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Acer XR342CK PC Monitor

34" 100000000:1 LCD Aug 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
UltraWide QHD resolution and thirty-four inches of curved 21:9 aspect ratio widescreen give you a truly panoramic view. Adaptive-Sync technology offers stutter-free and tear-free gaming and DTS... More
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8 Reasons For

Just Released Six Months Ago

Acer only released the XR342CK six months ago. Newer PC displays like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Good Brand

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

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other latest medium monitors, the Acer XR342CK has a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 34UC88-B[plb_3316458_price], or the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1[plb_3203453_price].

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the Philips 272P7VPTKEB[plb_3785382_price].

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Two DisplayPorts Quantitys

The XR342CK is a two displayPorts quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for the last year have between one and two displayPorts quantitys.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The average display diagonal (metric) of LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the XR342CK is 73cm. The XR342CK has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) (86 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the XR342CK.

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3440 X 1440 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the XR342CK is 3440 x 1440. That's over two times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the XR342CK supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the XR342CK has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XR342CK. The dimmest display brightness of recently released medium monitors is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,000 cd/m².

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of new medium monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 5.4ms. With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Acer XR342CK has one of the faster response times amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity

The XR342CK is a one USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC screen. Most of the other new medium monitors have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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Expensive

After checking the price of 290 new medium monitors they range in price from £64 to £3,777. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other new medium monitors.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer XR342CK does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XR342CK also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 272P7VPTKEB[plb_3785382_price], or the Lenovo X24 Pro[plb_3837369_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The XR342CK is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the XR342CK are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The XR342CK does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XR342CK also do not have a card reader integrated.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a card reader integrated to this LCD screen and we think the Benq PV270[plb_3434754_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the XR342CK is more than most new medium monitors. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables includeds DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this PC display.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the XR342CK is 4.6kg, and the weights range from 2.6g to 21kg. With a weight of 6.6 kilograms, the XR342CK is one of the heavier medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the XR342CK amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 78 kilowatt hours, the XR342CK has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age. The average annual energy consumption of medium monitors that were launched in the last year is 48kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 21kWh to 140kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the Acer XR342CK

LCD Display

The Acer XR342CK has a better display type than most latest medium monitors. This PC display has an LCD display, whereas most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an LED display.

Other LCD screens that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to look at include the C3583FQ[pl_3271538_price], or the C3583FQ-BS[pl_3345337_price] both from AOC which is cheaper; or the Eizo CS2420[plb_3406838_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for an LCD screen with a better display type then you might also want to look at the iiyama XUB3490WQSU-B1[plb_3203453_price] (LED and higher rated), or the Asus MX27UQ[plb_3737100_price] (LED and higher rated) or the Asus PB27UQ[plb_3881207_price] (LED and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 3440x1440, acer hub1, acer 100m1, umcx2ee001, acer hub1u, acer xr342, acer hub1up, acer xr342c, acer xr342ck, acer p247872, acer 300cdm2, acer n164276, acer p247872p, acer n164276w, acer xr342ckb, acer xr342ckbm, acer 3440x1440, acer umcx2ee001, acer umcx2ee005, acer xr342ckbmi, acer xr342ckbmij, acer xr342ckbmijp, acer xr342ckbmijph, acer xr342ckbmijpp, acer xr342ckbmijpph, acer xr342ckbmijphu, acer xr342ckbmijphuz, acer xr342ckbmijpphz, acer xr342ckbmijphuzx
Barcodes 00888863611607, 04713392547713

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