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LG 25UM64
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LG 25UM64 PC Monitor

25" 2560 X 1080 LED Feb 2014
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The UltraWide 21:9 aspect ratio makes movies and games more immersive than ever. Need to get some work done, too All of that UltraWide real estate makes it easy to view multiple documents at the... More
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Excellent User Reviews

25UM64 owners on average rated this flatpanel monitor as brilliant.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

LG medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC displays LG is one of the superior brands.

LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on flatpanel monitors that have been around for more than two years.

Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 25UM64 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other comparable spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider including the AOC D2769 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Large Color Gamut

With a color gamut of 100 percent, the LG 25UM64 has a fairly large color gamut compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the 25UM64. Comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the 25UM64 have color gamuts of between 62% and 120%.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 25UM64 is a two HDMI ports quantity PC display.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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2560 X 1080 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution of the LG 25UM64 is 2560 x 1080. That's 33% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the 25UM64 the resolution ranges from 640 x 350 to 3840 x 2160.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The LG 25UM64 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on comparable spec PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the 25UM64. The cables included "HDMI" is also found on this LG PC monitor.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the 25UM64 are not 3D. The LG 25UM64 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D then you might want to look at the AOC d2757Ph which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as the 25UM64 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 25UM64 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the 25UM64, the LG 25UM64 does not have a card reader integrated.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a card reader integrated which you might want to consider including the U3011 (£899.99), the UP2414Q (£449.00), or the UP3214Q (£598.80) all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

When compared to other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the 25UM64 that we have checked the response time of, the LG 25UM64's response time of 14 milliseconds is one of the slowest. The fastest response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 25UM64

Average Running Costs

The 25UM64 is typical compared to the other 993 flatpanel monitors of this type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 25UM64 is £50.

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium monitor was released.


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User Reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2014 by David V.
(Verified Purchase)

My cons are all very minor and more personal issues than product design flaws but I thought they might be useful information for some. Overall this monitor is well worth the money and performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 12 June 2014 by John m.

In the manual it states that for the recommended resolution of 2560x1080 a dual link dvi-d cable is required. This information is incorrect. assuming your HDMI ports are 1.4 compliant. If they are... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Jairo R.
(Verified Purchase)

If you looking for a monitor to watch movies, play games, surf the internet then this monitor is for you. 144 hz gaming monitor is great but TN panel is not that great, the views to the colors are... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2014 by Joseph C.

To game with this screen if that is your forte you will absolutely need a program called Flawless Widescreen. This will solve a ton of issues with scaling and make games actually playable at... Read more…

Reviewed 14 June 2014 by Anonymous

Note the DVI input will require Dual Link cable for full native resolution display as the screen's native resolution at 2560x1080 exceeds a single DVI link's 1980x1200 limitation. This applies to... Read more…

Good display quality. It's a IPS screen backed by LED backlighting, so it's very bright and energy efficient. I am using this replacing a LCD 24 inch 1980 1200 display as a secondary display on a work
Due to its 21 9 display proportion, this display is superb for displaying two documents side by side. If you have to consolidate two spreadsheets or debug two sections of codes side by side, this disp
The display also support a hardware based Picture By Picture mode which allows you to display two inputs in a 5 4 proportion on the display as the same time
The display also has a lot of input choices for a computer display, sporting 1 DL-DVI, 2 HMDI, and 1 display port 2 audio inputs (in addition to the HMDI
The hardware scaling capability is quite nice on the display, showing original content in 1980 1080 resolution, the scaling is acceptably smooth and jaggedness free, especially in motion videos
There's a "shimmering" effect that washes out the image on the screen if you get close and get to about 45 degrees just above or below the perpendicular line from the screen. This is a bit surprising
The vertical size of this ultra wide similar to a 19 20 inch 16 9 display, so it is definitely probably less suited for tasks like photoshop or a single spreadsheet than movies
Gaming support is lacking, as most game would only support 16 9 proportion in its' most wide configurations
Overall, after some use, I find it is taking some time for me to get used to the ultra-wide form factor of this display. Maybe it is just me, as it took me quite a while to fully adapt to the 16 9 dis
LG does not include a DVI-D cable, a DisplayPort cable, or a second HDMI cable. While acquiring each of these cables is very easy and costs very little money it would have been nice for them to be inc
Reviewed 22 May 2015 by Jarrod G.

This is a higher resolution monitor so if you plan on gaming with it make sure you have a decent graphics card. Also a program called flawless widescreen makes most games fit nicely to the 21:9... Read more…

Reviewed 21 February 2015 by Thomas D.
(Verified Purchase)

At the orginial price I don't see it being worth it, but for 200 the added pixels are nice. a 25 - 27 inch 1080p monitor is also a better choice If you like larger sized pixels...

Reviewed 24 September 2014 by Dallas R.
(Verified Purchase)

If I had the cash, I would go for LG's 34" curved 21:9 1440p equivalent of this monitor. For $1000 USD I imagine it is worth the cost, but I just don't have that much available to me. I would also... Read more…

Reviewed 21 June 2014 by Jeffret g.

I read a lot about how to use this monitor before I got it and thought I was on track for a simple swap out but that was no the case. I have an MSI R9 270x graphics card and have gone through what... Read more…

Reviewed 1 August 2014 by Glen C.
(Verified Purchase)

I previously had two 20" monitors that ran 1680x1050 resolution. I really wanted one monitor to replace them, however if you put them both together I would have needed something that does... Read more…

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Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 25UM64uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 25um64, lg 25um64, lg 25um64s
Barcodes 00719192194526

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