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DELL U3014

£749.00
DELL U3014
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hardwarebg.com Bronze hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good PC Mag Editor's Choice itproportal.com Best Buy
A fully featured and multi award winning 29.8" PC monitor, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
29.8" 2560 X 1600 Pixels 2000000:1 No Mar 2013
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DELL U3014 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the DELL U3014 as follows:
93
Reviews
185 Reviews + 5 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received five awards including a "Best Buy" from Itproportal.com and an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this DELL PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
The U3014 has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report design, good picture quality and that it is robust.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1600 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Create precision work with the high-performance 75.6 cm (30") delltm ultrasharp u3014 monitor offering wide-ranging flexibility, efficiency and factory calibration.- performance: the dell ultrasharp u3014 is factory calibrated to offer precise, accurate colours
Flexibility: mount it on your desktop with a height-adjustable stand that tilts and swivels or save desk space with a wall-mount configuration or optional monitor arm
Accelerate deployments with a monitor that arrives calibrated to a deltae

DELL U3014 Video Reviews

DELL U3014 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

This LCD screen is one of the most awarded by experts in PC monitors of all the flatpanel monitors.

This LCD screen received a "Best Buy" award from review site Itproportal.com and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from review site PC Mag. This PC display also received an "Excellent Hardware" award from review website Hardwareluxx.de, confirming their endorsement.

The author at review website Hardwarebg.com concluded that this PC screen was very good and gave it their "Bronze" award.

The writer at one more expert review site thought that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from Hardwarecanucks.com who gave it an "Dam Good".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, PC Mag, pcworld.com_techhive.com and itproportal.com the average expert rating of this DELL flatpanel monitor is 85 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

Users have rated this PC display on average 82%. Over 78% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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DELL PC Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 17,430 user and expert reviews (including 2,863 verified purchases), DELL has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. 94% of those that bought a DELL flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Six customers who reviewed the DELL U3014 concluded that it was good looking.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners wrote that the product had good colour saturation and two people who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had good picture quality.

  • Colours are great, size is huge…
    Aris (Amazon) - May 2013
  • The image quality is stunning - the ultimate test for me is whether my prints match the image on screen…
    Steve (Amazon) - May 2013
  • There is quite noticeable "ghosting" with moving objects…
  • Great picture quality and resolution…
    Paul W (Amazon) - September 2013
  • Panel uniformity, colours, looks are all pleasing…
    Anonymous (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Light bleed at the edges is absolutely terrible - if the display is showing colours then there's no problem…
    Ben Weston (Amazon) - January 2016

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Four owners who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was good quality.

  • The release that has apparently caused others numerous quality control problems…
    Kip K. (Newegg.com) - October 2013
  • The image quality is stunning - the ultimate test for me is whether my prints match the image on screen…
    Steve (Amazon) - May 2013
  • You can't touch the quality of this 30" monitor…
  • Great picture quality and resolution…
    Paul W (Amazon) - September 2013
  • Unfortunately it was also the victim of poor quality and finally stopped working after only a few years of use…
    Anonymous (Newegg.com) - February 2014
  • All in all it's a very good quality monitor (build quality is solid…
    Ben Weston (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Its picture really is high quality (on my system…
    Eryk (Amazon) - August 2013

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the U3014 is £160, which makes it one of the less economic to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This DELL LCD screen was released in March 2013.

Features

2560 X 1600 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the DELL U3014 is 2560 x 1600 pixels. That's 98% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

LCD screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The DELL U3014's display diagonal of 29.8" is in the biggest 11% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The DELL U3014's response time of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 75% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The DELL U3014's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 22% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the DELL U3014 of 178° is wider than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The DELL U3014's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is pretty typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is higher than 77% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The DELL U3014 has a card reader integrated, unlike 99% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has an Audio Output

The DELL U3014 has an audio output. 87% of PC screens do not have an audio output.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL U3014 is more than most PC monitors. This LCD screen has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors. The cables included "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell 2560x1600

Barcodes:

00012302321042, 00333459198852, 00639767847032, 00884116112105, 00884116112112, 00887042341434, 04053162584037, 05397063347735, 08841161121058

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