC screens that were launched in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen has an energy efficiency rating of C, and the X34 has an average 8 year running cost of £142 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC monitors that were released in the last 12 months.

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Price

Pricey

The price range of similar spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months is from £49 to £1,299. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other similar spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months.

Price Has Gone Up by £296.12 (42%)

There was a cheaper price of £385.12 on Amazon UK 16 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 90% chance that the price will go back down. However the future is never certain and there remains a 10% chance that the price will actually go up further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888863241781, 04713392510915

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