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LG 34UC79G PC Monitor

34" 2560 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Sep 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £111.27 Electricity cost over 5 years
A best selling PC monitor
Has a stand included
Has a built-in USB hub
Ebuyer £489.99 Go to Store
Amazon UK £619.06 Go to Store
eBay £707.86 Go to Store
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A Best Selling PC Monitor

The 34UC79G is a popular choice amongst people who purchased LCD screens in the last 3 months.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This LCD screen has only been on the market for eight months. Newer flatpanel monitors like this one are likely to use better technology.


Price Has Gone Up by 18% (18%)

There was a cheaper price of £402 on Amazon UK 68 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 84% chance that the price will go back down. However the future is never certain and there remains a 16% chance that the price will actually go up further.

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After checking the price of 302 medium monitors that came out in the last year they range in price from £59 to £2,399. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that came out in the last year.


LG Has Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 3,732 user and expert reviews (including 759 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its PC displays. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 89% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The 34UC79G has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Two HDMI Ports

The 34UC79G is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has a Stand Included

The 34UC79G has a stand included. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for the last year also have a stand included.

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Has Three Cables Included

The 34UC79G has a greater number of cables included than most latest PC displays. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens that have been around for the last year. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "HDMI" are also found on this PC display.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The 34UC79G does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other recently released medium monitors.

We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Z271 bmiphz, or the X34 (£499) both from Acer or the AOC U2777PQU (£501.60) are also worth considering.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This LG LCD screen has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 34UC79G is in the most expensive 17% of all 414 latest medium monitors that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the 34UC79G is £112.


2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the 34UC79G is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all medium monitors that have been available for the last year is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 34UC79G has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that were launched in the last year.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 34uc79gbaek, lg electronics ltd 34uc79g, lg electronics 34uc79gbaeu, lg electronics 2560x1080, lg 34uc79gbaek, lg 34uc79gbaeu, lg 2560x1080, lg 250cdm2
Barcodes 08806084205889, 08806087890495, 08806087899573

LG 34UC79G Review Sources

To prepare this LG 34UC79G 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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