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AOC U3477PQU PC Monitor

£509.99
34" 3440 X 1440 80000000:1 LED Jul 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £181.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Twelve industry awards
Easy to use the menus
Poor technical guidance
161 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Reviews

Twelve Industry Awards

Experts in PC screens really like this medium monitor and have given it twelve awards.

The writers at three expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this LCD screen. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk, Gamezoom.net and Pclab.pl.

This PC display received a "Gold" award from review websites Xtremehardware.com, Pcgameware.co.uk and Elektroniktest.dk all of whom said that this PC screen was excellent.

This medium monitor received a "Silver" award from both websites Hardware.info and Nikktech.com, both of which wrote that this flatpanel monitor was great.

Three additional expert review sites all thought that this AOC LCD screen was good. Kitguru.net gave this flatpanel monitor a "Must Have" award, Pcforalla.idg.se gave it a "Good Choice" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Good Product" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, gadgetspeak.com, xgn.nl and pcforalla.idg.se the average expert rating of this PC screen is 83%.

Excellent User Reviews

On average, u3477 owners rated this PC monitor as fantastic. Over 76% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

AOC Has Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

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

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Poor Technical Guidance

One owner who purchased it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Three years ago Bookworm said on Bhphotovideo.com “The third one I asked actually knew how to help with the font problem by adjusting the resolution, which unfortunatelye degrades the image” in their review of the AOC u3477.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers agreed that it was quiet. Lred wrote two years ago “Runs fast and quiet” in their review of this PC monitor. Fima said in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “And the machines are whisper quiet”. Silverbellsaudio wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Anyway, incredible amounts of silent processing power” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers concluded that the product had good features. Miss Wendy said in her review of this PC monitor “The screen is large and the wireless features are convenient”. Quaman said on Bestbuy.com “It has a lot more features than the equivalent monitor from LG” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the AOC u3477 78.130502252763 out of 100.


Price

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Price Point is Very Competitive, Built in Speakers

Twenty-nine owners who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was good value for money. Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “Price point is very competitive, built in speakers” in their AOC u3477 review. Newegg.com mentioned “Good Price” in their review of this PC monitor but they gave this PC monitor a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Mac Desktop On the Fence Convert rated the product 8 stars and he wrote three years ago “A) price was better B) mouse tracking was easier c) i am a recent complete apple convert” in his review of this PC monitor.

Five owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was expensive. Pcgamer.com wrote “The $800 / £600 AOC U3477Pqu is rather more expensive.”. Three years ago George said on Bhphotovideo.com “Also, since the computer connections have changed over the years, some of my peripherals required expensive adapters with the new system” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Matteo mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “A NEW computer was less expensive and a better machine than anything I could find out there” in their review of this PC monitor and rated this PC monitor 8 stars.

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Not Cheap

Medium monitors that came out more than two years ago range in price from £46 to £9,999. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.


Weight & Dimensions

Thin Bezels

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. T3me.com mentioned “Thin bezels” in their AOC u3477 review. Three years ago Extractor427 wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “The current version is faster and slimmer, albeit without an optical drive”. Pete gave it a score of 7 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor also three years ago “This PC is extremely thin, light and Powerful”.

One owner concluded that it was lightweight. Elijah wrote “This iMac is really nice, lightweight and looks really nice externally” and rated it 8 stars. One person thought it was heavy and bulky. Pete mentioned three years ago “I needed to take some of the heavy use of the mac book pro, This destop blows away the competition” in his review of this PC monitor.

One person who purchased the product thought it was easy to carry around. Dave W said “So compact; they have everything you need and their light and easy to set up”.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity Options

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. T3me.com said “Plethora of connectivity options” in their AOC u3477 review but even so they gave the product a score of 18.8 out of 100. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “We really liked its connectivity options and overall design” and scored it 8 stars.

One customer who purchased it thought it was easy to sync. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Syncs With Apple Devices”.

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Design

Easy to Use the Menus

Thirteen people said that it was easy to use. First iMac scored the AOC u3477 8 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “It's easy to use”. Jim gave it a score of 8 stars and he said in his AOC u3477 review on Bhphotovideo.com “I love it's speed, rendition of color and ease of use”. Tri rated it 6 stars and said on Bhphotovideo.com “Purpose of purchasing was for a stable practical, everyday use machine for finances, taxes, web surfing, movie/video streaming” in their review of this PC monitor.

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Matt wrote “It is very easy to set up, looks great”. Jim the Accountant said on Bhphotovideo.com “The iMac was extremely easy to setup and super easy to hookup with our network”. Rs scored it 8 stars and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Shipped on time and easy to set up” in their AOC u3477 review.

Four people who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Newegg.com said two years ago “All settings on the monitor are on factory default unless specified in the section”. Kabacus mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The on screen menu is very good with full adjustment intuitively laid out”. Kabacus also said “Elite Dangerous runs at a steady 60fps in open with ~60% utilisation and drops to 30fps when docked with 80-90% utilisation (fully maxed settings” in their review.

One person who purchased it considered that it had a good interface. Hiroppie scored it 7 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “IMac has an excellent screen and user interface”.

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Good Looking

Fourteen owners who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Newegg.com said two years ago “3440 1440 is gorgeous”. Newegg.com also wrote “Beautiful screen” in their review. Expert website Tbreak.ae said “While showing off a swanky 34-inch monster o”.

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. John the Biker/hiker gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said “Nice design with wireless keyboard” in his AOC u3477 review. Tri gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Clean design and low foot print makes it a perfect choice for us”. Umasam mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Gorgeous looks with minimalist design”.

Five customers who purchased it thought it was smooth. Ceeque said on Bhphotovideo.com “This iMac delivers the same smooth, fast performance I've come to expect with all the capabilities I need” in their review of this PC monitor. 2dogs mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Very smooth, not grainy like Samsung VA monitors, colors best I've seen” in their AOC u3477 review. Alinka rated this PC monitor 8 stars and mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com last year “It was very smooth” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person said in their reviews that this PC monitor was ergonomic. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com said “AOC has integrated a range of ergonomic adjustment options that allow you to adjust for example height” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Very Good Build Quality

Eleven customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Nikktech.com mentioned in their AOC u3477 review “Very Good Build Quality” but despite that they scored it 1 stars. Flatpanelshd.com wrote in their AOC u3477 review “DVI and Displayport out, realistic colour reproduction, superior image quality” . Three years ago Pcgamer.com wrote “The image quality and dramatic effect of gaming at 21” in their review of the AOC u3477.

Very Good Build Quality

Six people concluded that this PC monitor was well made. Newegg.com wrote “Build quality feels great” in their review of this PC monitor. Last year Tri gave the product a score of 6 stars and said “Got this model on sale for a great price which didn't justify the price difference to go to solid state”. Tri also wrote “I would have preferred the newer model so I could upgrade to solid state.” in their review.

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Expert website Crowdedbrain.co.uk scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Using my trusty ruler (very scientific) I measured the width”. Just a End User gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Fast, reliable” in their review of this PC monitor. Four years ago Mr.d mentioned in their AOC u3477 review “If you want a reliable & great DESKTOP you should buy an iMac”.

Two people reckoned that the product was strong and durable. Two years ago Newegg.com wrote “The stand is durable, has some weight to it”. Lewis Boden he mentioned on Amazon “The monitor didn't feel sturdy when I moved it into positions it should be going into” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this PC screen was released.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AOC u3477 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC display.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at including the LG 29EA93 (£434.28).

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Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the AOC u3477 is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 3440 x 1440 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to this PC display.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of LCD screen is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the AOC u3477 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC monitor is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Has an HDCP

The AOC u3477 has an HDCP. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor also have an HDCP.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The average 8 year running cost of the u3477 is £182 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The AOC u3477 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The AOC u3477 has an audio output, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC display have between one and three HDMI ports, including the AOC u3477 which has one HDMI port.

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Very Good Image Quality

Six customers who purchased this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Flatpanelshd.com said “Angles de vision ouverts” however despite that they only rated the product 14 out of 100. Newegg.com said “3440 144060hz is possible using the display port adapter and a capable graphics card” however they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Will said in his review of the AOC u3477 in April last year “This monitor is just simply amazing the image quality beats my Dell UltraSharp U2414H in to the ground especially with the colors which surprised me alot”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Digital Versus said “Good default colours (Delta 3” in their AOC u3477 review but despite that they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good refresh rate. Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “I have not attempted overclocking this monitors refresh rate as 60hz is high enough for casual gaming” although they only scored it 18.8 out of 100.

One owner considered that it had a good contrast ratio. One owner who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had clear images. Two years ago Lewis Boden wrote on Amazon “1440p is perfectly readable and the spot on point for clarity and size in text” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc international europe gmbh u3477pqu, aoc international u3477pqu, manufacturer u3477pqu, u3477pqu u3477pqu, pumps u3477pqu, aoc u3477pqu34, info u3477pqu, aoc u3477pqua, aoc 3440x1440, aoc aoc3477pq, aoc b8nvza00, aoc n114523w, aoc b8nvzs00, aoc 320cdm2, aoc bg024ao
Barcodes 00635131604782, 00685417092789, 04038986114769, 05054629655313, 06854170927896

AOC u3477 Review Sources

To prepare this AOC u3477 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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