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AOC Q2963PM PC Monitor

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29" 50000000:1 LED Jan 2013
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
A new dimension of entertainment is here: the myMulti-Play (q2963Pm). The giant 73.7 cm (29 ) display delivers true cinema feeling at home, thanks to its 21:9 format and UWHD resolution of 2560 x... More
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20 Reasons For

Twenty Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most awarded of all the PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Silver" award by Gamezoom.net, Gadgetgear.nl, Hw-journal.de and Hardzone.es all of whom concluded that this PC display was very good.

The writers at four additional expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this PC display. This LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from Pcfoster.pl, Purepc.pl and Conowego.pl and Almodi.org gave it a "Recommended Buy" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this flatpanel monitor was fantastic and gave it their highest award. This PC display received a "Platinum" award from Hwlegend.com and Techstation.it gave it a "Platinum Performance" award.

The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this PC display was outstanding and gave it one of their highest awards. Xtremehardware.com and Pcgameware.co.uk both gave this AOC flatpanel monitor a "Gold" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, Chip.de and macworld.co.uk this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 80%.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 70 user reviews this medium monitor has an average user rating of 82%.

Easy to Use

Three AOC q2963Pm owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience. J. Clark wrote on Amazon “Viewing angles make for a fantastic experience” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Mr. A. J. Simmons mentioned in their review “Makes for a truly engaging and immersive experience” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Simovski Stanislav rated the product as excellent and wrote “It also just provides a more pleasant experience” in their AOC q2963Pm review.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the AOC q2963Pm was easy to use. Mjracer mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Very easy to use once you figure it out” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the AOC q2963Pm an excellent rating. Simovski Stanislav said also three years ago “Handy for the office use.- Higher-than-normal colour gamut” in their review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Expert website Pcgameware.co.uk wrote “Was incredibly easy to set up”.

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Reasonably Priced

Nine AOC q2963Pm reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. J. Clark mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The movie watching experience cannot be rivalled in this range and at this price it's about as good as it gets for gaming immersion”. John Sealey scored the product 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Good value and looks good”. Mark Twain wrote three years ago “For the money I am happy” in his review of this PC monitor.

Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was a bargain for the price. Three years ago Anthro rated the AOC q2963Pm 4 stars and said on Amazon “Edge of screen is a little cheap and weak.”. Jen wrote in her review on Amazon “Verdict 1 star too generousBadly madetemperamental3 failed units in a row within 1 1/2 monthssome parts shoddy cheap plasticPlease spare yourself the headache” although she scored it 20 out of 100. Simon Scarlett mentioned “I was a bit apprehensive at first due to the cost (so cheap”.

One person who reviewed the AOC q2963Pm wrote that it was cheap. Expert website Hexus.net wrote four years ago “Gamers understand that modern graphics cards are able to play the latest games at resolutions way above the standard 1,920x1,080 (1080p) available on a wide range of inexpensive monitors” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm.

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AOC PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,219 user and expert reviews, AOC has good ratings for its PC screens. AOC also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other brands.

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Nice Design

Several AOC q2963Pm owners who bought it said that it was good looking. Mr. A. J. Simmons wrote in their review on Amazon “Although Blu-rays are limited to 1920 x 1080 they upscale beautifully without any obvious loss of detail or sharpness”. Mr. A. J. Simmons also wrote “So in summary; everything is vibrant and beautifully varied”. Expert website Macworld.co.uk mentioned “A stylish cabinet and good brightness consistency all over” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm.

One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was neat. Adam M. rated it 5 stars and he said “Having 2 web browsers side by side without the left-to-right scroll bar is also pretty neat” in his review of the AOC q2963Pm.

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Good Size

A few AOC q2963Pm reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was a good width. Adam M. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “9, so if you're a movie lover like myself then you will appreciate the extra width” . Mr. A. J. Simmons mentioned in their review of the AOC q2963Pm “Whilst you don't get the same vertical real-estate that's useful for desktop use as you would on a 2560 x 1440 model, you do get some useful extra width over 1920 x 1080” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Mjracer said “It's pretty much the same as any other slim lcd/led TV of this size” .

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Robust

Some AOC q2963Pm reviewers concluded that the AOC q2963Pm was well made. Power_parents said in their review “A good screen, well built and worth the”. Three years ago Simovski Stanislav said “Very good build”.

A number of AOC q2963Pm reviewers who bought the AOC q2963Pm concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Jen wrote in her AOC q2963Pm review “No scratches or dead pixels so did not complain about it”. Mark Twain mentioned in his AOC q2963Pm review “You have to be extremely careful when wiping the screen or you can easily damage the backlight etc” and rated the product 4 stars.

One AOC q2963Pm reviewer who purchased the AOC q2963Pm thought it was strong and durable. Three years ago Simovski Stanislav mentioned in their AOC q2963Pm review “It looks very sturdy”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Pauld mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Very high quality, fantastic build, beautiful to look at” . Sd said in their review on Amazon “It's also a great quality monitor - excellent picture for the money” and scored the AOC q2963Pm 5 stars. Simovski Stanislav said in their AOC q2963Pm review “Very high quality monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

Two people said in their reviews that the AOC q2963Pm had good colour saturation. Aidan O'byrne said “The IPS panel is leaps and bounds above the TN panel display that lives to the left of it and the colours are noticeably brighter”.

One AOC q2963Pm owner who bought it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Ua.gecid.com highlighted in their review that this medium monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Connectivity

A number of people agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Three years ago J. Clark wrote in their review on Amazon “The range of inputs is impressive, with HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

LED Display

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

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including a cheaper LCD screen such as the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] or you might consider a higher rated LCD screen such as the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price], or the LG 29UM65[plb_3356557_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AOC q2963Pm has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the q2963Pm do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the AOC Q2770PQU[plb_2119581_price].

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the LG 29UB65[plb_2148069_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the q2963Pm range from -5° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the AOC q2963Pm has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were launched around the same time as the q2963Pm.

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Two DisplayPorts Quantitys

The q2963Pm is a two displayPorts quantity PC monitor.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

At 694.6 millimeters, the q2963Pm has a quite big viewable size, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the q2963Pm. The smallest viewable size, horizontal of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1mm and the biggest is 880mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

At 73.7 centimeters, the q2963Pm has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the q2963Pm. The display diagonal (metric)s of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the q2963Pm range from 28cm to 590cm.

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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The q2963Pm has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the q2963Pm supported graphics resolutionss range from 640 x 350 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the q2963Pm are not 3D. The q2963Pm is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

PC monitors which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the q2963Pm do not have a built-in camera. The q2963Pm is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC screen and we think the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price], or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The q2963Pm does not have a card reader integrated, although this is within the context that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the q2963Pm also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only One Number of Loudspeakers

Most PC displays of this age and type have between one and three number of loudspeakerss, including the q2963Pm which has one number of loudspeakers.

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Quite Low Video Dot Rate

At only 146 megahertz, the q2963Pm has a fairly low video Dot Rate compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The lowest video Dot Rate of PC displays that came out around the same time as the q2963Pm is 85MHz and the highest is 330MHz.

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Heavy

Across all the PC displays of this age and type the weights range from 3g to 39kg. At 6.9 kilograms, the q2963Pm is fairly heavy compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the q2963Pm.

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Pricey

We think this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago. The price range of comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago is from £46 to £2,475.

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Running Costs Are Average

The q2963Pm has an average running cost of £52 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 993 medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
On/off Switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Video Dot Rate

20 Awards

kitguru.net Must Have gadgetgear.nl Silver purepc.pl Recommended hardzone.es Silver ua.gecid.com Value For Money eteknix.com Innovation almodi.org Recommended Buy ixbt.com Original Design hw-journal.de Silver gamezoom.net Silver Award techstation.it Platinum Performance megaobzor.com/ HIT pcgameware.co.uk Gold tomshardware.com Smart Buy hdblog.it Good Price conowego.pl Recommended xtremehardware.com Gold hwlegend.com Platinum pcmagazine.ru 5 Star pcfoster.pl Recommended

Expert Reviews

(54)
21 March 2014

The AOC Q2963PM - MYMULTI-PLAY is a monitor that incorporates a 29? 21:9 superwide format display (IPS LED-backlit with a 2560 x 1080 res). Which in English is a ratio that can eliminate the black... Read more…

12 February 2014

2013 will be known as the year when PC monitors finally started moving beyond Full HD resolution. Last year we tested a large number of WQHD monitors with 2560x1440 pixels, and today we will... Read more…

13 January 2014

The AOC Q2963PM 21:9 SuperWide Monitor arrived well packaged and was incredibly easy to set up. I found the 21:9 29? panel a little strange at first (almost like viewing through a letter-box), but...

Pcgameware.co.uk

10 December 2013

Eteknix.com

Over the last few years, we have been [in general] demanding higher and higher resolutions from our monitors, and before we even think about using a multi-screen setup ? the most common resolution... Read more…

25 November 2013

Kitguru.net

With the growing rise in popularity of new high resolution Ultra Wide monitors we take a look at the AOC Q2963PM. This panel has support for both Dual Link DVI and DisplayPort connectors and can... Read more…

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User Reviews

(36)
Reviewed 1 October 2013 by Thompson
Thompson would recommend the AOC Q2963PM (Verified Purchase)

I back-ordered one of these and waited patiently for almost 3 months. Worth the wait. Middle-aged eyes don't appreciate cramped visual content with tiny type sizes. Too often, I've found myself... Read more…

Reviewed 31 December 2013 by ShawnDenCO

Love the added room on this wide screen. Wall mountable and easy setup. Movies look great with no black borders on top or bottom. Picture is clear and bright...

Adjustable
Easy To Set Up
Lightweight
Sharp Image
Vivid Colors
No Left-right Swivel
Tip-prone Stand
(Verified Purchase)

I Must Say that this Is A Fantastic Monitor It took bit of time to get used to it But ( Id Never Go Back To normal Again )
If your a Gamer Its Brilliant Some Times can be Pain cause Some... Read more…

Reviewed 15 January 2015 by John David Bowen-Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent.

This review is by my son who owns the monitor.
I have been using the monitor daily for a year or so and I love it. There is plenty of space for productivity and movies and ultrawide formatted... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.47
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the AOC q2963Pmuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00038986182140, 00086000183479, 00132017756967, 00163121156022, 00577530867378, 00685417054589, 00738365474036, 04038986182140, 04717385941021, 06854170545892

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