LG 29UC97 vs Samsung S29E790C
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LG 29UC97

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and very economical to run 29" LCD screen, with great features
92
Reviews
5 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£38 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 No Feb 2015 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 29"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1080 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5000000:1
3D No
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung S29E790C

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-quality and economical to run 29" PC display
91
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels Mega Contrast Yes Mar 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 29"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1080 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega Contrast
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency B
LG 29UC97

76

Overall Score

76

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and very economical to run 29" LCD screen, with great features
92
Reviews
5 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£38 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 5000000:1 No Feb 2015 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 29"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1080 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5000000:1
3D No
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency A
Samsung S29E790C

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-quality and economical to run 29" PC display
91
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels Mega Contrast Yes Mar 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 29"
Display Resolution 2560 X 1080 Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega Contrast
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2015
Energy Efficiency B

Top Prices

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Reasons For

LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
3 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by £18 Over Five Years
Over five years the LG 29UC97 only costs £38 to run however the Samsung S29E790C costs £55 to run (47% more).
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Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
The LG 29UC97 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Samsung S29E790C has a rating of "B".
Better Brand
LG PC monitors have an average rating of 84.9%, but Samsung has an average rating of 83.5%.
3 Reasons For
3D
The Samsung S29E790C is 3D, however the LG 29UC97 is not 3D.

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

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1ms Faster Response Time
The Samsung S29E790C has a response time of 4ms, whereas the LG 29UC97 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower).

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

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Better User Reviews
The Samsung S29E790C has an average user review score of 93%, but the LG 29UC97 has an average rating of 85% (based on 4 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
No awards found
1 Award
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung S29E790C has better user reviews than the LG 29UC97. The average user reviews score for the Samsung S29E790C is 93% based on 113 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 29UC97 is 85% based on 4 reviews.
LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
87 reviews
4 stars
17 reviews
3 stars
5 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
3 reviews

Average Brand Rating

LG has a better average brand rating than Samsung. The average brand rating for LG is 84.92% based on 7,114 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Samsung is 83.46% based on 8,714 reviews.
LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
LG

85

85

Based on 7,114 reviews
Samsung

83

83

Based on 8,714 reviews

Date Released

LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
36 months old 35 months old Best

Key Features

3D

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Best
No
Yes

Response Time

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
LG 29UC97
LG
29UC97
5 trees 0.19 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Samsung S29E790C
Samsung
S29E790C
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Display Diagonal 29" 29"
Display Resolution
2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
5000000:1
 5000000:1
5000000:1
 5000000:1
Response Time 5ms 4ms
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
3000:1
 3000:1
3000:1
 3000:1
Display
LCD LED
 LCD
 LED
LCD LED
 LCD
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
2560 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
1280p
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
1080p 720p
1280p
 1080p
 720p
 1280p
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 283.8mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 672.8mm
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Display Diagonal (metric) 73.66cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness 300 Cd/m² 300 Cd/m²
Maximum Refresh Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz
Display Brightness (min) Unknown - Click to provide data 250 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port 2 2
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort 1 1
DVI Port Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Speaker 2 2
RMS Rated Power 14W 14W
Loudspeaker 2 2
 
 
 
Performance LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Height Adjustment Unknown - Click to provide data 100mm
Tilt Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages 14 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Energy Efficiency Class
B
 B
B
 B
Typical Power Consumption 28W
BEST
41.7W
Standby Power Consumption 0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (off) 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption 41kWh
BEST
61kWh
Power Consumption (DPMS) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Package Weight 8.2kg 10.9kg
BEST
Package Height 414mm
BEST
499mm
Package Depth 140mm
BEST
325mm
Package Width 758mm
BEST
775mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Weight With Stand 6.2kg
BEST
7.2kg
Height (with Stand) 420.9mm
BEST
423.7mm
Depth (with Stand) 225.3mm
BEST
262.6mm
Width (with Stand) 700.9mm 699.5mm
BEST
Weight 5.5kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height 316.5mm 313.5mm
Depth 99mm 68.5mm
Width 700.9mm 699.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Cables Included
HDMI DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
HDMI DisplayPort
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 
 
 
Technical Details LG 29UC97 Samsung S29E790C
Active Display Area (W X H)
672.8 x 283.8
 672.8 x 283.8
672.8 x 283.8
 672.8 x 283.8
Samsung Magic Function Unknown - Click to provide data

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