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HP Z34c PC Monitor

34" 3440 X 1440 10000000:1 LED Oct 2015
C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £241.00 Electricity cost over 5 years
Poor expert reviews
Not good in terms of size
Does not have a built-in USB hub
5 Reviews

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Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 59 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including macobserver.com and notebookcheck.pl. Experts don't rate this medium monitor very highly.

HP PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,072 user and expert reviews (including 394 verified purchases), HP has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a HP PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

Three customers agreed that the product was heavy and bulky. Website Macobserver.com mentioned “Heavy and large”. They also wrote “Side buttons began to stick after heavy use” in their review. And also said “This also, unfortunately, makes it feels like somewhat heavy and big.”.

Heavy and Large

Three customers agreed that the product was heavy and bulky. Website Macobserver.com mentioned “Heavy and large”. They also wrote “Side buttons began to stick after heavy use” in their review. And also said “This also, unfortunately, makes it feels like somewhat heavy and big.”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP LCD screen was released in October 2015.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The HP Z34c does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The HP Z34c is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this PC screen have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HP Z34c has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include the 31MU97Z-B, or the 31MU97Z-B both from LG or the Acer BX320HK (£770.37) which all of have better reviews.

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Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the HP Z34c is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. The display resolution of all medium monitors that came out more than a year ago ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 2400 pixels (best).

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the HP Z34c has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to this PC display. Medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen have viewing angles, horizontal of between 80° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Has an HDCP

The HP Z34c has an HDCP. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The HP Z34c has a quite slow response time (8 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The HP Z34c features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other PC displays of this age and type.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The HP Z34c has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen.

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Design

GOOD LAYOUT BUILD QUALITY

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Last year website Macobserver.com said in their review of the HP Z34c “Good layout build quality”. They also mentioned “The quality is undoubtedly in order” in their review.

Aluminium Jog Wheels Feel Superb to Use

Three people mentioned that this PC monitor was easy to use. Website Macobserver.com said in April last year “Aluminium jog wheels feel superb to use” in their review of this PC monitor although they scored it 2 stars out of 5. Website Bestbuy.com wrote “23 way SLICrossfire, m.2 ge 3 4, great sound, great wifi, great fan header locations and fanwater pump cooling control, nice leds”.

GOOD LAYOUT BUILD QUALITY

Four owners who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. In April last year website Bestbuy.com wrote “AC wireless built is solid and works great”.


Energy

High Running Costs

This flatpanel monitor has an efficiency rating of C. The Z34c has an average 8 year running cost of £241 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 648 LCD screens of a comparable spec and age.


Price

Pricey

PC monitors that were released more than a year ago range in price from £50 to £3,769. We think that this medium monitor looks expensive compared to other PC monitors that were released more than a year ago.

Very Cheap Mouse

Eight customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Website Macobserver.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Very cheap mouse”. They also said “The price versus what you get” in their review. Website Bestbuy.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Fair Price”.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888793587553, 00888793587560, 00888793587577, 00888793587584, 00888793587591, 00888793587607, 00888793587614, 00888793587621, 00888793587638, 04053162983632

HP Z34c Review Sources

To prepare this HP Z34c review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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