AOC q2963Pm
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£299.99 HIT Gold Good Price Platinum
A multi award winning 2560 x 1080 LCD screen with a Platinum award from two expert review websites
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 50000000:1 LED Jan 2013
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AOC Q2963Pm Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have scored the AOC q2963Pm as follows for Summary.
133 Reviews + 20 Awards
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£80 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received 20 awards including a "Silver" award from plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from plus three other sites. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this AOC PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
The q2963Pm has running costs of £80 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and good picture quality.
It is missing some features:
Only one speaker

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AOC Q2963Pm In-Depth Analysis


20 Industry Awards

This AOC flatpanel monitor has received 20 awards from PC screen experts.

The editors of four expert review sites all decided that this PC screen was very good., and all gave this PC display a "Silver" award and gave it a "Silver Award".

The writers at four other expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this PC display., and all gave this LCD screen a "Recommended" award and gave it a "Recommended Buy" award.

The writers at review websites and both said that this PC screen was exceptional and gave it their "Platinum" award.

This AOC flatpanel monitor received a "Gold" award from both websites and, both of which said that this flatpanel monitor was outstanding.

Three additional expert review sites liked this PC display. This flatpanel monitor received a "Value For Money" award from review website who concluded it was great for its price and it received an "Innovation" award from website Additionally, the expert at website concluded that this PC screen was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This AOC LCD screen has an average expert rating of 80% based on 21 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, and

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Good User Reviews

Q2963Pm owners on average rated this LCD screen 83%. 47 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good value for money.

AOC Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 7,156 expert and user reviews (including 784 verified purchases) for AOC PC displays and found that on average AOC has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a AOC PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who bought this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use.

  • Very high quality, fantastic build, beautiful to look at and wonderful to use…
    PaulD (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Very easy to use once you figure it out…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four owners who reviewed the AOC q2963Pm reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five owners who reviewed the AOC q2963Pm thought it was good quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it was thin.

Users Report Nice Design

Three people agreed that the product was good looking.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money highlighted in their review that this PC screen was great for its price.

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at [price] it is more expensive than 74% of flatpanel monitors.

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Only One Speaker

Most PC monitors have between one and four speakers, including the q2963Pm which has one speaker.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the q2963Pm of 178° is in the widest 19% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the AOC q2963Pm of 178° is in the widest 19% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The q2963Pm has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The q2963Pm has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in January 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the q2963Pm will cost £80 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc q2963pm
Barcodes 00038986182140, 00086000183479, 00132017756967, 00163121156022, 00577530867378, 00685417054589, 00738365474036, 04038986182140, 04717385941021, 06854170545892

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