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DELL U3415W PC Monitor

£684.48
34" 3440 X 1440 2000000:1 LED Dec 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £143.57 Electricity cost over 5 years
Thirteen industry awards
Good looking
Unacceptable noise level
250 Reviews + 13 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice tomshardware.co.uk Editor Recommended tomshardware.com Editor Recommended
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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was noisy. Bikram wrote two years ago “Noticeable electric buzzing noise near the front Dell logo, this is not something that 99% of people will notice” in their DELL U3415W review. One owner who reviewed it wrote that it was not quiet. Bikram wrote “Also if you work in a dead silent room the monitor does make a faint”.


Reviews

Thirteen Industry Awards

Amongst PC screens of this spec and age, this PC screen is one of the most highly awarded.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Digitaltrends.com, Altomdata.dk, Itc.ua, Vido.com.ua, Hardwareluxx.ru and Tek.no all of whom thought that this PC display was good.

This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites PC Mag, Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Tomshw.it all of whom said that this PC display was superb.

Two more expert review sites endorsed this PC monitor. This medium monitor received a "Silver Award" from website Hardware.info who said it was very good and it received a Hardwareluxx.de "Value for Money" award.

Pcforalla.idg.se gave this PC display a "Best in Test" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, tweakers.net, pcforalla.idg.se and Les Numeriques.com this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 87%. That puts this LCD screen in the top 15% of all the similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years.

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 263 owner reviews this LCD screen has an average owner rating of 88%. Over 86% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 6,246 expert and owner reviews (including 1,109 verified purchases) for DELL PC monitors and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a DELL PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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A Top Selling Flatpanel Monitor

Across all LCD screens, the U3415W is one the fastest selling products currently available.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this flatpanel monitor was released.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The DELL U3415W has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to this flatpanel monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has an Audio Output

The DELL U3415W has an audio output, as do most of the other PC screens of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The DELL U3415W has a stand included. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years also have a stand included.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the DELL U3415W is more than most similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The cables included "DisplayPort", "HDMI" and "USB" are also found on this PC screen.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Five people concluded that the product had good features. Davepl mentioned on Amazon “Near Perfect - No color bleed even at curved corners, crisp picture, nice features”. Jwink wrote “Cumbersome menus with some features quirky and easier to use than others” . Three years ago Littlecat said “Overall it's very well built monitor with a lot of useful features” in their review of this PC monitor.


Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the DELL U3415W is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This flatpanel monitor's display resolution (3440 x 1440 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to this PC display.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of flatpanel monitor.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL U3415W has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC screen and we think the Philips 298P4 which has better reviews; or the NEC MultiSync EA274 (£528) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to consider including the Asus PB279 (£579.99).

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the U3415W is £144 over 8 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC monitors of a comparable age and type.


Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The DELL U3415W has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Price

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Good Value for Money

Hardwareluxx.de highlighted in their review that this DELL flatpanel monitor was good value for money.

Expensive

The cheapeast LCD screens of this age and spec that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £9,999. We think that this DELL PC monitor looks expensive for a medium monitor that has been on the market for more than two years.

Good Value for Money

Thirty-one owners agreed that it was good value for money. Newegg.com wrote in their DELL U3415W review “Got a great price from Newegg on black friday” . Newegg.com also said “Really value for money” in their review. Expert review site Tomshardware.com said “The U3415W offers quality and accuracy that easily justify its price so we consider the ultra-wide aspect” in their review of this PC monitor.

Eight people who reviewed it agreed that it was expensive. Tony S. said in his DELL U3415W review “An expensive item delivered in a damaged box leading to worries about the content inside”. Electrohermit gave the product a rating of 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The refresh rate is limited to 60HZ however most LEDs as of right now are limited to 60HZ with the exception of the more expensive Asus 120HZ monitor”. Just Hugh said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “None of the expensive Blu-ray software players, including the installed Cyberlink Power DVD 12 will play the ultrawide 2.4”.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

Two owners said in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Richie F. he wrote “Very energy efficient, uses less than 20W at the plug” in his review of this PC monitor.


Good Sound Quality

Five customers who bought it concluded that it had good sound quality. Newegg.com mentioned two years ago “The sound quality isn't great.” . Newegg.com also wrote “Sound quality from the speaker is really good for things like conference calls” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “I mean, don't expect to replace your stereo system with this, I think people who complain about the sound quality are re” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Twenty-two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “I can't comment on picture quality as I have little expertise here”. Sam gave it a rating of 8 stars and he said “This monitor has one of the best picture quality I've seen, everything so crisp”. Melbgeo rated this PC monitor 8 stars and said in their review of the DELL U3415W “Brilliant resolution and picture quality, easy to setup”.

Six customers who reviewed it considered that it had good colour saturation. Mr. Km Flak said “Great colours- good contrast- flicker free- anti-glare coated- solid stand- useful curve display shape- useful 21” in their review of this PC monitor. Paul Kirkham rated it 6 stars and he said on Amazon “Best price compared to similar, colours are generally good, driving games”. Tony Duke gave this PC monitor a score of 8 stars and he mentioned “It does have amazing colours.” in his DELL U3415W review.

Four customers who purchased it thought it had clear images. Two years ago Newegg.com mentioned in their DELL U3415W review “Clarity, Size (it matters), Manufacturer, ease of setup”. Ryan gave it a rating of 8 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Clarity was excellent”. Tony Duke rated it 8 stars and he said on Amazon two years ago “The same can be said for a 2k resolution; text clarity is lovely” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three owners concluded that this PC monitor had a sharp image. Newegg.com said “Size, resolution and good productivity value particularly with the text sharpness for Windows” in their review of this PC monitor. Nico P mentioned “Ideal display for productivity, perfect sharpness on Windows” in their DELL U3415W review and rated it 9 stars. Nico P also mentioned “Color is excellent, so is sharpness” in their review.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product had image ghosting. Newegg.com wrote two years ago “No ghosting or lag in Far Cry 4 or Witcher 3” nonetheless they gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Jonathan Leack said in his review of the DELL U3415W “The only downside I have experienced is with ghosting”.

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Smart TV

Good in Terms of Connectivity

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Newegg.com said “DisplayPort connectivity” in their review of this PC monitor. Sagar Raut mentioned in their review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “A 25", 2560*1440 IPS panel with 99% sRGB coverage, sleek & minimal looks, with plenty of connectivity ports was too good to refuse”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Seven customers who reviewed it concluded that it had good technical guidance. Omalanrf said on Amazon “There is also a quick setup guide as well if you run into difficulties” in their DELL U3415W review. Dwayne Morris wrote in April last year “The box was huge; I had to help my FedEx person carry it, not that heavy though” . Jwink wrote in the same month “The quick setup instructions and the instructions on the CD could be better written” and gave it a score of 7 stars.


Design

Good Looking

Fifty-three owners concluded that it was good looking. Newegg.com said “The IPS screen is beautiful to look at, will make other screens look terrible in comparison” in their review of the DELL U3415W but in spite of that they rated it 1 stars. Newegg.com also mentioned “This is a gorgeous monitor” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Games looked gorgeous” in their review.

Seven owners who bought the product concluded that it was well designed. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Curved display, color and picture quality, energy efficiency, overall design” . That Was Me wrote on Amazon “And of course, picture quality is the best! Design is the best!” in their review of this PC monitor. Dan said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon last year “It's also absolutely stunning in terms of design”.

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the product had a thin frame. Vaporaction mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The Dell wins hands down here due to a superior stand, warranty, software (Dell Display Manager) and the best looking, super thin bezel on any monitor”. Chris M. said “Great thin bezel” in his DELL U3415W review. Karl gave the product a score of 8 stars and he said two years ago “This Dell U2415 1920 x 1200 LED monitor with non-glare screen and very thin bezel is an excellent choice for nearly any use, Mac or Windows” in his review of this PC monitor.

Five customers said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Harryzzz said on Bhphotovideo.com “If you want to play it smooth, prepare a GTX 980ti or better Total War series is a big challenge for the high resolution”. Last year Dan mentioned on Amazon “It also surprised me with how much the height can be adjusted; it can be placed very low to the desk and very high, with smooth adjustment in between”.

Two customers thought this PC monitor was neat. Nick T said two years ago “The Dell offers a neat feature wherein you can tie different upstream USB inputs (two are provided) to different inputs (e.g” . Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was ergonomic. Two years ago M. Thomsen mentioned on Amazon “Plan to later use desk mounts for ergonomic height adjustments” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Well Made

Thirty-two customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was well made. Newegg.com mentioned “Large clear display, great PBPPIP features, solid design” in their DELL U3415W review. Newegg.com also wrote “I like the built in speakers” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “Stand is solid and easy to adjust” in their review.

Seven customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Sterling G. Wells said “The stand is nice and sturdy and the picture quality in the middle of the screen is phenomenal” in his DELL U3415W review. Three years ago Scire mentioned on Amazon “Still sturdy and stable; good physical adjustments; USB 3.0 hub/ports” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Braden B. wrote on Newegg.com “Have something sturdy to put it on” in their review of the DELL U3415W.

Three owners who purchased the product thought it was reliable. T. Gaydos mentioned on Amazon “I was in the market for a new monitor after my trusty 1920 x 1200 Samsung finally bit the dust after many years of service”. Troy S. wrote in his review of the DELL U3415W “I have a 24" monitor purchased back when they were $800-900 (A trusty Dell that works perfectly 10 years later) It was huge then.”. Andrew Harvey wrote on Amazon “The Dell seems to have better reliability reports and reviewers claim the display is better” in his review of this PC monitor.

One owner who bought it concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Dwayne Morris mentioned on Amazon “I removed the stand and wanted to test the tilt without the tv on there and it wouldn’t tilt, so I thought it was broke” and rated the product 6 stars.

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Good Quality

Fourty-six customers agreed that the DELL U3415W was good quality. Newegg.com said “Build Quality” in their review of this PC monitor but they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 1 stars. Newegg.com also mentioned “The picture quality is way better than 1920 1080” in their review. Expert review site Videomaker.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “This display is a lot of fun to use due to its ridiculous width, curved display and great image quality”.

One owner reckoned that this PC monitor was inferior quality. Tadasuk wrote in their review of the DELL U3415W on Amazon “Very bad quality panel” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

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Easy to Use

Twenty-three people concluded that it was easy to use. Newegg.com wrote two years ago “I really like the Dell Display Monitor app that lets me control the display aspect of the monitor” although they scored the product 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also mentioned “I only intend to use it for coding” in their review. Newegg.com also said “Easy To Use” in their review.

Eleven customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Color on this monitor are amazing, especially after calibrating the display settings with a colorimeter” but they only scored the product 1 stars. Steve376 mentioned in their DELL U3415W review on Amazon “Dragging apps there allows you to select independent monitor settings for individual apps” and rated the product 6 stars. Sagar Raut mentioned “The resolution is just right for a powerful Graphic cards (better than GTX 960 or R9 280x) to render modern games at best settings” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 9 stars.

Four customers who bought it wrote that it was easy to setup. Newegg.com said two years ago “Easy to setup 5 min max for basic connections” but they rated it 20 out of 100. Kendall Colorado said in his review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “Quick and easy to set up and the quality is very good! The price was less than several competing monitors for the same specs”. Brian Burford mentioned “The only down side was it was a bitch to set up” in his review of the DELL U3415W and rated it 5 stars.

Two people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold. Steve L said “It didn't take long at all to adjust the settings to where I was comfortable with the size of everything”. Glenwing said on Amazon “The panel size is very comfortable”.

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to assemble. Rdjg rated the product 7 stars and said on Amazon “Nice stand with slim bezels around the panel, easy to assemble, slew of ports”. Malibu Pete mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The dell is incredibly easy to put together the stand simple snaps into place” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00014013383326, 04053162539334, 05397063621750

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