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AOC Q2963PM PC Monitor

£299.99
29" 2560 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Jan 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £79.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Twenty industry awards
Good value for money
Unacceptable noise level
129 Reviews + 20 Awards
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Reviews

Twenty Industry Awards

Experts love this PC screen and have given it twenty awards.

The editors of four expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was great. This AOC PC display received a "Silver" award from Gadgetgear.nl, Hw-journal.de and Hardzone.es and it received a "Silver Award" from Gamezoom.net.

Four other expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor. Pcfoster.pl, Purepc.pl and Conowego.pl all gave this LCD screen a "Recommended" award and it received a "Recommended Buy" award from Almodi.org.

Two more expert review sites both thought that this AOC flatpanel monitor was exceptional and gave it their highest award. This PC screen received a "Platinum" award from Hwlegend.com and Techstation.it gave it a "Platinum Performance" award.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Gold" award by both websites Xtremehardware.com and Pcgameware.co.uk, both of which said that this PC display was fantastic.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-one expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, purepc.pl and 01net.com this medium monitor has an average expert rating of 80%.

Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this medium monitor on average 83 out of 100. Over 77% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 75% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

AOC Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 5,597 owner and expert reviews (including 599 verified purchases), AOC has good ratings for its PC screens. AOC also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a AOC PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Ua.gecid.com highlighted in their review that this LCD screen was good value for money.

Pricey

Flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age range in price from £46 to £9,999. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age.


Good Webcam

One person who bought it mentioned that it had a good webcam. Mainul I. said in their review of the AOC q2963Pm three years ago “Would be nice to have integrated webcam and microphone”.

Technically Very Impressive, Pure Blacks, Vibrant Colours, Efficient Power Consumption

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Kitguru.net said in their review of the AOC q2963Pm four years ago “Technically very impressive, pure blacks, vibrant colours, efficient power consumption” but they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Aidan O'byrne wrote on Amazon two years ago “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”.

Three people mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had image ghosting. Four years ago Newegg.com wrote “No ghosting” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm but even so they only rated it 1 stars. Newegg.com also wrote “No dead pixels, Great colors, Non glossy coating, Very little (if any) ghosting” in their review.

One customer mentioned that the product had a wide viewing angle. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Wide viewing angle”. One person concluded that it had clear images. In April last year Matthew K. said in his AOC q2963Pm review on Newegg.com “Color and clarity are especially good for the money”.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two customers said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Depends on game support, some games require manual software tweaking to adjust to correct aspect ratio, using two browsers side by side helps multitasking, awesome for” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm. Jack B. gave the product a rating of 7 stars and he wrote on Newegg.com “Could have bought two 15" monitors for half the price and got better picture quality and probably better help” in his review of this PC monitor.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The q2963Pm has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq BL3200 (£313.05), or the Eizo Foris FS2434 (£312.28) which has better reviews; or the AOC U2868 (£289.97) which is cheaper.

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Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The q2963Pm has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. LCD screens of this spec and age display resolutions range from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen is 18° and the widest is 1,800°. The q2963Pm has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen.

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Has an HDCP

The q2963Pm has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens that were launched more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The AOC q2963Pm has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC screens of this type and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

25601080 Resolution, Tool Less, Super Thin Bezel, Wall Mounting Available

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Kitguru.net mentioned “25601080 resolution, tool less, super thin bezel, wall mounting available”. Mjracer said in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “It's pretty much the same as any other slim lcd/led TV of this size” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. An anonymous author mentioned in her AOC q2963Pm review “9 monitor is too narrow”.

One owner who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good structurally.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Twenty-two owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was good value for money. Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Special discount price of 150 off (late sept”. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “The AOC Q2963PM brings ultra-wide display capabilities to your desktop at an affordable price”. Four years ago expert review site Gadgetreview.com mentioned in their review of the AOC q2963Pm “9 UltraWide Monitor comes in at a very reasonably priced $499.00 retail.”.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was expensive. Mr. A. J. Simmons wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Obviously dead pixels and whatnot can occur with any mainstream monitor, even those considerably more expensive than this one”. Simovski Stanislav said “This is an advantage over the more expensive models, as this screen has a slightly bigger colour gamut reproduction than majority of the screens on the market” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Simovski Stanislav also said “The more expensive IPS panel provides much better color reproduction than TFT screens” in their review.

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Design

Easy to Use the Menus

Five owners who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Setting menu is easy to navigate” in their AOC q2963Pm review but they only rated it 17.6 out of 100. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “The menus are also easy to navigate” in their review. Newegg.com said in their review of the AOC q2963Pm “Windows 8 Start Menu looks great on it” yet they only rated the product 15.2 out of 100.

Four customers who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to use. Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “Easy To Use” however they gave the product a score of 15.2 out of 100. Pauld scored it 9 stars and mentioned three years ago “Very high quality, fantastic build, beautiful to look at and wonderful to use”. Simovski Stanislav wrote in the same month “Handy for the office use.- Higher-than-normal colour gamut” in their AOC q2963Pm review.

Three people who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon.co.uk said three years ago “Screen is great for setting up multiple views on the same screens” but even so they gave it a score of 17.6 out of 100. Expert website Pcgameware.co.uk mentioned “9 SuperWide Monitor arrived well packaged and was incredibly easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 8 stars.

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Excellent Build Quality

Thirteen people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Kitguru.net mentioned in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “Excellent build quality” but despite that they only scored the product 19.4 out of 100. Newegg.com wrote “Great quality with an unbeatable price” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm but they gave the product a score of 15.2 out of 100. Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “For the quality and price of this monitor NO ONE can beat it I was surprise to see that the colors are accurate for doing things like Photoshop etc”.

Good Looking

Eight customers reckoned that it was good looking. Newegg.com wrote “This monitor has amazing, beautiful crisp colors” in their review of the AOC q2963Pm. Newegg.com also said “Beautiful monitor, super bright” in their review. Expert review site Macworld.co.uk gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote in their review of the AOC q2963Pm “A stylish cabinet and good brightness consistency all over”.

One person mentioned that it had a thin frame. One person who bought it mentioned that it was neat. Adam M. said “Having 2 web browsers side by side without the left-to-right scroll bar is also pretty neat” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

One owner who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was smooth.

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Excellent Build Quality

Thirteen people reckoned that the product was well made. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “The build quality is also good” . Amazon.co.uk also wrote “I don't no why people are on the build quality When you look at the resolution it is 2560” in their review. Amazon.co.uk also mentioned “Sturdy construction; doesn't feel like the cat is going to knock it over” in their review.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Eric R. said “It's rock-solid in build quality, carries the same warranty that they all do, has a sturdy base” in his review of this PC monitor. Simovski Stanislav wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It looks very sturdy”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to damage or scratch. Andrey P. said “Had to RMA had small area of around 7 dead pixels, more like destroyed pixels, black in color, called NEWEGG they were helpful, process was smooth everything is fine” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Ellery W. wrote on Newegg.com three years ago “Probably going to stick with something more reliable like Asus or Samsung” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought the AOC q2963Pm thought it was noisy. Eleven years ago expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “Graphics cards are some of the noisiest components youll find in a PC”.


Smart TV

Does Not Have Email Functionality

One person who bought the AOC q2963Pm reckoned that it did not have email functionality. Newegg.com said in their AOC q2963Pm review “No support from AOC, email response told me my problem was being forwarded to engineer, no further r”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the q2963Pm is £80 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC displays of a comparable age and type.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium monitor was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

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

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